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so i have a pair of ath M50s and i LOVE them. as much as i would love to carry them everyday im scared it will get damaged in my backpack at school, so i use my OEM IEM from my HTC Desire Z for my ipod and they sound CRAPPY. like totally noticable which are annoying. i need something with bass but natural bass not like the ibeats i used to have or the skullcandy titans. the only good skullcandies ive heard were the kohlua's.

so now heres the problem.. i used to have a s4 and i didnt like them but then i didnt know then that i was suppose to burn them in or the fit of the earpiece changes the sound since when i had them comply wasnt making as m uch tips as they are now with different headphones. now im thinking of getting these with comply tips. or is there a better option for under 100$?

EDIT: these will be played with electronic and hiphop music.
Edited by frankth3frizz - 4/14/11 at 3:45pm
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While I was travelling I used my normal DAP as well as my desire Z for a while on different buds (klipsch x5, trip 10, shure115). I was going to China too after NYC so I brought diff ones. I assume you mean you had the Klip s4?

a. Desire Z's is just not good enough to reproduce good sound
b. For under 100, the Hifiman rezero is very good in light bass and great detail. It's a bit shy on the mid. That's the one of the better ones out there for under 100. Other choices are a bit expensive for what value you get out of them, ie, ety ie6i via ebay, or shure 115s.
c. If you ever want to try mobile open headphones, the PX100ii is a great headphone. The HD25-1ii is also a great choice. They have no issues with the Desire Z.
    
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I'm sorry I'm using my oem desire Z headphones for my ipod. I dont use my desire Z for music. I need quality bass but not light on it.

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Well, we all have different valuation of what that is. I can say that my subjective view is that you cannot get it on the desire z and less than 100 for iems. I also listened to the roots on the desire z during the trip as well. Wasn't very good with either good or bad iems. Triple fi 10's are 200 dollars or more. I didn't try it with the ie8s I had though, too expensive to bring along. I've since sold the desire z so can't tell you much more now.
    
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Well, we all have different valuation of what that is. I can say that my subjective view is that you cannot get it on the desire z and less than 100 for iems. I also listened to the roots on the desire z during the trip as well. Wasn't very good with either good or bad iems. Triple fi 10's are 200 dollars or more. I didn't try it with the ie8s I had though, too expensive to bring along. I've since sold the desire z so can't tell you much more now.
I'm talking about the earphones that came with it not the phone! Lol

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