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Comment: Up for your consideration are 1 (one) set of USED Bose QC2 noise cancelling headphones. These are used and do show some slight signs of use. They are checked to see if they function 100% correctly. They may show some signs of use and may have sticker residue on them. They all come with the correct carrying case as well as all of the jack adapters and line extension. They do NOT come with the cable with the ipod/iphone controls. I am also putting in a battery so once you get them, you will be able to use them right out of the package. They may or may not have the carrying strap with them. The straps will be on a first come basis. I think I have about 2 or 3 that have the strap with them, the rest do not. All of these headsets do have ear pads installed on them!!! Feel free to contact me and I will get back to you as soon as possibly can..
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Bose QuietComfort 2 Acoustic Noise Canceling Headphones (Old Version)

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  • Noise reduction for travel, work and home
  • Powered by: AAA battery
  • Total weight with cable: 6.9 oz (196 g)
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  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • ASIN: B000AP05BO
  • Item model number: QuietComfort® 2
  • Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (452 customer reviews)
  • Product Warranty: For warranty information about this product, please click here
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: September 28, 2006

Product Description

Slip on a pair of QuietComfort 2 headphones and hear your music come alive. Decades of Bose research combine with their Acoustic Noise Cancelling headphone technology to deliver the ultimate in audio performance. This award-winning technology electronically identifies and reduces the unwanted noise around you (on buses or trains, in the office, even at home). So you hear more of what you want to hear ? and less of the tiresome sounds that have so often distracted you. Proprietary TriPort headphone technology also helps give you incredible headphone audio performance while keeping the design compact and streamlined. QuietComfort 2 headphones are lightweight and comfortable, and whether you take them on a trip or to the office, they will fold flat to store easily in a bag or briefcase. A single detachable audio cable gives you easy access to portable players, home stereos and in-flight entertainment systems, all with less tangling than two-cable designs. That same cable can be removed so your headphones can go cordless when you simply want the benefits of noise reduction Features: Bose Acoustic Noise Cancelling headphone technology. These patented technologies electronically identify and reduce unwanted noise while faithfully preserving the music, speech or silence that you desire. Bose Acoustic structure of the TriPort headphone. This proprietary system utilizes three small ports in the earcups to produce a rich audio performance that?s remarkable for headphones this small. QuietComfort ear cushions. Proprietary cushion design establishes a critical acoustical seal between the headphones and your head, enhancing noise reduction and helping to maximize sound quality.    

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Customer Reviews

Noise cancellation works great, great cushioning.
Ron Kel
I called Bose Customer Service (again) to complain and was told that Bose refused to replace my headset because it was no longer under warranty.
Anonymous
Highly recommended if you decide to invest the money in headphones.
Michael Mandeville

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

283 of 287 people found the following review helpful By P. Summersgill on May 21, 2004
First of all, let me say that I resisted buying the Bose QuiteComfort 2 headphones for a long, long time. I travel a fair amount for business, and had been looking for a pair of noise cancelling headphones for those long plane rides, but I didn't like the $300 price tag. I bought and returned a number of the cheaper Sony alternatives after finding them dramatically inferior. A business colleague had the Bose headphones, and I borrowed them for a test drive. There really isn't a comparison. Turn on the power and the ambient noise really does melt away, whether you have music playing or not. I now use them to review and edit audio files on my laptop when I'm flying, watching DVDs, as well as mowing the lawn while listening to my iPod. I never noticed the pressure that an earlier reviewer mentioned, but after reading their reviews it is there. However, it's never caused me any discomfort. Really, I have nothing bad to say about these headphones.
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198 of 201 people found the following review helpful By Lisa Shea HALL OF FAMETOP 500 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on August 1, 2006
Ironically, while most people buy a version 2 before they buy a version 3, I bought the Bose QuietComfort 2 *after* I had purchased the Bose QuietComfort 3 newer headphone set.

Here's the issue. The QuietComfort 3 are the brand new version, they cost more, and they are "smaller and lighter". They offer pretty much the exact same noise cancelling quality, but they fit on top of your ear vs being a larger, bulky around the ear style like the QuietComfort 2.

However, when I tested out the QuietComfort 3 for a month, I found them to be quiet painful. Not in a "pressure on the ear" sense - they were quite comfortable to wear. Rather, when you turned them on, the pressure they exerted on the actual eardrum in order to "cancel noise" hurt. It was a physical sensation, when you turned them on and felt that WHOMP of wave energy pressing against your eardrum. Anybody who thinks the QuietComfort 2 is uncomfortable in that sense hasn't tried the QuietComfort 3 yet.

Yes, I realize that in order to cancel out ambient sound waves, there has to be an opposite sound wave to cancel them out. It's simple physics. However, because the QuietComfort 2 is an around-the-ear design, it doesn't have to blast that cancelling wave right at your eardrum. The larger "air area" being encapsulated by the ear cups gives you more area to work with, and you can block out the sounds without bombarding the ear canal with signals. I did numerous tests with the QuietComfort 2, with my set of iPod playlists that had left-only and right-only sounds, and even during the quiet parts, it was quite comfortable.

Also, as much as people might say that the QuietComfort 2 has "large" ear pods, I really didn't find them bad at all. I was able to sleep with them, wear them without feeling silly at all.
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107 of 109 people found the following review helpful By Wirenut on August 22, 2004
After reading some of the other reviews, I feel I must weigh in with my opinion of these headphones. I bought them online from Bose after some research of similar products. I'm not made of money, but $300 didn't seem bad, since I do really enjoy listening to music, and I own some incredible Klipsch speakers. I believe the most important component in an audio system is the final link, the actual sound transducers, whether they are the speakers, or headphones, so I tend to not scrimp on either.

That being said, I have listened to a wide variety of headphones, and I own a pair of Sony V600's. The sound quality of the Bose QC2's are on par with the best I have heard. I personally do not get the sensation of "pressure" mentioned by others, however the noise-cancelling feature does produce a sensation that, frankly, you don't get anywhere else. It's not bothersome to me at all, and I don't even notice it after the first minute of listening. As a frame of reference, I work in a noisy manufacturing environment, and I wear foam earplugs in my ears over 8 hours a day, so the QC2's are entirely unobtrusive to me.

As a testament to their noise-cancelling ability, I wear them when I mow my lawn with my cheap (noisy) riding mower, and in that capacity they are nothing short of phenomenal. I plug them into my Muvo MP3 player and turn the volume on the player up to about half to three-quarters, and I don't even notice the mower engine anymore. No other headphones I've tried were able to let me enjoy listening to music while I mowed.

The AAA battery seems to last forever. The construction of the QC2's can best be described as very high quality, but light. The 'phones weigh very little, but I wouldn't want to drop them off of a table for fear of them breaking.
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377 of 399 people found the following review helpful By Ron Kel on August 12, 2005
I have owned a pai of the Quietcomfort headphones for more than a year now. They are absolutely great on intercontinental flights.

Pros:

- The sound is fabulous, bass reproduction is great.

- Needs one AAA battery, but it goes for between 24 - 30 hrs of use so this is great.

- Noise cancellation works great, great cushioning.

Cons:

- Pricey

- bulky to transport, cant be substituted for "workout" phones.

- Too much insulation on the earpiece. My ears start to sweat if i wear constantly for more than a couple of hrs.

- Not great to sleep in (on flights) as you tend to block the noise cancellation ports.
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