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Plantronics Backbeat Pro 2 Limited Edition - Noise Cancelling Headphones

Headphone Hard Case + Special Edition Colour

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"Excellent Value & Sound, Average ANC"
5 stars"

I bought the non SE where the only difference is the colour and case so functionally the same. After about a year with them I am very happy with the BBPro2 and would thoroughly recommend them unless noise cancelling is the primary feature you're after. What I like;

  • Very comfortable for long stretches of wear and feel sturdy. I've not noticed anything to give me concern about quality. They are closed so of course ears get warm and sweaty if exercising.
  • Battery life is great, especially if you can use the wear sensing feature that automatically disconnects when you take them off.
  • Microphone voice pickup and isolation is excellent (as expected from Plantronics) and phone conversations are a breeze – just takes some time to get used to.
  • Audio quality for music listening is great for the price. I know there's going to be better if you spend more but for this price range they are very good.
  • Bluetooth range and quality seems good but I'm not listening to lossless music so…

My only gripes;

  • On-ear sensing doesn't always work for me as I have small ears. This can lead to situations of the headphones cutting in & out as they disconnect and reconnect. Likewise, if you wear a beanie over your head and ears that will stop the feature working. I've had to disable the feature and that really hurts battery life if I forget to turn them off.
  • ANC is nothing like what you get from a pair of BOSE QC35 (my only other quality reference) as the noise cancelling on those is staggering. My $80 pair of wired Sony MDRZX110NC on ear phones are about equal to the BBPro2. Without anything playing, with noise cancelling on I can still have a conversation with people and hear some ambient office noise. On a long distance flight they are helpful but if that's what you're buying ANC for I'd look elsewhere.
7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.
"Great headphones, pretty meh noise cancelling"
4 stars"
Purchased on Mighty Ape

The headphones have fantastic audio quality and some pretty amazing features like On-ear sensing and Open listening.

Even with all the positive things I have to say about these head phones they are pretty lacking in the noise cancelling department if noise cancelling is the main reason you want to get these headphones save a couple of hundred dollars and get the WH-1000XM3.

0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
"Comfortable, sounds amazing, packed with features"
5 stars"
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Pros:

  • Some of the most comfortable headphones I've ever worn. Extremely soft, not too tight. I can wear them for hours.
  • They sound fantastic. The bass could be tighter, but other than that the sound is crystal clear, with a nice wide soundscape.
  • Noise cancellation is great. Not perfect, but great. Doesn't block out voices completely but the very loud air conditioning in my office is completely erased while ANC is turned on.
  • Lot's of great quality-of-life features, such as pausing music when you turn your headphones off, and Open Listening to hear your surroundings through the mic.
  • Fairly small for over-ear headphones so you don't look like a tosser wearing them while commuting.
  • Build quality feels very solid. Not a huge fan of the wood pattern on the ears, but it looks a lot better on the Special Edition than the original. Other than that they look great.

Cons:

  • As mentioned, the bass is a bit thick, not as punchy or balanced as it could be. This is only even worth mentioning because of the very high quality of the audio overall.

Conclusion: What a fantastic pair of headphones, especially for the price. If it weren't for the mildly overbearing bass, I would give them a 10/10.

Description

BackBeat PRO 2 Special Edition
Wireless noise cancelling headphones

Enhance every moment with BackBeat PRO 2 Special Edition wireless headphones. On-demand active noise cancelling creates an oasis of personal space in a public place at the touch of a button.

Plus, this Special Edition features instant NFC pairing for compatible devices and a rigid travel case.

  • On-demand ANC to reduce ambient noise
  • Up to 24 hours of wireless streaming
  • Up to 330 ft/100 m range using Class 1 Bluetooth device
  • Improved design to be 35% smaller and 15% lighter than its predecessor for all-day comfort
  • Open listening mode lets you hear your surroundings
  • Automatic music play/pause when headphones are put on/removed
  • Connect and switch audio between a smartphone and tablet
  • Pair compatible devices instantly with NFC technology

On-demand active noise cancelling
Silence the world around you at the touch of a button with on-demand active noise cancelling.

Designed for all-day comfort
Headphones feature a cushioned, over-the-ear design for long wearing comfort.

24-hour battery power
You’re free to listen or talk continuously for up to 24 hours on a single charge.

Protective travel case
Protect your headphones with a rigid case to stand up to the wear and tear of travel.

About Plantronics

We believe that people come first and that technology must be simple, intuitive, and personalized.

As an industry leader, we look beyond just building the best headsets. Through the insightful application of the latest technology, we create innovative audio solutions that help solve the problems that prevent people from getting their most important tasks done.

Release date NZ
July 13th, 2018
Manufacturer code:
207120-08
Warranty Period
1 year
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Box Dimensions (mm)
230x250x85
UPC
5033588048565
All-time sales rank
Top 5000
Product ID
28112482

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