The noise cancelling earbuds detailed on this page are the highest rated earbud style headphones available as rated by professional reviewers and consumers on various online retail sites.
It should be noted that while noise cancelling earbuds are adequate for most users, some may wish to explore alternatives such as noise isolating earbuds (as detailed in a related chart here at MusicEdMagic).Â Noise cancelling earbuds and headphones are often preferred by travellers for their ability to filter out ambient noise such as the drone of an airplane's engines.Â Noise isolating earbuds are often preferred by people who work in excessively noisy environments or who want to wear earbuds while doing loud chores such as mowing the lawn.
|Sony MDR-NC22||JVC HA-NCX77|
|Amazon Rating (rounded up)|
|Interchangable Ear Tips Included||S/M/L||Yes||Yes|
|Reduces background noise by up to ||20db / 85%||75%||80%|
|Battery required||1x AAA - included||1x- AAA||1x-AAA included|
|Included accessories |
|headphone extension cord, |
carry case, airplane plug adapter
|mute switch, airplane plug adapter||airplane plug adapter, carry case|