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My kids want good decent headphones.
Their MS Sidewinder isn't good enough since they got a taste of my AD700 and M50.
They prefer the open design and big sound stage of the AD700, and I like the fact that they could hear mom or me calling them when they listen to em.

They want to spend around 50-60 bucks...I'd pay for shipping.

Looking at:

Samson SR-850 semi open $60ish

Samson RH-600 open $60ish

Senn HD-515 open $60ish

ATH AD300 open hard to price as it goes from $50ish up to $80ish...

Superlux 668B semi open $50ish

Gordo 60i Open $80ish

Any feedback?

50/50 game and music(Rock for the older son, Tech and Dubstep for the Lil one)

TIA
Edited by DarthBaiter - 4/14/11 at 11:59am
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superlux 668b $60 semi-open
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what are open headphones?
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Just be a good daddy and pick up the rest of the tab to get them the 700's if they like em
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what are open headphones?
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post #7 of 31
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What is Semi Open...I see it has round port hole...
Do they have a good sound stage and will it let ambient noise in like an open can?
They look good and I see they get good reviews.

ATH AD300
Superlux 668B

any other suggestions?

Oh and another thing, how does one know if they got a cheap knock off ATH AD300? What does one look for, to avoid buying such a thing...
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I use the Plantronics GameCom 377 open-ear headset for gaming. I find it very comfortable.. even though it's quite bulky lol.
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post #9 of 31
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Just be a good daddy and pick up the rest of the tab to get them the 700's if they like em
Where do you think their "allowance" comes from...LoL

I like this system...they get a bit more allowance from me and they have to buy their own games and toys. They seem to treat the stuff better if they spend "their" money on it.
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AD700's. Im sure u can spare 10-20 more bucks
    
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