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A/V Best sub-£20 headphones?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by hitman012, 8 Sep 2007.

  1. hitman012

    hitman012 Active Member

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    Hey,

    I know that a pair of headphones for less than 20 quid won't be the best, but I don't want to spend too much and it'll only be used with onboard sound anyway. I had a browse round but couldn't really find any that stood out at all, and was wondering what people would recommend.

    Cheers.
     
  2. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    Sennheiser HD212's - they're about £25, but they're good cans for the money.
     
  3. cpemma

    cpemma Ecky thump

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    What style do you want? I've Sennheiser's PX100, (£17.48 at Amazon, a real bargain but I find earbuds more comfortable; been looking for a reasonable set at around the £20 mark (only for occasional portable MP3 so I'm not paying a lot).
     
  4. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    I use Sennheiser HD201's. £17 at Maplin.
     
  5. cpemma

    cpemma Ecky thump

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    Or £7.99 at Amazon ;) Good for £8, but that's all, folks.
     
  6. steveo_mcg

    steveo_mcg New Member

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  7. RTT

    RTT #parp

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    HD212 / 201.

    They are utterly crap but they fit your budget and your source of sound nicely :D
     
  8. ozstrike

    ozstrike yip yip yip yip

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    Koss KSC-75?
     
  9. revlob

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    By "utterly crap" I'm sure RTT means by 500-quid standards. For the money, the HD201s are excellent.
     
  10. Silver Shamrock

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    I'm using some Technics RP-F350 and they are fantastic for a budget set. I paid £29.99 for mine from argos but i'm sure you could find them cheaper online.
     
  11. RTT

    RTT #parp

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    For the money they're fine as they reflect the asking price. However, they do not compare to anything that will cost you £80 or more. :)
     
  12. fathazza

    fathazza Freed on Probation

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    fyi rich lambos are nicer than fords.... (including the tractors!)


    in this price bracket id recomend sennheiser cx300 for ear canal jobs and goldring dr50 for proper cans which are really quite decent for the cash!
     
  13. ComputerKing

    ComputerKing <img src="http://forums.bit-tech.net/images/smilie

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    Sony MDR-X200, I use it and I like it very much. It's the best headphone I ever bought. I use it 18/7 and on max bass no distorsion, Also it's so confortanble.. It's amazing headphone really. I heared good things about sennheiser But I didn't try it or see it on real life ;)

    At the end it's up to you ;) your money, your ears, and your headphones.
     
  14. FIBRE+

    FIBRE+ Active Member

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    2nd the PX100. I've also got a set of Sennheiser HD580's but for music on the go you can't beat the PX100 for price/sound/size. Just buy them, you won't regret it :D
     
  15. SPQQKY

    SPQQKY Evil Modder

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    Or Sony MDR-V150. Their actually pretty good for the cash. A bit of a muffled sound but still quite crisp and clear.
     
  16. atanum141

    atanum141 I fapped to your post!

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    3rd PX100's lovely pair for that amount of cash. I use mine on the underground.
    At home i use Sony MDR v-300's.
     

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