Audio-Technica

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC40BT QuietPoint® Active Noise-Cancelling Wireless In-Ear Headphones

 
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ATH-ANC40BT

The ATH-ANC40BT QuietPoint® wireless in-ear headphones combine Audio-Technica’s proprietary active noise-canceling technology with Bluetooth® wireless technology to give you greater freedom and listening pleasure in areas of high ambient noise. The wireless headphones reduce that distracting background noise by up to 90% while the 13.5 mm drivers deliver superior sound reproduction. The Bluetooth functionality, coupled with an in-line mic and controls, lets you operate hands-free, wirelessly answering/ending calls, controlling music playback and adjusting the volume on Bluetooth enabled devices. The headphones pair with up to eight Bluetooth enabled devices and can be connected with two of those devices simultaneously, allowing you to shift seamlessly between your phone and tablet, phone and laptop or any other pair of Bluetooth enabled devices. The ATH-ANC40BT headphones also employ aptX® sound-improvement technology, specifically created to yield the best-possible audio performance over Bluetooth transmission.

Engineered to create a comfortable listening environment in areas with high ambient noise, these wireless in-ear headphones feature a miniature microphone in each earpiece that picks up ambient noise (such as traffic, air-handling systems, etc.). Electronics in the QuietPoint control module create a noise-canceling wave that is 180° out of phase with the ambient noise. This wave acts like a noise eraser: it cancels out the annoying sounds that surround you without diminishing the audio you want to hear. The result: a peaceful enclave to enjoy the music or movies of your choice.

The ATH-ANC40BT wireless headphones feature a convenient neckband design that loops the cable from ear to ear around the back of your neck so you don’t have to deal with any dangling cords. However, the headphones also come with a detachable 1.2 m (3.9') cable with 3.5 mm stereo mini-plug that can be used to create a standard wired connection – helpful in areas where Bluetooth wireless operation is prohibited or for when the power from the internal DC3.7 lithium polymer battery gets low. Also included are silicone eartips (XS/S/M/L), a 1.0 m (3.3') USB charging cable, an airplane adapter, and a protective pouch.

Key Features

  • QuietPoint® active noise-canceling technology reduces environmental noise by up to 90%
  • Reliable Bluetooth® wireless technology with in-line mic and controls for answering/ending calls, controlling music & video playback and adjusting the volume on Bluetooth wireless devices.
  • 13.5 mm drivers offer a premium listening experience.
  • Connects to two Bluetooth wireless devices simultaneously; remembers up to eight devices.
  • Employs aptX® sound-improvement technology, specifically created to yield the best-possible audio performance over Bluetooth transmission.
  • Included 1.2 m (3.9') cable with 3.5 mm stereo mini-plug allows wired use of headphones when the battery has lost charge or in Bluetooth-free zones (e.g., in airplanes or hospitals).
  • Lightweight, portable design is ideal for travel.
  • On a full charge, the internal battery provides continuous use for up to 8 hours (Bluetooth wireless and noise-canceling), 13 hours (Bluetooth wireless only), 24 hours (noise-canceling only), or 100 hours (standby).
  • Includes silicone eartips (XS/S/M/L), 1.0 m (3.3') USB charging cable, airplane adapter, and a protective pouch.

Specifications

Type

Active noise-canceling

Driver Diameter

13.5 mm

Sensitivity

100 dB/mW

Battery

DC3.7 V lithium polymer rechargeable battery

Battery Life

Approx. 8 hours (when Bluetooth and noise-cancellation used)
Approx. 13 hours (when only Bluetooth used)
Approx. 24 hours (when only noise-cancellation used)
Max. 100 hours (standby)
Charging Time: Approx. 3 hours (for 0-100% charge)

Weight

35 g (1.2 oz) without eartips

Accessories Included

Eartips (XS, S, M, L), 1.0 m (3.3') USB charging cable, airplane adapter, protective pouch

Microphone
Type

Condenser

Sensitivity

-42 dB (1V/Pa at 1 kHz)

Frequency Response

70 – 8,000 Hz

Polar Pattern

Omnidirectional

Bluetooth
Communication System

Bluetooth Version 3.0

RF Output

Bluetooth Specification Power Class 2

Maximum Communication Range

Line of sight – approx. 10m

Compatible Bluetooth Profiles

A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP