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AblePlanet True Fidelity NC300 Active Noise Cancelling Headphones Review

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Tour & Design

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• Somewhat plasticky design, but they still seem durable.

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Tour


The AblePlanetClearHarmonyNC300s are a set of over-ears with a removeable cord.

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The active cancellation feature is controlled by a switch towards the bottom of the right ear cup.There's also two microphones for the active cancellation feature on the bottom of the headphones.

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The battery well and two more microphones are on the tops of the ear cups.

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And here's a close-up of the cup padding.

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Below you'll find the headphones on HATS. This is roughly what they'd look like on your head as well.


Here's what the AblePlanet True Fidelity NC300s look like on a head.

 

In The Box


In the box you'll find the headphones, a cord, a battery, a case, and two adapters: a 1/4-inch adapter and an airplane adapter.

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**Durability**     (*6.50**)*


We don't see any glaring durability issues on the AblePlanetNC300 headphones, though it does have some smaller issues. The band isn't collapsible, which means it runs the risk of breaking if it gets bent the wrong way. The headphones do seem to be well-manufactured, even if their plasticky design doesn't initially inspire much confidence. The pads are covered in a durable, leather-printed material, which means you should be wary of puncture damage; they won't likely succumb to normal wear and tear.

The cable is made of black plastic and seems durable. We pulled at it pretty hard and it didn't feel as though it was going to break. The worst that'll happen is it'll detatch from the headphones.

 

 

**Aesthetics**     (*5.00**)*


The headphones look pretty good overall. They have faux-leather padding along the band and a solid design overall. They actually look suspiciously similar to the Bose QuietComfort 3 headphones. The small area where the NC300s' good looks fall short is around the ear cups, which look pretty plasticky. Overall, though, these headphones look pretty nice.

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Sections

  1. Tour & Design
  2. Sound Quality
  3. Isolation
  4. Comfort
  5. Usability
  6. AblePlanet NC200 Comparison
  7. Denon AH NC732 Comparison
  8. Bose QuietComfort 3 Comparison
  9. Audio Technica ATH ANC7 Comparison
  10. Conclusion
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