[Homeroast] Noise canceling headphones

Ryan M. Ward silvercro_magnon at hotmail.com
Sat Jul 3 00:48:17 CDT 2010


One item per day? What a weird business model. I wonder how profitable it is. 

> Date: Fri, 2 Jul 2010 18:00:44 -0400
> From: edbourgeois at gmail.com
> To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Noise canceling headphones
> 
> I had a pair from another brand and tried them once. They did seem to
> improve things but really just slightly.
> 
> On Fri, Jul 2, 2010 at 10:12 AM, Brian Kamnetz <bkamnetz at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Many times on the list I have seen comments from people who, due to
> > hearing loss, are unable to hear first or second crack over the noise
> > of the roaster.
> >
> > Woot.com sells one thing a day, if I understand correctly. They sell
> > it until it is gone, or until midnight, whichever comes first. That's
> > my understanding, anyway.
> >
> > Today's product is noise-canceling headphones:
> >
> > Able Planet NC500SC Sound Clarity Noise Canceling Headphones
> >
> > http://www.woot.com/default.aspx
> >
> > Woot.com is selling them for $65 including shipping. Checking around
> > on the web, it looks like the usual selling price is around $150.
> > Amazon sells them for ~$200.
> >
> > There  are 19 user reviews at Amazon:
> >
> > http://www.amazon.com/Planet-Sound-Clarity-Canceling-Headphones/product-reviews/B000OQUMKI/ref=dp_top_cm_cr_acr_txt?ie=UTF8&showViewpoints=1
> >
> > I have no personal experience with either Able Planet or their
> > products, or with Woot.com.
> >
> > I should say that all this information is as I understand it, but I
> > have a long history of getting things wrong, so I recommend that all
> > who are interested verify for themselves.
> >
> > Brian
> >
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> 
> 
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> Ed Bourgeois aka farmroast
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