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Hey guys I'm looking at some earphones for my friend that he's going to use on his iPod. His price range is $120 and he listens to rap/hip-hop, also he wants it to have decent bass.

I was looking at some of the Ultimate Ears like the Super Fi's or some Shure's.

Thanks for the help
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Here are a pair of 120$ earphones which actually do amplify bass a bit. They're 35$ just because they came out a year ago.

[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Sennheiser-CX-500-B-Stereo-Headphone/dp/B000WOGAJO/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1295338665&sr=8-1"]Amazon.com: Sennheiser CX 500-B In-Ear Stereo Headphone: Electronics[/ame]


Your friend may not like shure or ultimate ears, they have a reference sound. Sennheiser usually does but this is one model where that philosophy of theirs may not be applied. Either way if he listens to rap/hop-hop i doubt he'll make out the difference.
Edited by Razultull - 1/18/11 at 12:22am
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Is he looking for earphones/canalphones or headphones?
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These Sony's are what I have : MDR-XB500 extra bass ($80)

These beat out dre beats studio ($300) on both first hand and in detailed specs. I was amazed.

I'm maxing the high quality version on A MILLI (best song to test headphones)
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