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I have to wear headphones for about 6 hours of my work every day. The headphones my work provides are terrible. Heavy, bulky, and make my ears ache. I don't know if they make the model any more but they're similar to these.

I'm looking for a set of headphones that block sound well (very important), are comfortable, light, and cheap. Quality of sound doesn't really matter. What would you point me to? - Keeping in mind these have to look professional for work so I can't have a bright red set of headphones with crossbones and spikes flying out the sides if you know what i mean.
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My first question is what do you consider cheap?

Under $100: I had a pair of Sony MDR-V6 that I really liked.

Under $200: ATH-A700, and ATH-M50, and DT770 Pro are cans I have tried and liked
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I would say around $50 or less if possible. Some of my co-workers dished up a couple hundred for noise cancelling Bose headphones, but I'm sure there's a cheaper solution. It doesn't have to be noise cancelling, just block sound well
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The JVC HAS700's isolation is pretty good for office use (or a quiet environment)
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