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8758 Views 31 Replies Latest reply: Mar 2, 2009 6:35 AM by Mr. Bear RSS Go to original post 1 2 3 Previous Next
  • lfsol Amateur 25 posts since
    Nov 24, 2008

     

    After buying and trying about 10 different kinds of earphones (Sony, Nike, and loads of others), and doing tons of research on the internet, I have FINALLY found a pair I like a lotthe Sennheiser PMX70 sport neckband headphones.  I like them so much I bought 2 pair...one on Ebay ($29) and one from a local Circuit City (on sale for $19.99).  I don't know what it is about my ears or whatever, but none of the other ones worked for me including several mentioned in this threadthey all got loose while running, and never stayed on snug.  I even like the lime green color of these!  The sound is great, the fit is snug, they are very durable, and I sweat to death in them and they work like a charm.  Everyone has different tastes, but these are the ones for me.

     

     

  • Vanwolfenstein Amateur 10 posts since
    Oct 26, 2008

     

    I went to Circuit City based on Ifsol's recommendations and found the Sennheiser PMX 70's on sale through today for 19.99......I decided to buy two pair...and to my suprise got an additonal 15% off.  The headphones then cost only $16.99 each.  Great Deal indeed.

     

     

     

     

     

    Ken

     

     

  • lfsol Amateur 25 posts since
    Nov 24, 2008

    Hope you enjoy them as much as I do Mikethey really are the best ones I've used by far, and every time I see someone else at a race with that lime green cord running down their back, I know they feel the same way!  I just did a 7.4 mile run this morning at around 8am, and it was cold so I wore a hat, and even under the hat these were comfortable and great sounding.  HeckI may go over to Circuit City myself again and get a few more pairs!!  They retail for around $50.  Enjoy.

  • GerryM715 Amateur 29 posts since
    Jan 7, 2009

    If you have the money, I would recommend SHURE noise canceling in-ear buds over EVERYTHING.  When it comes to sound quality, comfort, and security (securely staying in ear), these SHURE buds take the cake, nothing i have ever tried has even come close.

     

    http://store.shure.com/store/shure/en_US/DisplayProductDetailsPage/productID.105432000#

     

    They wrap around the back of your ear and sort of wedge into your ear from above (you have to look up their demo and see the pictures to understand) for a totally unique fitting bud.  It also blocks out ALL other sound around you.  Which i have fouind to be good and bad =/  Good because I dont have to tune out those meatheads at the gym anymore, bad because I dont hear traffic when i'm running on the road (I stick to the trails usually anyway).

     

    And yes, they are quite pricey, but when you put them in your ears, you know EXACTLY why they are so pricey.  The warranty is amazing too, I bought a pair that lasted me 2 years.  The cord started to split by the ear and expose the copper wire.  So I called SHURE and they shipped me a replacement set without any questions.  TWO YEARS LATER and they still shipped out a replacement set of $100 headphones to me.  I will NEVER buy another brand of headphones again =)

  • buttrflie Rookie 1 posts since
    Oct 31, 2008

    Try skull candy from target the have rubber tips that come in 3 different sizes so you can pick the one that fits you best.  They are comfortable too unlike the hard ones with the foam covers.  Also they come in several different cool colors.

  • runningreat Rookie 4 posts since
    Jan 19, 2009

    you can try the Sony MDR-EX51LP, they quite

     

    expensive, but you can find it cheaper at

     

     

    Amazon. Hope this helps!





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  • runningreat Rookie 4 posts since
    Jan 19, 2009

    Panasonic and sony have good

     

     

    ones too, check those out





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  • BN6460 Rookie 3 posts since
    Mar 19, 2008

    the small headset style that came with my sony walkman works well with my ipod also.

  • runningreat Rookie 4 posts since
    Jan 19, 2009

    I just went and got the panasonic rp-hv152,

     

    let me tell you, they are great!!! and very

     

     

    inexpensive.  If you get them, let me

     

     

     

     

    know what you think.





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  • golfnut4u Rookie 6 posts since
    Jul 9, 2007

     

    I have Sony MDR-AS50G.  See the review on CNET....

     

     

    http://reviews.cnet.com/headphones/sony-mdr-as50g-active/4505-7877_7-32909105.html

     

     

    After trying many types of headphones/earbuds that were either uncomfortable or don't stay in, I found this style to be awesome.  Very comfortable, excellent sound quality, designed for active use.  They can be worn with a hat (or bicycle helmet), sun glasses, etc. without any issues.  They have multiple ear pad diameters, so you get a perfect fit but you don't have to rely on the fit in your ear to keep them in place since they wrap behind your neck.

     

     

  • Corkers Amateur 34 posts since
    Nov 12, 2007

    Just out of curiosity, how old is your iPod?  Mine, from about three years ago, has earbuds that are uncomfortable and just won't stay in.  But I also have a new iPod shuffle, and there is definitely a change in earbud design.  Now, they almost never come out, and they are extremely comfortable.

     

    I've also used sports headphones by Sony that go over each ear individually to grip, but find that when running on a treadmill, well, they conduct electricity a bit, and I get little static shocks in my ear.  I've tried about three different pairs of those types (through different companies), always with the same result.  But if I was running outside I think they'd be fine.

  • Joe_96826 Rookie 2 posts since
    Sep 27, 2007

    I use JVC model HA-FX34 - the package includes three sizes of buds I have used same for at least a year. I only use them when I run and they are great. About $40.00

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