Best $30 over the ear headphones?
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Just looking for something to go with my new laptop (that sucked up my budget). Probably use for all tasks including gaming. Just want something comfortable since I might throw in some dead earbuds underneath with an in-line mic for a cheap headset instead of my laptop built-in mic.
 
So far looking at sennheiser hd 201/202, JVC HA-S700, and JVC RX500.
 
Any help?
 
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http://www.amazon.com/JVC-HARX700-High-Grade-Full-Size-Headphone/dp/B0013OWPV4/
 
Stop your search immediately, there is no need to look further.
 
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Thanks but my budget is REALLY $30 after taxes. The RX700's will cost me close to $40. Ten dollars really makes a difference when you save headphones for last after buying laptop and accessories for it.

 
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http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thread/565897/new-monoprice-full-sized-headphones
 
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Are those any good? They look pretty darn good, but doesn't seem anyone has tested them out yet.
 
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Thanks but my budget is REALLY $30 after taxes. The RX700's will cost me close to $40. Ten dollars really makes a difference when you save headphones for last after buying laptop and accessories for it.

Raising another $10 shouldn't kill you, and in terms of full size cans for the price I can't think of anything that comes close to the RX700.
 
 
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Are those any good? They look pretty darn good, but doesn't seem anyone has tested them out yet.


Yeah sorry, I'm not sure, but I just wanted to bring them to your attention.  Not too many options out there for $30...
 
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Thanks but my budget is REALLY $30 after taxes. The RX700's will cost me close to $40.


They ship free from Amazon, and there shouldn't be any tax.  So scrounge for $3 and you're good.
 
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Just looking for something to go with my new laptop (that sucked up my budget). Probably use for all tasks including gaming. Just want something comfortable since I might throw in some dead earbuds underneath with an in-line mic for a cheap headset instead of my laptop built-in mic.
 
So far looking at sennheiser hd 201/202, JVC HA-S700, and JVC RX500.
 
Any help?
 
 
If you can muster up a few dollars more, you should buy the Superlux 668B.  I received mine this past Friday and all I can say is that these headphones will smoke all of your choices above combined.  
 


 
 
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superlux, or senn hd201/202
 
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Yup, Superlux. May not be a "Giant Killer" as reviewed by many, but definitely a slayer for any cans remotely near its price range.
 
Some models may be a little too "lifeless" for your taste though. I prefer the HD681F to the HD668B.
 
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Dont forget the Panasonic RP-HTX7
 
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Creative aurvana live are very good! Sound is very fun/V
 
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Is there any question? Not in my mind. Panasonic htf-600=$30 shipped. I am often amazed at just how good they sound at that price point.
 
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