Noise cancelling headphones - Re: The Newly Inaugurated "Most In Need of Positivity" Award

Adrian Howard adrianh at
Tue Apr 10 10:00:50 BST 2007

On 9 Apr 2007, at 19:39, Andrew Beattie wrote:

>>> Do they work - or rather more specifically does anyone have
>>> recommendations for ones that work.
>>> I tried some cheapo ones and to be honest think the feature was  
>>> cosmetic.
> I bought a pair of the top of the range Bose ones.
> Spectacularly expensive....
> But for me, they deliver the goods.  Makes watching a film in the  
> back of an Airbus a lot more comfortable.  The white noise of the  
> engines is tuned down to something similar to the noise of sitting  
> next to a computer.

How are they with non-aircraft type regular noises.

My problem isn't planes - it's f**ckers with mobile phones and  
squalling kids :-)

Adrian 'love that daily commute' Howard

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