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    I want a set of headphones (over ear and noise cancelling) for this Christmas! But i really don't know which ones to buy, there are so many. Im looking for something not too expensive, my price range is about $100-$150 (aus dollar or us dollar, theyre the same these days anyway). I just want good quality sound and bass, and something that noize cancels well. Any recommendations?
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    Not Skullcandy.
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    http://www.sennheiser.com.au/au/home...ate_headphones
    http://www.koss.com/koss/kossweb.nsf/cas?openform&st
    http://audio-technica.com.au/products/

    Some of the best providers up there. Please oh please stay away from skullcandies and beats, they have terrible sound quality for their price. If any of those providers don't appeal to you, you could just go with the big name electronics corporations like Sony and the rest. Just remember though, in order to enjoy a good pair of headphones you need some good quality sound files like flac, or even just 320 mp3's. You could even take an extra step and buy a good soundcard for you computer and buy an mp3 player with a good soundcard, but doing that is probably for extreme audiophiles like myself.

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    http://www.cnet.com.au/koss-portapro...-339290216.htm

    Thanks Churro, koss has some good ones that i hadnt seen before, including these. Only problem is their fugly design, and possibly the fact that they were made in the 80's so i dont know if they are going to be easy to find now. You reckon they're good? btw idgaf about looks!

    And yes ill be steering clear of skullcandy.
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    I'm a bit biased since I won them in a contest but my Beats have served me well.

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    over ear or in ear?

    edit; stupid question.. already answered.

    I can do a bit more research later. But super honestly stay away from skullcandy, and beats. Both are horrible for quality sound, and durability. Both also claim to have sound isolation, but thats just because they crank the volume to an uncomfortable level.

    Senheiser makes good noise canceling headphones, higher range sony's do as well.

    take a look at www.headphone.com

    Thats a start at least.
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    I'm a bit biased since I won them in a contest but my Beats have served me well.
    I heard a friend's Beats, they sounded decent, but ive heard that they are overpriced considering their quality.

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    over ear or in ear?

    edit; stupid question.. already answered.

    I can do a bit more research later. But super honestly stay away from skullcandy, and beats. Both are horrible for quality sound, and durability. Both also claim to have sound isolation, but thats just because they crank the volume to an uncomfortable level.

    Senheiser makes good noise canceling headphones, higher range sony's do as well.

    take a look at www.headphone.com

    Thats a start at least.
    Yeah so i changed my mind and atm im thinking of the Sennheiser HD555 or HD 518

    And i feel like a massive idiot, but what is the meaning of audiophile i see it everywhere but not sure what it means. Yep im new to this stuff so dont get angry lol
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    HD 555's leak A LOT of sound because they have an "open" design. I don't recommend them for someone looking for noise canceling headphones. I have them, and when I have my volume about half way, people from across the room can hear what I'm listening. HD 555's are more personal headphones, you know, when you're alone in a room.

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    hmmm yes im learning about open cans and closed can now lol, seems like closed cans leak less sound and have better quality and quantity of bass, but lose soundstage...

    Audio Technica ATH m50 then perhaps
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    I got these for less than US$100 and they are the best for studio use.

    http://audio-technica.com.au/products/pro-audio/m50/


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