July 2007 Issue

A Noise Reduction Rating Is Nice, But It's Not Everything

Following our report on active noise reduction headsets in the May issues, the e-mails trickled in. With all those expensive lab tests, why the heck didnít you guys publish good numbers on noise reduction values? a couple of readers asked. After all, manufacturers do this. Weíll concede the point, but itís not as simple as that.

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