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Longstory short - Had some very nice earbuds that I got a few years back get destroyed when a friend of mine fell and decided the earbud cable was a better thing to grab onto than I was.

Threw them out a few months ago since they, for reasons unknown to me, couldn't support the weight of an eighteen year-old girl plummeting to the ground. I know, shoddy craftsmanship. ***.

Anyway, been going to the gym and decided to dig out the ol' iPod since my crew's school schedule this quarter means we no longer go together so I have to entertain myself.

I've got a home theatre set-up and headphones already, so these will mostly be while traveling or working out. Good bass and music quality > noise isolation > construction. I don't care if my earbuds look cheap when I'm benchpressing, I care that I'm concentrating on the music in my head.

I've heard things range from Marshmellows, to CX-500's, etc. But reviews are pretty jumpy. Just felt like getting the "latest and greatest" opinion from the peanut gallery.
    
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I use a set of CX300-II's that are brilliant. You'll probably be able to get higher in that series for your budget, though.
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i use skullcandy titans for travel/snowboarding. love em. they run about $40
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Originally Posted by GoTMaXPoWeR View Post
I use a set of CX300-II's that are brilliant. You'll probably be able to get higher in that series for your budget, though.
CX300 doesn't sound that great for that price IMO.
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i use skullcandy titans for travel/snowboarding. love em. they run about $40
Skullycandy sucks.


For $50...Get Soundmagic PL50 or Brainwavz M2
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Skullycandy sucks.
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Hmm. Meelectronics M6, sir.
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I second this; the noise isolation is great and the sound quality is awesome compared to other brands in the 50 dollar range. I have the S2 without the mic and they are great!
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I really reccommend V-Moda Bass Freq or V-Moda Vibes. I have grown to love them for their great sound quality for the price. Also they have great bass ,but it maybe a little over powering for some people.
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