Advice for headphones.

Discussion in 'Audio/Video & Home Theater' started by Chops McGandhi, Nov 27, 2012.

  1. Chops McGandhi

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    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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    hans030390 Diamond Member

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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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    SyndromeOCZ Senior member

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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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    most closed headphones should provide enough blockage without active noise cancelling.
     
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  8. Chops McGandhi

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    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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    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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    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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    HD201 is a great choice for under $50

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    HD205 is pricier but has better isolation:

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    And the HD280Pro can do even more isolation:

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    #15 gevorg, Dec 6, 2012
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