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Sound specialist Pioneer has released a set of noise cancelling headphones that apparently reduce ambient racket up to 90 per cent.

The SE-NC31C are in-ear headphones that have 14.2mm drivers with a response of 5-16,000Hz.

Pioneer SE-NC31C

They offer 120 hours of continuous noise-cancelling playback, Pioneer claimed, but can switch over to regular headphones at any time to conserve battery life.

The 'phones' 1.4m silver-plated optical fibre cable comes with a gold-plated 3.5mm jack and a cord clip.

Accessories include three sizes of ear-tips, a storage pouch, inflight adaptor and AAA battery.

The SE-NC31C are available from February for £119. ®

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