Fathers day Help?! Durable portable AM/FM/Cassette player and Foldup VITE Headphones?
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Heya, I have a father's day question....

Dad ones a quality Sony walkman that is durable, clips onto a belt, is small, looks nice, and has an am/fm radio and a cassette player. He wants a nice pair of vertical-in-the-ear headphones that fold up (that is necessary!) that go with it. Can anyone help me find a good combo of this stuff?! Thanks!!
 
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Why not a panasonic RQ SX70V. I've had one for 3 years . Its all metal sounds great plus it has am/fm.Its not much larger than a cassette case. Add a pair of koss ksc 35 and you got the best in portable tape
Somewhere on headfi radio shack verticle phone was highly recommended. BTW you didn't mention price . The pana will cost more than $90.
There is robably a later model of the pana. I got mine at JANDR.COM
 
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I have the KSC-35's, and dad doesn't like them. I think the RadioShack ones don't fold up. Does anyone have any headphone advice like this??
 
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Is there anything better than those A44's for such a source? Is there any better source than those Sports sony's?
 
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You won't find a better sounding VITE style headphone than the A44s. There are many AM/FM/cassete portables out there. I mentioned the Sony Sports model because I've had one for years. I've put it through hell, and it still works like new.
 
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I've heard reports of Radio Shack headphones sounding better with low power sources, which is why I was wondering, that's all.
 
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I haven't heard the RSs, Gluey...so I can't comment. Should be easy enough to find out at your local store. You should go ahead and try their portable units too.

Good luck....

 
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FYI: the RatShack VITE's do fold up
 
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I have another fold up head phone that sounds good. Sony MDR-A44. These are all plastic and maby you can find them on line at sony. Keep in mind that I bought the fold up phones a few years back.
 
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What's Hi*Fi recommended Aiwa HS-TX516 and gave it 5 stars, while the Pana RQ-SX72 got only two stars.
 
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