Originally Posted by skupples
body disconnect from noise cancelers? huh?
Originally Posted by TheBlademaster01
The ANC may make you feel like your head is spinning while your body is stationary. It's commonly caused by low frequency static noise that may result from adding the generated antiphase soundwaves to the incoming ambient noise. Bose's ANC is especially notorious for doing this. It becomes worse the longer you have the headset on.
What TheBlademaster01 said. For me, while sitting in a chair, it felt like my head was leaning about 60 degrees to the left, chest about 20 degrees to the right, and that my hips had shifted to the left somewhat as well. Yeah, not a very enjoyable experience to say the least, doubly so since it also gave fuzzy vision (that took 45 minutes to correct itself o_O) and a pretty hefty dose of nausea too. I was sitting upright at the time.
Mine was after about 7-10 minutes or so, but some will get this effect rather hard and almost pass out from it... Within seconds.
What was annoying was one of the staff members at the Bose store tried to tell me it wasn't true, or that I just had to "get used to it" and I was pretty much "headphones shouldn't make me feel like I'm about to throw up", which they were still hesitant about until I said my ears don't fit in the earcups (which apparently according to them, is a more legitimate reason, weird). Sucks, because hubby absolutely loves his pair, but yeah, noise cancelling, at least the way Bose does it, isn't for me.
I think the reason I like the concept of the bluetooth M50X's is that they're the M50X's, but wireless. Since I don't really critically listen to much with them, the idea of not having a wire snagging on various things as I'm working, or having the cable dig into my collar bone somewhat if I don't get the wire positioned just right under my hoodie... It's a tempting one. Audio latency isn't as much of an issue when all you're doing is listening to music, or talking on Google Hangouts, so they could very well be the first pair of wireless headphones I'd contemplate.