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ballzley
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Jul 13, 2014
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How do these compare with Monoprice's 9927 and 8320s?
Jul 13, 2014
Billybombill
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Jul 14, 2014
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I used the 9927's for quite a while during school a few years ago and they were fantastic for the price. Great bass and the comfort was decent. The default tips aren't great, so you may want to invest $15 or so into a pair of Comply tips. You have to wear the cable over-the-ear, otherwise you will get a lot of feedback from any vibrations in the cable. The cable tangles easily on the 9927's, and after a few months of throwing them around the plastic on the jack slid off, and the left earpiece came apart, but nothing some glue won't fix. For only $10? No complaints.
I honestly haven't spent much time with my NE-600X since I got them on the last drop (I'm out of school and I can bring all the nice audio equipment I want to work, so the NE-600X's have been sitting on my desk neglected for awhile now). For $10 shipped (to the US, at least) these definitely blow away any other $10 headphones you'll get at your average retail store. The flat tangle-free cord is great (especially compared to the 9927's tangle-prone cable), they are fairly comfortable and have great sound for the price.
These and the 9927 are great for $10. The NE-600X arguably look better; the 9927's don't look all that bad but look a bit utilitarian. Really depends if you care about looks, and if you mind the cable over the ear (which is actually pretty comfortable, in my opinion). I would compare them side-by-side but I've long since displaced my 9927's. If you can I would get them both and compare, but you can't go wrong either way.
TL;DR: NE-600X = Comfortable, good sound, tangle-free cord, L jack 9927 = Slightly less comfortable, better sound (from what I remember), tangle prone cord, straight jack
Jul 14, 2014
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