The Audio Technica ATH-ANC9 QuietPoint Active Noise-Cancelling Headphones are designed to provide active noise reduction and audio playback from your portable music device or smartphone while travelling, working, or relaxing. They feature Audio-Technica's Tri-Level Cancellation, which has three modes of cancellation for different environments and scenarios. The ATH-ANC9s provide up to 95% noise cancellation and are capable of reducing ambient noise up to 30dB.
The headphones feature 40mm drivers and four miniature microphones that detect surrounding noise and create the sound-cancelling signal. Its headband and earcups have memory foam padding designed to provide comfort during extended use. The ATH-ANC9s include a regular 1.2-meter cable and a second 1.2-meter cable with an in-line control and omnidirectional microphone for your MP3 player, smartphone, or iOS device. The headphones feature a fold-flat design allowing them to be stored in the included hard carrying case.
- The ATH-ANC9s feature active, battery powered noise cancellation. Audio can be played back in both active or passive mode and does not require battery power. The headphones have three modes of active noise cancellation:
- Mode 1: Ideal for use on airplanes, trains and buses and applies maximum noise cancellation to low frequencies
- Mode 2: Designed especially for use in noisy offices or crowded places and targets the mid-range frequencies
- Mode 3: Creates an environment ideal for study