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Old 11-29-2010, 02:48 PM
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hello all i am new to this forum and i already have a question

anyways i am after a set of headphones with a budget of 50 i have been looking at some for the last few days and i keep getting hit with different brands etc.

so hear is what i have been looking at

http://www.iheadphones.co.uk/skullca...rint-2166.html

http://www.iheadphones.co.uk/aerial7-tank-midnight.html

http://www.iheadphones.co.uk/akg-k518-le-white.html

http://www.iheadphones.co.uk/skullca...ack-green.html

http://www.iheadphones.co.uk/aerial7...x-eclipse.html

i am open to offers tho as i have only realy heard of skullcandy.

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Old 11-29-2010, 03:19 PM
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Skullcandy and Aerial7 aren't headphones, but overpriced kiddie fashion accessories with questionable sound and build quality. The AKG is the only decent reputable phone among those. It's not a bad phone either, definitely worth the money.

Other good choices for closed headphones from that store, in your price range:
http://www.iheadphones.co.uk/sennheiser-hd-205.html
http://www.iheadphones.co.uk/beyerdy...dt231-pro.html
http://www.iheadphones.co.uk/shure-srh240.html
http://www.iheadphones.co.uk/audio-t...-ath-t500.html
http://www.iheadphones.co.uk/sennheiser-hd-215.html
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Old 11-29-2010, 03:25 PM
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What kind of cans are you looking for? open or closed? supra or circumaural?
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Old 11-30-2010, 06:56 AM
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i dont no mate,i guess i dont want people around me to hear what i am listning to.

but in the past i have gone with closed cups not like the ones with vents on the sides

actualy a few people have mentioned the AKG k450's

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Old 11-30-2010, 10:39 AM
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I own a pair of these and I don't recommend them. They sound incredibly cold and they have almost no bass whatsoever. They're good for monitoring headphones, but for portable player use, I wouldn't use them. The build quality leaves a lot to be desired as well, mine are falling apart from minimal use and decent care.

Out of that list, I hear the Sennheiser HD215's are good.
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Wonder what the heck you get when you buy that... The picture is a set of ATH-A500's the title is for the ATH-T500 and the description is copy pasted from the T400 ;P
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Old 11-30-2010, 11:05 AM
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Hah, riiight... I had the faint feeling something was off there, since I remembered they were over EUR 120 in the store I tried them (the A500).
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Old 11-30-2010, 11:51 AM
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thanks guys the AKG brand have been said to me elsware so i will mostlikely go for them.

http://www.iheadphones.co.uk/akg-k518-le-white.html

they look to be my best option i think.

over ear,closed cup,in budget

does anyone no if they sound good
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They are a well reviewed set of portable cans, of all the options thus far in this thread i would choose them.
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Hi.

New to this forum, lurker for years.

I just bought the AKG 518DJ for my brother and I can tell you that they are great cans for the money. Not the most refined sound but suprisingly balanced if you remove the innerpads. Only minus is that they clamp your head with great force and they become uncomfortable to wear after an hour or so. Isolation is good.
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so its the K518 LE or the K518 DJ

not sure whitch one would be better,i wont be in clubs using them just at home or on the move
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It's the same phone, the LE ("Limited Edition") is just the one with the different colors to choose from.
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Old 12-03-2010, 10:27 AM
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cool beans

ile pick them up next week

thanks all
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Different colours to choose from (LE) and a shorter cable compared to the DJ version. I find that shorter is better for portable use. Enjoy.
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hey fellas well i have decided against over head earphones and i am now after some in ear ones for the same budget,i was looking for the in ear versions of the AKG ones but couldent find them.

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I am using AKG K324P these are good(but beware there are lot of fakes in the market).
Also you can try Sennheiser IEM.
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them AKG's seem hard to find do you no were i can pick some legit ones up.

how are the sennys for bass? if there like the computer headset family then not so good
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Sennheiser too have lot of fakes.
AKG go to deafening loudness with J3 and still no distortion.
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Is there any headphone selling websites for the United States? I don't want to pay international shipping costs or VAT
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Do a Google, or search on Amazon,...you cheapskate,...
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