Too expensive for quality. Left speaker died after 18 months.
3 March 2013
Summary: Cuts out traffic noise. Liked the sound quality at mid volume. Don't like the fact it feels hot after a while. Also beware of the poor reliability: mine went faulty after 18 months: left speaker stopped working - manfacturing defect, speaker connecting wire fractured because it was not glued properly onto drum.
cheap materials will cost you for years...buy sennheiser, klipsch, or polk
kent W, Apple Store
2 November 2012
Summary: I bought Sennheiser PXC 450 after years of replacing parts on the Bose. Bose materials are as cheap as you can find on any sound canceling headphones. For such a premium price you'd think they could provide a cord better than a $19.95 pair of cheap headphones. Don't waste your money.
Summary: When my parents bought me these headphones they were for blocking out all noises when I'm having an anxiety attack, so that even if I can't be alone, I would at least not have to hear the conversations and noises around me. While the headphones do block out some background noise (not all as proven by 20 hours in a RV), they do not block out any voices, even those coming from the next room. I was even able to have conversations with people with the headphones on.
Excerpt: Expensive for what it is. The sound is fine, but the headset feels like an echo chamber - plugs up my ears. Feels like when you are in a plane and your ears close up - but happens everytime I wore - no matter where, on ground, sofa, etc. Did not like that feeling at all. Headset is large and even set at the smallest setting, would fall backwards. Not comfortable at all. For the price, returned.
Summary: i must say the sound quality and noise cancellation is very good but the worst part is the sound leakage even at 75% sound they leak out too much of sound . i did not expect this bose at least. spending this much of money is not worth because of sound leakage because it is too much. feeling very sad seeing the amount of sound leakage.
Summary: I wanted Bose headphones for a while but didn't get them because of the price. My father and brother surprised me for my birthday. I was surprised that they were nothing like I expected. Felt great, looked great, but the noise wasn't canceled at all. I could listen to music and hear everything around me. The main reason I wanted these was for being able to cancel out noise and thats the only thing it didn't do for me. I'm returning them tomorrow.
Summary: I wanted a pair of these for ages so finally took the plunge. They are great when you're sat still on a plane or train. Unfortunately, most people who walk from their home to the station each morning don't want a separate pair of expensive headphones when they've just spent £279 on this set. You can feel every single footstep you take reverberate around your head; a real disappointment on a premium product such as this.
Summary: Je travail pour une compagnie aérienne du coup je voyage beaucoup et j'ai voulu me faire plaisir en achetant ce casque mais la surprise les basses sont de très mauvaise qualité en gros ça ne tiens pas la route et même dans l'avion très déçu de plus j'ai un iPhone 5 et c'est pas compatible bref très dessus par rapport au prix
Summary: Ich kann diesen Kopfhörer nicht wirklich empfehlen. Er fühlt sich billig an und sitzt auch wie ein billiger. Ich hatte mir den Kopfhörer gekauft um zu lernen wenn meine Freundin Fern sieht. Zwar wird es etwas leiser aber mein Senheizer HD 25 leistet da deutlich besseres.
Design eine glatte 5-, Sound unnatürlich, Noise Cancelling gut
A. Mueller, Amazon
19 December 2012
Summary: Habe die Bose bei einem Blitzangebot gut 50€ unter UVP " ergattert" und bin maßlos von Bose entäuscht. Das Design kommt einem 20€ Kopfhörer gleich, die Musik, egal ob Klassik oder House klingt unnatürlich. Trotz der guten " Reduzierung von äußerlichen Geräuschen" keine 300€ Wert...