Excerpt: These headphones are comfortable to wear and easy to operate. The noise cancelling technology effectively blocks outside noise when active. They fold up into their compact carrying case, which makes then convenient for travel or office.
Excerpt: This is my first pair of noise-canceling headphones so I haven't compared to other units. I bought this because I had a special discount for a purchase at Staples. I have found them to be especially useful for listening to music while mowing the lawn or performing other noisy tasks. I haven't yet tried them for traveling. They don't suppress background noise as much as I expected but they work well enough for me to be able to clearly hear music while I am mowing.
Excerpt: Overall these are a great set of headphones (especially for the price). My single concern is the headband which I have to extend out to it's maximum so that it goes over my head and covers my ears. I have a size large head, anything bigger and these just wouldn't work. Be aware of this, and...
Excerpt: These noise cancelling headphones are great and definitely fantastic value for money. The main issue I have with these headphones is the noise leakage, which you can usually get away with but in a quietish environment it really stands out.
Effective noise cancelation headset but still not like Bose QC15
22 November 2009
Excerpt: Last year I had to travel on plane quite frequently for my job. Many of the travels were usually overseas. The engine noise from the plane really drove me nut. I could not just use those crappy airline provided ear plug to watch movie without cranking the volume to the max. Even though, it was still not good. So I decided to get a noise cancelation headset. I had seen many travelers wearing the Bose Quiet Comfort 15.