What are the best studio headphones under 100 dollars?

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    #1Sony MDR-V6

    Sony MDR-V6
    The Sony MDR-V6 studio headphones are specially designed for professional use. It allows users you to monitor recordings in high-fidelity. The oval ear pads offer an extra isolation and comfortable listening experience.
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    Óscar Suárez
    Written on January 28, 2018
    "I need quality headphones that don't cost a fortune. After scurring the net for a long time, I came across Sony MDR-V6. I ordered them and to my surprise they are really good headphones. Probably the best bang for buck you will get. "
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    #2Sony 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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    Madison Santos
    Written on February 2, 2018
    "The quality and sound on these headphones are fantastic. I was amazed at the great price also."
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    #3Numark Red Wave Carbon

    Numark Red Wave Carbon

    This is a perfect choice for Djs thanks to its high-quality full-range deep bass sound. Also, it features real leather ear pads for comfortable long-time uses.

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    Helen Yu
    Written on February 4, 2018
    "My cousin is a DJ and swears by these headphones. They work great, they're very comfortable to wear, and they're not too expensive."
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    #4Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

    Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

    That award-winning formula is embodied in the newly remastered M-Series line, with a model perfectly suited for every discerning listener. Contoured earcups seal tight for excellent sound isolation, with minimal bleed. And the pro-grade materials are durable, yet comfortable. M-Series professional monitor headphones deliver accurate audio and outstanding comfort that gets the job done

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    Marilyn Berry
    Written on January 30, 2018
    "This pair of headphones has great quality, but the design is not fashionable. I would choose this one if I only pursue pure sound quality."
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    #5Koss Pro-4AA

    Koss Pro-4AA

    The Koss Pro-4AA were introduced in 1970 as the first dynamic headphones that deliver high fidelity performance with noise isolating. Retired in the late 80's, now are again available to buy. Suitable for a professional use, they keep their retro style and accurate reproduction and sound intensity.

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    Julia Walsh
    Written on January 28, 2018
    "These are definitely a great headphone if you are looking for sound quality. The are extremely durable but they are heavy for headphones. They are also not the most attractive but if you are looking for quality, this is really a great product."
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    #6Sennheiser 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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    Brenda Reynolds
    Written on February 1, 2018
    "The Sennheiser HD280PRO headphones are a great bargain for under 100 dollars. The sound quality compares to much more expensive headphones!"
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    #7AKG K 240

    AKG K 240

    These professional studio headphones feature a 3m cable and a semi-open design, which in combination with the around-the-ear pads, will bring you hours of non-stop music. 

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    Jason Simmons
    Written on January 27, 2018
    "At one point recently I was on a budget and needed a good pair of studio headphones for under $100. A friend of mine recommended these headphones so I decided to give them a try. Man was I impressed for the price. I've used some high end Beyer Dynamic headphones before as well as Sennheiser and know how good they sound. These AKG K 240 hold their own. Now, they aren't of the same quality of Beyer Dynamic or Sennheiser but they are awesome for the price. I don't think you can do better for under $100!"
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    #8Sennheiser HD 202 II

    Sennheiser HD 202 II
    Sennheiser HD 202 II headphones are closed, stereo and dynamic headphones have a great insulation system against ambient noise, which makes them perfect for DJs or just regular music listening. 



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    Yan Fang
    Written on January 31, 2018
    "These Sennheiser headphones are quite good. There are a lot of similar cheaper options, though. But the sound quality is a strong feature."
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    #9Samson SR850

    Samson SR850

    The Samson SR850 Semi-Open studio headphones feature over-ear design for maximum isolation, 50mm drivers that feature exceptional wide-range of crystal-clear audio and it has been designed for professionals and audiophiles. 

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    Iris Dong
    Written on February 4, 2018
    "I recently tried the Samson SR850 studio headphones on a whim at my local electronics store. I am still amazed at the high quality of these headphones. They are so inexpensive, and they are very comparable to high end headphones. I am seriously thinking about buying these for myself."
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    #10Tascam TH-02

    Tascam TH-02
    The Tascam TH-02 headphones deliver high quality sound with pristine highs, clear mid-range and rich low.  Suitable for professional use, they are closed back and their comfortable design allow you to wear them for hours.
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    Sean Elliott
    Written on February 4, 2018
    "I've always been fond of Tascam's recording devices, so I thought, let's give their budget headphones a try. I'll say this: the sound is pretty for $20, not terrible accurate, but much better than the discount store headphones. The wires are a little thin and might break easy if I'm not careful. Good for the price, but serious audiophiles and home recording enthusiasts will want something a bit better."
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    #11Status Audio Headphones

    Status Audio Headphones

    Status Audio CB-1 Closed Back Headphones are designed with ergonomic earpads to provide good listening experience inside and outside the studio. It is also made with foldable earcups for portable and comfortable use.

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    Douglas Henderson
    Written on February 10, 2018
    "First, I really like the styling of these headphones. Secondly, for the price these might just be the best headphones under $100. Very portable, which is a plus in my profession. And the earpads are very comfortable."
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    #12Panasonic RP-HTX80B-H Headphones

    Panasonic RP-HTX80B-H Headphones

    Panasonic RP-HTX80B wireless headphones are designed for traveling or just relaxing. It comes equipped with sound-enhancing drivers and can run for 24 hours when fully charged. The soft-cushioned ear pads offer a comfortable experience.

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    Grace Powell
    Written on February 26, 2018
    "These headphones have a nice look to them and make me feel very professional when I'm using them. They are comfortable and I am able to hear the sounds very well."
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    #13Panasonic RP-HF400B-K Headphones

    Panasonic RP-HF400B-K Headphones

    Panasonic RP-HF400B-K Headphones offer a tangle-free experience. Users can easily sync their phones to this unit through a Bluetooth connection.  This model is also designed for everyday use with its lightweight and compact style.

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    Tyler Thomas
    Written on March 28, 2018
    "I have used many different headset for online gaming or listen to music while on the go and the Panasonic RP-HF400B-K Headphones have been very useful and you can buy them for under 100 dollars.great headset "
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    #14Klipsch R6 II Headphones

    Klipsch R6 II Headphones

    Klipsch R6 II in-ear headphones have an advanced engineering and industrial design that offers style and quality performance to users. Made with patented oval-shaped tips and wired connectivity to smartphones and other gadgets.

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    Ronald Cruz
    Written on February 20, 2018
    "Good pair of headphones in the build. But the sound isn't the best overall could use some work but for a $100 or under it's not terrible for the price range. "
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    #15Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

    Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

    Klipsch S4i Rugged has an all-weather design with 3-button remote that offers users the freedom of precisely controlling their playlist and calls. It comes with patented oval-shaped ear tips in yellow, orange, blue, or red.

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    Carl Daniels
    Written on March 11, 2018
    "Super nice headphones with a mic attached to the cord on it that brings pretty darn good sound. Can be a bit fragile feeling but work very well"

Summary

Best What are the best studio headphones under 100 dollars
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Sony MDR-V6Electronics 25 Paid
2Sony MDR-7506Electronics 19 Paid
3Numark Red Wave CarbonElectronics 17 Paid
4Audio-Technica ATH-M40xElectronics 13 Paid
5Koss Pro-4AAElectronics 12 Paid
6Sennheiser HD280PROElectronics 11 Paid
7AKG K 240Electronics 7 Paid
8Sennheiser HD 202 IIElectronics 7 Paid
9Samson SR850Electronics 4 Paid
10Tascam TH-02Electronics 1 Paid
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