Summary: I bought these hoping they would help me work (I'm a computer programmer) in a crowded office full of noisy extroverts. They block out noises such as computer fans, traffic and air conditioning almost completely, even without music playing.
Summary: I got mine last year I got there's for my daughter who want some first class headphones some may disagree but to me & my daughter the are the best headphones you can get if it's a concert it's just like being there. T.j.barker
Summary: I bought these for flying ONLY, and because Bose are the inventors of this technology and make headphones for pilots etc, so it made sense to get these. It's the only time I would get them, or unless I was a DJ.
Summary: These headphones are expensive but one of the best purchases I've ever made. In any environment where there's some sort of background noise - you pop them on for a couple of minutes - when you take them off there's a deafening roar...
The best noise cancelling headphones on the market.
Mr. D. S. Ramos, Amazon
2 September 2011
Summary: These headphones are unmatched in doing what they are designed to do: cancel noise. It mostly blocks out mechanic noises such as fish tank filters and car motors. Without music playing you can still hear people talking but once the music starts playing (the important part) you won't hear anything...
Summary: The Pros: Great effect of blocking unwanted noises from your environment, like airplane, train or office. These are the only headphones I've experienced that actually do the trick. They work best in cancelling out static noise and will not work as well with voices.
Summary: Had heard people talking about these, including my partner, his birthday is in March, he is in the Royal Navy Submarines and is going away for 3 months. I was going to wrap these up and give him them to open on the day, but knowing what they are supposed to be able to do, I thought he would probably...
Summary: Because of the relatively high price I did quite a bit of research before deciding on Bose.I am delighted with these headphones and have no hesitation in recommending them. I've just returned from holiday and used them on the flights.
Summary: I've tried several ANC headphones and they've been good - but these, from an ANC perspective, are the best ANC headphones on the market. A couple of stand-out competitors for the Bose QC15 were the Goldring NS1000 headphones,which were flat and lifeless, and the Sony MDR1-RNC.