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    Mid-range in-ear headphone recommendation ?

    I need some in-ear stuff to replace my ipod df which starts to sound like **** recently. The Shures look nice but there are a tons of them, any recommendation which one is good ? Budget is ~ £50
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    I'd personally recommend the Sennheiser CX300. These in-ear headphones are just amazing! Got these about 3 months ago and i've been using them constantly because they sound so good. A friend of mine has the top model shure's and to my ear they sound almost identical, only difference that i can hear is when the headphones are hooked up to a professional set of headphone amps and a seperates cd/lp system.

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    Another vote for the CX300s - I'm using them and I'm amazed by the sound quality from headphones which cost me £26 delivered (when Scan had them on Today Only).

    That said, I've not used any more expensive headphones, but the sound from the CX300s is good enough for me, and they offer a decent amount of sound-deadening too (such that when you have your music playing at a reasonable volume you have to lip read people talking to you).

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    Cheers guy, pick the CX300, sound is good ^^ and the sound isolation is good enuf to make me miss 2 trains this morning =))
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    I have the shure e2c and love them. Couldnt ask for anything better. From what others have said i guess the sound isolation is even better, you have to lip read when music is fairly quiet.

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    I have some Sony in-ears for about £20 and they're very nice
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    Another vote for the Shure e2cs. Shure also have great cust service...Cord got a bit damaged so sent it to Shure. Expecting brand new earphones anyday now

    Cool tho that the cx300s provide a good listening experience for so little dosh

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    The CX300's are good, but having tried both it has to be the E2c's for me everytime. Better sound (once you get the position and right ear piece) and comfort. I have always had problem with my earphones staying in, but it would take a small nuclear explosion to remove these from my ears!

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