You probably would have heard the term “noise cancellation”, and assume it cancels outside noise when listening to audio content with your headphone – which is right!
At the very narrow occasion, all headphones cancel noise because they block outside sounds by covering your ear. Even if you get the tightest headphones in the world, it won’t be able to cover terrible sounds such as Car horns, or an aeroplane engine – you know how disturbing that sounds!
To prevent higher-noise from reaching your ear, some audio equipment companies, e.g. Bose, solve the problem by using a technique called Active Noise Control.
In this noise cancelling headphone guide, I’ll work you through the understanding of Noise Cancelling headphones, why they are useful, their drawbacks, and would sum up by recommending best noise-cancelling headphones.
Let’s dig in…