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Also would throw these into the ring; don't know much about them but it appears they are another option in the upper end of your price range.

http://www.german-maestro.de/US/gmp835dmonitor.htm
Have only heard of those headphones once before and am in no position to say how good/bad they are.

Now that I'm out of the shower though and all sparkly and clean let me toss some things out there.

If you have an amp (don't know if you do, but you seem to be in the monitoring business so maybe you do) the best your money can afford would probably be the Beyerdynamic DT880s. They're very neutral sounding and exactly 270 for the 600 ohm version.

I know many recording studios use Beyerdynamic DT150s, but I don't know if the 250s have replaced them or what the upgrade from the 150 is, but that I thought was your best suggestion for him.

But yeah, OP. If you want NEUTRAL the best you're gonna' get is DT880s for your price range I believe.
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post #52 of 58
I would have mentioned 880s in a heartbeat but they are not fully closed, nor particularly good in the isolation category. Didn't seem like it would fit his bill.
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Yes, I do indeed need them to be fully closed.
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post #54 of 58
Yeah, true. :\\ If there's 1 thing that was good about the HD280s it was sound isolation. I just hated the quality it produced though.

The HD25s you mentioned were a good recommendation btw. Never got a chance to comment on those.

Since we agree on that, he should probably buy those.

Oh, just remember to get the Sennheiser HD25-1 II and not the SP version.
Edited by Simca - 3/25/11 at 1:28pm
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post #55 of 58
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Oh, just remember to get the Sennheiser HD25-1 II and not the SP version.
QFT

Also, the clamping force can be a bit excessive if you have a large noggin, so something to be wary of. Also, they're not circumaural but comfort doesn't seem to be an issue.
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Yes sir.
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I think we have come to an agreement, HD25-1 II is the way to go.
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