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Buddy of mine is looking for a good pair of headphones and is willing to spend up to $50 on them. Any suggestions?
Edited by EpicPie - 3/10/11 at 8:41pm
     
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Only headphones I would buy under $50 would be JVC RX700s.
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Originally Posted by Simca View Post
Only headphones I would buy under $50 would be JVC RX700s.
Yup, that's the general consensus on the best pair of headphones for ~$50.
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Originally Posted by Simca View Post
Only headphones I would buy under $50 would be JVC RX700s.
I third this. Excellent headphones for the price.
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Yeah, before I made this thread I suggested the JVC RX700's and ATH M30's. Just wanted to see the communities opinion. haha
     
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post #6 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by EpicPie View Post
Yeah, before I made this thread I suggested the JVC RX700's and ATH M30's. Just wanted to see the communities opinion. haha
Seriously, if you're looking for a something makes sounds with $50 that's all it's going to do, make some sound.

For anything serious, I'd recommend saving up for something in the $200+ range.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by AzO View Post
Seriously, if you're looking for a something makes sounds with $50 that's all it's going to do, make some sound.

For anything serious, I'd recommend saving up for something in the $200+ range.
That's ill reasoning. At that point, why not just keep saving up for $1500 headphones?

Some people only have limited funds or beliefs. Some will simply not pay 200+ for headphones. Some are looking at their wallets and saying "I can only sacrifice this much and would like to enjoy it now because in the future, I don't know if I'll be able to sacrifice and save for those headphones."

All we can do is offer suggestions for their needs.
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post #9 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by AzO View Post
Seriously, if you're looking for a something makes sounds with $50 that's all it's going to do, make some sound.

For anything serious, I'd recommend saving up for something in the $200+ range.
Hmm....don't entirely agree. If you've been spoiled by good audio equipment, then everything worse than what you have is...well, atrocious and unacceptable. People who don't know much about audio can easily be satisfied by satisfied by a $50 headphone.

Satisfaction with audio all depends on where your reference point is.
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