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Well, the title says it all.
However, as a general guideline for the headphones other than price:

- Looks decent.

- Fairly high frequency range (This has become habit from Audio Technica's)

- Long enough cable to reach down (Some earphones/headphones I've had didn't do this. Massive pain in the arse)

- I generally listen to a bit of everything.

At the moment, I'm kind of set on a set of Razer Orca's. I'm a bit skeptical about the quality though, as they are somewhat marketed towards gamers, and majority of gamer-tagged headphones are just rubbish. Some insight would be nice. Oh, and yes, i can overlook the neon green-ness of the Orca's. Not really a biggie. Just leaning towards quality/price.

Hope you guys can help me out ^^;
Edited by Swift Castiel - 3/5/11 at 4:28am
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Buuuump D:
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We need to know if you're using these for music, gaming or all around.

Would help to know what kind of music you listen to and if you're going to get a sound card or not.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Simca View Post
We need to know if you're using these for music, gaming or all around.

Would help to know what kind of music you listen to and if you're going to get a sound card or not.
Sorry about that.

Mainly music, like 90% music.
I generally listen to everything, but if any specifics, quite a bit of rock and a touch of metal, and more country than metal.

And it's not gonna be for PC. Just for portable audio, really.

Thanks!
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I love my Sony XB-500s. Tons of bass, but balances it out in rock and non-bass heavy genres. They aren't too big to wear in public, and get really loud. They block out all sounds around you. They are lightweight and could be warn for days before they become uncomfortable.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Swift Castiel View Post
Sorry about that.

Mainly music, like 90% music.
I generally listen to everything, but if any specifics, quite a bit of rock and a touch of metal, and more country than metal.

And it's not gonna be for PC. Just for portable audio, really.

Thanks!
Any time someone mentions portable, my first inclination is to offer them IEMs or at least ear buds rather than to have big bulky headphones.

That said, I'm not too well versed in what stores you shop at for audio equipment in Australia, but in America the Head Direct RE0s are awesome and under 100.
I heard that Amazon ships to Australia, but not sure if they'll charge you for shipping.

Try to find those IEMs in a store that will ship to you.

If you want headphones though..maybe you should try Grado SR-80i's.

They seem to match the style of music you're going for. They're also pretty light and portable.
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