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mavericks7913

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I used Dr.dre Pro headphone for 3 years and it's too old that I can't even go out with it cause the leather is almost ruined and dirty that I can't even replace or repair. So I'm thinking to buy a new one with similar audio quality of Dr.dre Pro. I know that Dr.dre headphones are suck but at least I enjoyed Pro headphone's audio performance(It was a gift btw)

The price that I'm thinking is between $100~200. Sennheiser Urbanite XL is nice but I'm really not sure where to test the sound quality. Are there any choices for headphone?
 

xb2003

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Is there a Guitar Center near you? If you want something for the visual aspect as much as the audio aspect, get a Bose or Beats. For pure audio, look into anything Sennheiser, Shure, Audio Technica, or Beyerdynamic. People will generally have a preference (mine is Shure), but for the most part they are all fairly comparable at a given price, and the more you spend the better headphones you get.
 

xSinghx

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Personally I still use these Technics (they're no longer currently made): https://amzn.com/B00008VIJ4

They're built like a tank and the only problem I've had with them is some flaking of the leather ear cushion which isn't really a problem after all these years as you can simply replace them. Initially they retailed for about $150 if I remember correctly.

If I were to buy new right now I'd probably go Pioneer:
http://www.pssl.com/Studio-DJ-Headphones/Pioneer-HDJ-1500-Pro-DJ-Headphones-Silver

or Audio Technica:
http://www.pssl.com/Studio-DJ-Headphones/Audio-Technica-Limited-Edition-M50X-MG-Headphones

or maybe Ultrasone:
http://www.pssl.com/Studio-DJ-Headphones/Ultrasone-DJ1-Stereo-DJ-Headphones-With-S-Logic
 
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Scepticalscribe

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Personally I still use these Technics (they're no longer currently made): https://amzn.com/B00008VIJ4

They're built like a tank and the only problem I've had with them is some flaking of the leather ear cushion which isn't really a problem after all these years as you can simply replace them. Initially they retailed for about $150 if I remember correctly.

If I were to buy new right now I'd probably go Pioneer:
http://www.pssl.com/Studio-DJ-Headphones/Pioneer-HDJ-1500-Pro-DJ-Headphones-Silver

or Audio Technica:
http://www.pssl.com/Studio-DJ-Headphones/Audio-Technica-Limited-Edition-M50X-MG-Headphones

or maybe Ultrasone:
http://www.pssl.com/Studio-DJ-Headphones/Ultrasone-DJ1-Stereo-DJ-Headphones-With-S-Logic

Another vote for Audio Technica; and I would also recommend Grado, some by Sennheiser are pretty good. Two years ago, Marshall (the same company that made the speakers you see in old photographs of The Beatles) made a very nice headphone at a decent price.

Personally, I use Bowers & Wilkins - the P5 (which are my favourite - and I use them especially when I am travelling) and the first rate P7s, gorgeous headphones, which are perfect for armchair listening.
 

akash.nu

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Audio Technica is the winner for audio quality within affordable price point, hands down. Sennheiser is close second.
 

redshifted

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I can also agree with the Audio-Technica ATH-M50x recommendation in your price range. I bought my son a pair for $120 off Amazon a couple of months ago. He loves 'em. They sound pretty good to me too - not super-audiophile rarified air sound - but pretty good. They're really good in the sub-$150 range.

Be aware that they came with three cords but none have iPhone control/mic capability.
 

Sheller

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Has anyone tried the CAD MH510's? Curious to know what people think. I haven't seen any around to try them myself but I do like that the cable detaches from the headset.
 

seggy

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With the way things are going wireless may not be a bad idea.

I'm a big fan of the comfort and generally non-dork-central visuals of the $280 Bose Soundlink AEII, and overall performance ain't bad for wireless.
 

seggy

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Anyone who uses an SR60 as a portable is:

- Incredibly inconsiderate
- Hard of hearing, or will be
- Potentially hard of thinking
 
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