cheap folding closed headphones?
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i own a grado sr60

but its next to impossible to hear anything while i'm travelling to and from school

i've spent quite a lot on the grado [s$120]

so the v6/7506, hd280 and dt250-80 [all wonderful phones from what i've read here] are out of contention

what's left?

ur30
hd212



thanks for help in advance
 
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HD212 doesn't fold, although they do isolate fairly well and feature pretty good sound (although with a bass that's a tad too powerful). The UR phones, according to MacDEF, don't really isolate.

Take a look at audiocubes.com.

Avoid the Eggo MDR-D22SL - but the cheapo folding phones from Audio-Technica might be viable as well.
 
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The UR phones, according to MacDEF, don't really isolate.


Only the UR40; the UR20 and UR30 isolate fairly well.
 
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Oops, they looked the same

My bad...
 
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If it helps you any, you can find the V6 for ~$60 at several web site businesses by searching shopping.yahoo.com. I know that's still not a small amount but it's much smaller than the price you have may have seen in stores.
 
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thanks for the replies

don't think i can afford the v6/7506

anyway i didn't manage to find it on shopping.yahoo.com for us$60

Audio-Technica [japan] has quite a range of cheapo folding phones

so where do i start looking?

ath-f55
ath-f33
ath-r5
others?

anyone who has heard these?
 
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I am gonna get Grado SR-80s for home use and the 250-80s for use when I need them to be closed. You should do the same
 
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Quote:

Originally posted by evo
thanks for the replies

don't think i can afford the v6/7506

anyway i didn't manage to find it on shopping.yahoo.com for us$60


http://all.search.shopping.yahoo.com...&rkeys=&clink=

Looks like the cheapest at the moment is $69. I've seen them $55--just depends on when you do the search.
 
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will some kind american please please please buy the v6's from millionbuy for me then ship it to me? It would work out much cheaper than the probably $40 or so US that i would pay in customs fees....

please?
 
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