The Specialist Headphone from Nox Audi

Posted by Kathleen Maher on June 23rd 2010 | Permalink
Categories: Hardware Review
Tags: gaming games audio sound headphones audiophile

Kathleen Maher

While strolling the aisles of E3, we ran across some compact headsets from Nox Audio. The new design includes an integrated 4 mm omni­directional microphone slickly tucked by the left ear pad. It rolls out when needed and rolls back up discreetly to avoid the geek factor that gamers might as well give up worrying about because they’re a lost cause. The other side has a similar knob that turns up the volume. The earphones don’t have noise cancellation but they do employ noise reduction strategies in the construction of the headphones—meaning that they’re designed to block sound. The earphones work…