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

Dave Hodgkinson davehodg at
Tue Apr 10 12:18:01 BST 2007

On 10 Apr 2007, at 10:00, Adrian Howard wrote:

> 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

I've got JVC in-ears that when properly seated block out almost all  
of that crap. Not so good
on jets though.

Dave Hodgkinson - Music photography

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