What are the best noise isolating headphones under 100 US dollars?

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    #1Shure SRH440

    Shure SRH440
    Shure SRH440 are professional studio headphones optimized for home and studio, circumaural collapsible design and provides excellent sound and comfort. 
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    Raymond Fowler
    Written on January 31, 2018
    "Shure SRH440 provides excellent sound and comfort."
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    #2Sennheiser HD280PRO

    Sennheiser HD280PRO

    The HD 280 PRO is a high-quality headphone by Sennheiser that features dynamic, closed-ear, lightweight and comfortable build-up. It has a 3.3 - 9.8 feet coiled wire and up to 32 db attenuation of outside sound source.

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    Vincent Gomez
    Written on April 10, 2018
    "Great quality headphones. Comfortable to wear too. These are the older model, so the price for them is great currently. I'd highly recommend these!"
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    #3Sony MDR-7506

    Sony MDR-7506

    Sony MDR7506 is a pair of Large Diaphragm Headphones specially designed for professional use. These headphones feature neodymium magnets for a powerful acoustic experience and provide external sound isolation and sound leakage.

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    Henry Boyd
    Written on February 4, 2018
    "I've tried a ton of headphones lately and these sound by far the best to me. I like generally flat sound. I'm more concerned with clear mids and highs and want present but not overpowering bass and low bass. Headphones I've tried include the following with my totally subjective sound rating on 10 point scale. YMMV."
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    #4BÖHM B-66

    BÖHM B-66
    The BÖHM B-66 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones is a pair of headphones that deliver powerful, thumping bass, prominent mids and sparkling highs. It features a built-in rechargeable battery, inline microphone and a lightweight aluminum housing.
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    Tyler Thomas
    Written on February 5, 2018
    "These have become my favorite headphones. I really enjoy using these to help me go to sleep."
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    #5AKG K551

    AKG K551
    The AKG K551s is a pair of over-ear headphones with in-line microphone and passive noise reduction. Its 2-inch (50-millimeter) drivers ensures an accurate sound quality delivery and its closed-back design reduces sound leakage and contributes to noise isolating.


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    Henry Rice
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "I work in a noisy manufacturing job. I don't actually sit at the machines, so there isn't any reason I have to hear them! The AKG K551s were the perfect find. Reasonably priced, they block out almost all the machining noise in the background. My only gripe is they feel just a bit flimsy."
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    #6Philips M1MKIIBK/27 Fidelio

    Philips M1MKIIBK/27 Fidelio

    Melding best-in-class sound and true comfort in an iconic design, the Philips Fidelio M1MKII is expertly engineered and crafted for high definition music enjoyment. Its light yet sturdy design also ensures superb noise isolation on the go.

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    Judy Kennedy
    Written on January 31, 2018
    "I needed a pair of noise isolating headphones because my roommates listen to their TV's louder than necessary. I shopped around and came across this brand and it looked promising. Besides being noise isolating, it actually looks like it has a decent sound system in it too, so if I want to play white noise to completely drown out my roommates, I can. I bought them and they did exactly what I wanted. No more loud television shows distracting me while I read and do homework!"
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    #7Bluedio T4

    Bluedio T4

    Available in three different colors, these headphones feature an active noise cancelling technology, so you will be able to listen more clearly to your favorite songs. Everything can be controlled using the buttons in the earpads.  

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    Margarita Carrasco
    Written on January 24, 2018
    "The headphones are noise canceling. They come in black, blue and white. The price point seems excellent at under $50. The headsets do seem a bit bulky. You might need a big head to wear them."
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    #8Sony MDRZX110NC

    Sony MDRZX110NC

    The MDR-ZX110NC Headphones features a 12–22,000 Hz frequency response for pristine bass, mids, and treble. It features up to 80 hours of battery life and noise cancelling that reduces ambient noise by 95%.

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    Guillermina Sosa
    Written on February 2, 2018
    "These Sony headphones are good headphones and one of the best options at the price. Not only do they beat the $100 threshold, but the $50 one. So, it is really a good budget friendly option even if it's not the overall best headphone, it's a great choice for the budget conscious."
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    #9Ausdom ANC8

    Ausdom ANC8

    The Ausdom ANC8 Bluetooth headphones allow you to listen to music anywhere. They feature a built-in microphone to make and receive calls and a long-lasting battery, as well as a noise reduction technology to enjoy more your music.

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    Heather Simmons
    Written on January 26, 2018
    "These state of the art headphones are great for listening to tunes while your walking or at the gym. They are bluetooth so no wires get in the way while you are working out. These are great if you are working with a budget compared to the big name brands!"
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    #10Sennheiser HD 206

    Sennheiser HD 206

    The Sennheiser HD206 is a pair of closed back headphones that offers passive sound isolation and avoids sound leakage. Thanks to its lightweight and comfortable design, these headphones are ideal for long listening.

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    Austin Howard
    Written on January 27, 2018
    "One of the things I wanted to make sure when I bought a noise isolating headphone that it had to be comfortable enough. And of course it had to work well. Well, these are a great solution. The Sennheiser HD 206 is really comfortable to wear for those who intend on listening to music for hours. And best of all, it really does isolate the audio. Does a great job of cancelling any outside noises as well. They also look great. I really recommend these."
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    #11TaoTronics TT-BH21US

    TaoTronics TT-BH21US

    These are budget Bluetooth headphones by Taotronics that delivers deep bass and balanced treble, up-to 25 hours of play with just 2 hours of charging time, and the active CVC 6.0 noise cancelling technology. 

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    Walter Richardson
    Written on February 3, 2018
    "Since I am a audiophile I know what makes a good pair of headphones. A pair with good bass and some decent noise cancelling is needed. These are a pretty good value for the price. The TaoTronics TT-BH21US has some features that some of the more expensive name brand headphones have. If your willing to not buy a name brand then you could get a decent set of headphones with features that rival the name brands for a fraction of a cost then go with these. "
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    #12MonoDeal Mo-can1

    MonoDeal Mo-can1
    These headphones are able to block up to 85% of the outside noise, so you can listen to your favorite songs more clearly. With a foldable and portable design, you will be able to take them with you everywhere. 
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    Consuelo Espinoza
    Written on January 31, 2018
    "These headphones are extremely easy to transport so I can take them with me anywhere. They fold down and come with a carrying bag. They are also a great price, so I have an extra pair that I keep at work and one that I use when I'm out and about and want or need some quiet."
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    #13Edifier H840

    Edifier H840

    The Edifier H840 over-ear headphones deliver you isolating closed monitor professional sound, ergonomic fit with comfortable soft leather earmuffs and a solid build. 

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    Deborah Torres
    Written on February 6, 2018
    "These have good sound quality to them. The cord is pretty long so that can be good or bad depending on how I need to use them. They don't completely cancel out noise but it's pretty close."
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    #14Mpow 059

    Mpow 059

    Designed for an excellent listening experience, Mpow 059 Bluetooth headset with CSR chip and around-ear cushion design can provide robust, immersive and Hi-fidelity sound.

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    Daniel Ryan
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "These have been the most comfortable, and quality sounding headphones that I've owned in years! I put them to the real test in the Subway system in NYC during our recent visit, and they were able to drown out the noise of the passersby without even playing music through them!"
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    #15AKG Y50

    AKG Y50
    The AKG Y50 headphones offer you high quality sound with enriched bass performance. They have closed ear-cup to reduce ambient noise and feature a microphone to make and receive calls. Available in different colors.
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    Heather Perry
    Written on February 4, 2018
    "I own an AKG Y50. I use this headphone to remain undisturbed during a busy day. I know AKG Y50 is ideal for telecommunications. I have experienced why AKG Y50 is the best noise isolating headphone under 100 US dollars."
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    #16TaoTronics TT-BH17US

    TaoTronics TT-BH17US
    The TaoTronics TT-BH17US headphones allow you to listen to music anywhere thanks to their Bluetooth capability. With a retro style, they offer you up to 20 hours of playtime. They have noise cancellation technology and let you enjoy high quality, hands free phone calls with their mic. 

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    Theresa Burke
    Written on January 24, 2018
    "While being a little lower than the price point, these are pretty good headphones. They hold a charge for a long time and sound great. They could be a bit more comfortable though. My ears got sore if I wore them for awhile."
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    #17Mpow H5

    Mpow H5

    The Mpow H5 Bluetooth headphones allow you to listen to your favorite music with high-quality sound. They feature an active noise canceling technology which reduces ambient noise. Their lightweight design lets you carry them anywhere.

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    Moisés Valdez
    Written on April 10, 2018
    "I'm what they call an audiophile. I take my music quality very seriously. Unfortunately I am also what they call poor. I came here looking for the best noise isolating headphones for under 100 dollars. I was told to check out Mpow H5. I did and I've been in love with them ever since!"

Summary

Best What are the best noise isolating headphones under 100 US dollars
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Shure SRH440Electronics 22 Paid
2Sennheiser HD280PROElectronics 20 Paid
3Sony MDR-7506Electronics 18 Paid
4BÖHM B-66Electronics 17 Paid
5AKG K551Electronics 16 Paid
6Philips M1MKIIBK/27 Fidelio Electronics 14 Paid
7Bluedio T4 Electronics 13 Paid
8Sony MDRZX110NCElectronics 11 Paid
9Ausdom ANC8Electronics 9 Paid
10Sennheiser HD 206Electronics 8 Paid
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