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Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
8.2 out of 10

Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000

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Overall 8

Polk UltraFocus 8000 Review

5 February 2013
  • Conclusion: While not inexpensive, there is a lot to like about the Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000 Active Noise-Cancelling headphones. Good engineering, excellent build quality, and superior sonic performance makes them a better alternative to the noise-cancelling models from Beats or even our beloved...
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Overall 8

Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000

PC Magazine
17 December 2012
  • Conclusion: The Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000 headphones feature better-than-average noise cancellation and powerful audio performance in a very comfortable design.
  • Pros: Powerful audio performance with deep bass and no distortion at top volumes. Active and passive noise cancellation. Quite comfortable. Detachable cable, plethora of adapters add value. On-ear Apple remote control and microphone for iOS devices, phone calls.
  • Cons: Doesn't output audio in passive mode. Noise cancellation adds audible hiss. Uses AAA batteries rather than a rechargeable option.
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Overall 7
Value for money 7
Features 7
Performance 8

Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000 Active Noise Canceling Headphones Review

7 August 2012
  • Conclusion: Painstakingly designed, supremely well-built and delivering a truly high-end audio experience, the Polk UltraFocus 8000 headphones are a worthy new addition to the product line of one of the most well-regarded names in home theater speakers, packing up the great sound we expect and enabling us to...
  • Pros: Absolutely superb audio performance, Effective active noise cancellation and passive isolation, Extremely comfortable for long hauls
  • Cons: On-ear controls are nifty but require a bit of practice, Won't work at all without the noise cancellation, or without batteries
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Overall 8

Expert Review

7 November 2013
  • Summary: I n today’s world, especially in Mumbai, where everything produces noise and absolutely no care is taken to reduce it, portable entertainment manufacturers are the ones left to finding the solutions.
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Overall 10

Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000 headphones

10 December 2012
  • Excerpt: There’s been an explosion of options in the headphone world of late. It’s not that long ago that you pretty much bought Sennheiser for audio quality and Bose for noise- cancelling (NC) models, but now every man and his dog are making headphones and earphones.
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Overall 9

Street style meets serious sound quality with these noise cancelling cans

Good Gear Guide.au
11 January 2012
  • Conclusion: Polk Audio's UltraFocus 8000 headphones combine effective passive and active noise cancelling, a sturdy (and trendy) design and some of the best sound we've heard from active noise cancelling headphones.
  • Pros: Excellent sound quality, Solid design, Effective noise cancelling
  • Cons: Noise cancelling not adjustable, Rubberised plastic finish doesn't scream 'quality'
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