What Head/Earphones Do You Use?

 

Postby jf32 » Tue Dec 29, 2009 8:23 pm

Do you listen to your music through headphones or earphones? What make/model do you use?

I recently bought 2 pairs of these
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from HMV (on offer 2 for £20) but since, both have lost the sound completely in the right ear (my hearing is fine!), gutted for me I binned the receipt.

Has anyone had a similar problem? What brand would you recommend? How long does a pair normally last you?
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Postby sambo9 » Tue Dec 29, 2009 8:27 pm

I've ruined about 1000 pairs of headphones from accidentally yanking one of the earphones out of my ear by getting it caught or wrapped around my knee - and I can't listen to music with only one earpiece working. It drives me insane even when one is slightly louder than the other.
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Postby Benjamin » Tue Dec 29, 2009 8:31 pm

I'm using my iPod earphones, but I also have Philips headphones. Both are great :)
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Postby jpguy » Tue Dec 29, 2009 8:32 pm

Oh my god, iPod earphones are the worst thing to ever touch my ears!!! They're so uncomfortable and the sound quality is crap!!! I use the ones that came with my cell phone, btw I hate those earphones that don't go directly into my ear holes! (deep inside) LOL
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Postby innocenteyes » Tue Dec 29, 2009 8:38 pm

I've been listening to music, on my iPod & my computer with a koss headphones for four years. The quality is great and it's lifetime warranty.
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Postby Dru4life » Tue Dec 29, 2009 8:41 pm

I got the ones that are in the image at the top! The ambient ones! They're great you cannot hear a thing outside! And they can't hear what you're listening too! (great for when you've got secret shameful music on) :)
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Postby sambo9 » Tue Dec 29, 2009 8:43 pm

Aren't those in-ear ones supposed to be really bad for your hearing?

I feel guilty just listening to music on 75% volume for a few minutes with regular earphones.
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Postby jason2379 » Tue Dec 29, 2009 8:50 pm

The normal ipod ones. The roundy ones don't fit in my ears :lol: :oops:
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Postby grooveboy » Tue Dec 29, 2009 8:52 pm

I hate earphones, and therefore I rarely use my mp3 player when going out.
Yet, I absoultely LOOVE my Pioneer headphones I got for my last birthday. I actually rarely listen music on my PC without them :D

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Postby Colin » Wed Dec 30, 2009 12:16 am

I want the awesome GaGa ones. :cry:
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Postby sambo9 » Wed Dec 30, 2009 1:30 am

col89 wrote:I want the awesome GaGa ones. :cry:
They do look pretty awesome!

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Postby AyumiH » Wed Dec 30, 2009 5:39 am

Ryan and I picked out a pair. I got noise-canceling headphones from able planet. They are so AMAZING! I definitely recommend them to anyone who enjoys quality music and being able to hear every single aspect of the song.

They cost $100, but it was worth the buy :D
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Postby UKMusicLova » Wed Dec 30, 2009 11:44 am

sambo9 wrote:I've ruined about 1000 pairs of headphones from accidentally yanking one of the earphones out of my ear by getting it caught or wrapped around my knee - and I can't listen to music with only one earpiece working. It drives me insane even when one is slightly louder than the other.
I'm the same! I usually put my iPod in my bag, and the headphones get stuck in there and they break.
I've broken some pretty expensive ones to be honest.

At the moment I use the Gumy earphones! I have one pink one, and one yellow one! :D
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Postby Dru4life » Wed Dec 30, 2009 1:33 pm

UKMusicLova wrote:
sambo9 wrote:I've ruined about 1000 pairs of headphones from accidentally yanking one of the earphones out of my ear by getting it caught or wrapped around my knee - and I can't listen to music with only one earpiece working. It drives me insane even when one is slightly louder than the other.
I'm the same! I usually put my iPod in my bag, and the headphones get stuck in there and they break.
I've broken some pretty expensive ones to be honest.

At the moment I use the Gumy earphones! I have one pink one, and one yellow one! :D
Me too!! I always get them caught around a door handle or something too! :oops: It's a good job Argos do Insurance on some of them 8-)
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Postby Blackberry » Wed Dec 30, 2009 3:02 pm

I've broken 11 pairs this year. I hate i-Pod ear phones, they're so quiet. There are a few from HMV that are really good, but they break easily too.

I want some of them SkullCandy headphones.
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Postby abi » Wed Dec 30, 2009 3:08 pm

sambo9 wrote:I've ruined about 1000 pairs of headphones
so did i. I always put my earphones under my pillow when i was sleeping.

Now, i'm using Flizz earphones
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Postby urbanmusik » Fri Jan 01, 2010 11:57 am

Blackberry wrote:I want some of them SkullCandy headphones.
I broke mine/they broke this year and lost the receipt :cry: An expensive breakage if you ask me! :x I've broke countless earphones (mine and other peoples!) and got new apple ones for Christmas which I can;t break! I'm really careful about how loud I listen to music though. Normally about 25% when in the house though! Plus they're still quite loud at the lowest volume IMO. I try not to go above 60-70% on my way to school tbh. Never above 75!
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Postby Tom92 » Fri Jan 01, 2010 12:00 pm

I've just got some cheapo JVC ones, they'll do me, as long as the music plays i'm alright.

I will NEVER understand how they get so easily tangled tho!
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Postby Plym » Fri Jan 01, 2010 1:16 pm

I use iPod earphones but they always bloody fall out of my ears.
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Postby Tom92 » Fri Jan 01, 2010 1:20 pm

Plym wrote:I use iPod earphones but they always bloody fall out of my ears.
I sellotape mine to my ears when i'm jogging. Seriously.
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Postby Crazy4Brit » Fri Jan 01, 2010 3:49 pm

Tom92 wrote:
Plym wrote:I use iPod earphones but they always bloody fall out of my ears.
I sellotape mine to my ears when i'm jogging. Seriously.
That's interesting! :lol:

I've just broken ipod's earphones so i have to buy a new pair.
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Postby Colin » Fri Jan 01, 2010 3:55 pm

Tom92 wrote:
Plym wrote:I use iPod earphones but they always bloody fall out of my ears.
I sellotape mine to my ears when i'm jogging. Seriously.
The iPod ones are absolutely awful. That's happened to me so much but that's actually a pretty good idea. :lol:

They sell some decent, bigger ones in HMV and for a cheaper price also - I got a really good pair of JVC ones on sale for a fiver!
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Postby Colin » Fri Jan 01, 2010 3:57 pm

sambo9 wrote:
col89 wrote:I want the awesome GaGa ones. :cry:
They do look pretty awesome!

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YES, those are the beasts.

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Postby phoenix98 » Mon Jan 04, 2010 2:06 pm

quite fond of my Sony ones...the sound quality is some of the best I've heard from headphones of this size/comfort
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just noticed a very similar pair on Amazon for only $15...DEFINITELY worth it!
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Postby Wesley » Mon Jan 04, 2010 2:24 pm

I'm using my iPod earphones right now but I also have a pair of Sony in earphones and the sound quality of those are just great and they never fall out of my ears.
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