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Hey guys, it's been some time since I last posted here.

So recently my favorite pair of In-Ear Earphones/buds broke down because of my sister, and I love those pair since I had them for 2 years (I don't know what model and brand tho since I first found it in my uncles drawers)

Now I'm doing some online shopping and window shopping for some decent earphones/Earbuds (whichever it may be, but I prefer In-Ear Earphones/buds)

My budget would be around $15 - $35 (converted from my country's currency)

I'm just looking for pairs that's good on the budget and great on the quality

Thanks for the help guys!
 
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She should have to cover at least some of the damages. Don't be afraid to take her to small claims.

What kind of listening do you do? (IE any exercising, etc...)
 

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She should have to cover at least some of the damages. Don't be afraid to take her to small claims.
I lol'ed at that one! Its his sister!
 
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Well she would be paying most of it when her first payroll comes out, but she won't use it (as a consequence to breaking my favorite pair)

Also I listen when taking the train and bus home (or whenever I travel or out of my house)

EDIT: I also listen during my exercise routines.. basically I listen whenever I have free time
 
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Poor Uncle... LOL.
 
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She should have to cover at least some of the damages. Don't be afraid to take her to small claims.
Really dude? You honestly think he should sue his own sister over $35? Really? Seriously? :wtf:

I am so glad my family isn't like that.
 

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She should have to cover at least some of the damages. Don't be afraid to take her to small claims.

What kind of listening do you do? (IE any exercising, etc...)
this would cost more than what the headset is worth, total nonsense
 
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Really dude? You honestly think he should sue his own sister over $35? Really? Seriously? :wtf:

I am so glad my family isn't like that.
That was a joke. I was actually assuming the sister was under working age.

this would cost more than what the headset is worth, total nonsense
loser pays court costs if there were any.
 
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Well with the cost and arguing over who should pay (and maybe I'll just I won't cover some of the money since she won't use it) out of the way, I was thinking of maybe getting these:

http://www.trustedreviews.com/ultimate-ears-200_Headphones_review

they cost around $24 here

or maybe get some OEM beats... (just kidding)

EDIT: uh Chill guys?
 
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Why not get a pair of the new Ipod/Iphone ear buds? I got a pair last Dec with my Iphone 5 and although I've used them very little, do definently seem to have really great sound and are more comfortable than older models(well to me they feel more comfortable).

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0097BEG1C/?tag=tec06d-20


OMFG, I don't believe I just recommended a Apple product
 
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Why not get a pair of the new Ipod/Iphone ear buds? I got a pair last Dec with my Iphone 5 and although I've used them very little, do definently seem to have really great sound and are more comfortable than older models(well to me they feel more comfortable).
The sad thing in this situation is that My Ipod's Next button is broken, and I still have to get it fixed, so in the meantime I use my phone (Nokia) which doesn't really work with Apple earpods



(NOTE: My Nokia can only use the last "Standard Stereo Headphones" plugs so the two above doesn't work with mine)

EDIT: Is it possible that I can just place an electrical tape over the mic part of the Ipod Headphones plug so it can work with my Nokia phone?
 
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Electrical tape will pop out as you enter the jack. Best, color it with a marker pen(will act as insulator). You can remove it afterwards.
 
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Electrical tape will pop out as you enter the jack. Best, color it with a marker pen(will act as insulator). You can remove it afterwards.
Does it really work? if it does then now my search can be a bit broader, and I could just search around the house for spare Earbuds/Earphones
 
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The sad thing in this situation is that My Ipod's Next button is broken, and I still have to get it fixed, so in the meantime I use my phone (Nokia) which doesn't really work with Apple earpods

http://images.appleinsider.com/ipodiphoneav-review-5.jpg

(NOTE: My Nokia can only use the last "Standard Stereo Headphones" plugs so the two above doesn't work with mine)

EDIT: Is it possible that I can just place an electrical tape over the mic part of the Ipod Headphones plug so it can work with my Nokia phone?
I did not know the new earbuds have a mic.
 
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Well it doesn't (from what I can see) but in general Ipod Earphones have that on their plugs (Even with those that came with my Ipod Shuffle, and my favorite *dead* pair)
 

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My pick would be the RP-HJE355 ones, those seem to have rave reviews for budget earbuds.
 
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Does it really work? if it does then now my search can be a bit broader, and I could just search around the house for spare Earbuds/Earphones
I think it will. Best try it. Also, I use the Creative EP 630 earphones priced at 18 dollars(back in 2010) and that is actually very good. I am sure you will like it. :)
 

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Just to follow up, I just ordered the RP-HJE355's on amazon for 15$ :)
 
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Will look into Panasonic's RP HJE355 and ErgoFit in the malls, might past by this coming friday. Keep the list coming guys!
 
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If you go down to the bottom of this huge thread http://www.head-fi.org/t/478568/multi-iem-review-269-iems-compared-rha-ma-350-added-01-22-13
you will notice a chart of all IEMs reviewed. You may notice a Monoprice IEMs for $8 and a 7.5 for sound quality which cannot be beat.

Here they are at their website http://www.head-fi.org/t/478568/multi-iem-review-269-iems-compared-rha-ma-350-added-01-22-13

but you can also get them on ebay. (which is where I bought them)

I can tell you that for under $10 the quality of sound produced is unreal.

If you don't like the look or anything else about them then just look through the chart and find one that suits you. I also have the RadioPaq Jazz and they are good as well. This chart has helped me quite a lot. My next purchase is the Rock-It-Sounds R-50. :rockout: