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    Bang & Olufsen Earphones.

    Looking to buy some Bang & Olufsen Earphones, best place to have a look online?

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    I'm not sure, i don't know if the price is likely to vary much for such a specialised product.

    I do have some, and they rock, they sound great and look and feel very special.
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    Have a look at some Sony MDR-EX71s if you're after kickass earphones as well, a lot more discrete than the B&O ones. They are pretty bassy though, so if you don't mind that/can adjust it on an equaliser then they are great IMO.

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    I've got a pair of the Sony MDR-EX71 headphones and to be honest they aren't in the same league as the B&O headphones. In fact, I'd say that the sound quality from my old £16 Koss headphones was much better (but the Sony ones a lot more hygenic!).

    B&O are like Apple and Bose in that they don't do discounts. I bought some from the B&O shop in Guildford. The staff are so lovely in the shop, even if you know you're paying a ridiculous amount of money.

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    lol - as per usual no ones actually given you a shop but yeah, just go into one of there own retail shops, apart from the likes of eBay you won't get things any cheaper.

    Although unless your after that specific make - personally I don't think those Sony ones are in the same league, if you want serious in ears you want Shure E5's ... or if you can afford it the E1s but they are closing in on £500 (although the likes of Dream Theather, Metallica etc. all use them for stage monitoring - some more well known bands use worse, lol).

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    Sourced some nice B&O A8's now.

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    i couldn't wear my A8's - just didn't work with glasses... just too uncomfortable - I ended getting a set of lovely koss cans - fairly large and heavy, but no issues with glasses.

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    <typically helpfull Rave comment> B&O- why would anyone bother? Screw style, sound quality matters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aaron
    I've got a pair of the Sony MDR-EX71 headphones and to be honest they aren't in the same league as the B&O headphones. In fact, I'd say that the sound quality from my old £16 Koss headphones was much better (but the Sony ones a lot more hygenic!).

    B&O are like Apple and Bose in that they don't do discounts. I bought some from the B&O shop in Guildford. The staff are so lovely in the shop, even if you know you're paying a ridiculous amount of money.

    *Cough* We are cheaper *Cough* *wink wink... nudge nudge*



    /me gets ready for zar to slap him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Legin76
    *Cough* We are cheaper *Cough* *wink wink... nudge nudge*



    /me gets ready for zar to slap him.
    Na, I'll do it instead..

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    Etymotic ER-4s...now that's a set of headphones..

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    Screw Sony, get some Shure E3Cs or E5Cs if you are exceedinly rich ;D

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    Sure, seinheizer(sp?) both kick bose's ass with regard to sound quality and value.

    Rave's right tho - bose sell stuff that looks far better than it sounds.

    Butuz

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    B&O != Bose

    B&O > Bose
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    Quote Originally Posted by Howard
    B&O != Bose

    B&O > Bose
    Barely...both all style and no sound quality...

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    B&Q>Bose
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