Real wood meets noise-canceling technology

Tivoli Radio Silenz noise-canceling headphones

The Radio Silenz headphones feature real wood earcups (shown in Walnut finish)

Usually the natural acoustic properties of real wood are only available in very high-end headphones. Tivoli not only brings the wood, but noise-canceling circuitry as well, in a lightweight, affordable headphone. Their Radio Silenz headphones keep your music where it belongs — in your ears — while keeping external noise on the outside of these unique wooden earcups.

Seamlessly move between music and conversation

Ever been listening to music while someone is constantly interrupting to talk? It's annoying to keep pulling off and putting on your headphones while fiddling with your music player's volume and playback controls. Tivoli has devised a one-touch solution to this problem: the "defeat" button. If you need a break from your music for a quick conversation, press and hold the defeat button on the in-line controller. The audio fades out and the noise-cancelling microphones pick up external noise, so you can hear your surroundings loud and clear without removing your headphones. When you're ready to resume listening, just release the button, and your music fades back in for a seamless transition.

These on-ear 'phones are so comfortable and small, you'll barely know they're there. Fold them up and slip them into the included pouch for easy portability while traveling. Or, better yet, just keep them on your ears and enjoy your music for hours at a time. The included battery provides up to 50 hours of listening. But if the battery should die mid-flight, don't worry — you can listen endlessly in passive mode, no battery required.

The Tivoli Radio Silenz headphones are available in three finishes: black ash, walnut, and cherry.

Product Highlights:

  • up to 50 hours of listening time with included AAA battery
  • in-line controller with volume control, defeat button, on/off switch and clothing clip
  • airline adapter
  • travel pouch
  • weight: 2.6 oz.
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

Hands-on research

What's in the box?

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  • Active noise canceling on-ear headphones (with attached 51" audio cable terminated by a 3.5mm connector)
  • "AAA" Battery
  • Airline adapter
  • Carrying pouch
  • Quick Start Guide

Features and Specs

Fit Style On-ear
Earcup Type Closed
Noise-canceling Yes
Bluetooth No
Frequency Response Not Given
Sensitivity N/A dB
Impedance N/A
Weight N/A ounces
Cord Length 51"
Airline Adapter Included Yes
iPod Control No
Volume Control No
Built-in Microphone No
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year

Product Research


40mm Drivers w/ Wood Housings: Tivoli Audio's Radio Silenz series headphones are the world's first active noise canceling headphone to employ wood housings instead of plastic for a more natural sound. The real solid wood ear cups, coupled with the high performance 40mm drivers, provide excellent sound quality and low resonance, while remaining lightweight and comfortable to wear.

Note: The Tivoli Audio Radio Silenz series headphones are available in a Black Ash, Walnut, or Cherry wood finish.

Active Noise Cancellation: The Tivoli Audio Radio Silenz series headphones offer active noise cancellation powered by a single "AAA" battery (included). The headphones active noise cancellation function reduces outside ambient noise by up to 85%^. The Radio Silenz series headphones can be used with the noise cancellation on or off, or even without a battery. A single "AAA" provides up to 50 hours operation.

Defeat Button: The unique Defeat button temporarily switches off the noise cancelation and fades down the audio, allowing conversation or announcements to be heard without having to remove the headphones, or having to repeatedly switch the noise cancelation off and on again.

Headphone Cable w/ 3.5mm Connector: The active noise cancelling headphones feature a 51" single-sided headphone cable terminated by an angled 3.5mm connector. An airline adapter is also included.

In-Line Controller: The headphone cable features an in-line controller which turns active noise cancellation function on/off, as well as controls the volume of your audio source. The included "AAA" battery is inserted into the in-line controller.

Comfortable, Lightweight Fit: The Radio Silenz series headphones offer a lightweight, comfortable fit thanks to its on-ear padded ear cups and adjustable headband.

Easy Storage & Transport: The closed back, on-ear design also rotates 90-degrees and upward for compact, easy transport in the included travel pouch.

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