Technics today announced the release of the new EAH-A800 Noise Cancelling Wireless Over-Ear Headphones. These new headphones offer superior call quality with four-microphone beamforming and noise supression technology to clearly convey the speaker’s voice to the listener[i].
Aaron Waters, Product Marketing Manager – Imaging & Technics, Panasonic, said: “The Technics heritage of excellence sees us continue to impress enthusiasts around the world. The new EAH-800 pushes boundaries to offer industry-leading[ii] noise-cancelling technology, so users can immerse themselves in sound both indoors and out. And for maximum convenience, the best-of-class[iii] battery life provides around 50 hours of music listening or 30 hours of talk time.”
The EAH-A800 headphones cater to work-from-anywhere lifestyles. Picking up only the speaker’s voice, they provide crystal-clear voice communication even in noisy environments.
Technics is dedicated to delivering the ideal sound to communicate the dynamics of music – such as the breath-taking silence and tension of musical performances, the energy of instrumentalists, and the inspiration of singers’ voices.
This dedication is evident in the new headphones, which boast excellent audio quality, bringing together the outstanding technologies and experience that the brand has cultivated over more than 50 years of hi-fi audio development.
Technics EAH-A800 Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones: $549RRP
Available in silver and black at selected Technics audio specialist retailers from mid-February.
Hear Every Detail – Premium Technics Sound Quality
For an excellent audio experience, the newly developed 40mm dynamic driver with a free edge diaphragm in the dome, and the edge part composed of different multi-layer material that has optimal strength and flexibility, ensures clear sound and deep bass with minimal distortion. The Acoustic Control Chamber accurately controls air flow to enhance the performance of the driver for precise bass and rich spatial expression. Further, use of thin-film polymer multi- layer capacitors – a technology used in Technics’ high-grade audio amplifiers – facilitates a stable current through the audio circuit, which limits distortion and generates high-quality sound. The EAH-A800 also supports High-Resolution Audio Quality with Bluetooth® and LDAC technology[iv], delivering a wide, dynamic range of sound with fast response and high definition.
Speak with clarity – superior call quality
A total of eight mics play a huge role in supporting more comfortable, natural conversation. Four MEMS mics operate simultaneously to pick up the speaker’s voice with superior precision, while noise cancellation makes it easy to focus on the conversation. Another four mics with beamforming technology and noise reduction activate simultaneously from both sides of the headphones to reduce background noise and capture voices in three dimensions. Technics’ unique signal processing analyses the voice and suppresses surrounding noise to deliver the voice clearly.
Wind Noise Suppression
Wind is one factor that can negatively affect call quality; to ensure excellent call clarity in any environment, Technics changed its microphone design to minimise wind noise. The EAH-A800 headphones use a Feed-Forward Mic with small holes installed deep inside the unit to improve air resistance and reduce vibrations. Further supporting this noise suppresion, the headphones are equipped with multiple chambers; the Main Talk Mic has been designed with a different mesh material at the front and back; while the windshield on the Sub Talk Mic has a top cover to prevent direct wind exposure.
Immerse Yourself in Sound: Industry-leading Noise Cancelling
Technics’ industry-leading noise cancelling allows you to immerse yourself in sound, no matter what the location. Through Dual Hybrid Noise Cancelling Technology, which combines two pairs of noise cancelling functions – an analog filter and a Feed-Back Mic, and a Feed-Forward Mic and a digital filter – noise both inside and outside the headphones can be minimised for Industry-leading noise cancelling performance.
Control the Sound Around You – Natural Ambient / Attention Mode
The EAH-A800 headphones are equipped with two ambient sound modes: Natural Ambient Mode and Attention Mode. Natural Ambient Mode comprehensively captures a wide range of low to high frequencies, leading to a more natural sound that allows the user to pay attention to surrounding noise while listening to music or making calls. Attention Mode reduces unwanted external noise to make it easier to hear voices, so users can listen for airport and train announcements or speak to their families at home while listening to music.
Bluetooth® Multipoint Pairing
Multipoint pairing allows users to connect to two Bluetooth® devices at the same time. This makes it extra convenient when a call comes in, as the headphones will connect to the device that needs to be active when you simply click the call button.
Comfort Fit for Your Every Move-Best Fit for the Best Sound
The EAH-A800 has been designed to ensure a comfortable fit. The 3D earpads feature a curved design to apply uniform pressure to the whole ear. The earpads are cushioned with memory foam to distribute pressure and fit securely, while a wire spring in the headband optimises pressure across the entire head. The inner diameter of the earpad has been enlarged to wrap around the ear, yet the headphones themselves can be stored in a compact carrying case.
Technics is the brand name of hi-fi audio products owned by the Panasonic Corporation based in Osaka, Japan. The Technics brand was founded in 1965. Driven by a constant thirst for innovation and excellence within the audio field, scores of legendary hi-fi components have been released by the Technics brand, many of them having set new standards in the audio world.
[i] Varying environmental conditions may affect performance.
[ii] As of Oct 31, 2021, According to research by Panasonic Corporation, based on published playback time (AAC, NC ON) in the over- ear style noise cancelling
[iii] As of Oct 31, 2021, According to research by Panasonic Corporation, based on published playback time (AAC, NC ON) in the over- ear style noise cancelling
[iv] Delivered in 96 kHz/24 bit LDAC when connected by Bluetooth®.