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Bose® AE2 audio headphones

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Our take on the Bose® AE2 audio headphones

Whether you're kicking back at home or listening on the go, the Bose® AE2 audio headphones provide superior sound, extraordinary comfort, and a stylish design. The Bose TriPort® acoustic headphone structure lets the AE2s 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® AE2 audio headphones provide superior sound, extraordinary comfort, and a stylish design. The Bose TriPort® acoustic headphone structure lets the AE2s 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 '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.

Overall good headphones for the budget minded consumer. Sound is "in line" with Bose reputation.

Kyle, Corpus Christi TX

What's in the Box:

  • White/Silver BOSE around-ear headphones (with attached 5.5' cord terminated by a right-angle male 3.5mm connector)
  • Cloth pouch
  • Owners' Guide
  • Warranty Information
  • Bose QuietComfort brochure

Product Highlights:

  • comfortable, lightweight, around-ear fit
  • TriPort® acoustic headphone structure for powerful bass and clearer sound
  • compact, fold-flat earcups and collapsible headband for greater portability
  • detachable 66" cord with a 3.5mm male connector for your audio device
  • carry bag
  • weight: 5 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 3.0625 x 3.9375
Noise-canceling No
Bluetooth No
Mic For Taking Calls No
iPhone Control ---
Lightning Connector No
Android Control ---
Frequency Response Not Given
Sensitivity Not Given
Impedance Not Given
Weight 5.0 ounces
Cord Length 66"
1/4-inch Adapter Included No
Volume Control No
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year

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Features

Overview: The Bose AE2 (around-ear) audio headphones let you hear smoother audio throughout the entire frequency range from full lows to clear highs. The Bose AE2 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 AE2 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 AE2 headphones feature a comfortable around-ear fit with pivoting, angled earcups. The Bose AE2 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, AE2 headphones can provide hours of comfortable listening.

Note: Not designed for 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 5.5' audio cable attaches on a single earcup for greater freedom of movement and less tangling, and detaches for convenient storage. The detachable cable is terminated by a right-angle male 3.5mm connector which plugs into your audio device. The connector which plugs into the headphone is a male 2.5mm connector.

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

Fold-Flat Design: The Bose AE2 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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the one I purchased did not have an airline adapter [ BRUCE  Jan 27, 2014 ]
No adapter was needed on the United flights that we had. BUT I have collected adapters from the past and yes, they should work. The best thing about these headphones is that they go OVER the full ear, so they do not hurt after wearing them for an 8 hour flight and they fold in easily. We had a hard sided case to keep 2 pairs of them together in our carry-on backpack. It was a Logistix (I think) case that I had purchased for the car gps. Enjoy! [ JOYCE  Jan 27, 2014 ]
It does not come with airplane adaptor but I just flew with JetBlue and it accepts regular headphone jacks. [ RONALD G  Jan 27, 2014 ]
no it does not come with an airline adapter you would have to look into buying an adapter, and anyway mist airlines you can plug any headphone into the seat without an adapter [ marc  Jan 26, 2014 ]
The headphones do not come with an airline adapter but Bose sells one [ GEORGE  Jan 26, 2014 ]
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