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Old 11-27-2012, 05:40 PM   #1
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Default Advice for headphones.

Hi,

I need to get some headphones for my job.
Sometimes my coworkers can get a little noisy and it can be distracting so I need some headphones that are noise canceling.
I'm not super concerned about sound quality since I will probably only listen to music on youtube.

Any thing I should watch out for? Given my needs does it even matter what I pick?
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Old 11-27-2012, 06:26 PM   #2
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Budget?
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Old 11-27-2012, 06:37 PM   #3
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i got a pair of JVC HAFX67 from amazon like 6 months ago, they were pretty cheap, they are in ears and actually sound surprisingly good for what they cost (like 25$)
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Old 11-27-2012, 07:55 PM   #4
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For around 100$ you can get some ATH-M50's which sound good and block out alot of noise. They don't leak much either which is nice so you don't bother others around you.
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Old 11-27-2012, 09:55 PM   #5
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most closed headphones should provide enough blockage without active noise cancelling.
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Old 11-27-2012, 10:09 PM   #6
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http://www.etymotic.com/ephp/epcomp.html

buy them at B&H for best price.

your welcome.
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Old 11-28-2012, 07:08 PM   #7
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Budget?
Preferably within the $50 range if possible and I am looking for the ear muff variety, not the ear buds.
Sorry for neglecting to include those details.

Thanks for the help so far.
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Old 11-28-2012, 07:10 PM   #8
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http://www.etymotic.com/ephp/epcomp.html

buy them at B&H for best price.

your welcome.
How comfortable are those?
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Old 12-01-2012, 04:22 PM   #9
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Right now I am planning on getting the Sennheiser HD201

http://www.amazon.com/Sennheiser-HD2.../dp/B0007XJSQC
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Old 12-01-2012, 07:07 PM   #10
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$20 for hd201's, ouch.

too bad you missed the newegg sale from earlier this week.

might want to consider the monoprice headphone that's onsale as well.
http://slickdeals.net/f/5618408-Mono...-shipping-tax?
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Old 12-05-2012, 04:58 AM   #11
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http://www.amazon.com/JVC-HARX700-Pr.../dp/B0013OWPV4
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Old 12-05-2012, 12:56 PM   #12
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These are great headphones for the money.
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The Monoprice 8323 is a fantastic budget can. Most of Sennheiser's cans below the HD4xx line are...well, not competitive for the price.
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Old 12-06-2012, 02:19 PM   #14
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The Monoprice 8323 is a fantastic budget can. Most of Sennheiser's cans below the HD4xx line are...well, not competitive for the price.
I haven't listened to all the budget headphones out there, but I have listened to the Monoprice 8323 headphones and they are a very good value.
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Old 12-06-2012, 04:49 PM   #15
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Right now I am planning on getting the Sennheiser HD201

http://www.amazon.com/Sennheiser-HD2.../dp/B0007XJSQC
HD201 is a great choice for under $50



HD205 is pricier but has better isolation:



And the HD280Pro can do even more isolation:


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