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I sold my speakers, and don't have the budget right now to replace them with the ones I want. So I am figuring I'll get headphones in the meantime to hold me over. I have a $100 gift card to Frys, so that is where I need to buy them from..and within the $100 range unless something for 20-40 over is truly worth the extra money.

Here's my options in the $99 range:

SENNHEISER HD280 PRO

SHURE SRH550DJ

SONY MDRXB700


And these two are $150, if they are truly worth it over the others...I could probably get them:

SHURE SRH750DJ

Sony MDR-V700DJ



My BIGGEST concern is comfortableness during long term wearing, I guess my ears are sensitive and get easily agitated by almost every head phone I've ever worn (in ear, over the ear, around the ear...although, I haven't worn many "quality" headphones). I'll need these for long term music listening sessions, 4+ hours straight, as well as long term gaming sessions 4+ hours straight.
Music I listen to is Electronic music, i.e. trance house minimal. Accurate bass is more of a concern than "thundering" bass.

I'm pretty lost when it comes to which specific brand/model to go with, which is why I've done my best to describe to you guys what I want.

I might go tomorrow to see if I can listen to all the ones I'm considering first. Hoping this is possible.
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Never tried any of the headphones at Fry's but the MDR-V6 is a good consideration.
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Originally Posted by FearSC549 View Post
Never tried any of the headphones at Fry's but the MDR-V6 is a good consideration.
MDR-V6? They don't have those, just MDR-V700. Is that what you meant?


What about Frys speaker selection? I really want to save up for Audioengine A5s, but if something from Frys can come close I may settle...

http://www.frys.com/search?query_str...&order_by=p03a

Actually, if there is anything speaker wise in the 299 range i'd be willing to put down the 200 I sold my old speakers for, plus the 100 gift card. They have to be worth long term use, and decent sound...if not ill wait and get the Audioengine A5s
Edited by fl0w3n - 4/23/11 at 3:11am
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I'm not a big fan of all of those. But with a budget around 100 dollars and limited to fry's you really don't have much choice. I haven't tried the HD280 pro, but maybe give that a try. The others are a no no.

These are great for electronica

http://www.headphone.com/headphones/...ath-w1000x.php
    
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I'm not a big fan of all of those. But with a budget around 100 dollars and limited to fry's you really don't have much choice. I haven't tried the HD280 pro, but maybe give that a try. The others are a no no.

These are great for electronica

http://www.headphone.com/headphones/...ath-w1000x.php
I will see if I can go in and sample the HD280s first.

Thanks for the link, but I wouldn't spend that much on headphones. I prefer speakers.
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eh fry's just buy mine, see sig. You'll have it by wednesday
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eh fry's just buy mine, see sig. You'll have it by wednesday
You'll take a Frys $100 gift card? Sweet, PM me your address.
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