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August EP750 – Active Noise Cancelling Headphones Review

August EP750 – Active Noise Cancelling Headphones Review

£69.95 £124.95

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  • ENJOY MUSIC IN PEACE - These noise reduction headphones combat the sounds of engine noise so you can relax in the air with your favourite music
  • FREE YOURSELF FROM WIRES - Bluetooth headphones connect swiftly to mobile phones, tablets and laptops giving you the freedom of not being tethered to your device

The August EP750 bucks the trend a little with August headphones, opting for a higher than normal price point in order to offer active sound cancelling technology.

In the box you get the EP750 headphones, USB charging cable, standard aux cable, aux cable with inline controls, an aux cable adaptor and a nice carry case.

August EP750 with accessories

The headphones fold down and they, along with all the accessories, fit into the case making them easy to travel with, or store away when not in use.

As with other August products, the EP750s are nice looking set with simple set of controls for power, volume on one side with a noise cancellation on/off switch on the other.

They adopt a rectangular design that will sit over your ears (or on if you have large ears!) and they’re generally comfortable to wear, although it’s fair to say they’re not the most comfortable headphones reviewed, they clamp on tighter than other headphones but of course this has the benefit of ensure there is no chance they’ll fall off!

The August EP750 pair to your device via Bluetooth, either via the traditional search/pair method or via NFC.  You only need to do this once, they auto connect when powered on.

They also feature an aux in port so you can use these without using Bluetooth, handy if you run out of power or are in a situation where Bluetooth can’t be used.

Sound quality, as you’d expect from the company that made the amazing value EP650s, is really good.  They produce a clean sound with a good, but not overwhelming, bass.

The over ear design does a great job of blocking out a lot of external noise, as you’ll see in the review video below these were worn during a spot of gardening and the music was very clear even with the strimmer buzzing away.

If you’re in a noisier environment (e.g. using the louder lawn mower in the review video) you can easily activate the noise cancellation feature via the flick of a switch.  Active noise cancelling doesn’t completely eliminate noise, a good thing if you’re walking around and need to be alerted to horns, sirens etc, but it does take the edge off.

This operates independently of Bluetooth and can therefore be used if connecting via an aux cable.

If you’re looking for a good sounding set of headphones with active noise cancellation the August EP750 tick the boxes, if noise cancellation isn’t important or you’re after a really comfortable set of cans the August EP650 are still a fantastic set for the money.

The August EP750 headphones are available from Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/2uSgRZs and Amazon USA: http://amzn.to/2ty6iew and Amazon.ca: http://amzn.to/2txWmSv

August EP750 – Active Noise Cancelling Headphones Video Review

4 / 5 stars     

Bluetooth Wireless Headphones with ANC - August EP750 - Active Noise Cancelling Headset for Laptops/Smartphones/Tablets - Reduce Air Travel Engine Noise

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Features

  • ENJOY MUSIC IN PEACE - These noise reduction headphones combat the sounds of engine noise so you can relax in the air with your favourite music
  • FREE YOURSELF FROM WIRES - Bluetooth headphones connect swiftly to mobile phones, tablets and laptops giving you the freedom of not being tethered to your device
  • CONTROL YOUR MUSIC - The integrated remote control allows you to answer calls, play, pause and skip tracks and adjust the volume straight from the earpiece
  • TALK HANDS FREE - Bluetooth headphones with microphone so that you can take and make phone calls hands-free
  • UNIVERSAL CONNECTION - A 3.5mm connection allows you to use these noise cancelling headphones with non Bluetooth devices, great for in flight entertainment and mp3 players

Self confessed gadget lover who has a day job at Verastar Ltd and a hobby of writing and filming reviews that are published on YouTube and Reviewify.co.uk.