Excerpt: Yes, the Fanny Wang 3000 is the most ridiculous name for a gadget since, well, the iPad. But these cans also represent the finest in noise-cancelling headphone tech right now - check out our video group test in the clip above to find out why we're so smitten with their sonic skills.
Excerpt: While the Fanny Wang 3000s certainly look cool, they sadly prove more style than substance. As you can see in our group test above, they just don’t cut it compared to Parrot’s best efforts, and they’re about as comfortable to wear as they are to pronounce in public. Teehee.
Conclusion: The Fanny Wang 3000 series is a stylish, well-built headphone with some of the best noise-canceling we’ve ever heard and a bass boost that helps in noisy environments. Unfortunately, that superior noise-canceling comes with overdriven treble response that had us wanting to take the headphones off after just a few minutes. We also found the headphones weren’t very comfortable for long-term use, and the carrying case brought more problems than it did solutions.
Pros: Superior noise cancellation, Well-constructed, “Duo Jack” is a nice feature, Decent sound in passive mode
Cons: Excessively aggressive treble with noise-cancelling, Bass boost too broad in its scope, Difficult to fit into case, Uncomfortable headband
Excerpt: Unlike Dr Dre, Fanny Wang isn't actually a person, despite what the headphone firm might want you to think. But, clearly, people need a "name" attached to their headphones these days, or they simply refuse to be seen out-and-about sporting them.
Pros: Stylish, decent hands-free audio for phones and computers, sound good especially in passthrough mode, headphone splitter is a nice touch
Cons: Massive, noise cancelling is poor, bass boost option is largely unnecessary