Groundbreaking technology, for your listening pleasure. The innovative MDR-NC500D headphones use digital technology to more accurately reduce stress-inducing noise from planes, trains and buses while providing the high-quality audio expected from Sony. For extra-long usage, a built-in Lithium-ion battery is included, as well as two AA batteries. Plus, in an independent blind test, frequent business travelers rated the NC500D headphones #1 twice as often as either the Bose® QC™ 2 or QC™ 3 in overall noise cancellation and audio quality.
Noise canceling headphones reduce ambient noise and provide a quieter environment to enhance audio entertainment. The headphones have an inside microphone on each earpiece that work with an electronic circuitry to create an opposite sound wave to reduce wave. Ambient sound is reduced by synthesizing with a sound in opposite phase produced by the noise canceling circuit.
Delivers ideal frequency response and high-quality music reproduction. A high S/N ratio is achieved through digital signal processing.
Lightweight design for extremely comfortable wearing with pressure relieving urethane cushion in the earpad. They come with a premium travel case.
Loud, noisy environments – planes, trains, buses, work or dorms.
A built-in monitor function allows you to hear surrounding sound without taking off the headphones. Perfect for listening to announcements, flight attendants, or any external sound without the need to take the headphones off.
Reduces up to 99% ambient noise (20 dB at 160 Hz) when noise canceling circuit is switched on.
Noise canceling with automatic selection of optimal noise canceling mode based on intelligent analysis of environmental ambient noise.
Internal Lithium-ion battery for up to 16 hours of use1 in addition to normal AA batteries which can be used as well and would allow for a joint 28 hours of use.
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