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    Can anyone recommend a good set of full size headphones that arnt too pricy.
    Looking for wired type that would be comfortably to wear long enough to watch a full movie.
    Last set I had was over 30 years ago.
    Tried some earbuds but the tone was crap.

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    [QUOTE=Driftwood;1257178]Can anyone recommend a good set of full size headphones that arnt too pricy.
    Looking for wired type that would be comfortably to wear long enough to watch a full movie.
    Last set I had was over 30 years ago.
    Tried some earbuds but the tone was crap.[/QUOTE

    Check out the Sennheiser HD 202. Been having a few clearence sales on them lately. Mine have had some rough treatment, still going ok.

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    Thanks Bob, just compiling a short list now & they are on it.
    So, are you happy with the sound?

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    Yes, they keep me satisfied.

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    Audio Technica have a good range, a year ago I bought the ATH-M40x model from mighty ape.
    They are very comfortable, as I have worn them in my job for up to 3 hours while on the move constantly.

    I use them for listening to music from my cellphone and the sound quality is great.
    One reason I chose them was that they have a replaceable headphone jack (3'5mm each end)

    Heres the link to the headphones on pricespy
    https://pricespy.co.nz/product.php?p=2458412

    Wow they are over $200 now, I got them on special for $150

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    Got granddaughter a pair from the Warehouse for $10. She's very happy with them. Blue and white, so not the usual boring black too.
    wipe your paws.

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    Yeah have to wonder if my old ears would notice any difference between a $10 Warehouse set or one of the $50 - $100 ones I have on my short list.

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    The famous brand name headphones seem to have a huuuuge markup on them . You arnt getting what you pay for.

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    [QUOTE=BobM;1257184]
    Quote Originally Posted by Driftwood View Post
    Can anyone recommend a good set of full size headphones that arnt too pricy.
    Looking for wired type that would be comfortably to wear long enough to watch a full movie.
    Last set I had was over 30 years ago.
    Tried some earbuds but the tone was crap.[/QUOTE

    Check out the Sennheiser HD 202. Been having a few clearence sales on them lately. Mine have had some rough treatment, still going ok.
    I'll second this choice. Bought some a while ago for about $80.00 from DSE and they're perfectly adequate for their intended purpose. There's no doubt better and worse, however I did a fair whack of research before parting with my coin and these reviewed well.

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    Just reviewing those now, have they really got a 3 meter long cable?

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