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Acoustic Noise Canceling Headphone
Technology: The patented Acoustic Noise Cancelling headphone technology
in Bose QuietComfort headphones provides full-spectrum noise reduction for a
better audio experience. Microphones in the ear-cups actively monitor what you
hear, including unwanted outside sound. The difference between the unwanted
sound and the desired sound is then electronically processed, creating a
correction signal that acts to negate the unwanted noise. The speaker within
each ear-cup is then fed the correction signal. This signal, combined with the
passive noise reduction of the headset itself, dramatically reduces the outside
distractions that reach your ears.
Comfortable Fit: The QuietComfort 3 headphone feature cushioned on-ear pads for a comfortable fit. The headband is
padded for additional comfort, especially for long-time use. You can gain up to 3 inches in
headband length, allowing comfortable settings for a wide variety of head sizes.
Detachable Cable: The headphones use a single ear-cup
53" audio cable, which gives you far fewer problems with tangling than two-cable
designs. When you're ready to listen to audio, just plug the cord into the
left ear-cup and into your audio source. If you plan to
use the QuietComfort 3 headphones for noise reduction only, you can simply put
the headset on and switch on the noise reduction circuitry. There is no need to
connect the audio cord.
Control Talk Cable: The Bose QC3 headphones come with an additional
cable customized for select Apple products. A 3-button remote and in-line
microphone let you take calls on your iPhone and manage music on other Apple
devices. You can control volume, track selection, and voice applications; plus
easily switch between calls and music.
- Hands-Free Talking: When your iPhone rings, just push
the integrated answer/end button on the headset's inline remote to pause
your music and take the call from your iPhone. The omnidirectional mic on
the back of the inline remote picks up your voice clearly, so there is no
need to hold it to your mouth. The other party is heard through your
compatible Bose headphones. You can end the call with one more touch of the
button, and your music continues from where you left off. The built-in in
mic also supports voice control from your compatible iPhone.
- Music Control: The Control Talk cable offers volume,
track selection, and voice application features for your compatible
iPod/iPhone through the inline remote. You can adjust volume up/down,
play/pause tracks, skip tracks (forward/backward), fast forward/rewind
within a track, and change playlists.
Note: The remote and mic are supported by the iPod nano
(4th/5th/6th gen), iPod classic (120/160GB), iPod touch (2nd/3rd/4th gen),
iPhone (3GS/4/4S), and iPad (1/2); as well as MacBook and MacBook Pro (2009
model or later). The remote is also supported by the iPod shuffle (3rd/4th
gen). Audio is supported by all iPod models. You can also purchase a mobile
sold separately) that lets the QC3 headphones work with other cell phones,
Airline Adapter: A dual-plug adapter is included for use with most airline
Battery: The QuietComfort 3
headphones are powered by a single rechargeable lithium-ion battery, which
provides approximately 25 hours of reliable run time. A small wall-socket
charger is included.
Carry Case: You can store the
headphones and accessories in the supplied carry case. The ear-cups rotate and
fold so they can be stored flat in the crushproof case. The length of the
supplied strap can be adjusted for ease of use.