Hi Damien,

Right. Generally they aren't the kind of thing you can just go in and
buy from any electronics store etc. I think I got my set from
Amazon.com, but other online retailers should cary them as well. The
last time I looked at them they started at around $99 USD and went up
from there. Price  depended on if you wanted wireless, a boom
microphone, and some other features like that.

Unlike a normal set of headphones these plug into your USB port and
act as a seperate audio playback device on your computer. They are
also pretty  big with three speakers in each ear. I suppose that is so
they can properly do the 5.1 surround sound. Beyond that I can't
really tell you about the current headphones as I haven't looked at
them in a long while.


On 2/5/11, Damien Pendleton <dam...@x-sight-interactive.net> wrote:
> Hi Thomas,
> Where can you get these "high-end" headphones from and how much roughly do
> they cost? The highest spec headphones I can find are only large hi-fi
> stereo headphones, bearing in mind these don't even sound very good. For
> example, the bass doesn't show well on it, neither do the high freqs. Is
> that to do with my sound card? Can you get headphones that act like an audio
> playback device in their own right? I'm assuming you won't be able to get
> anything like this at any local retailer electronic store or anything.
> Regards,
> Damien.

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