Sony announced the MDR-NC13 noise cancelling in-ear travel headphones that reduces ambient noise by approximately 87.4%, cutting out background distractions if you're on the bus or in the air. The closed-type vertical in-ear design combines superb sound quality with excellent wear comfort.
The headphone's energy-efficient design provides plenty of battery stamina for the daily commute or longer trips away from home. While the MDR-NC13 comes supplied with a manganese battery, a single AAA alkaline battery (not supplied) boosts listening time to a full 100 hours.
Price and Availability
The Sony MDR-NC13 noise cancelling in-ear headphones will be available from April 2011 for $69.99.
|Driver units||13.5 mm, dome type (CCAW adopted)|
|Power handling||50 mW|
|Frequency response||10-22,000 Hz|
|Total Noise Suppression Ratio*||Approx. 9 dB**|
|Cord||Approx. 1.5 m OFC Litz cord, neckchain|
|Weight (approx.)||Headphones: 7 g (not including cord)
Battery box: 19 g (including battery, not including cord)
|Supplied accessories||AAA battery, carrying pouch, Earbuds (S×2, M×2, L×2), Plug adaptor for in-flight use***, cord adjuster|
* Under Sony measurement standard
** Equivalent to approx. 87.4% reduction of energy of sound compared with not wearing headphones
*** May not be compatible with some in-flight music services