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Old 02-23-2012, 03:48 PM   #21
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Was on my riding mower and I didn't have my headphones in. Felt my iPod get tugged out of my pocket. Looked down to see it dragging beside me moving quickly towards the mowing deck.
If consumer electronics came alive and started their own culture and started making films for their own kind to watch, the first horror flick would feature this scene.
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Old 02-23-2012, 05:28 PM   #22
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I have a few different sets. I NEED my headphones when I'm stripping forms cause otherwise all I hear is the banging hammer to the aluminum or brazilain jibberish all day.

Over the years I've gone through A LOT of headphones and even ipods. The best headphones I've tried to date (overall) have been my v-moda's. My only gripe is I don't like the cord or how it connects. Otherwise the sound is simply amazing compared to my garbage pair of skullcandy ones.

Same ones I have -
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When I got them years back they were close to $100.

You shouldn't be playing them loud enough to blow them. Losing your hearing is probably just about as close as it comes to being dead to the world. Try turning them down a bit, bro.
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I use $20 Phillips/O'Neil buds and I'm pretty happy with them.
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Old 02-23-2012, 09:05 PM   #24
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For cheap quality in ear headphones the Klipsch S4 line sounds pretty good and plays loud(I have the S4 reference I think) the X10i sounds great but is quite a bit more money.
The Shure 535s are really quite nice(and spendy), the 425 is a better price point but still spendy
I liked the Grado in ear headphones but not really for loud rock, Etymotic in ears sound flat on the low end(to me) so I don't think you would like them.

My Klipschs have been pretty durable but I don't listen at anywhere near the sustained volumes you do. The fact that you are turning it up so loud probably means you are well on your way to having music never sound good, followed by asking which hearing aids make voices sound good.
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Get some custom molded three driver Entymotics. You won't blow those.
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If you're paying more than 10 dollars for earbuds, you're over paying. Look up the 8320's versus something retarded like the Beats.

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Model Number - MEP-933
Driver Unit- 14.2 mm
Impedance- 32 ohms
Sensitivity- 96 +/- 3 dB / 1mW (S.P. L at 1 k Hz)
Frequency Response- 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Wire Length- 1225 mm (48")




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If you're paying more than 10 dollars for non-dampened earbuds, you're over paying. Look up the 8320's versus something retarded like the Beats.

Specifications

Model Number - MEP-933
Driver Unit- 14.2 mm
Impedance- 32 ohms
Sensitivity- 96 +/- 3 dB / 1mW (S.P. L at 1 k Hz)
Frequency Response- 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Wire Length- 1225 mm (48")




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FTFY. Generally agreed other than that considering the usage scenario of earbuds. Dampening is $$$ though, and for good reason.
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FTFY. Generally agreed other than that considering the usage scenario of earbuds. Dampening is $$$ though, and for good reason.
I hope you're not talking about noise-cancellation, because those are Noise Isolating.
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I recommend these:

http://westonemusicproducts.com/musi...m-fit/es5.html

They're about $900.
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I hope you're not talking about noise-cancellation, because those are Noise Isolating.
And as I said before on the thread, passive works worth dick in my experience.
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And as I said before on the thread, passive works worth dick in my experience.
You're nitpicking. They are 6 dollars, with those specs I posted. Please tell me what is wrong with you I have NEVER heard a better set of earbuds ever... My friend let me listen to his Beats and I just LOL'd and let him listen to my 6 dollar behemoths. He almost started crying.

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You're nitpicking. They are 6 dollars, with those specs I posted. Please tell me what is wrong with you I have NEVER heard a better set of earbuds ever... My friend let me listen to his Beats and I just LOL'd and let him listen to my 6 dollar behemoths. He almost started crying.

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Broski, I'm agreeing with you except for active! I even said I agree with you up to that point!

P.S. If you are talking about the chat-that-cannot-be-named, Pushy banned me from that ages ago.
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I have some iFrogz LUXE earbuds that seem to sound pretty decent..for $25.
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Motorola bluetooth headset when I'm using iDevices to listen. No cords, and can adjust volume and go back and forward from the headset. Sound and isolation is pretty decent too. Great headset if you hate cords, especially in the gym.

Xbox/PS - Tritton AX-Pro. 5.1 surround in a headphone, love them.
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$2 headphones..... yeah, I'll pass. Although I could buy some and see how fast I could blow them.
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$2 headphones..... yeah, I'll pass. Although I could buy some and see how fast I could blow them.
14 day return policy. You could turn it into a game.
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"Which goes first, his hearing, the earbuds, or the return policy"?
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http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Sony+-+E...uds&cp=1&lp=22

They work great for cancelling out the morons benching 295lbs 3 inches on the smith machine.... But then again, I keep them at a range that is condusive to hearing in the future.
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