Guest Writer II

It was as if there was never any noise...

Look, we're human, okay? Sometimes we run out ideas. That's why, from time-to-time, we'll farm out the product writeup to an MFA student. Hey, if it worked for James Frey, it can work for us, right? Today's writeup for these Klipsch M40 Noise Canceling Headphones comes from Tobin McCamry, who's currently working on an MFA in fiction from CalState Nevada:

I looked in the mirror, dismayed at the man whose gaze attached itself to mine like strong velcro.

"Who have I become?" I asked my reflection, or, more appropriately, we asked each other, but we both knew the answer to our enigmatic query.

He was no stranger, the man who stood before me. He was a man I had known all my life, just not the man I wanted to become. He was a man whose love was like a baseball hit into a thicket of pricker bushes: desirable, hard to extract, and enshrouded by clandestine pain. This man was Tom to others, but to me, he was "father."

My relationship with my father was perpetual battlefield and the armies of my soul were always in full retreat. I thought I'd escaped. I thought I'd left the battlefront far behind me. I'd worked so hard to be my own person, to be as unique as a buck's antler covered in fresh snowflakes backlit by the purple-orange explosion of a New England sunset in August, but now here was my father standing where I should be, like some tangled stage play whose sadistic director double-cast the lead role.

Then, something struck me. The man in the reflection was wearing Klipsch M40 Noise Canceling Headphones with high density memory foam ear cups and advanced cloth woven three button mic and remote system, which are good features for headphones. They had been there all along, camouflaged by my unwillingness to see anything but what I did not want to see. Such a new-fangled piece of technology, such a sorcery of components, never would anything resembling these smother the ears of my father!

A sigh of relief rushed out of me, like a cloud escaping from a prison above the sky. "I am me," I said to my reflection, or more appropriately, we said to each other.

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Features

OVER-EAR HEADSET WITH STYLISH FINISH
Built from the same durable materials used in high-end eyewear, they exude both fashion and luxury

DYNAMIC DUAL DRIVERS
Moving coil 40mm woofer provides deep bass and dynamic midrange with active crossover while 15mm tweeter brings crisp, clean highs

ACTIVE NOISE CANCELLING (ANC)
Active noise cancelling for up to 45 hours on a single battery or use without battery as a stereo headphone

HIGH-DENSITY MEMORY FOAM EAR CUPS
Allow for comfortable, long-term wear and superior noise-isolation.

ADVANCED CLOTH WOVEN THREE-BUTTON MIC AND REMOTE SYSTEM
Offers full control of iPhone, iPod touch and iPod models, while allowing for seamless control of music and phone calls

HI-FI INSPIRED CABLES
Two detachable cloth cables like those used in premium, hi-fi systems, fit any device with a 3.5 mm headphone jack and provide flexibility and functionality

Shipping Note: Eligible for shipping to all 50 states

Warranty: 90 Day Klipsch

Specs

  • Design: Over-ear, Active Noise-Canceling
  • Driver diameters: 40 mm/15 mm
  • Drive Components: Dual-drivers: Dynamic Moving Coil 40 mm and 15 mm speakers
  • Features: Passive Cross-over Network, Active Noise Reduction, Mic+3-button remote
  • Finish: Copper/Black
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Input Connections: 3.5mm
  • Input Impedance: (@ 1kHz): 32 ohms
  • Sensitivity: (@ 1 mW, 15 mm): 97.5 dB
  • Cable Length: 54"
  • Battery: One AAA (included)
  • Weight: 12.48 oz

In the box:

  • Klipsch Mode M40 Noise Cancelling Headphones
  • Cloth Woven Apple 3-Button Controller Cable
  • AAA Battery
  • 3.5mm Cable
  • Airline Adapter
  • 1/4" Stereo Adapter
  • Leather Carrying Case
  • Microfiber Carrying Case

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Last Wooter to Woot:
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Purchaser Seniority

  • 11% joined today
  • 1% one week old
  • 1% one month old
  • 14% one year old
  • 74% > one year old

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Klipsch M40 Noise Cancelling Headphones
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