Bose Corporation is the manufacturer of their world famous noise canceling headphones. Bose was the first to come up with noise cancellation technology and introduced it to the public in 1989. Their headphones are far superior to all the other brand names and they provide superb noise reduction with extraordinary sound quality. Since then the have made several advances on the technology. Bose headphones include these models:
Each Bose headphone set is a comfortable unit that can fold flat for travelers. They are well suited for flyers who love to use them to cancel out the noise on airplane flights. Special ones have been developed for those in the aviation field. Any one of the Bose headphone sets are stylish and easy to wear by the user. Bose headphones may be a little pricier than their competitors but they are well worth the price. On a long flight or in any noisy environment, Bose headphones will beat out its competitors every time.
The Bose Corporation actually holds the U.S. patent on Acoustic Noise Canceling Headphone Technology. This patented technology reduces noise while still preserving high quality sounds. The technology includes Tri-Port acoustic headphone structure allowing for deeper sounds on Bose headphones despite their compact design.
Some Bose headphones are not available to the public. They are sold only to the United States military and are solely for their use. Bose Corporation began selling their noise reduction headphones to the military in 1993. Bose headphones improve the speech intelligibility scores to 95% at noise levels of 115dBA SPL. Competitors can only improve speech and intelligibility scores to 80% at that noise level. Bose headphones can be very effective in attenuating noise a low frequencies as well. Users are able to talk to each other while wearing Bose headphones and still enjoy protection against loud noises.
For those who enjoy listening to music but at times just want to cancel out noise, QuietComfort2 Bose headphones are for you. They offer around the ear fit. The audio cable on this headphone set can be removed when you do not need it. They boast a Hi/Lo feature so that the wearer can utilize various power sources to save on battery life. The low setting is used when plugged into AC powered equipment and the high setting is used for portable battery powered devices such as a laptop.
Bose headphones are the best on the market today and continuously deliver outstanding sound cancellation technology while affording high sound quality listening for music lovers. Bose headphones are quite expensive compared to other brands of headphones. Bose headphones will only work while connected to a power supply, unlike other brands that work without batteries. While the high price may be a stumbling block for some, others do not flinch when they know of the superb nose cancellation ability these headphones offer. To these people, Bose headphones are worth the cost so that they can get the superb sound quality and the needed noise cancellation technology.
Features that customers have come to expect with their Bose headphones are; ample length of cord, plug adapter so they can used on home stereo equipment, adjustable headband, portable carrying case, single cup audio cable and low battery indicator.
If you prefer the fit of an on-ear headphone, chose the QuiteComfort3 headphone set. These are smaller but still provide the noise reduction and sound quality benefit as the QuietComfort2.