CES: Audio-Technica Headphones

Audio-Technica introduced several noise cancelling headphones during CES in Las Vegas. Announced today the ATH-ANC27 which utilizes the Audio-Technicas QuietPoint ANC technology which gives 85% noise reduction with suggested retail price of 119.95.

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Press release after the jump

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The ATH-ANC27 offers an outstanding combination of performance, value, comfort and portability. It provides up to 85% noise reduction, utilizing advanced QuietPoint ANC technology that detects environmental noise via miniature built-in microphones, and applies a corresponding sound-cancelling signal. The ATH-ANC27 delivers exceptional sound quality with powerful bass, a natural midrange, detailed treble and precise imaging in an
immersive soundfield.

The ATH-ANC27 has a locking detachable cord, enabling its use as cordless noise-cancelling headphones, and its audio functions even if its battery runs down, ensuring listeners will never be without their music. The ATH-ANC27′s noise-cancelling on/off switch is conveniently mounted on one of its ear cups, and the headphones feature cushioned ear pads and a padded adjustable headband for total comfort even after extended wearing. The ATH-ANC27 is ideal for use with portable music and DVD players, in-flight entertainment systems, laptop and desktop computers and many other devices, and is compatible with the Apple iPod, iPhone and iPod touch.

In addition to its detachable 3.9-foot cord, the ATH-ANC27 comes with a durable hard-shell travel case, -inch plug adapter, airline adapter and an AAA battery.

The Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27 active noise-cancelling over-ear headphones will be available March 2010 online or at Audio-Technica authorized retailers at a suggested retail price of $119.95.