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Zune HD Earbuds?

Sat Dec 04, 2010 4:23 pm

I know the Zune HD comes with some earbuds but after watching some reviews it seems everyone says they're crap.

Most of the reviews however are a year old. Has Microsoft addressed this issue and are the earbuds any better or am I better off buying a pair?

If they still are crap can someone recommend me a good pair? Nothing fancy, just average earbuds.
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Re: Zune HD Earbuds?

Sat Dec 04, 2010 4:25 pm

Mondos wrote:
If they still are crap can someone recommend me a good pair? Nothing fancy, just average earbuds.

Try to find a pair of the buds that came with the original Zunes as they're pretty good.
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Re: Zune HD Earbuds?

Sat Dec 04, 2010 4:42 pm

Do you want earbuds or in ears? In ears will cancel out sound better. Honestly I've never heard a earbud I thought sounded even acceptable until the Yuin PK series but those are expensive and even then not that great. On the other hand I think lower end in ears are acceptable, I like the Klipsch Image S2, they're bass heavy but decent sounding and can be had for under $40. The Denon AH-C360 is another option that's under $40, I haven't heard them personally though I hear they're like a S2 with a bit more in the highs.

A price limit would help, though if you want to go under $30... there's no real choice that stands out in my experience.

The original Zune in ears are a lot like the S2 and AH-C360, a bit bass heavy but much much better than normal bundled earbuds. You may have a hard time finding a pair though.
 
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Re: Zune HD Earbuds?

Sat Dec 04, 2010 4:56 pm

Does anyone know if the current earbuds for the Zune HD are any good?
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