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# 208292 5-Feb-2017 13:55
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So I have a 17:30 hr non stop flight to Dubai and obviously I can not stand the horrible quality of complimentary headphones. I am looking for NC headphones which won't break my bank account. I am okay with used headphones as long as they are well maintained. My budget is upto $350.


Obvious contendars are Bose QC 25, 35, Sony MDR-1000, AT ANC9, Sennheiser MM-550x. But I have heard that Bose has horrendous sound quality and the rest of NC headphones have dissapointing NC, lol.




Any suggestions?


Thanks so much!






Headphones I have:


1. Sennheiser RS 160


2. Sennheiser HD 202


3. Audio Technica ATH-m50

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  # 1716048 6-Feb-2017 13:00
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Has anyone been able to get the Sony mdr1000x. Apparently they're up to Bose qc35 standard, but either so popular or marketing ploy, you can't get them in NZ till after May this year

I bought these in November from Sony Sylvia park and love them. It was between these and QC35 but decided to go with Sony in the end.


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