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Able Planet NC510B Able Planet Sound Clarity Around-the-Ear Noise Canceling Headphones

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Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty
  • Patented LINX Audio Technology
  • Inline Volume Control
  • Full-size ear cups with extra soft cushions for maximum comfort
  • Swivel ear cups
  • Airplane Adapter and Hard Shell Case Included

  • The NC510B Sound Clarity Active Noise Canceling Headphones from Able Planet provide award-winning sound quality and effective noise cancellation in a compact and comfortable package. The headphones feature patented LINX audio technology, which provides maximum clarity while reducing distortion, filtering unwanted sound, and restricting electromagnetic interference. The result is a natural, immersive sound experience that brings out all of the detail in your music.

    The adjustable, padded headband provides a snug fit for practically any head size. Swivel earcups with thick around-ear cushions provide lasting comfort and natural noise isolation. Active noise canceling technology is also built-in to significantly reduce the impact of unwanted environmental noise. The headphones can also operate in passive mode without cancellation if the batteries happen to die, or if you don't want the cancellation enabled.

    The detachable, single-sided cable helps to minimize tangles, while an inline volume control lets you make on-the-fly adjustments. The cable has a standard 3.5mm plug with 1/4" and airplane adapters for wide compatibility with consumer and professional audio devices, as well as in-flight entertainment systems. A hard shell case is included for convenient storage.


     

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    4 out of 5 stars   I would buy this product again
    By Thinman (Woodburn, OR) June 29, 2013
    Review submitted for Able Planet NC510B Able Planet Sound Clarity Around-the-Ear Noise Canceling Headphones (APNC510B)
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    Other Comments: I use these while on the treadmill to watch videos or listen to the radio. They work very well and will cancel outside noise superbly!
    I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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    4 out of 5 stars   Pleasure doing business with BUYDIG
    By Mark the flyer (Washington State) January 20, 2013
    Review submitted for Able Planet NC510B Sound Clarity Around-the-Ear Active Noise Canceling Headphones (APNC510)
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    Pros: Great product and service, hi
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    Other Comments: These Able Planet headphones were a great purchase prior to my trip to Alaska. I was on a plane for 9 hours and used the headphones 90% of the time. It was also a pleasure doing business with BUYDIG they were spot on with the information about the product and I received the headphones in just a couple days.
    I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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    1 out of 5 stars   Buyer beware
    By Steve (Tulsa, OK) October 05, 2012
    Review submitted for Able Planet NC510B Sound Clarity Around-the-Ear Active Noise Canceling Headphones (APNC510)
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    Pros: The Sound Is Good
    Cons: Broken First Day
    Other Comments: The Ear piece disconnected from the bar that goes over your head, This happened the first day.
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    4 out of 5 stars   Great value. Good quality.
    By PKM (San Mateo, CA) September 03, 2012
    Review submitted for Able Planet NC510B Sound Clarity Around-the-Ear Active Noise Canceling Headphones (APNC510)
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    Pros: Nice Case, Great quality, Plane Attachments, Noise cancelling, Good sound
    Cons: Places Pressure On Jaw
    Other Comments: Used to listen to IPod music and to watch movies on a long flight. The airline adapters worked great. Cuts out unwanted background noise. Good sound quality. We are very happy with the purchase. I found my jaw got tired from the pressure of the headphones when I was eating while wearing the headset.
    I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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    4 out of 5 stars   I like it
    By Nfle (Concord, CA) August 29, 2012
    Review submitted for Able Planet NC510B Sound Clarity Around-the-Ear Active Noise Canceling Headphones (APNC510)
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    Other Comments: its a good headphone , I liked it . I think its better than Bose when considering its cheap .
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    5 out of 5 stars   Davy's review about NC510B
    By davyvision (Manhattan, NY) August 28, 2012
    Review submitted for Able Planet NC510B Sound Clarity Around-the-Ear Active Noise Canceling Headphones (APNC510)
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    Pros: Good sound quality, Good design suitable box
    Cons: Battery costs of electric
    Other Comments: Active Noise Canceling Function excellent. I have bought six for me and my friend. I love this product.
    I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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    5 out of 5 stars   Great headphones!
    By Matt (Costa Mesa, CA) August 12, 2012
    Review submitted for Able Planet NC510B Sound Clarity Around-the-Ear Active Noise Canceling Headphones (APNC510)
    Pros: Comfortable for long trip, Great Sound quality
    Cons: Power Switch
    Other Comments: I bought a pair of these headphones last November, because I fly across country frequently, and wanted something to kill the "airplane" noise, plus give me great sound while watching movies on my iPad. I tested several brands in stores (Able Planet, Bose, Dr. Dre, JVC, Sony, etc.), and they all sounded good...in the store. And I will admit that the Bose Quiet Comfort 15 did have better sound quality than all the others, though they were only slightly better sounding than the Able Planet NC510B's. However, Able Planet's noise canceling was MUCH better than Bose's (in my opinion), plus, the Bose cost 3 times as much. So taking all that into account, and after reading several online reviews of Able Planet's technology, I decided to give them a try. I can honestly say that even though I paid just under $100, I don't regret the purchase one bit! It's amazing how much noise they eliminate on an airplane. And even after a 4+ hour cross-country flight, my ears aren't sweaty and they don't hurt at all. It's true what other reivewers have said that, if you turn off the noise-canceling feature, the NC510B's sound quality drops dramatically. But the whole purpose of buying noise-canceling headphones is to cancel noise, so that's really a senseless complaint. The only thing that I would like to see changed is the placement of the on/off switch. It's on the back edge of the left ear cup, which is nice and out-of-the-way when you have them on. However, when folded flat and placed in the storage container, it rests up against the edge of the right ear cup. If it's just sitting in a closet between uses, nothing moves so you won't have any problems. But if you keep them in a backpack or a suitcase and it bounces around, there's a chance that the two ear cups could move slightly and rub together, causing the power to turn on accidentally. The batteries typically last me about 40 hours, which is a long time when you're watching movies or listening to music. But when it's sitting in a suitcase between flights and it accidentally turns on, 40 hours will go buy in a heartbeat, so you might have an unpleasant surprise of dead batteries the next time you take them out. But this isn't any reason to not buy them. I put a thin piece of foam between the cups to separate them just a bit, and the problem went away. Or if you don't want to do that, you can just take the batteries out between uses, or better yet, there's a little pouch on the inside of the storage container to store the wire, and you can keep a couple extra AAA batteries in there for emergencies. So in a nutshell, these are awesome headphones, and I've recommended them to several people who have asked me about them during my flights, not to mention friends and family in need of good quality headphones.
    I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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    4 out of 5 stars   Good head phones
    By Willswins (NC) August 11, 2012
    Review submitted for Able Planet NC510B Sound Clarity Around-the-Ear Active Noise Canceling Headphones (APNC510)
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    Pros: Sound quality deep bass
    Cons: Not comfy on big ears
    Other Comments: Good head phones. Good sound quality.
    I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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    5 out of 5 stars   What a great headphone
    By RELAJOLLA (California) August 10, 2012
    Review submitted for Able Planet NC510B Sound Clarity Around-the-Ear Active Noise Canceling Headphones (APNC510)
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    Pros: Comfortable fit, Excellent sound quality, Great Value
    Cons: none
    Other Comments: Works wonders in eliminating cabin noise! Very useful while listening to music and podcasts on the computer
    I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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    5 out of 5 stars   worthy
    By arigs (chicago, IL) August 09, 2012
    Review submitted for Able Planet NC510B Sound Clarity Around-the-Ear Active Noise Canceling Headphones (APNC510)
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    Pros: Worth of the price, Good sound quality
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    Other Comments: worth for that price.
    I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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    4 out of 5 stars   It's a good BUY
    By max (Winnipeg, MB, Canada) July 23, 2012
    Review submitted for Able Planet NC510B Sound Clarity Around-the-Ear Active Noise Canceling Headphones (APNC510)
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    Pros: Sturdy design, Very good sound quality, Good price, Looks pretty cool too
    Cons: Ear cup is kind hard
    Other Comments: used it for a couple of weeks for now, everything works great, especially the sound. I tried Bose QC15 before, actually the sound quality is not much of a difference. The cushion of the ear cup is a little bit of hard, and the inner ear part is flat so it do touch your ear, I feel a little bit of uncomfortable after few hours of usage. For this price and the sound quality, It's highly recommended.
    I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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    1 out of 5 stars   So bad Headphones
    By Vaz (Manchester,CT) July 20, 2012
    Review submitted for Able Planet NC510B Sound Clarity Around-the-Ear Active Noise Canceling Headphones (APNC510)
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    Cons: Poor quality voice
    Other Comments: I was so excited to buy a noise cancelling headphones at this price. When i saw the reviews in Youtube it was good but when i got it it was of poor quality. The voice and sound are at different volumes and you feel like somebody is singing at a long distance but the music is been played very near to you.
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    4 out of 5 stars   Good headphone with noise cancellation
    By Anil (Pleasanton,CA) July 19, 2012
    Review submitted for Able Planet NC510B Sound Clarity Around-the-Ear Active Noise Canceling Headphones (APNC510)
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    Pros: Treble, Bass, Noise cancellation
    Cons: Cannot fold fully
    Other Comments: I never heard of Able Planet NC510B but when I saw good reviews, I wanted to give a try, I am happy so far. The Bass, Treble and the notes comes clean when you turn on the noise cancellation, but when you turn of the noise cancellation you loose some of the juice. Overall good product. I was close to give 5 stars I have look at the things I do not like about it also, they are 1) they do not sit perfect on my ears. 2)top cushion is not comfy for me as it bothers me little bit. 3) Does not fold fully as other one from Dr. Dre
    I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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    5 out of 5 stars   great noise cancelling for a long trip
    By Mickey (Greenbank, WA) June 18, 2012
    Review submitted for Able Planet NC510B Sound Clarity Around-the-Ear Active Noise Canceling Headphones (APNC510)
    Pros: Noice Cancelling, Volume control, Comfort
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    Other Comments: for listening to music or watching movies on my apple ipad on the plane these were prefect. buydig delivered a great deal with fast shipping on these headphones.
    I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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    1 out of 5 stars   Open How?
    By Silence not by Choice (Colorado Springs, CO) April 10, 2012
    Review submitted for Able Planet NC510B Able Planet Sound Clarity Around-the-Ear Noise Canceling Headphones (APNC510B)
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    Other Comments: There are no instructions. Where it says Open, I can not open. Have not been able to insert batteries. Don't even know if they work.
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    1 out of 5 stars   Batterie Placement
    By Hello kitty (san Juan puerto rice) April 08, 2012
    Review submitted for Able Planet NC510B Able Planet Sound Clarity Around-the-Ear Noise Canceling Headphones (APNC510B)
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    Other Comments: I can't get the batteries in because I can open it.
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