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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


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


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


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


Etymotic noise-isolating earphones, $69.99 shipped

Ditch those crummy bundled earphones and upgrade to this top-rated set. Amazon.com has it on sale for $70, no rebate required.

By December 14, 2007


Ultimate Ears Triple.fi 10vi Noise Isolating headset photos

The Ultimate Ears Triple.fi 10vi Noise Isolating Earphones offer stellar sound quality and useful features, making them an excellent choice for iPhone owners with larger-than-average ears and deep pocketbooks.

6 Images By February 24, 2009


Block outside noise with Sennheiser sound-isolating earphones, $7.99 shipped (after rebate)

Originally selling for around $80, the Sennheiser CX 300 can be yours for one-tenth the price--provided you've got an old pair of headphones you're willing to trade in.

By July 8, 2008


Reduce outside noise with sound-isolating MP3 earphones, $6.99

HandHeldItems has a killer deal on a pair of sound-isolating earphones that promise much better audio than you get from stock MP3-player earbuds.

By April 22, 2008


Get an Altec Lansing Muzx stereo headset for $12.99

These noise-isolating earbuds are perfect for smartphones, as they have an inline microphone for carrying on conversations.

By March 9, 2012


Get a Logitech Ultimate Ears 350vi headset for $16.99 shipped

These noise-isolating earphones include an in-line mike and music/call controls. Price elsewhere: 60 bucks!

By November 2, 2012