I would say that for the price, the SR60s are your best bet. Now if you were planning on purchasing an amp, then I'd be able to justify spending more money on those others. As it is, the SR60 can't be beat in their price range. Even amped, you'd find more than a few people who stick with them for their sound alone. The only thing I'd have reservations about would be comfort. If you're planning on leaving these things on your head for more than 4 or 5 hours, take a few 10 minute breaks every once in awhile. You're gonna love having the SR60s, (or any Grados for that matter) when it comes to portability. The ear pieces lay flat. As far as the open vs. closed, it's up to you. Closed do not let any of the music bleed out to bother other folks, but some people say that the cheapies resonate and color the music. I'd probably regulate the open/closed choice to a matter of taste. In fairness to all the other cans you mentioned, they're great with the right amp.
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6/6/04 at 7:19am