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Noise-canceling headphones (Titanium)
From Monster: Inspiration
From Monster: Inspiration Headphones
Monster: Inspiration Noise-Canceling Headphones
Item # 119INSPIRB | MFR # 128725-00
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Our take on the Monster® Inspiration by Crutchfield's Dave Bar
Legendary sound and style that inspires
Experience high-definition Monster® sound that brings your music to life with a pair of sleek, high-fashion headphones you can customize to suite your style. The Inspiration headphones have it all — modern, cutting-edge looks and sound, smartphone compatibility, and active noise-canceling technology that quiets the world around you. You'll hear your tunes played with clear highs, powerful lows, and detailed midrange, but without distracting background noise. Plus, Monster's line of optional interchangeable headband covers lets you personal the look of your Inspiration headphones.
A folding design makes Inspiration headphones easy to carry along.
Less noise. More music.
Monster's latest noise-canceling technology actively reduces external noise so you can focus better on your music. Those endless business flights are suddenly more relaxing when you can create your own perfect environment for listening to your music anytime, anywhere. And for maximum portability, the Inspirations fold down to a compact size for convenient storage in the supplied carrying case.
ControlTalk™ — built-in controls for your smartphone or music player
A remote control built into the headphone cable lets you conveniently answer and end calls, and pause, play, or skip through your songs. You can even take calls on your smartphone hands-free, thanks to an in-line microphone. The high-quality mic and noise-canceling design of the headphones combine to let you hear and be heard clearly.
These headphones rock! They are not only stylish but they sound phenomenal. Absolutely amazing bass. Great electronic noise cancellation. Get these!
DoctorG, Richmond, VA
What's in the Box:
- Over-ear noise-canceling headphones (brushed titanium/gloss black)
- Black headband cover (installed)
- "Raptor" headband cover
- Three 50" headphone cables with straight 3.5mm plug on one end and a right-angled 3.5mm plug on the other end (mini-to-mini / ControlTalk / ControlTalk Universal)
- 2 "AAA" batteries
- Zippered black vinyl carrying case
- Black 6" square Monster Clean Cloth
- Manual and Warranty
- Quick Start Guide
- A Note of Inspiration from the Head Monster
- Brochure on interchangeable headbands
- Information to Consumers sheet
- folding, around-the-ear design
- optional interchangeable headband covers let you customize the look of the headphones (available separately from the manufacturer)
- active noise canceling to reduce outside sounds
- Includes ControlTalk universal cable and Apple ControlTalk cable for calls through your headphones
- compact travel case and cleaning cloth
- uses two "AAA" batteries (included)
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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Features and Specs
|Earcup Width x Height||2.577" x 3.36"|
|Mic For Taking Calls||Yes|
|Frequency Response||Not Given|
|Cord Length||50" x 3|
|1/4-inch Adapter Included||No|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
Overview: The Monster Inspiration headphones are stylish, over-ear headphones with passive and active noise cancellation. Inspiration headphones have interchangeable headband covers so you can match your mood or style. The headphones come with three 50" cables: a mini-to-mini, one with ControlTalk, and one with ControlTalk Universal.
Active Noise Cancellation (ANC): The Monster Inspiration headphones use dual microphones to pick up and electronically cancel ambient noise, leaving powerful, full-range audio, and prevent your music from disturbing others. Active noise cancellation is powered by two AAA alkaline batteries (included) inserted in the right earcup. Fully charged alkaline batteries provide approximately 40 hours of active noise cancellation. You can turn on/off ANC using the 2-way switch on the right earcup. Even when not using ANC, the pillow-soft leather earcups give form the perfect seal to help isolate ambient noise.
Interchangeable Headbands: The Inspiration headphones were designed with magnetic, interchangeable headbands to allow you to switch to a different look when you want. Two headbands are included with the headphones, and dozens of other colors and styles are available from the Monster Cable website.
Cable Selection: Three headphone cables are included with the headphones. All cables are flat, 50" long, and have a straight 3.5mm plug on one end (headphone) and a right-angled 3.5mm plug on the other end (device). Their functions include:
- ControlTalk: The cable with the ControlTalk remote/microphone is designed for use for use with iPod, iPhone, and iPad. Playback controls include play/pause, next/previous track, fast forward/fast reverse, and volume +/-. Phone controls include answer call, hang up call, decline incoming call, use call waiting, and use voice activation features. See the ControlTalk compatibility list here.
- ControlTalk Universal: Another cable with the ControlTalk Universal remote/microphone is designed for use with Android, tablets, and other devices. Playback and phone controls are more limited than those of Apple i-devices. See the ControlTalk Universal compatibility list here.
- Mini-to-mini: A cable with no remote/microphone for audio only use.
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