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I am looking for a pair of comfy closed-back over-ear headphones primarily for use with my computer and for sound engineering. I am willing to spend $200 max and I will be doing only a modest amount of gaming. I want something with a removable audio cord and I need something with the soft kind of fabric (synthetic leather annoys me too much) ear-pads. Thanks in advance.
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beyerdynamic dt-770 http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/92801-REG/Beyerdynamic_459046_DT_770_Pro_Headphone.html
also dt-880 semi open, these dont have removable cord.

you can slo get [ame="http://www.amazon.com/Audio-Technica-ATH-A700-Audio-Technica-Headphones/dp/B000E9VKUQ"]Audio Technica ATH-A700[/ame](closed back) and replace the pads on it with ones from [ame="http://www.amazon.com/Technica-ATH-AD700-Open-air-Audiophile-Headphones/dp/B000CMS0XU/ref=pd_bxgy_e_img_c"]ad-700[/ame](open back)
Edited by spice003 - 1/6/11 at 2:33pm
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post #3 of 32
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Does the bd dt-770 have a removable cord?
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post #4 of 32
He mentioned they won't have a removable cord.
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post #5 of 32
no both dt770 and 880 dont have removable cords.
i dont think that there are closed back headphones with removable cords and soft pads.
you might have to mod a pair.

most sennhiesers have removable cords but most of them are open back.
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post #7 of 32
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Is the 770 a much better performer than the "2"50?

Mistake: Meant 250 sorry.
Edited by Cam3ron - 1/6/11 at 4:25pm
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on the 770 the cord is not removable, and i never heard the 250s, but i do own the 770s though.

but the specs do look better on the 770.
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post #9 of 32
tbh, I feel the DT770 are overrated for the price, particuarly the lower ohm mdoels. Anyway, the Shure SRH840 is exactly what you are looking for. Detachable cord as well and comfy enough.

http://www.crispdeals.com/ProductDet...155_a_7cSRH840

$150 cheapest ship but the best value is the 3-4 day ship @ $153.
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tbh, I feel the DT770 are overrated for the price, particuarly the lower ohm mdoels. Anyway, the Shure SRH840 is exactly what you are looking for. Detachable cord as well and comfy enough.

http://www.crispdeals.com/ProductDet...155_a_7cSRH840

$150 cheapest ship but the best value is the 3-4 day ship @ $153.
Nah, they do look nice, but they really aren't what I am looking for. I don't want that synthetic leather because it just isn't nice for when your starting out in the field of sound engineering. I am looking for a velvet or synthetic velour padded pair of cans. We are talking about the Pro's which are 80 ohm.
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