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Jan. 2nd, 2004 @ 06:16 pm Headphones
This last trip home was the first time I really used my Creative Nomad ZEN USB 2.0 60GB with headphones (usually I just plug it in to my computer at work or my car and listen to it for real.) Well, it's no secret that the Creative headphones really suck. I was thoroughly dissatisfied.

So I go looking around for better headphones. I go to nomadness.net and look for suggestions. There's a few, and I go down to this site and now I want to spend $3,333.00 on a headphone amp (I, however, will refrain from the extra $555.00 for the stepped attenuators--I mean, that's just insane). But more realistically, it looks like there's several decent headphones for about $60 that I would be more than happy with. But man, read a few minutes of this audiophile stuff and you start to get sucked in.

At least this site says my audio player itself has decent sound.
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Date:January 2nd, 2004 07:40 pm (UTC)
I've been happy with my iPod's headphones, but I'm not half the audiophile you are.
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Date:January 3rd, 2004 08:44 am (UTC)


I thought about buying a set of iPod headphones, but just to mess with people. I think it'd be fun to have people assume I've joined the cult and then open up my jacket and there's a Zen. Muahahahaa.
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Date:January 5th, 2004 01:48 am (UTC)


definitely go with Sennheiser.

I can vouch for these. My roommate has them, and they're amazing. $100 right now (were on sale for 80 a few weeks ago, so can probably be found again). Amazing sound. I could probably bring them sometime (when I'm back from Scotland) if you want to check them out.