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Fanny Wang Series 3000 Conclusion


The Fanny Wang Series 3000 headphones are a very nice sounding set of cans that feature not only a Pass Through mode for use when the batteries die but also Noise Canceling and Noise Canceling with Bass Boost. Part of that $300 you are spending on them went into the noise canceling but not all of it. While it didn't hold up to dedicated headphones in the same price bracket, it did well against some highly regarded, but cheaper, sets. When you add in that you'd likely be using them in noisy environments, that they are comfortable enough to wear all day, and that they included everything you'll need to enjoy these at home or on the road (including 1/4" and airline adapters), and you can see the value. While they aren't the least expensive Noise Canceling headphones on the market, with the Fanny Wang Series 3000 headphones, you know that you are getting good sound with your noise canceling.

Fanny Wang Series 3000 Noise Canceling Headphones

MSRP $299.95




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