Can you help me chose a pair of headphones for a mp3 player? Nothing fancy, I expect them to:
- have suitable audio accuracy for street listening
- not obliterate other noises, I would like to hear if a car is about to crash into me...
- the cable is very important: please, someone tell me there are headphones which won't break around the minijack or the headphone itself. all the headphones I had, the cables broke in the end, and I took as much care as I could not to bend it or stuff
- should be pretty comfortable, so no big studio-design
The conclusion is I expect them to perform reasonable, not break my purse and last me for a while. Since I will listen to mp3 stuff, 128-320 kbit/s, not lossless, I guess I would like them to be more "HiFi", not monitor-like, if you know what I mean, I don't want to hear every compression artefact or do critical listening while walking around.
I am not at all a specialist. I only had cheap Philips and Sony stuff that broke (cables...) in a year. I searched around and found these:
Are they OK? These would fit in my idea of headphone price.
I'm waiting for your suggestions! Thank you.