7166 Results for

noise-isolating

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Monoprice Noise Canceling Headphone

Monoprice's Noise Canceling Headphones are about 70 percent as good as the Bose QC15s for a little more than a third of the price.

April 5, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 5, 2013

MSRP: $112.59

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Noise-canceling vs. noise-isolating headphones: What's the difference?

We compare these two often confused headphone types on the New York City subway system to determine which works better at blocking out the noise.

By February 16, 2012

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Sony's excellent noise-isolating headphones

Sony's audiophile-grade XBA-4 in-ear headphones deliver highly refined sound, with potent bass, airy treble, and excellent noise-isolating performance.

By April 19, 2012

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Harman Kardon NC noise-canceling headphones

While they may not be quite as comfortable as Bose's ultrapopular QC 15 headphones, the Harman Kardon NCs offer slightly better sound and have a built-in rechargeable battery to power the active noise-cancellation circuitry.

March 12, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating March 12, 2013
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Escort Passport Max

The Passport Max isn't exactly a bargain, but with improved detection performance and fewer annoying false alerts, it certainly justifies its price tag.

December 20, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating December 20, 2013
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Bose QuietComfort 20

Despite some downsides, including a high price, the Bose QuietComfort 20 offers the best noise-canceling in an in-ear headphone and should tempt frequent travelers looking for a more compact alternative to a full-size NC headphone, such as the Bose QuietComfort 15.

October 31, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating October 31, 2013
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Get colored noise-isolating earbuds for $9.99

It's just my opinion, but even a cheap pair of earbuds will usually sound better (and fit more comfortably) than the earphones that came with your phone/MP3 player.

By February 19, 2010

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Shure SE315 Sound Isolating Earphones

The Shure SE315 Sound Isolating Earphones offer an exceptionally durable design, but you can find better-sounding sets for about half the price.

October 14, 2010

3 stars Editors' rating October 14, 2010
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MeElectronics M9 sound isolating earphones

The MeElectronics M9 sound-isolating earphones are an exceptional value, offering solid audio, a good design, and nice extras for an ultralow price. Anyone looking for cheap replacement earbuds should consider these.

April 7, 2010

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 7, 2010
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What's the difference between noise-cancelling and noise-isolating headphones?

I'm looking to buy a really good new pair of headphones to wear on my noisy commute to work. What's the difference between 'noise-isolating' and 'noise-cancelling' headphones?

By April 19, 2007