Skullcandy's Ink'd worth a switch?

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  1. aaron1006

    aaron1006 New Member

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    First off, I own a pair of Sony's MDR EX-75's.(http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...ils?ie=UTF8&me=&qid=1231884683&sr=8-1&seller=) I am satisfied with the sound, but one thing really bugs me about them. The cord is either too short or too long, and when I say this I am meaning that it comes with an extension cord. Without the cord my iPod would have to be like on my shoulder i.e workout bands. With the extension it is super long, and the point where the extension cord plugs in is heavier than the whole cord causing it to droop which is very bothersome. Recently I checked out a headphone review, and to my surprise I had seen Skullcandy's Ink'd (http://www.target.com/Skullcandy-Bu...rget&rh=k:skullcandy ink'd earbuds&page=1) rated quite well for being only $16. (That review was here...http://www.ifans.com/forums/...d.php?t=127210)

    I would like to here other's inputs on if I should switch to the Skullcandy's or not. Also if you know of any other all-around good, affordable in-ear earphones in the price range of $20-$40 please post with the name of them. Thanks

    Also are any of the other Skullcandys in my price range any better than the ink'd
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    Dark-Moon New Member

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    i actually have those skullcandy headphones and to tell you the truth, i love them, the way they feel does not bother me at all, and im really sensitive to stuff like that, the sound is great and i cannot complain about them, i think all skullcandy headphones are the shisnit.
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    thechungster Super Moderator Emeritus

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    Couldn't you save up a tiny bit more and get some decent headphones? Skullcandy are a fashion statement, not a sound quality expert.
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    sprint_user New Member

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    I love mine, and they are soo cheap! I love the sound and it cancels out side noise. Worth getting for sure!
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    Those Sony's MDR EX-75 should solve the cable length problem some complain about when using the Philips Mic.
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    awal Well-Known Member

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    I was actually surprised by my Skullcandies. I have the Smokin' Buds, and although it's definitely not the best brand for audio quality, they do a fantastic job for the price. Remember that, though. You're getting what you pay for, so don't expect to be blown away by what you hear.
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    Thanks for the input guys, I think I will probably end up buying a pair, they are only $16 after all
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    JVC Marshmallows are much better.

    $13 on Amazon.
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    Tylertut New Member

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    you can get some koss headphones for 25$ that are relatively good
    better than skullcandies i believe
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    thechungster Super Moderator Emeritus

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    +1. These are definitely better than Skullcandy, and the addition of having the foam tips in which many high end manufacturers use is also a plus.

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