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Hi, I've been reading around the forum a bit and looked at the gear section but I decided to make an account to ask a question. I'm going to be traveling for round an hour each day by bus or by bike. I want a new pair or earphones for the journey and general listening. My budget is roughly $100. I currently have a pair or Skull Candy FMJ ear buds. I saw the REO's in the gear section and thought they looked pretty good. I've also been looming at the S500 JVC's to import but I much prefer in ear rather than on ear. I've also looked at the Monster Turbine's but I'm not sure. I listen to piano, rock, a bit of hip hop, D&B and love scores from movies. Any recommendations will be great, I've also looked at the TF10 and would love then but I don't have enough. I also can't save for them as I'm leaving back to the UK in two weeks.
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Sep 12, 2012 at 6:38 PM Post #2 of 15

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I would suggest the Etymotic MC5 or MC3 IEMs.
 
For your trip and travels, they isolate like no other.
 
The also come with a free App called !Awareness which allows you to integrate outside sounds into your music stream.
 
Worth a look, Jim
 
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I would suggest the Etymotic MC5 or MC3 IEMs.

For your trip and travels, they isolate like no other.

The also come with a free App called !Awareness which allows you to integrate outside sounds into your music stream.

Worth a look, Jim


Thanks, the MC3 look pretty good and in budget. The isolation will be nice as I will use them for studying. I can't use the app on my iPod as I have a classic but it will work on my android. Is there going to be a huge difference to my current FMJ's ?
 
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Thanks, the MC3 look pretty good and in budget. The isolation will be nice as I will use them for studying. I can't use the app on my iPod as I have a classic but it will work on my android.

Good, Do keep in mind though. Others will be along to weigh in as well.
 
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Sep 13, 2012 at 12:44 PM Post #7 of 15

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The RE0 are great buy under $100 and they sound realy amazing, other IEMs like Sony EX510, JVC FX3X are great sounding.
 
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I've managed to get a bit of extra cash so I'm going to buy the TF10 when I get to DC. Is my best bet amazon or is there shop in DC?

You may check out the Airport Shops...
 
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Didn't expect that. Thanks Jim, I called and they don't well them at the airport store. I'm just going to buy them off amazon. It might be a little more but I'm only in DC form three days. Thanks for all the help.

Hey no prob...
 
Check back in and let us know how you make out.
 
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They just arrived and wow, comfy and the isolation is amazing. Tips seem good and sound is much better than my old FMJ's


Edit: wow, they sound awesome. Just listened to an instrumental for a song and heard an instrument that I've never noticed before.
 

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