AKG Breaks into Aviation Market with AV100 Active Noise-cancelling Aircraft Headset

 - April 3, 2014, 2:50 PM

Professional audio company AKG broke into the aviation market on Tuesday with the introduction of an active noise-reduction aircraft headset, the AV100, at the Sun ’n’ Fun Fly-In. Its $1,099 headset uses hybrid active noise-cancelling technology and signal processing to attenuate the specific frequencies inside an airplane. Features include built-in LED map lights, as well Bluetooth connectivity and an auxiliary input for interfacing with navigation devices, tablet PCs, phones or other devices, allowing such things as Hi-Fi music streaming. The headset has a six-pin LEMO connector and a standard dual-plug adapter.