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Im looking to get a pair of cans for listening to music at work, and various other things. There have been a lot of times in the last week or so that I wish I had some decent ones.

I have been looking at Sennheiser HD429s. they are like $50 on amazon. What others can you recommend for the price range. Please don't recommend Bose or Beats, as I think there are a lot better options.
 
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Go for the Senns no need to look any where else.
 

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http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00001WRSJ/?tag=tec06d-20

I like the Senns you listed though. Here is a good list for your price range:
http://shopper.cnet.com/compare-hea...6_500891_103196_501416_106800_&tag=mncol;dir2

EDIT: I know these are above your price range but these are the one's I own and love:
http://www.head-fi.org/products/audio-technica-ath-ad700#wiki
The Sony V6 is pretty good. The AD700 might not be as good of a choice since it's open and OP wants to use it at work.

Some other recommendations:
Sony MDR-XB500
Audio Technica ATH-M30 (the popular M50 model maybe within your budget if you can find a deal; it comes in straight cable and coiled cable versions)
Creative Aurvana Live!
 

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The Sony V6 is pretty good. The AD700 might not be as good of a choice since it's open and OP wants to use it at work.

Some other recommendations:
Sony MDR-XB500
Audio Technica ATH-M30 (the popular M50 model maybe within your budget if you can find a deal; it comes in straight cable and coiled cable versions)
Creative Aurvana Live!
Those Sony's seem nuts! 4hz lowest they go? jesus, that's lower then most subs for cars. I almost question the specs at this point. :twitch:
 
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Check out the Superlux 668b, from what I have seen, the reviews are golden
 

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How so? I don't see any pointed spikes that stick into your head.
how the pads are one big bridge going across. Feel like it would be weird feeling.
 
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Well apparently their sound quality compare to headphones in the 150$ range
 

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The Sony V6 cans at $70 is your very best bet. For that kinda money they are very very hard to beat.
 

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One more vote for Sony MDR-V6, they are the standard for a lot of recording studios for over 2 decades for a reason.