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QuietPoint® Active Noise-cancelling On-Ear Headphones

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  • noise cancelling headphones

  • Overview
  • Features
  • Specifications
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  • Q & A

  • Overview

    The ATH-ANC20 QuietPoint® Noise-Cancelling On-Ear Headphones block up to 80% of environmental noise and offer outstanding sound quality, comfort and portability. The headphones feature soft ear pads for long-wearing comfort. The detachable cord offers a convenient in-line volume control. Unlike many other noise-cancelling headphones, the ATH-ANC20 audio functions even without batteries or when its noise-cancelling function is turned off. The ATH-ANC20 folds for easy portability and storage and comes with an airline adapter, AAA battery and protective pouch.

    Read how Active Noise-cancelling Headphones work.
  • Features

    • Reduces environmental noise up to 80%

    • Clear, high-fidelity audio

    • Compact folding design with soft ear pads

    • Audio works even after battery depletes

    • Detachable cable with in-line volume control

    • Also includes travel pouch, airline adapter and AAA battery

  • Specifications

    TypeActive noise-cancelling
    Driver Diameter40 mm
    Frequency Response20 – 20,000 Hz
    Quietpoint® Active Noise ReductionUp to 15 dB
    Maximum Input Power100 mW
    Sensitivity100 dB
    Impedance20 ohms
    BatteryAAA (alkaline)
    Battery LifeUp to 40 hours, typical (alkaline)
    Weight104 g (3.7 oz), without cable and battery
    CableDetachable 1.2 m (3.9') with 3.5 mm (1/8") stereo mini-plug and integrated volume control
    Connector3.5 mm (1/8")
    Accessories IncludedAirline adapter; AAA battery; protective pouch

    Specifications measured with headphones in active mode.

  • Downloads

    ATH-ANC20 Manual (pdf 906.06 KB)
  • Reviews


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    Audio-TechnicaATH-ANC20 QuietPoint® Active Noise-cancelling On-Ear Headphones

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    Great for airplanes and more


    from Fort lauderdale


    • Comfortable
    • Compact
    • Good Value
    • Lightweight
    • Stylish


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        Comments about Audio-Technica ATH-ANC20 QuietPoint® Active Noise-cancelling On-Ear Headphones:

        I bought these in the airport and was quite impressed by the features at the price.

        • What best describes the environment the product was used in?:
        • Traveling
        • How long have you used this product?:
        • Less than a month
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      • Q & A

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        • Q:

          how to increase volume of the noise-canceling feature? I don't see a volume button.
          Asked on 4/30/2018 by Thomas from undisclosed

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          • Staff Reviewer


            The Active Noise Cancelling attenuation is a set level.

            Answered on 5/1/2018 by ATUS_Specialist3
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