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Reviews Categories | Headphones & Boom-mic Headsets | Sony MDR-NC20 Noise Canceling Headphones Help


Reviews Summary for Sony MDR-NC20 Noise Canceling Headphones
Sony MDR-NC20 Noise Canceling Headphones Reviews: 2 Average rating: 4.0/5 MSRP: $180
Description: Sony's MDR-NC20 Noise Canceling Headphones feature the reduction of outside noise by more than 70% (10DB), permitting music to be heard against a quieter background.
Product is in production.
More info: http://www.sonystyle.com/is-bin/INTERSHOP.enfinity/eCS/Store/en/-/USD/SY_DisplayProductInformation-Start;sid=g-qOow6QqraO4jEFxd6EqEGAbkPGsyZ58lo=?CategoryName=hav_HAVDepartmentAccessories_Headphones_NoiseCanceling&Dept=hav&TemplateName=item%2fsy_item_b&Pr
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VK6AV Rating: 3/5 Jun 20, 2004 16:48 Send this review to a friend
Effective for short term use  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
Does a great job of removing typical amplifier & computer fan noise. Also great on airplanes (where I use them the most). A bit of a tight fit so not really comfortable for long term use.
 
K8ND Rating: 5/5 Oct 21, 2003 11:16 Send this review to a friend
Best of Breed Noise-Canceling Headphones!  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
I've tried several, including the Heil QuietPhones, Bose QuietComfort (2 and 3), and Sony MDR-NC11 (earbuds), and this is the best pair of noise-canceling headphones I've found!

The earcups fit over the ear, rather than laying on them as with the Bose and Heil products. This helps to reduce ambient noise before the NC circuitry starts to work.

The noise canceling feature works well at removing low-frequency components of the ambient noise (50 - 1000 Hz). As with all the NC headphones tried, the higher frequencies are not affected nearly as much. Sounds of fans and blowers in the shack are completely eliminated!

While the suggested retail price is $180, I bought mine for $107 (at Etronics.com) by Googling for online retailers.

Now, if Sony would just make their excellent, uber-comfortable MDR-V900 monitor headphones with noise-canceling circuitry, they'd have a completely unbeatable headphone product!
 


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