Cyberstar Infocom (distributors of Creative, Belkin etc.) has announced that Creative’s Active Noise-Canceling in-ear monitors, the EP-3NCs, are making their way into Indian stores. The earphones will be priced at Rs. 5999/-.

Creative claim the earphones reduce significant background noise by up to 90%, and that it provides excellent noise isolation even when noise-cancellation is turned off. These are tall claims, though how much of it is true remains to be seen.

And now we can't hear you.

Technical Specifications

Driver Units: 9 mm Neodymium magnet
Frequency Response: 6Hz – 23kHz
Impedance: 33ohms (Active noise-cancellation turned on)/16ohms (Active noise-cancellation turned off)
Sensitivity (1kHz): 104dB/mW (Active noise-cancellation turned on) or 102dB/mW (Active noise-cancellation turned off)
Input Plug: 3.5mm gold-plated stereo miniplug
Cord Length: 1.3m Oxygen-Free Copper cable
Net Weight: 27g (without packaging)
Power Supply: 1 x AAA battery
Battery Life: Up to 100hours

Package Contents

1 pair of Creative EP-3NC active noise-canceling in-ear earphones
1 AAA alkaline battery
3 pairs of silicone tips in 3 different sizes (S, M, L)
1 airplane adapter
1 travel pouch
Quick Start Guide

Well, this definitely has piqued our interest. Keep checking back because we’ll keep updating you as stuff rolls in, and do tell us in the comments section below what you think about this.

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