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Bose® AE2i audio headphones

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Overview

Our take on the Bose® AE2i audio headphones

Whether you're kicking back at home or listening on the go, the Bose® AE2i audio headphones provide superior sound, extraordinary comfort, and a stylish design. The Bose TriPort® acoustic headphone structure lets the AE2i faithfully reproduce deep, full bass, clear highs, and smooth sound throughout the entire audio spectrum. Their performance can uncover subtleties in your tunes you may have never noticed before, even with long-familiar tracks — the delicate swish of brushes on a brass cymbal, or the reverberations echoing off the back wall in a concert hall.

Engineered for performance. Designed for comfort.

Whether you're kicking back at home or listening on the go, the Bose® AE2i audio headphones provide superior sound, extraordinary comfort, and a stylish design. The Bose TriPort® acoustic headphone structure lets the AE2i faithfully reproduce deep, full bass, clear highs, and smooth sound throughout the entire audio spectrum. Their performance can uncover subtleties in your tunes you may have never noticed before, even with long-familiar tracks — the delicate swish of brushes on a brass cymbal, or the reverberations echoing off the back wall in a concert hall.

Take calls. Take control.

Bose designed the AE2i specifically to work with select Apple® products. A three-button remote control built into the cable lets you conveniently answer and end calls, control music playback, and raise or lower the volume without having to dig your player out of your pocket. You can even enjoy hands-free conversations on your iPhone®, thanks to the remote's built-in microphone. The microphone also lets you take advantage of the voice control feature found on many of the latest iPhone, iPod® and iPad® models. Just hold down the button and say your command.

Take 'em along wherever you roam

You'll love the lightweight, compact design. The earcups feature soft cushions that fit gently around your ears so you can enjoy hours of listening at a time. And the headphone cord attaches to just one earcup, so you won't have to deal with tangles. A handy fold-flat design with a collapsible headband makes it easy to store and transport your headphones in the supplied carry bag.

Great Head phone

Joe P, Staten Island

What's in the Box:

  • Black/Silver Bose around-ear headphones
  • 67" Cable with an in-line iPod remote (terminated by an angled male 3.5mm mini-plug)
  • Cloth pouch
  • Owner's guide (English/ German/ Spanish/ French and 13 other languages)
  • Product registration and Warranty information

Product Highlights:

  • comfortable, lightweight, around-the-ear design
  • detachable headphone cable with inline remote and microphone for use with select Apple® products
    • 3-button remote lets you answer, end, and switch calls, turn volume up and down, and control music playback
    • built-in microphone allows hands-free iPhone conversations and Voice Control with select Apple products
  • TriPort® acoustic headphone structure for powerful bass and clearer sound
  • compact, fold-flat earcups and collapsible headband for greater portability
  • 67" cord with a 3.5mm male connector for your audio device
  • cloth carry bag
  • weight: 4.9 oz.
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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Features and Specs

General
Fit Style Over-the-ear
Earcup Type Closed
Earcup Width x Height 3" x 3.875"
Noise-canceling No
Bluetooth No
Mic For Taking Calls Yes
iPhone Control ---
Lightning Connector No
Android Control ---
Frequency Response Not Given
Sensitivity Not Given
Impedance Not Given
Weight 4.9 ounces
Cord Length 67"
1/4-inch Adapter Included No
Volume Control Yes
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year

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Features

Overview: The Bose AE2i (around-ear) audio headphones let you hear smoother audio throughout the entire frequency range from full lows to clear highs. The Bose AE2i audio headphones can enhance your listening experience at home and on the go from your favorite audio sources, including your portable digital music player and laptop computer.

TriPort Acoustic Structure: The Bose AE2i headphones, with enhanced, proprietary TriPort acoustic headphone structure, deliver sound reproduction that many conventional headphones can't match. The TriPort technology allows you to enjoy deeper, richer lows from a compact headphone design. The TriPort design helps produce a quality audio performance from these light-weight, Around-Ear headphones.

Bose Acoustic Equalization: Bose acoustic equalization fine-tunes the frequency response of the around-ear headphones for exceptional audio performance for low, mid, and high frequencies.

Around-Ear Headphone Design: The Bose AE2i headphones feature a comfortable around-ear fit with pivoting, angled earcups. The Bose AE2i headphones feature soft cushions that provide an acoustic seal between the headphones and the user's head, enhancing both performance and comfort. The improved ear cushions, in both design and materials, give you a softer more comfortable feel. As a result, AE2i headphones can provide hours of comfortable listening.

Note: The AE2i do not offer active noise reduction.

Padded Adjustable Headband: The adjustable, cushioned headband has been redesigned to distribute weight more evenly across the top of the head. The sturdy design features soft cushion for added comfort. The adjustable headband allows approximately three inches of adjustment in length.

Detachable, Single Audio Cable: The 67" audio cable attaches on the left earcup for greater freedom of movement and less tangling; it detaches for convenient storage. The cable is terminated by an angled male 3.5mm connector which plugs into your audio device. The end that plugs into the headphones is a male 2.5mm connector.

Note: The headphones do not include a 1/4" headphone adapter.

In-Line Remote Control: The cable included with the AE2i headphones has an in-line remote control and microphone compatible with select Apple devices. The in-line remote provides basic music playback functions for your compatible iPod, iPhone, or iPad. The in-line microphone supports hands-free communication for your iPhone and initiates Voice Control on your compatible Apple device.

  • Music Playback Controls: Play/Pause, Fast Forward/Rewind, Skip/Previous Track, Volume Up/Down, Voice Control
  • Hands-Free Phone Control: Answer/End Call, Decline Call, Call Waiting, Volume Up/Down

iPod/iPhone/iPad Compatibility Chart: The Bose AE2i headphones are "Made for iPod/iPhone/iPad" compatible and support the following models and functions (as of 12/29/2011).

iPod Model Generation Tested Version Audio Output In-Line Remote In-Line Mic
3.5mm Connector Audio Playback Playback Controls Answer/End Call Voice Control Hands-Free Communication
Shuffle 1st n/a Y Y N N N N
2nd n/a Y Y N N N N
3rd n/a Y Y Y N N N
4th n/a Y Y Y N N N
dock connector 3rd 2.0.2 Y Y N N N N
clickwheel
color
4th 3.1.1 Y Y N N N N
mini 1st 1.4.1 Y Y N N N N
2nd 1.4.1 Y Y N N N N
video 5th 1.3 Y Y N N N N
classic 80GB 1.1.2 Y Y N N N N
120GB 2.0.1 Y Y Y N Y N
160GB 2.0.4 Y Y Y N Y N
nano 1st 1.3.1 Y Y N N N N
2nd 1.1.3 Y Y N N N N
3rd 1.1.3 Y Y N N N N
4th 1.0.4 Y Y Y N Y N
5th 1.0.2 Y Y Y N Y N
6th 1.1 PC Y Y Y N Y N
touch 1st 2.2.1 Y Y N N N N
2nd 4.2.1 Y Y Y N Y N
3rd 5.0.1 Y Y Y N Y N
4th 5.0.1 Y Y Y N Y N
iPhone 2G 3.1.3 Y Y N N N N
3G 4.2.1 Y Y N N N N
3GS 4.3.5 Y Y Y Y Y Y
4 5.0.1 Y Y Y Y Y Y
4S 5.0.1 Y Y Y Y Y Y
iPhone 1 5.0.1 Y Y Y N Y N
2 5.0.1 Y Y Y N Y N

Note: Apple iPod/iPhone software updates may change functionality results. If you download a newer software version, you may need to reset your iPod/iPhone to regain functionality. If this doesn't work, you may need to revert to the older software version or wait until a newer software update is available.

Fold-Flat Design: The Bose AE2i headphones rotate to fold flat, allowing for easy storage and transport in the included carry pouch.

Note: Only folds flat one way.

Drawstring Cloth Pouch: The Bose Around-Ear headphones come supplied with a drawstring cloth pouch for storing or transporting the headphones.

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We have not received any answers from other customers on your question. I would recommend reaching out to an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They should be able to help answer your question. [ Jeff  Apr 09, 2014 ]  Staff
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