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Denon AH-C560R

In-ear headphones with in-line remote and microphone

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    Controller for iPod and iPhone

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    Earbud, plug and controller

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Item #: 033AHC560R
 

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Control your iPod® and iPhone® on the go
The AH-C560R headphones from Denon let you enjoy crisp, accurate sound with the music and videos stored on your iPod or iPhone. A tiny remote built into the headphone cord lets you control either device — move forward and back in your music tracks and adjust volume. If you're an iPhone user, you can even take incoming calls without having to remove the earbuds, thanks to the tiny microphone built into the remote.

Comfortable fit, crystal clear sound
Every ear is different, so Denon provides four ear tips of various sizes. You'll enjoy a fit that feels good and maintains a tight seal for better sound.

Exclusive Denon technologies deliver top-notch audio performance, too. The hybrid metal earbud housings suppress resonance for better, more true-to-life sound. Denon also included their Acoustic Optimizer design for improved dynamics, bass response, and overall tonal balance.

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Highlights:

  • built-in 3-button remote to control playback and adjust volume on iPod and iPhone*
  • 3 pairs of silicone and 1 pair of foam ear tips included for optimum comfort and sound quality
  • neodymium magnets provide extremely high efficiency for reduced power consumption, extending the battery life of your portable music player or computer
  • remote has a built-in microphone for answering calls on your iPhone or recording voice memos
  • frequency response: 5-24,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 110 dB
  • impedance: 16 ohms
  • 53" oxygen-free copper cable with gold-plated stereo mini plug
  • branch point adjustment slider for the best fit
  • soft carrying case included
  • cable clip to keep wire from tangling
  • weight: .18 oz.
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

  • *Note: Remote and microphone are supported only by iPhone 3GS/4G, iPod nano (4th/5th generation), iPod classic (120GB/160GB) and iPod touch (2nd/3rd generation). The remote is also supported by iPod shuffle (3rd generation). Audio is supported by all iPhone and iPod models.

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Features and Specs
General
Fit Style
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In-ear
Earcup Type
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Closed
Noise-canceling
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No
Bluetooth
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No
Frequency Response
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5-24k Hz
Sensitivity
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110 dB
Impedance
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16 Ohms
Weight
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0.18 ounces
Cord Length
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53"
Airline Adapter Included
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No
iPod Control
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Yes
Volume Control
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Yes
Built-in Microphone
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Yes
Parts Warranty
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1 Year
Labor Warranty
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1 Year
Product Research
What's in the box?

Download owner's manual

  • In-ear headphones (with in-line remote/mic and attached 53" cable terminated by a right-angle 3.5mm connector)
  • 3 Pairs of silicone ear-tips (S/M/L)
  • 1 Pair of foam ear-tips
  • Shirt-clip
  • Carrying Case
  • Owner's Manual
  • Precautions/Safety note
  • Denon Service Network sheet
  • Comply Foam Tips info

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Features

Denon's Acoustic Optimizer: The AH-C560R features Denon's Acoustic Optimizer system, which provides equal ambient air pressure on both sides of the diaphragm for naturally balanced sound.

11.5mm Diaphragms: The earpieces feature Denon's exclusive Hybrid Metal Housing, which consists of a combination of machined aluminum alloy and a sophisticated resin compound. Together these materials provide optimum acoustic quality, eliminating unwanted resonances.

Neodymium Magnet Structure: Powerful Neodymium magnets provide extremely high efficiency for reduced power consumption, extending the battery life of your portable music player or computer.

iPhone/iPod Control: Denon's Mobile Elite in-ear headphones (AH-560R) feature an in-line 3-button remote that can control select iPod and iPhone models, and includes a microphone that lets you record voice memos with select iPod models and answer calls with select iPhone models. With the in-line remote, you can control volume level as well as play, pause, forward and back functions.

iPod/iPhone Compatibility Chart: The Denon AH-C560R supports the following iPod and iPhone models (as of December 2010).

iPod/iPhone Model Generation Audio Playback Music Control Mic Phone Control
shuffle 1st Y N N N
2nd Y N N N
3rd Y Y N N
4th Y Y N N
dock connector 3rd Y N N N
clickwheel/color screen 4th Y N N N
mini 1st Y N N N
2nd Y N N N
video 5th Y N N N
classic 80GB Y N N N
120GB Y Y Y N
160GB Y Y Y N
iPod nano 1st Y N N N
2nd Y N N N
3rd Y N N N
4th Y Y Y N
5th Y Y Y N
6th Y Y Y N
iPod touch 1st Y N N N
2nd Y Y Y N
3rd Y Y Y N
4th Y Y Y N
iPhone 2G Y N N N
3G Y N N N
3GS Y Y Y Y
4 Y Y Y Y

Note: Requires latest iPod/iPhone software update. The remote and mic are supported by iPod nano (4th/5th/6th gen), iPod classic (120/160GB), iPod touch (2nd/3rd/4th gen), and iPhone (3GS/4). The remote (only) is also supported by the iPod shuffle (3rd/4th gen). Volume controls are not compatible with the iPhone (2G/3G). Audio is supported by all iPod models.

Multiple Ear-Pad Sizes: To ensure optimum fit and comfort, the AH-C560R comes with four sets of compliant ear pads. Three of the sets are made from form-fitting silicon, while the fourth set features Denon's exclusive Comply foam-tips.

OFC Cable: Denon's exclusive Radial Cascade Damper system reduces cable transmitted vibration, and the cable features Oxygen Free Copper wiring for the purest sound quality. The 53" cable features equal length (left/right) earpiece cables, along with an adjustable branch point adjustment slider, as well as a cable clip.

Carrying Case: A compact soft shell carrying case is included for protection and storage.

 
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2 out of 5

Sounds great but doesn't last! Very dissapointed

Written By Dan W, Chagrin Falls on Sunday, July 29, 2012
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We bought these earbuds for my son's b-day and they sounded so good that we bought a second pair for our daughter's b-day. Shortly after, my son's pair came apart at the ear piece plastic connection. Still under warranty we sent them back for another pair. Early this year both my son's and daughter's came apart at the same area. Thanks to the helpful Crutchfield staff we were able to exchange them for another set. Crutchfield has been great, earbuds not so. Denon has always been a reliable name but I would be leery buying their products again do to the poor quality construction.
Pros:
nice sound
Cons:
poor construction
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Denon AH-C560R

Written By PaulL, Malibu, CA on Monday, September 27, 2010
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Sounds great, lightweight. Stays in ears during runs. All good!
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