Originally Posted by moneyfornothing
How important is noise cancelling? Just read through this thread, as I am looking to get some over the ears. I thought I needed noise cancelling, but I honestly maybe get on a plane once a year.
Considering the Harmons for $97, but they don't have noise cancelling.
Will mainly be using for the gym, and playing poker in casino's, which can be loud sometimes.
IMO, for your needs, the Harman Kardon BT (refurbished) would be just the ticket.. $97 free shipping, that will leave you with more money for the poker.. :) Also, the new ones are going for $250.. I have found out, that the refurbished ones(the ones I have and what my coworkers who purchased them too),they come with everything the new have, including full warranty and 30 day return as the new ones, only thing doesn't have a retail box. They all look brand new too.
Also, although I read a couple comments to the contrary, the Harman Kardon BT works well for me in the gym. The small band(it comes with two bands) is a perfect fit for my head. That means the Harman Kardon BT doesn't slip when I do all kinds of moves in the gym. Even though I am in my middle 70s, I do great moves in the gym..
On the sit-up apparatus doing extreme sit-ups with a 45 lb plate the Sony MK2s slip off my head, also in doing extreme leg raises on the pull up bar, the Sony slip off. Not so with the Harman Kardon BT.. for me they are perfect for the gym, and perfect in price too.