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I have some JVCs that came from Fry's on sale. I don't remember what I 
paid for them but they were inexpensive, in the price range you mention 
or possibly lower. Don't even have a model number on them that I can 
find. 900MHz. Very light. The batteries are not easy to replace. I don't 
even use them anymore.

Just checked the Fry's website.

I see Boss Audio HP34C - Dual Channel Infrared Foldable Cordless 
Headphone, $30. Note: that is Boss, not Bose.

joe salerno

On 5/1/2014 2:26 PM, Dennis Rooney wrote:
> I cannot enlighten anyone re "Belgian popcorn" but I do wish to ask for the
> list's ideas about inexpensive cordless headphones and where to obtain
> them. By inexpensive, I mean under $50 and preferably under $35. Their use
> is non-audiophile, intended for watching television late at night when the
> rest of the household is asleep. They used to be rather commonly
> encountered but no longer. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
>
> DDR
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 2:10 PM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
>
>> What is "Belgian popcorn"?
>>
>> Why would anyone want it pitched down and obviously slowed off-pitch like
>> that?
>>
>> -- Tom Fine
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Chris Bishop" <[log in to unmask]>
>> To: <[log in to unmask]>
>> Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 1:48 PM
>> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Cheap headphones and soon-gone Mosaic sets
>>
>>
>>   The Jazz Crusaders set doesn't include their Pacific Jazz single as the
>>> Night Hawks, for reason of it being "r&b" and "sounds nothing like the
>>> Jazz
>>> Crusaders":
>>>
>>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhiuA7XhzyI
>>>
>>> or bizarrely pitched down as the Belgian popcorn fans prefer:
>>>
>>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjtDDJnC5v0
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 12:21 PM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>   From the daily e-mail blasts, a couple of things maybe of interest to
>>>> ARSC'ers ...
>>>>
>>>> 1. this is a very good price on AKG 240 headphones:
>>>> http://www.bswusa.com/Headphones-AKG-K240S-P123.aspx
>>>> I like these 'phones for leisure listening because they are very
>>>> comfortable and you don't need to crank a decent headphone amp too loud
>>>> to
>>>> hear details. They are a bit weak in the bass, so I can't recommend them
>>>> for critical monitoring, but they are very pleasant paired with my Sony
>>>> DAC/headphone amp. Note these types on sale are the low-impedence version
>>>> if the 240's, not the long-discontinued 600-ohm version which can plug
>>>> right into your patchbay.
>>>>
>>>> 2. Mosaic Records sent out an "almsot gone" notice for their Django
>>>> Reinhardt set:
>>>> http://www.mosaicrecords.com/prodinfo.asp?number=190-MD-CD
>>>> If the audio samples grab your fancy, you'll like the rest of the set.
>>>> Really good sound restoration by Malcolm Addey. I also like the booklet
>>>> notes and session information. I like the somewhat different, lilting but
>>>> swinging, takes on well-worn American tunes.
>>>>
>>>> 3. Also in the "last chance" category at Mosaic:
>>>> http://www.mosaicrecords.com/lastchance.asp
>>>> are the excellent Dizzy Gillespie Philips/Verve set and Bobby Hutcherson
>>>> 3CD set. Sarah Vaughn fans might also like the Roulette set, especially
>>>> since those master tapes are likely among what burned up on the Universal
>>>> movie soundstage. The Bunny Berigan set is also good, too much singing
>>>> for
>>>> my liking but there is one disc of John Hammond-produced Parlophone
>>>> sessions that are just outstanding.
>>>>
>>>> 4. Finally, note the "running low" status of the Jazz Crasaders set:
>>>> http://www.mosaicrecords.com/prodinfo.asp?number=230-MD-CD
>>>> This one was a real ear-opener for me because I only knew about the
>>>> somewhat cheezy 70s Crusaders group. Turns out those guys were hip and
>>>> somewhat funky back before they went commercial. Excellent musicianship
>>>> and
>>>> typically good Pacific Jazz recordings. I don't have a problem with
>>>> Richard
>>>> Bock's somewhat activist editing, I think he cobbled together really good
>>>> master takes. I would say the only reason this is mentioned in the
>>>> booklet
>>>> is that some of the splices are deteriorated and very audible. It's worth
>>>> noting that this set is mostly sequenced as the original LPs, with then
>>>> extra takes and other "bonus" material after the original album sequence.
>>>> This is my preferred way of sequencing these collections. Least favorite
>>>> is
>>>> chronological and session-recording order with all the detritus strewn in
>>>> with the approved takes.
>>>>
>>>> -- Tom Fine
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
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-- 
Joe Salerno