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post #11 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by wolf2009;12449187 
bump, what about cans with a microphone ?

buy a microphone separately, velcro it on: http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thread/446329/fragtality-s-audio-technica-ad700-boom-mic-mod
I recommend the JVC HA-RX700s.
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post #12 of 18
Love my rx900's. Remove the felt from the inside and they sound great!
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Originally Posted by cuad;12453129 
buy a microphone separately, velcro it on: http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thread/446329/fragtality-s-audio-technica-ad700-boom-mic-mod

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Originally Posted by DraganUS;12440744 
Someone is selling 555's in fs section for $50.
I bought 'em already :/

But this would be a good choice if you can find them for 50 bucks.
    
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Based on my experience, Koss PortaPros are pretty good for the money. The mids and highs are pretty clean, but they are considered darker sounding headphones. There is lots of bass. The headband clamps too strong and may become fatiguing after one hour. I bent mine a little. Now I can wear them for two hours in a gym with no problems.

Another interesting headphone set for under $50 is Koss UR-40. I have never listened to them, but the use a driver similar to Porta Pro in a full sized open back housing. Both are nice computer headphones, but the cord may be too short for home audio use.
Edited by ZAKOH - 2/22/11 at 6:33pm
post #16 of 18
Thread Starter 
any other suggestions for cans with mics preinstalled ?
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post #17 of 18
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Originally Posted by wolf2009;12516264 
any other suggestions for cans with mics preinstalled ?

No, gaming headsets are typically worse audio headphones. Get the JVC HA-RX700 or 900 and one of these

[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Zalman-Microphone-Zm-Mic1-Sensitivity-Headphone/dp/B00029MTMQ/ref=sr_1_11?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1298612178&sr=1-11"]Amazon.com: Zalman Microphone Zm-Mic1 High Sensitivity Headphone Microphone Retail: Computer & Accessories[/ame]

http://www.andreaelectronics.com/buy/ProductDesc/NC8.htm
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post #18 of 18
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Originally Posted by wolf2009;12516264 
any other suggestions for cans with mics preinstalled ?

See if someone will sell you the Sennheiser headset that comes with the Xonar Xense bundle. lachen.gif
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