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Sony MDR-NC500D headphones promise to remove 99% background noise

Sony’s latest noise-canceling headphones, the MDR-NC500D, are now arriving in stores at prices to suit only the most ardent audiophile. They are said to remove 99% of ambient noise thanks to their ‘intelligent’ system.

Sony-MDR-NC500D Noise cancelling headphones

The Sony headphones have a battery life of sixteen hours — enough for all but the longest long-haul flights — and if you supplement the integrated rechargeable batteries with a pair of AAs you can well get 28 hours out of them.

The basic specs are:

  • Frequency range: 5Hz to 24kHz
  • Imepdance: 40Ω
  • Power Output: up to 100mW
  • Sensitivity: 102dB/mW
  • Weight: 195g

The Sony MDR-NC500D headphones are already on sale at a price of around $400 (€253).

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  1. By Creidt on Friday, 9th May, 2008 at 1:23 pm

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