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Dave
26-08-2011, 11:03 PM
I'm looking for some good headphones for my amp/laptop/ipod. Preferable I'm like an over ear design as I don't feel comfortable with in-ear ones. Maximum I'm looking for spend is about 30. Any help would be great :D

Liam511
26-08-2011, 11:06 PM
I'm looking for some good headphones for my amp/laptop/ipod. Preferable I'm like an over ear design as I don't feel comfortable with in-ear ones. Maximum I'm looking for spend is about 30. Any help would be great :D

I ordered myself some AKG K430's but Im not getting them til my birthday so havent had a chance to try them out however they might be an option? :)
Or possibly Sennheiser HD218 or HD228?

Neil.
26-08-2011, 11:13 PM
Longan I've a set of panasonic rp-htx7 headphones that i got in Urban Outfitters for €65. I know 65 might seem steep, but for the 4 years i've been in lollage, they haven't put a foot wrong. They've been kicked, dropped, stood on etc, and they're still the best sounding headphones i've ever come across. if you're ever up in dublin, they're worth getting.

edit:
http://www.urbanoutfitters.co.uk/pan-rp-htx7e-headphones-cream/invt/5560461614319/&bklist=

Dave
26-08-2011, 11:15 PM
Longan I've a set of panasonic rp-htx7 headphones that i got in Urban Outfitters for 65. I know 65 might seem steep, but for the 4 years i've been in lollage, they haven't put a foot wrong. They've been kicked, dropped, stood on etc, and they're still the best sounding headphones i've ever come across. if you're ever up in dublin, they're worth getting.

If I can get a bit of extra money I'll look into them, but really I'm trying to keep the cost down as I'm planning on buying a new phone at christmas (and iphone if the costs go down enough)

Neil.
26-08-2011, 11:17 PM
ive been on meatier pay as you go for ages, cos everyone's meteor these days. HTC > iphone tbh.

Dave
26-08-2011, 11:19 PM
I'm on vodafone myself cause basically everyone I know is on it so the free texts and calls really keeps costs down. And I got double credit the other day for free :D I've heard the HTCs have barely any battery life and they break very easily. I'm gonna wait to see what the iphone 5 is like though.

Crowella
26-08-2011, 11:54 PM
Pfft, Windows phone for ultimate obscurity :LOL:

I'd take a look at some Sennheisers. I can't recall the ones that my friend purchased for some home recording, but they cost about 60.

For a really good set of headphones, expect to pay about that much. Not only will they sound great, but like Neil said, they can stand through time much better :)

Gemsy
26-08-2011, 11:57 PM
'ave a search in Banter, there's a couple of threads about headphones in there with recommendations. ;)

Dave
26-08-2011, 11:58 PM
'ave a search in Banter, there's a couple of threads about headphones in there with recommendations. ;)

Really? Cool ;)

Dave
26-08-2011, 11:59 PM
Pfft, Windows phone for ultimate obscurity :LOL:

I'd take a look at some Sennheisers. I can't recall the ones that my friend purchased for some home recording, but they cost about 60.

For a really good set of headphones, expect to pay about that much. Not only will they sound great, but like Neil said, they can stand through time much better :)

Yeah, that brand seems to come up a lot. And I know, with most thing in life, you et what you pay for..... unless it ebay.

Neil.
27-08-2011, 07:24 PM
I'd take a look at some Sennheisers. I can't recall the ones that my friend purchased for some home recording, but they cost about 60.

For a really good set of headphones, expect to pay about that much. Not only will they sound great, but like Neil said, they can stand through time much better :)

My dad had a set of senheisers, and the Left one broke after about a year. The quality of them was good, but like so many of the ones where the frame is plastic, they eventually gave in to wear and tear. I had the same problem with Skullcandy and Sony. As for those Dr. Dre beats one, don't be a fucking idiot, but i don't think i need to tell anyone that.

JoshyBarth
27-08-2011, 07:46 PM
I have a pair of Philips SHP2500 which are pretty cheap - and they are decent, I brought them for Music Technology, and a year later, they still work well :) quality is good, but they aren't very loud

ADAM
29-08-2011, 06:20 PM
soundmagic PL11's HERE (http://www.hifiheadphones.co.uk/soundmagic-pl11-inear-isolating-earphones-in-gunmetal-pl-11-prodid-1829.html)

About 20.

Seriously great!

5* Review (http://www.stuff.tv/review/soundmagic-pl11)

Dave
29-08-2011, 06:40 PM
i bought a pair of Sennheiser HD 201s. They're great, prefect for what I want.

Don'tPostThePear
30-08-2011, 07:33 AM
Superlux HD668B, around 40-50$ and in some areas it is better than my Sennheiser HD555, i have both. I am using the Slux but the HD555 is more comfortable and looks much better. On the other hand the HD555 is probably one of the most comfortable headphones ever.

cheddatom
30-08-2011, 08:18 AM
I bought the superlux ones and they are fucking ace for the money