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Sony MDR-NC13

alaTest has collected and analyzed 285 reviews of Sony MDR-NC13. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Opinions about the usability and comfort are on the whole positive. The noise isolation and sound are also appreciated. The durability and reliability get less positive comments, and there are some mixed comments about the portability.

price, sound, noise isolation, comfort, usability

reliability, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sony MDR-NC13 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 285 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony MDR-NC13

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 user reviews of Sony MDR-NC13 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the usability and comfort are on the whole positive. The noise isolation and sound also get good feedback, but there are some mixed reviews about the portability. Some have doubts about the reliability.

price, sound, noise isolation, comfort, usability

reliability

74% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony MDRNC13 In Ear Noise Cancelling HeadphonesSony MDR-NC13 Noise Cancelling Earphones

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony MDR-NC13

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 91 user reviews of Sony MDR-NC13 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.com. Comments about the comfort and usability are overall positive. The noise isolation and sound are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed opinions about the portability, while the durability and reliability get critical comments.

price, sound, noise isolation, usability, comfort

reliability, durability

63% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony MDRNC13 Noise-Canceling Headphones

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I\'m buying another pair

 

I\'m buying another pair. My wife took over the first pair. They do the trick almost anywhere. The crying baby does\'t get cancelled out but my NASCAR plugs do the tick.

Comfortable","Compact Design

Poor Sound Quality

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Works as advertised

 

Also looking at the more expensive Sony units but just can justify the cost right now. We'll see how things are the next time I'm in the market for a new set of Noise Canceling headphones.

Got these to replace an ailing set of MDR-NC33/BM bought 2 yrs ago. These work as well and allow me to listen to media and hear every nuance while commuting. I sit in the back of the bus over top of the motor so there is a lot of ambient noise

There is no 'monitor' button as on the MDR-NC33/BM. I have to temporarily turn off the unit to hear announcements and such. This can become annoying at times

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Great for travel

 

Better at blocking out airplane noise than the previous model I own.

Comfortable

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End Flight Fatigue!

 

Nothing wears you out faster on a flight than noise! These earbuds filter out the hum or engine noise in the cabin that drives me nuts! I keep them on and in my ears even if I don't have them plugged into anything! Arrive more relaxed without lugging...

Small, lightweight

None

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Good product

 

I got these as a gift. Used them on the airplane and it did filter out some of the plane's drone. Unfortunately, it didn't do much for the crying baby behind me, but the instructions say they won't work on high pitched noise. THese are the first...

easy to use - good sound

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mr peters

 

very satisfied with this product works as promised

Comfortable","Great Sound","Lightweight

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Ear buds are 90% of the noise reduction!

 

I bought this for airline engine noise reduction. I haven't actually flown but I tried these on my home computer which has a noisy external accessory fan. The buds quieted the fan noise about 90%. The "noise reduction technology" did not seem to add...

Compact Design, Easy To Use, Comfortable

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No basis to review

 

This item was given to someone else as a gift. I have no basis to review it.

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Hanging Battery Too Heavy and Noise Cancelling

 

I have this earbuds for several months now. I travel often and I find they don't good such a great job cancelling the noise as an over the ear headphone, such as MDR NC7 which I just bough. The hanging battery compartment makes it really annoying as it...

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The Noise Cancellation works!

 

The noise cancellation effect is fairly subtle. It removes only low frequency sounds. I find it makes the subway ride to work more pleasant. I believe it would be useful in any situation where there is a lot of mechanical noise, such as on a plane. In...

Product Specifications

Configuration

Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
Dolby PL / AC3: No
Earclip: No
Neckband: No
Noise Cancellation: Yes

General Features

Ear Canal Headphone: Yes
Indoor/Outdoor :Outdoor
Signal Connection:Wired Digital
Type:In Ear
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