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Best Headphones for a Noisy Office

Hi All,

I'm looking for a good pair of headphones to drown out the many decibels around me in the office.

The Bose QC's are the automatic choice for most folks, but I've heard noise isolating headphones can often out perform active alternatives.

Can anyone recommend a good pair, of either type, that will keep me in a nice peaceful bubble throughout the day Happy

Kind Regards,
Chris

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first decide between

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First mate you have to decide to choose between noise Isolating and noise cancelling headphones, then you see which ever brand you prefer. I am using Able Planet's Sound Clarity NC510B, and by now it is working well. Not to expensive, but still good isolation. I will try a different model by different producer in a month, just to see the difference.

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Lower the Decibels

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Doesn't matter really, I just want the surrounding noise to go away.

What I don't like about the online reviews is that none of them seem to compare noise isolating and active noise cancelling headphones side by side.

Which of the two kinds would you recommend?

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noise isolating

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For noise isolating. I can listen to music and also dont hear anything beside that i do not want. Try both but personally but i prefer with noise isolation . And sound of music is ok not perfect like with regular ones, but still good enough

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I've had both

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Noise isolation just didn't cut it on long flights so I went with noise canceling. So you did write best. Stick with the Bose or noise canceling.

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This might help!

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Hey Chris,

I work in a glass blowing shop so I completely understand your desire to cancel out all the noise throughout the day. I started doing my research to decide what pair of headphones I should buy. I came across this link- http://www.headphonecharts.com/best-headphones-for-work.php and that made me deciding which pair to buy very easy and simple. I went with the AudioMX Wireless Bluetooth 4.0 On-Ear Headphones. Cancels out the noise perfectly and has up to a 20 HR battery life! Hope this helps.

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I prefer to an active noise-cancelling one

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No one likes noise , me too . Especially at the place where we works everyday . I bought an active noise-cancelling one about two months ago, it still works well .I don't know if those famous brands are really better than others .but this one I bought is really good to me . It was named MARSEE MSH03 Active Noise-Cancelling Bluetooth Headphone,( I dont know if it is changed now ) .I bought it from Amazon.com ,where I purchased mostly .Good luck ,hope you can find the one you like .

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