The lightweight, MDR-NC500D headphones use digital technology to more accurately reduce stress-inducing noise from planes, trains and busses while providing the high-quality audio expected from Sony.
Experience the world's first headphones that uses digital technology to realize incredible noise reduction along with pristine quality audio with Sony's MDR-NC500D. Reducing up to 99% of ambient noise from airplanes, trains, or at the office, the MDR-NC500D headphones have ground breaking new digital signal processing technology suitable for an optimal listening environment. Enjoy features that include three distinct noise canceling modes, artifical intelligence function that automatically selects the optimal mode, a digital equalizer that ensures high-grade audio without sacrificing the noise canceling effectiveness, and a lightweight design that offers premium comfort.
Noise Canceling Technology
Enjoy music in a quieter environment with MDR-NC500D's noise canceling technology that reduces ambient noise to enhance your audio entertainment. The headphones have an inside microphone on each earpiece that work with an electronic circuitry to create an opposite sound wave to reduce wave. It reduces up to 99% ambient noise when the noise canceling circuit is switched on. Perfect for loud and noisy environments such as planes, trains, buses, work or dorms.
Synthesizing with a sound in the opposite phase for ambient sound reduction
Experience high-quality music reproduction and ideal frequencey response with the MDR-NC500D. It delivers a high S/N ratio that is achieved through digital signal processing.
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Experience noise canceling optimization with Artificial Intelligence. Because not all ambient noise is the same, the Artificial Intelligence technology will automatically select the optimal noise canceling mode based on intelligent analysis of environmental ambient noise.
Noise cancelling intelligence that is optimized for your environment
Pressure relieving urethane cushions for long-lasting comfort
Hear surrounding sound without taking off your headphones with the built-in monitor function
Enjoy long-lasting comfort while listening to your music with the lightweight design of the MDR-NC500D. With pressure relieving urethane cushions in the earpad, the MDR-NC500D is designed for long comfort wear and comes with a premium travel case.
Built-in Monitor Function
The MDR-NC500D has a unique feature that allows you to hear surrounding sound without taking off the headphones. Perfect for listening to announcements, flight attendants, or any external sound without the need to take the headphones off.
Long Battery Life
Enjoy your music for up to 16 hours with the internal lithium-ion battery. Normal AA batteries can be used as well and allows for a joint 28 hours of use.
Keep the music going on all your trips with the provided travel kit that includes all of the essentials-a premium case to help protect the headphones, an AC power adaptor, AA battery backup kit, and an airplane adaptor.