The CXC700 has a detailed sound and tight bass, but with recessed mids. The active noise cancelling performs well, and you have 3 modes to choose from, so you can get the best noise cancelling profile for your environment.
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Pro Detailed sound
The CXC700’s sound signature puts emphasis on the treble. It is very airy and detailed, so you’ll be able to hear the nuances of the music. The bass is controlled rather than boomy. The mids are slightly recessed though, so vocals and guitars are not up-front.
Pro Talk Through Mode allows easy conversations
You won’t need to take these headphones off when in a conversation. Activating Talk Through mode on the noise cancelling module allows the microphones to pick up ambient sound and output them through the earpieces, so you’ll easily hear what others are saying. When you are done conversing, simply press the button again to enjoy your music.
Pro 3 active noise cancelling modes to choose from
You’ll be able to fine tune how effective the ANC can be in your environment. There is a mode that focuses on the low frequencies, another that also filters out the mids and the third mode covers the entire frequency spectrum.
Con Control module is bulky
The noise cancelling module can be distracting. It is quite large and heavy, and may pull the headphones down. There is a belt-clip integrated into the design, which may help minimize the issue.
Con The audio may sound lean
If you prefer a rich and powerful sound, then these may not be to your liking. The bass does not have a lot of thump and the mids are recessed, so the sound may seem thin for your tastes.