The worldwide leading maker of audio equipment, Audio-Technica has announced its new ATH-ANC1 QuietPoint active noise-cancelling on-ear headphones, which combines outstanding performance, comfort and value in a highly compact on-ear design, featuring Audio-Technica’s active noise-cancelling (ANC) technology to eliminate up to 85% of outside noise, ideal for use with computers, Apple iPod, iPhone and more devices.


Highlights Of Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1:

  • Block out up to 85% of ambient noise while delivering detailed and natural sound
  • ANC circuitry located in external in-line module
  • Remarkably natural acoustic performance
  • Lightweight fold-up design for easy storage and travel in its included carrying pouch
  • Soft, long-wearing ear pads for complete comfort even on long trips
  • Audio continues to work (passive mode) without (AAA) batteries

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1 on-ear headphones that also work while the noise-cancelling function is turned off will ship in coming January 2009 for around $130.