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  1. JSchwage

    Good portable and foldable headphones under $100

    Hey all,   I am currently bringing my Sennheiser HD 555's to work every day and it's definitely less than ideal as they're quite large. I'm looking for a sub-$100 set of cans which will be very portable. I'd prefer a set that folds. A good reference set of cans for what I'm looking for would...
  2. sebhuber

    K450 Mod - owners, give it a try!

    Hello head-fi, after a long break buying headphones after my last purchase, the RE0, I have decided to give the old AKG K450 a try. I am aware of the difference in SQ and price, still I have found a way to enjoy both simultaneously - by modding my K450s. It is rather simple, no soldering or...
  3. Justlog

    New earphones.

    Hey everyone, I've been using my AKG K450's for a while now and I wanted to get myself of IEM's. My budget is 100$ but I could go up a notch if the product worths it. I've been thinking about the Rock-it R-50 because they have been praised so much. Another pair that I've been keeping my...
  4. inline79

    AKG K450 vs. JVC HA-S500: my comparo, your opinions?

    Hey head-fi'ers,   I'm looking to cut my collection down a bit.  This week I'm targetting my ultra-portable sealed headphones.   I own a an ATH-ESW9 "Woodie".  It is the nicest sealed "portable" I own and I'll refer to it as a reference below.  So here are my brief thoughts on the K450...
  5. dipou

    Headphone under 150 $ for sansa clip

    Hello I am looking for portable headphone to use with a Sansa Clip (that i plan to buy soon). My budget is about 150 $ max (120 €) It would be my first pair of headphone so I dont have experience but in the other hand i am not looking for the finest ones... I spent a couple of hours looking on...
  6. sagiweis

    Need help choosing

    Hello, Im looking for a set of portable headphones for bus rides and etc., that im also gonna use in my pc. i narrow the list down to 3 models: AKG K81dj, AKG K450, Audio Technica ATH ES55. I need your help choosing between these 3 (of course if you have a better suggestion, im open to it -...
  7. camflan

    Mikros 90 are painful, need something around $100, isolation, portable.

    Picked up the Mikros 90 on Amazon for $85 and was extremely excited to get them after all that I had read about them – seemed to be a great buy at the discounted price. VERY uncomfortable after about 30 minutes, and I'm not sure it's the clamping force that everyone says – the pain I had was...
  8. derackles

    Best option for Portable listening Headphones (DTX 501P, ATH-ES700, AKG K450)

    Hey, im long time lurker but now im in debate, gonna get a pair headphones around 80-150$, but problem is going to order on amazon, dont have a chance to try them before buy, so im really picky at this point.  Mostly gonna listen drone, shoegaze, trance, electro punk on ipod, so here is my...
  9. inline79

    Sennheiser MM450-x Travel Hints and Tips

    Hi.  I didn't see any coherent thread for these awesome headphones so thought I'd start with one.   Overall: Currently these are the best BT, NC, highly portable headphones out there. Nothing else comes close except maybe the MM550X (not tested). But I am watching for UE's next UE9000. The UEs...
  10. jibber4568

    New Over Ear Advice

    Hi Guys,   Been reading these forums for a few days and was hoping you would be able to give me some pointers in purchasing some new headphones.   A bit of background. I've owned a pair of AKG K450 for the past 18 months and simply had enough of them now. I've treated them with nothing but...
  11. Justlog

    Amp/DAC needed for my needs?

    Hey there everyone! Right now I'm using the AKG K450's and I'm pretty steisfied with them when using them on my Sansa Clip +, thing is that when I'm connecting them to my computer I'm not getting even near the SQ I get on the Clip +. So comes the question, Do I need an amp or dac to improve...
  12. ShootingStars

    anyone heard of the AKG K450? are they good?

    http://www.akg.com/akg_personal/medi...8383974fb3.jpg these...
  13. h8uthemost

    Are there any closed headphones that will give me similar sound to my Grado S60's?

    For around the $100 price range? I'm looking for something closed for mobile, and the few that I've tried I've sent back(i forget exactly what they all were, but one was definitely the ath m50's). I love my Grado's(even before i did some simple mods), but i would like something closed that...
  14. nimanchev

    Which of these cables for AKG K450 ?

    Hello! I am delighted by my low-budget combo, AKG K450 + Arcam rPAC.Those headphones were a big surprise for my birthday and I do not want to change them with a better model...For my DAC, I have recently upgraded my USB cable and my analogue interconnect, and the difference was...bloody hell ! I...
  15. kimare

    Closed headphones sub $100

    Newbie looking for closed headphone to use with a Windows Phone. I'm no audiophile, music varies from Pixies, Elliott Smith to Kanye West. I've got a pair of Koss Porta Pro which I like, but the leak is massive. So something with similar sound, and minimal leak would be nice. Warm, mellow and...
  16. deka-fi

    Best portable Headphone under 100 $ for HipHop

    Hello everyone, I have to buy the portable headphones. Here are the requirements: 1) price under $ 100 2) comfortable and closeable 3) closed with good insulation 4) music hiphop, rap and electropop   Will use the headphones with the residue cip zip + FiiO e6   I've already...
  17. ShinReine

    Recommend me headphones (yes I've read the stickies, but...)

    Hi peeps. Been reading through the forums, and I need help on what to get. My Monster Turbine Coppers are broken, standard cable-wiggle-for-sound issue. I don't mind paying for good headphones, but I don't want to pay for too much either. Problem is, I live in the Philippines, so I don't have...
  18. Viana

    Please help with choosing portable headphone.

    Hi guys, first of all, I have searched through most of the related posts on this forum and I've narrowed it down to:    1. Koss pro dj100 Tony Benette + m50 pads 2. Ultrasone 450 3. AKG K450.    Music I listen to are: pop rock, dubstep, classical, new age and some occasional Chinese...
  19. S3VBR0

    First time purchasing nice headphones- Help

    Hey guys, I'm looking for a nice pair of headphones that: 1. Have nice sound quality (not an audiophile but I have a good ear) 2. Look somewhat stylish (I'm going to be wearing these out and about, and around campus) 3. Cost ~$100 4. Sounds good with indie, alternative, and electronic...
  20. HarryHardcase

    AKG K450s falling apart - should I repair or replace, and suggestions for latter?

    One of the earpads on my AKG K450s has started to peel away exposing the underlying foam.  The longer of the two cables has now frayed and only plays one channel.  So, I'm wondering: should I attempt to repair them, or just replace them?  Suggestions for replacements are welcomed.  Something...
  21. wilby

    On-ear headphones $50-$100

    Hi I'm looking for on ear headphones for under $100. right now I'm looking at these:   sennheiser 218I sennheiser 228 sennheiser 238 AKG 450   I know the first three are kinda the same.   The three things i really care about are these in this order: comfort sound...
  22. TommyNavara

    Here we are... AKGK450 Or?

    Hi guys how you doing? All ok? Ok then, i'm searching for a pair of fairly portable quality headphones that i will use with a smartphone and maybe a DAP or something like that. They must hit the AKGK450 pricetag or low. I need a hard carrying case, because i don't want to damage my...
  23. 007noob007

    Choose between a few head phones

    i live in israel, so we dont have that many headphones... here are my option-   Shure SRH-750-DJ akg q460 akg k181 akg K450 skullcandy aviator akg K451 (what is the difference from akg k450) Shure SRH440-A       music-  I listen to all kinds of music: rock, Irish music...
  24. Justcallmegreg

    Newbie - help required Please

    Hi guys I'm after your expert advice if possible. Have just got an iPhone 5, and am wanting some new headphones for Xmas. They are from my kids so don't have a large budget but have narrowed it down to 3 units. Sennheiser hd201, Panasonic RP-HTX7AE or akg k450. I listen to all sorts of music...
  25. inline79

    more AKG K450 Tips

    I realize I'm a bit late to the K450/Q460 party, but I hope this helps someone else out who might be frustrated if their pair has this problem.  My "refurb" pair had a rattle on the left side because the "AKG" name plate was a little loose.  Here's some pictures of them opened up and some CA...
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