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Andrea NC 185

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Andrea NC 185. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People are impressed by the comfort and usability. The price and microphone also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the bass quality. Opinions are divided on the durability.

sound, microphone, price, usability, comfort

bass quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Andrea NC 185 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: feret11 (

Great headset


This is a great headset for the price. I do recomend this.

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: rich (

You get more than what you pay for


It had an excellent review as to performance. It is just that. Excellent. I use it with Dragon 11.5 and it's the best mic for that application.

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Bill W (

Good Product for the Price


This is a very good product for the price, once you trained the microphone its performance increases significantly. I've had this microphone for about one month and I'm very pleased with it. Purchasing at this company was fast and easy. Shipping was...

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Dennis (

Good deal for good product


Extremely comfortable and easy to use. Wish there were more sensitivity in the volume control but for the price, good value.

Jul, 2011

Consumer review by: astevens (

If you're working with speech to text. Excellent


If you're working with Windows 7 Speech to text, this is an excellent system. Also great for voiceover work on video projects.

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: 31245874 (

Does the job very well


I purchased this headset to use with Dragon Naturally Speaking, a speech recognition software, and so far it's working without a problem. I find the flexible mic to be very useful, whether I put the headset over my ears or rest it on my neck, I can...

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: DaveD (

Great recognition and Sound Quality


I bought this at J&R because of it\'s high Dragon rating, but was amazed with the quality of the sound. I listen to my iTunes library all day and the headset is very comfortable.

Comfortable","Easy To Use","Excellent sound quality","Great for dictation","Great Sound Quality","Quality Microphone


Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: Rob (

Very good headset microphone


I use this for medical transcription with Dragon. Microphone works great with good recognition. Good sound from headphones but deep voices and sudden loud noises overdrive the speakers slightly (tolerable and only slightly annoying and my wife LOVES...

Comfortable","Easy To Use","Great Sound Quality","Quality Microphone

Ears get hot","Too much bass for voice

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: bc (

Enjoying the sounds!


Great upgrade from the Microsoft Chat 3000 headset I was using. Much better audio quality.(Use: Captioning, Voice Recognition)Wish the USB attachment wasn't 15 dollars more.

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: eddyq (

Good but not as advertised


The nose canceling is basically non existent and there is no software as implied in the description. Otherwise this seems like a quality headset.

Dec, 2010

Product Specifications

The NC-185 offers quality Andrea Noise Cancellation Microphone technology in a stereo headset form factor. The dual speaker design supports a rich real time collaboration audio experience even in high noise environments. It is ideal for cubical usage. Lightweight, compact and affordably priced.