NoiseGard/digital, Sennheiser's brand new active noise-cancelling technology debuts in new in-ears

Sennheiser has just launched the CXC 700 headphones at CES in Las Vegas.

The prolific German company launches in-ears all the time, of course, but the CXC 700s are a bit different, as they herald the launch of a brand new active noise-cancelling system called NoiseGard/digital.

The NoiseGard/digital system offers users the choice of three noise-cancelling 'profiles', one to absorb low frequency noise, one for medium frequencies, and one that combines the two, but with a slightly lower noise-cancelling performance.

The idea is that whatever environment you're in, one of the modes will effectively cancel out the surrounding hub-bub. In fact, Daniel Chee, Product Manager for the travel line says the "precise filters generate a result that is up to five times better than that of the analogue system".

Unsurprisingly the CXC 700s have a number of other travel-friendly features, such as an in-flight adapter and 6.35mm jack, and a TalkThrough function that lets you hear your flight attendant offering you another drink, for example.

More after the break

The Sennheiser CXC 700 headphones are available now and our review is on the way.

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