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Sony - Noise-Canceling Wired On-Ear Headphones - Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.3 out of 5 stars with 3002 reviews

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  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Its good for the price

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    Jahan
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    This headphone is almost 10 times cheaper than a good high-end models like Bose ones. It still manages to cancel out humming noises coming from a ceiling fan or high bass audio to some extent, I would say 30 or 40%. Its good for indoor listening where you don't have lot of complex mix of noises. Its barely effective in running car or a plane where you have different levels of noises coming from multiple sources. So the point is..if you really need a truly noise cancelling headphone, be ready to spend around $300, this is not the right product otherwise this headphone is a pretty good deal. Very nice built quality, folds up, looks good and good sound quality.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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      Hi Jahan,
      We always appreciate customers who take the time to give us their feedback. I'll pass what you've said into the proper department. Thank you for choosing Sony.
      >Joffrey sony_US

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Not the best choice

    Posted
    Doctor
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    The headset is uncomfortable. The ear muffs are very comfortable, but the headstrap digs into my head (no padding). I had to glue a pad to it so that I could wear it for any length of time. Because the microphone is in the earmuff, I have to speak loudly to be heard. That defeats the purpose of having a headset (privacy and not disturbing those around me who have their own work to do). If I had it to do over, I'd buy a different brand and/or model -- one that is more comfortable and that has better pickup

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good for the price

    Posted
    argylegargoyle
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    For $40 or so, I can't see how one could do much better. These are described as over-the-ear but they are definitely on-ear, though not really a problem for me. They are more than large enough for my huge Scottish melon, so no problem there either. I like how they fold up for travel. With the noise cancelling function engaged, one can tell the headphones definitely are filtering out background noise to some extent, but I tried a pair of $250 Bose phones and could easily, and not surprisingly, tell the difference. I wore these on a plane and, with the volume at about 70%, I could hardly hear the engine noise. The sound quality is adequate.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Incredible headphones

    Posted
    Elvis715
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    Incredible headphones for the price. Normally they are $49 but Best Buy had them on sale for $29 dollars. I feel like I STOLE them for this price because this pair of headphones are that good. My wife and son always have an annoying across the house conversation with my son in the same room as me when I try to watch a movie. And he is on the computer. When you flip the noise cancelling switch to on it literally blocks out all their voices. Great bass sound for watching movies. Had headphones for $149 dollars and these inexpensive Sony brand BLOWS IT AWAY. AND no matter how loud I play the volume my son says he can't hear anything. Awesome model

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Good headphones, Not great noise cancelling

    Posted
    Axemma
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    These headphones are what you expect from Sony, really good sound quality for a good price. The noise cancelling did work but seemed to act more as a music/sound amplifier than a outside noise reduction device. With no sound coming through the headphones and the noise cancelling on these is still significant outside noises entering the space. i would expect a little more from active noise cancelling. I understand for the price these would not be as good as high end phones but did expect better reduction. Still it made it easier on the plane on the most recent trip. Love the folding design, comfort could be a little better

    I would recommend this to a friend

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      Hi Axemma, Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We appreciate your feedback and we will note it for future improvement of our products. - Jerome Sonystyle

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Music To My Ears

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    PDror
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    It is getting harder and harder to find corded headphones. There is such a large selection of blue-tooth earphones instead. However, I primarily purchased these to use with my guitar amp when I don't want to disturb my family. And that means blue-tooth is no good for me. I was really happy to find this model in the store. These over-the-ear headphones are really comfortable, and the sound quality is excellent. The fact that they also fold for travel, are noise-cancelling, and come with an adapter for using with airplane entertainment systems is a big bonus. I recommend these headphones. They are outstanding for the price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice, inexpensive replacement

    Posted
    Carol
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    Instead of searching for replacement ear pads for my old pair of Sony noise canceling headphones, I chose to buy new headphones. Glad I did. These are nice, inexpensive headphones that fit my small head perfectly. Wireless headphones tend to be too big and heavy resulting in the headphones slipping off my head. The wired connection fits in airplane seat outlets without needing an adapter. I’m giving this review 4 stars because it didn’t come with a case. Now I have to search for a carrying case.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Should have saved for something better

    Posted
    viper
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    First of all there is nothing wrong with these less than $60 set of headphones. But... You do get what you pay for. If you want something inexpensive these will do. If you want better noise cancelling and long wearing comfort go for something else. I've used these on over 15 flight legs in all from small regionals to very large jet aircraft. They only really suppress low frequency audible sound. Higher frequencies have no noticeable suppression. The on ear fit gets uncomfortable after a couple hours and allows a lot of noise to simple bleed through.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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      Hi viper, We regret to hear that this unit failed to meet your expectations. We value your feedback and we will be forwarding this to the proper department. -Jerome sony_US

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great in an airplane.

    Posted
    k1bfd
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    I purchased this headset to replace an old noise cancelling set I had for 5 years. I primarily use them when I am flying connected to my iPhone to listen to audiobooks or music from my iTunes library, or my Macbook Pro to watch movies. The noise cancelling completely cancels out the hum of the jet engines and the crying babies around me. Although I have never used them for the in-flight entertainment, it does come with the special audio jack adapter to connect it to the aircraft's audio jack. It obviously doesn't compare the $500.00 studio headphones in regards to audio quality, but is great for what I am using it for.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    My husband loves his new earphones

    Posted
    bekane
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    He likes that they are lightweight and are simple to use. He has difficulty hearing and they are a great aid for him. He had a pair of wireless that had a strong bass that made the voices hard to hear. These earphones use normal voice sounds. They do have a wire to plug-in so if you're using them to watch TV you will need to plug them into a TV or a stereo system that receives the TV audio and outputs to earphones via earphone jack. I recommend purchasing a long audio extension cord for viewing TV at normal distance.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great basic headphones

    Posted
    Mikey
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    As I was preparing for a hospital stay, I realized I NEEDED headphones. So off to Best Buy to pick up something inexpensive. My ears get tired of ear buds after a short while, so I only considered over-the -ear type. These Sony headphones fit the bill perfectly with the added bonus of have noise-canceling technology. Hospitals can be very noisy and these helped my drown out the unwanted noise while being comfortable enough to wear while sleeping.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    not the best

    Posted
    lucky
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    I used these headphones for a day before returning them. They feel flimsy, are made out of a very cheap plastic and are incredibly uncomfortable. They're on the ear as opposed to over the ear so I couldn't bear to use them for anything over an hour. The sound quality is sub-par at best. I usually love Sony products but I used these once and immediately repacked them. They just feel cheap. I'd say save up and spend a bit more for a pair of quality headphones that leave your ears begging for more. Bose may be overpriced and overrated but all in all, their headphones are still the absolute best. Just my opinion!

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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      Hi lucky, thank you for taking the time in writing us an honest feedback. We appreciate that you outlined everything from the design to its performance. We'll make sure that your input is forwarded to the whole team for further improvements and possible changes. Additionally, may your view with our other devices stay the same. Thank you for choosing Sony. Best regards, -Mark sony_US

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great Noise-blockers

    Posted
    NorthernExposure
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    I bought these headphones right before a series of flights and they've been life savers. On one recent last-minute trip I ended up seated directly next to the deafening engine. Put the 'phones and some music on ... no problem. On the flight back, I was ahead of to rows of noisy kids, and again: headphones on, could hardly hear a peep. Things I'd change: rechargeable, rather than AAA batteries, and the on/off switch built in, because it's too easy to forget to turn off the manual switch.

    I would recommend this to a friend

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      Hi NorthernExposure, Thanks for taking the time to review your experience with us. We appreciate your feedback and we will note it for future improvement of our products. - Jerome Sonystyle

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Accepatble sound reproducing headphones!

    Posted
    WildBill21
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    These headphones are acceptable because I say so. Why do you ask, because at 73 years of age and having managed a radio station for 7 years in my mid 20's I have worn out 15 pair of head phones. Some were excellent some fell short of that. I believe this pair of noise canceling Sony MDR-ZX110NC will more than satisfy me on my next flight out to a preferred destination which all previous pair did not measure up to today's standards.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Buy something else

    Posted
    RETROHOBBIY
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    I bought these to have music while at work (desk job), but I didn't like the sound quality. It was like having a head cold and not hearing right except that's the way they sound. I didn't even bother with the batteries to have the noise cancelation. Just the normal sound quality was wanting. My hubby liked them well enough, so I gave them to him and I ordered Senheiser headphones somewhere else. I wouldn't waste the $. Put your money towards Beats or something else, even a better pair of Sony headphones, just not these.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great value

    Posted
    Dewd
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    I bought these right before a long flight to Japan and they worked great. It is amazing the difference once you turn them on. Backgound plane noises were significantly reduced. I was able to watch movies and hear the quiet conversations and whispers in scenes that normal headphones don't handle well. It may not be Bose quality, but these are way less expensive and do a great job. This would not work for yardwork or outdoors because there are microphones that pick up the ambient noise to know what to eliminate and wind whistling in those microphones is annoying. These are for indoor use and do a great job and are a great value.

    I would recommend this to a friend

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      Hi Dewd,
      Good to know that you are happy with your purchase!
      Thank you for choosing Sony!
      >Joffrey

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Ok for the price

    Posted
    scseler
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    I was looking for a good set of over the ear headphones for work. For the price and the fact they were noise canceling I wanted to give them a try. Note: These are NOT over the ear headphones as the title describes, but are ON the ear headphones, which was disappointing. The noise canceling feature doesn't seem to be that great to me as I've experienced better. The on the ear fit isn't too bad however after a little while it does cause my ears to hurt which is why I was looking for an over the ear model. Was hoping the store would have had a demo model to try on but they didn't. For the price though it was worth giving it a shot.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    You Get What You Pay For

    Posted
    Catriona
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    I was seeking a set of noise-canceling earphones to use while mowing. Most I looked at were far too expensive, so I jumped at the moderate price on these. Unfortunately, in use, they have not proven to be very effective. They just don't fit comfortably and the band across the head only adjusts in one direction, so it never feels even. Once the earpieces are on, they don't stay in place and the whole headset tilts forward. The need to constantly readjust them makes them impractical in actual use. And as they don't stay in place, it makes the question of noise-cancellation moot.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great noise canceling head phones

    Posted
    heather419
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    My son has Autism and loud noises affect him greatly. I recently bought these for him to use during fireworks, parades, etc to help cancel out the noise. They work great for him and it gives him the extra reassurance he needs that there's something covering his ears so he doesn't need to cover them with his hands. The only thing I will think about next time is getting wireless ones since he always has the cord dangling down from his earphones. I know I can cut them but he sometimes likes to use them with his Kindle. Great product - even if I'm not using them for the advertised purpose!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A Decent PAIR OF HEADPHONES

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    TheMac
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    The sounmd quality of these is decent biut not great. The noise cancelling feature works really well. However, the ear pieces are too small to fit over the ears; rather they fit on the ears. This caused a real problem with m,y wife's in-the-ear hearing aids. The ear pieces kept pushing the hearing aid's buttons, changing the settings constantly. My behind-the-ear hearing aids worked OK with this headset. I would recommend headset with reservations if someone were to ask. I will buy a different headset, when I can, that has better sound quality.

    I would recommend this to a friend