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    Anyone got any recommendations for some decent over-ear headphones? Target price is around £150.
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    I bought these a few month a go and they still work. Super long lead.

    Philips SHP2500/00 Indoor Corded Television Headphones: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics

    Has a volume control too.

    Works for me. Not sure what you get by spending 10 times as much.

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    I have some sennheiser ones, i forget the model but they are comfy and sound excellent IMO. Cost about £100

    I would find a shop you can try them on for comfort.
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    Quote Originally Posted by doodab View Post
    I have some sennheiser ones, i forget the model but they are comfy and sound excellent IMO. Cost about £100

    I would find a shop you can try them on for comfort.
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    Excellent noise cancelling on them as well.
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    Don't buy the Dr Dre - me and a collegue bought a pair and within weeks the volume control on the cable had broken, the headphones had come apart needing some glue and the sound cancelling is not as good as it could be - the QC3 are a lot better at that.

    The sound on the Dr Dre is pretty good, very bass heavy but personally I didn't love them.

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    You do realise that the Dr Dre headphones are sold a price point aimed at premiership footballers, the general public were never meant to wank £350 of benefit money on a 'brand'... or were they.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TimberWolf View Post
    I bought these a few month a go and they still work. Super long lead.

    Philips SHP2500/00 Indoor Corded Television Headphones: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics

    Has a volume control too.

    Works for me. Not sure what you get by spending 10 times as much.
    I'm not sure either, but I'm deaf in one ear so even stereo is wasted on me..

    Allegedly the benefits are noise cancelling, deeper bass, more 'pure' sound etc.

    I'm buying them as a gift, and am evidently clueless as to what sounds good or not.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SneakySimon View Post
    Don't buy the Dr Dre - me and a collegue bought a pair and within weeks the volume control on the cable had broken, the headphones had come apart needing some glue and the sound cancelling is not as good as it could be - the QC3 are a lot better at that.

    The sound on the Dr Dre is pretty good, very bass heavy but personally I didn't love them.
    Me neither, my son had been on about getting some for a while and he said he only wanted the in ear ones not the full size i told him to jog on when i saw the price, £69 for in the bud ones, their havin a laugh, especially the way he goes through them.

    I went into HMV and tried some and i didn't think they were any better than the cheap ones and then i looked on the shelf and they were next to the Diddy sound and GA GA headphones, The marketing Power of a name hey

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