Overview: The Bose Hearphones are conversation-enhancing,
in-ear wireless headphones that help you concentrate on human voices in noisy
environments. They use the same Acoustic Noise Cancelling technology found in
Bose's QuietControl 30 headphones to cancel noise you don't want to hear. Two
directional microphones in each earbud help pick up and amplify voices you want
to hear. You can tailor the listening environment with the free Bose Hear app
(Android and iOS compatible). Like the QC 30, the Hearphones are great for music
playback and phone calls as well. The in-ear Hearphones feature an in-line
5-button remote/microphone, and a
lightweight neckband. Three pairs of ear
tips are included for a custom fit. The Hearphones can be stored in the supplied zippered carrying case when not in use.
Neckband: The Hearphones have a lightweight contoured
neckband that comfortably rests at the base of your neck. The weight of the
headphones and cables is transferred onto your neck and collarbone, allowing the
ear buds to gently rest in your ears. Each ear bud is attached to the neckband
by an 8" cable. The right ear bud cable has an in-line remote to control music
playback and phone calls. When you're not listening, you can simply
take the ear buds out and let them hang from the neckband.
StayHear+ Ear Tips: The Bose headphones come with StayHear+ silicone
ear tips in three sizes (Small/Medium/Large) to help assure a more accurate and
comfortable fit. The StayHear+ ear tips are made a soft silicone
material with a unique umbrella shape
that creates a gentle seal at the entrance of the ear canal.
In-line Remote: The in-line remote on the right ear bud
cable lets you control volume, play/pause, skip forward/backward, or fast
forward/fast reverse your music, and take/end phone calls while keeping your
phone in your pocket. It also lets you increase or decrease the World Volume
(environmental sound) level, and select the Directivity setting (Everywhere,
Front, or Focused). The remote is compatible with both Android and iOS devices.
Bluetooth: The Hearphones feature
Bluetooth technology to connect to your mobile device. The wireless range is
approximately 30 feet (9 meters). You can store up to 8 paired mobile devices
in the headphone pairing list, and you can actively connect to two devices at
once, switching between them as needed. The Hearphones can pair to your
NFC-enabled phone by touching the device to the "N" mark on the back of the
Voice Prompts: The Hearphones have voice prompts that
confirm by voice some of the functions you perform. Voice prompts indicate when
you power on the headphones, battery level (percentage), low battery warning,
and pairing. It also identifies the device(s) that are currently connected. In
the Bose Hear app, you can select the voice prompt language, and enable/disable
voice prompts as desired.
Bose Hear App: The Bose Hear app is the companion to the
Hearphones. You can use the built-in technologies in the Hearphones to amplify
soft sounds, and lower the level of distractive noisy environments. Any software
updates of the Hearphones will be uploaded through the app. The app is
compatible with Android devices with Android 4.4 and up, as well as Apple
iPhone/iPad/iPod touch running iOS 10.0 or later. The app features the following
- World Volume: World Volume is the level of
environmental sounds around you. Using the app, you can raise or lower the
World Volume to enable you to hear the sounds you wish to hear. The app also
lets you adjust the balance of the audio between the left and right ear
buds, or mute the sound in one or both ears.
- Treble + Bass: You can make the environmental sounds
clearer by changing the equalization of what you're hearing. The app
provides a virtual dial to make the audio brighter (more treble) or deeper
- Directivity: The app lets you change the focus of the
sounds you want to hear. Three options are available: Focused (narrow area
in front of you), Front (wide area in front of you), or Everywhere (sounds
all around you). You can also fine tune the directivity with a touch
- Settings: Numerous settings for customizing your
Hearphones, including Connections, In-ear Detection, Auto-off Timer, Voice
Prompts, Prompt Language, and Bluetooth Audio Boost.
Note: The Bose Hear app is not compatible with other
Bose headphones, including QC30, QC35, SoundSport, and SoundLink.
Rechargeable Battery: The Bose Hearphones are powered
by a rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery in the neckband. The battery is
fully charged with the supplied USB cable in approximately 3 hours. A fully-charged battery provides approximately 10 hours of battery life.
You can check the level of the battery charge via the battery LED on the
neckband, or by voice prompt.
Storage Case: The headphones come with a carrying case
that protects your headphones and accessories when not in use. The case has a small
inside pocket for small items, and a zippered closure.
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