Closed Back Headphone Recommendations

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Hi everyone, I am in need of a recommendation for closed-back headphones. I use my HD6XX daily and love them, but recently my housemates have been making a lot of noise due to work. Being open back, I can hear everything and I am looking for more isolation. I purchased the BD DT 770 Pro (250 ohms), and I absolutely hate the sound. I decided to give them a break in chance and now I can't return them. I do not like the Dt770 because they sound way too sharp and most modern music sounds so piercing; Even songs that I think sound great on my 6xx... Are there any recommendations for better closed-back headphones that sound more neutral or have an emphasis on mids? Headphones must be under $299.

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EatMyDustbunny
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May 28, 2021
The DT770 600 ohm are far superior to the 250 ohm.
pliedtka
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May 27, 2021
Check DIY Audioheaven site, Solderdude has a lot fixes and mods for a lot of headphones. Maybe slapping different pads can get them into line. I have DT880-600 and it also spends most of the time in the storage - the Himalayan trebles and no upper mids is my biggest issue. And Sennheisers are more comfy.
Lmvrtinez
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May 27, 2021
Thanks, I’ll have to check them out. It seems you have similar preference as me! Yeah those highs start to hurt especially on some jazz solos.
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