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Subject: Re: Creative EP-630 (was: Re: Etitmotic)

Re: Creative EP-630 (was: Re: Etitmotic)

From: Brandon Hicks <>
Date: Fri, 5 May 2006 16:36:46 -0700

sorry for the dorkness and laziness, but about how much is a uro compared to
a canadian dollar? those sound like headphones i would buy, if the uro turns
out close to the dollar.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Ronald Teune" <>
To: "Rockbox" <>
Sent: Friday, May 05, 2006 6:41 AM
Subject: Creative EP-630 (was: Re: Etitmotic)

> Hi list,
> Let me add something for the less $$$ among us.
> About two weeks ago I was looking for some canal earphones; having heard
> Koss "The Plug" and stuff. After quite a while of searching around, I
> that most people have the opinion that Creative EP-630 is the best in its
> price range (say, less than €100).
> (Dutch)
> I got a pair for €35 including shipping, and indeed, they sound great.
> I had Sennheiser MX400's, some sony earphones, philips earphones and
> philips-behind-the-neck phones, all in the range of €12 - €20. But with
> earphones, I finally have good bass and clear treble. The isolation is a
> too, when riding by train there's a clear difference. When biking in a
> crowded city one really needs to use his eyes, can't hear cars coming
> anymore.
> So, if you're looking for good earphones and don't have more than, say,
> to spend, buy these, I'd say.
> They are technically identical to Sharp HP-MD33, but with normal audio
> (the Sharp's had separated GND), have three different sizes of silicon
> for different ear sizes, and of course gold-plated plugs and oxygen-free
> copper...
> My 2c,
> Ronald
> P.S. Haven't listened to etymotics or other high-budget phones, so I can't
> compare to them.
> On Thursday 04 May 2006 15:08, Tom Green <"Tom Green" <>>
> wrote:
> > A few other things to be aware of: You CANNOT EAT while trying to
> > to these. Period. Forget using them at lunchtime. Stick you fingers
> > your ears, make a tight seal, and chew something and you'll see what I
> > mean. Also, any physical contact with the wires is instantly transferred
> > right to your ears as "thudding" noise - can be very annoying. In a
> > environment like a bus or plane, where you need to eliminate external
> > noise, AND you'll have 'em on for a while once you get 'em set in your
> > the way you want 'em, AND no one will be trying to talk to you, AND you
> > won't be eating... they're perfect. For everyday use I find them a
> > problematic and tend to use my Koss Porta-pros most of the time.
> >
> > I've never tried the ER-4s, just too expensive.
> >
> > Tom
> >
> >
Received on 2006-05-06

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