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Able Planet Clear Harmony NC1050 Over-ear Active Noise Canceling Headphone Review

High price point, lower than expected performance.

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Introduction

Meet the Clear Harmony NC1050, Able Planet's recent addition to its Clear Harmony noise cancelling line. While the pricetag is high for a pair of headphones, the performance doesn't match—it doesn't even come close. With egregious tracking errors, and the upper third of its frequency response boasting myriad emphasis problems, we find it very hard to recommend the $300 NC1050s to either casual consumers or serious audiophiles.

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Tour & Design
  3. Sound Quality
  4. Isolation
  5. Comfort
  6. Usability
  7. COMP1 Comparison
  8. COMP2 Comparison
  9. COMP3 Comparison
  10. COMP4 Comparison
  11. Conclusion
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