KSC-35's broke; What are my next portable headphones?
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What are my next portable headphones?

Heya, Im looking for some open, durable, sexy looking, not bass-deficient, comfy, small, "walk or jog around campus and listen to the radio with" portable headphones to replace my KSC-35's...

Any suggestions?

Those ATH-EM7's are sexy and stuff, but apparently are bass deficient...

I wouldnt want the sportapros... too tight....

Would those new Senns work?

Maybe get another set of KSC-35's somewhere?
 
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buds?
 
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it seems to me that giving those new PX100s a try would be a pretty good idea!
 
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Quote:

Originally posted by Gluegun
Maybe get another set of KSC-35's somewhere?


Are they repairable? Koss has lifetime warranty. You just pay for shipping. Check their website.
 
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But I want a New Toy (tm)!
 
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I don't know how you feel about Grados, but the SR-40, to my ears, is an unbeatable value at under $40. Plus they are more modern in appearance............kinda look like Sonys.
 
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Well, Fixup.net modded some KSC-35's pretty strongly, and supposedly those are better... they claim that they will offer the KSC-35's for sale soon.. perhaps an already modded version?


Will SOMEONE do a...

"Unmodded KSC-35 vs. Fixup Modded KSC-35 vs. SR-40 vs Sennheiser PX-100 vs. ATH-EM7" Portable shootout?
 
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I don't know how you feel about Grados, but the SR-40, to my ears, is an unbeatable value at under $40. Plus they are more modern in appearance............kinda look like Sonys.



I second that. I tried the SR-40s and the KSC-35s and the Grados are significantly better. You may want to at least sample them to see if you like them.
 
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Quote:

Originally posted by joelongwood
I don't know how you feel about Grados, but the SR-40, to my ears, is an unbeatable value at under $40. Plus they are more modern in appearance............kinda look like Sonys.


Ditto...however, I think he's is looking for something a little smaller.

Don't know...help us out here, Gluey...???

 
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Alright. I HAD the SR-60's, and didnt find them better than the KSC-35's to the point where I liked 'em a bunch more... cord was too big, not enough bass impact due to the earpads, which i was too lazy to mod.
and they werent that portable, IMO... I'm looking for something, if possible, MORE durable than the KSC-35, with that nice decent impacting bass like the KSC-35... im looking for something that would be good for jogging with my fixup-modded portable radio....
 
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Gluegun: I'd say to take a second look at grados: at least the sr-40s. They seem to have been getting a lot of praise lately. Also, you may want to hold off and try those new senns, especially the 200s and 100s.
 
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ex70s!! loads of bass, although not very tight or deep.. i love mine even tho, they are so portable and they isolate.
 
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Uh, a1leyez0nm3, Gluegun owns a pair of the EX70's - and he doesn't like them all that much. 'Nuff said.
 
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