Anyone know of good earbuds?

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Anyone know of good earbuds?

Post by tekgek » Sat Mar 28, 2009 11:25 am

Okay, Im getting really fed up with my bose earbuds, which keep losing the tips. Does anyone know of relatively inexpensive earbuds that dont lose their tips? Price range is anywhere from 20 to 40 dollars.

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Re: Anyone know of good earbuds?

Post by Alathald » Sat Mar 28, 2009 12:01 pm

Try a set of skullcandy or v-moda. Both top notch brands. This is a pretty good site for research but they carry mostly higher end stuff.

Also might want to try in-ear monitors (IEMs), much more comfy than earbuds...
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Re: Anyone know of good earbuds?

Post by geokilla » Sat Mar 28, 2009 4:42 pm

www.dealextreme.com

They have these pairs of fake Bose earbuds selling for $10 and it's pretty good. Well the old batch was pretty good, dunno bout the current batch.
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Re: Anyone know of good earbuds?

Post by martini161 » Mon Mar 30, 2009 1:26 pm

this is why you should never buy bose.... their drivers are subpar as is the overall build quality
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Re: Anyone know of good earbuds?

Post by Tim Burton » Thu Apr 02, 2009 2:59 am

Shure has great earbuds. Their customer service is freakin' awesome. I punish their earbuds with 4 mile runs and heavy gym time, only time I had a problem, I sent them in and 8 days later got a brand new pair.


The cheapest place I have found is: FMASolutions. Just Google it.

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Re: Anyone know of good earbuds?

Post by hercules71185 » Thu Apr 09, 2009 2:32 pm

I just logged back in because I was going to post something about this. I have the Sennheiser CX300. I have had them for about... a year. I was finally getting used to the sound I thought. I was thinking man they really just don't have the oomph I remember. So I went out and got a pair of Sonys. Model number unknown, they were $50 at comp usa and I returned them. I basically tried them out and was like well they are better, but not what I wanted. I decided I was going to splurge and came across a forum of someone saying take out the screens and clean it. I didn't know you could and never thought that the back of the screen would be gross. IT WAS NASTY COVERED IN EARWAX!!! I cleaned them out. And I now remember why I love these things so much.

Sennheiser CX300 or the 500s depending on budget they are insane if you have a good source. Amazing bass and highs. Perfect mids. They crank so good at high volumes if I'm in the gym and it goes from metal to a hard rap song I have to turn it down because it makes my ears shake. Get a legit pair and you will be happy. The bad reviews I'm positive are only from people who got knock offs.

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Re: Anyone know of good earbuds?

Post by Jakey The Avatar » Thu Apr 09, 2009 6:18 pm

+1 for the Sennheiser CX300

I just got a pair this week to go with my new SanDisk Sansa Clip.
I'm very happy with both.
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Re: Anyone know of good earbuds?

Post by hercules71185 » Fri Apr 24, 2009 5:29 pm

what was the choice?

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Post by DMB2000uk » Mon Apr 27, 2009 4:19 am

hercules71185 wrote:I just logged back in because I was going to post something about this. I have the Sennheiser CX300. I have had them for about... a year. I was finally getting used to the sound I thought. I was thinking man they really just don't have the oomph I remember. So I went out and got a pair of Sonys. Model number unknown, they were $50 at comp usa and I returned them. I basically tried them out and was like well they are better, but not what I wanted. I decided I was going to splurge and came across a forum of someone saying take out the screens and clean it. I didn't know you could and never thought that the back of the screen would be gross. IT WAS NASTY COVERED IN EARWAX!!! I cleaned them out. And I now remember why I love these things so much.

Sennheiser CX300 or the 500s depending on budget they are insane if you have a good source. Amazing bass and highs. Perfect mids. They crank so good at high volumes if I'm in the gym and it goes from metal to a hard rap song I have to turn it down because it makes my ears shake. Get a legit pair and you will be happy. The bad reviews I'm positive are only from people who got knock offs.
There a picture guide to taking the screens of these? Mine are probably due for a clean sometime soon :P

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Re: Anyone know of good earbuds?

Post by geokilla » Mon Apr 27, 2009 3:02 pm

Fake Bose headphones They seem to be excellent for $7. Just keep in mind that you'll wait around 2 weeks for shipping.
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Post by hercules71185 » Thu Apr 30, 2009 11:47 am

DMB2000uk wrote: There a picture guide to taking the screens of these? Mine are probably due for a clean sometime soon :P

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It's actually VERY easy. Take off the rubber pieces that go in your ears. And use a fine needle or something like it and you will notice a slight 3d shape on the screen. Put the needle against it and lift it up, look at the back of the screen and if it's bad it will look pretty bad.

If you'd really like I'll take some super macros with my new camera to show you :-D

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Post by DMB2000uk » Thu Apr 30, 2009 12:09 pm

Just to give you an excuse to play with your new toy, yeah, go ahead and take some pics :P

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Re: Anyone know of good earbuds?

Post by DMB2000uk » Sat May 09, 2009 5:33 pm

Managed to take any pics yet?

Can't figure out how to get the screen off mine.

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Re: Anyone know of good earbuds?

Post by Tim Burton » Sun May 10, 2009 12:06 am

FMASolutions


Any Shure bud is good.

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Re: Anyone know of good earbuds?

Post by tekgek » Mon May 11, 2009 10:35 pm

Sorry, been really busy, could not even check the forum. I looked at everything, and the choice is the Sennheiser CLX 400. They work great, perfect for the gym. Thank you for all your help. Sorry I couldn't get back to you earlier.
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Re: Anyone know of good earbuds?

Post by hercules71185 » Fri May 15, 2009 12:21 pm

Sorry Dan I'll have them up today. Old computer fried.

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