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Able Planet Headphone



Able Planet Noise Cancelling NC200B

Review of the Able Planet Noise Cancelling LINX AUDIO [NC200B]

High-quality noise cancelling headphones usually cost above $300. So when I received the Noise Cancelling NC200B by Able Planet for $99, I was skeptical about its quality. I judge noise-cancelling headphones using four quality factors: usability, comfort, ability to cancel noise, and sound quality. I will judge them one by one, but first we will look at what is included in the box.

In the box

The box included the Able Planet Noise Cancelling foldable headphones, a detachable audio cable, one AAA battery, a carrying pouch, 1/4 home stereo adapter, and a standard headphone converter. You do not have to worry about audio jack compatibility issues thanks to the adapter and converter provided with it.

Usability

The Able Planet noise cancelling headphones have a few good features: they are foldable, the audio cable is detachable, it provides an on/off switch for noise cancelling, and it requires only one AAA battery.

You can fold the Able Planet NC200B flat, bend it in half, or compact it into an oval shape. No matter what shape it takes, it looks stylish. It can easily fold down to one-fourth of its original size. So, it passed the portability test.

The detachable audio cable makes it easy to use when you do not want to listen anything but just want to cancel ambient noise. I found the on/off switch a valuable feature. This switch lets you choose when you want to use it as a noise-cancelling headphone or as a standard headphone. The removable AAA battery ensures that you never run out of juice (for example, at 3000 feet above ground) - well, unless you forget to keep a few backup batteries on hand.

The detachable audio cable also has a volume control integrated with it that lets you adjust the volume to safe listening levels.

Comfort

The padding around the ears looked and felt comfortable. I put the headphones on and they fit nicely on my ears. It is a lightweight set, and I felt like I could wear it for an extended period without any discomfort. I actually tried it for 95 minutes at once and it did not bother me at all.

MPN: NC200B. UPC: 0085949800133.


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