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    Earphone upgrade

    I'm really interested in upgrading my current earphones to some better sounding ones. I would consider spending up to $150 for some good sounding ones. Does anybody have any recommendations or experience in this area?


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    Re: Earphone upgrade

    I've heard a lot of good things about Shure but I'd save $100 and buy something like these.

    Review: Sony Fontopia MDR-EX70LP Earphones | iLounge



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    Re: Earphone upgrade

    Earphones or headphones?


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    Re: Earphone upgrade

    Depends on what you are looking for, but if it is not in-ear then my recommendation would definitely be one of the different Sennheiser models.
    Here is a good website for reference:
    HeadRoom - Right Between Your Ears


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    Re: Earphone upgrade

    I make a lot of my own electronica music and spend roughly 4-6 hours a day with headphones on... I have tried probably 15-20 different headphones and these are by far the best sounding if you really know what to listen for.

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    Re: Earphone upgrade

    In-ear earphones. Right now I have a set of Shure E2C that are a couple of years old. I'm sure there is a better sounding pair out there.



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    Re: Earphone upgrade

    I would go with Shure again, it is just sort of a matter of price. As long as you were happy with your last pair. This is probably what I would recommend:
    Shure SE210 Black @ HeadRoom - Right Between Your Ears
    Quote Originally Posted by cyadict View Post
    In-ear earphones. Right now I have a set of Shure E2C that are a couple of years old. I'm sure there is a better sounding pair out there.


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    Re: Earphone upgrade

    I have shure as well and would definitely recommend them to anyone looking at quality in-ear earphones.



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    Re: Earphone upgrade

    Man....it would be really easy to drop some money on a high-end pair. If you look on Ebay, you can save money and you catch yourself willing to spend more. I'd love to get the Shure SE530....but would the extra money be worth it?



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    Re: Earphone upgrade

    What about getting one of those that are custom fit for your ear? ilounge.com has a lot of good reviews on earbuds.



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    Re: Earphone upgrade

    Depending on how much you decide you want to spend I would get the Shure SE210, SE310, or SE530. My guess would be that you wouldn't be able to notice much difference at all between the 310 and 530.
    Quote Originally Posted by cyadict View Post
    Man....it would be really easy to drop some money on a high-end pair. If you look on Ebay, you can save money and you catch yourself willing to spend more. I'd love to get the Shure SE530....but would the extra money be worth it?


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    Re: Earphone upgrade

    Bose, nothing better



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    Re: Earphone upgrade

    Bose, not even in the discussion of the best...


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    Re: Earphone upgrade

    Quote Originally Posted by HGPuck View Post
    Bose, not even in the discussion of the best...
    Owned.



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    Re: Earphone upgrade

    Quote Originally Posted by HGPuck View Post
    Bose, not even in the discussion of the best...
    please, tell me whats a better headphone


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