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Trade in the old for cash off the new, says Sennheiser!

Heaphone maker Sennheiser, featured in DailyTech's Christmas guide to headphones, produces many quality earbuds and headphones.  However, many penny-pinchers (or broke college students) shudder at the thought of spending their hard earned dollars on an entirely new pair of headphones and thus stick to their old pair.

I know how bad this can get-- I, until recently, owned a pair of iPod earbuds, which had to be the worst fit for my ear possible.  Yet I kept listening to them out of unwillingness to pony up the cash for a new pair.  Sure they would slip off the ear, and the sound was horrible, but it beat spending money right?

Well now deal savvy audiophiles can find a better solution than languishing in old earphone purgatory.   Sennheiser has just announced a pretty exciting program that offers users cash back for sending in their old headphones.

The program gives users a $5 refund on street earbuds, $10 on classic and sport earbuds, $15 for in-ear models, and $25 on the high-end noise canceling models.  The sweet tiered system, ensures a significant discount at any price.  Better yet you can send Sennheiser any pair of earphones, no matter how damaged or abused. 

Getting your rebate is as easy as filling out a quick PDF form and mailing it with the old earbuds to Sennheiser.

Its nice to see a company looking to win over new customers with a good promotion.  If you're looking to pick up headphones, it certainly seems worth a look.

I would almost regret purchasing my latest Skull Candy earbuds, had they not been a measly $10 (and still better sound quality than the Apple earbuds!).  However, if you haven't already bought a pair, review DailyTech's holiday guide and see if you can find a pair of Sennheisers that float your boat and mail in your old ones, while this sweet deal lasts.


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By Baov on 4/10/2008 7:20:29 PM , Rating: 1
How will they win new customers if this is a trade in program for Sennheisers? You have to have bought from them to start with.




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By Mattd4AX3 on 4/10/2008 7:27:27 PM , Rating: 2
If they're offering programs this good to OLD customers how good do you think they're going to treat the new ones?

It's all good business, I just bought myself a pair of hd-555s and this makes me even happier with them :).


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By drinkmorejava on 4/10/2008 7:56:47 PM , Rating: 2
The trade-in is for any of the user's own headphones (ipod, generic, w/e) with a different rebate depending on which Sennheiser headphones they buy. This is not meant to be a trade-in for those with Sennheisers, or really, any high end headphones.


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