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    I was looking for a new pair of headphones for my iPhone4. Can anyone recommend me a pair for around $100?

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    do you care over the ear? on ear? in ear? open or closed?
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    In ear. I was looking at the Bose mie2i for the apple iPhone4
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    For in ear, I really like the Klipsch image s4. I currently have the Klipsch promedia headphones which have the same driver as the s4 and a built in mic for your iPhone. I don't know if they sound exactly the same as the s4, but they sound great and cost a fair amount less (some places were closing them out online recently).

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    i would avoid bose, you can probably get better quality for cheaper, the klipsch are a good choice. I would also look at Nuforce, Shure SE-115 also get very good reviews and you can usually find them on amazon ranging from 50-100 bucks.

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    You mentioned that it was for your iPhone4. I assume that means you want a mic and on off toggle also? I heard the Audeo Perfect Bass. They sounded OK. I opted for the next model up, the Audeo Perfect Fit and I'm really happy with them.

    A few good places for research are:
    - Earphone Solutions. They have a decent amount of reviews on products and have best of lists.

    - Head Room tests everything they sell. They have performance comparison graphs that you can do for different headphones (which I really liked).

    - Last but not least, is Head-Fi. It will take some time to wade through all the information, but hopefully it will help you make a decision about what to get, for the type of music you like in the price range you would like to spend. Joker has compiled a 80 headphone shootout. Some of the models may have been discontinued, but it is a good starting point. The other thread by Joker that may interest you is the 183 pair of IEM's review

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    thanks everyone!

    this board is really an excellent source of info.

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    If your looking at Bose you may as well get Beats by Dre. In your price range you should consider Audio Technica, Sennheiser, Shure, and maybe Klipsch.
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    I am happy with my entry level Shures.

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    I use these mostly for monitoring when ripping vinyl. Lightweight, comfortable and they sound excellent. Better than some I've owned costing a lot more. Can't beat 'em at this price, IMO.

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    If you ain't in a rush - you might want to wait for Polk's new headphones line :)

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    I second the S4 Klipsch headphones as I have the X10i and love them. I got them from headphone.com as mentioned about as they have great service, and included a pair of foam, Comply inserts which are far better than the stock ones.


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