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post #1 of 11
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I need ear phones for my ipod. It's for when I'm working out so I'm looking for a set that look like rubber tubes or something that don't fall out easily? I have no clue how much a decent set goes for so price range is open.
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post #2 of 11
JVC Marshmallows with the Kramer mod (google it, find it on Head-Fi).

Amazing for the price.
    
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Originally Posted by meticadpa View Post
JVC Marshmallows with the Kramer mod (google it, find it on Head-Fi).

Amazing for the price.
Heard they are well for the money,

However i just bought these http://mp4nation.net/catalog/index.p...roducts_id=447

And they sound clean, bass isnt to much and treble and vocals are accurate to my ears.
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post #4 of 11
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Originally Posted by meticadpa View Post
JVC Marshmallows with the Kramer mod (google it, find it on Head-Fi).

Amazing for the price.
are you talking about this?
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post #5 of 11
tbh, the marshmellows even with the mod isn't really that good value these days. Was good back in the day but not in today's more competitive world. It's obsolete. you honestly need a budget. music taste?
post #6 of 11
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alright, lets keep the budget below 150.

I've been eyeing monster turbine and ultimate ears 700 in the classifieds though.
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post #7 of 11
Those Ultimate Ears 700s wouldn't be a bad IEM for you as they will insert pretty deep and sound great. Be warned however, you can find them for less than what he wants for them new. You could ofcourse, bring that to his attention and see if he will negotiate another price.

I am astounded at this thread already. Since no one else asked, I will. What type of music do you listen to, and what are you currently using?
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post #8 of 11
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I listen to pretty much everything, seriously I do. Even country sometimes. So I can't just pick a genre.
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post #9 of 11

Its hard to recommend something to you, since you really don't seem to have a point of reference, though you seem to be on the right track judging from your speakers and sound card, so I'm going to jump right in and recommend you something that will produce anything you throw at it with supreme detail and clarity, while inserting deep so that they should come out during exercising:


Great, great IEMs. Their detail, clarity, and precision is superb. Be warned that they won't have subwoofer-like bass, but very, very few IEMs do.
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post #10 of 11
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thanks, I might just get that I don't like it when bass overpowers everything else which is why I'm satisfied with the sennheiser 555's. I want something that is well balanced.

I've never even heard of Etymotic Research. But I'm reading some reviews and these look promising indeed.
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