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My Bose QC1 Headphones have started to buzz very loudly when I turn them on. This only happens in the right ear. Are they fixable or do I throw them away?

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I have a similar problem but it is the left ear. I replaced the earcup with the Bose replacement and it did not help. I would like to know if there is anything else to try

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Severe squelch in left ear phone


The design of these headphones includes a microphone on the outside and on the inside of each earcup. The outside microphone detects outside noise. The inside microphone monitors what you are hearing and when it detects that the outside noise is present inside, the active noise-canceling circuits remove that noise. This happens fast enough that you perceive a significant reduction in the outside noise getting to your ears.

The airspace inside the earcup is a tuned chamber defined by the shape of the foam in the ear cushion. This is important because with the inside microphone in close proximity, but at a 90-degree angle to the speaker, the circuit must be designed to eliminate the normal feedback that occurs.

If the foam in the ear cushion has weakened/deteriorated to the point that it no longer has it's original shape, (in particular the lower half of the ear cushion), the size and shape of the air chamber inside of the earcup is directing more of the speaker sound toward the microphone than the design can compensate for causing audio feedback to occur. You are hearing that feedback.

On my QC-3 headphones, I can cause the feedback squeal in both earcups, with the left earcup being more sensitive to the shape change than the right.

It is probably time to replace the ear cushions. If so, they are available from Bose for $35/pair.

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My Bose QC1 Headphones have started to buzz very loudly when I turn them on. This only happens in the right ear. Are they fixable or do I throw them away?


I have a similar problem but it is the left ear. I replaced the earcup with the Bose replacement and it did not help. I would like to know if there is anything else to try

Jun 12, 2011 | Audio Players & Recorders

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The left ear phone broke and just dangles. Looks like part of the black plastic broke. Doesn't look fixable except by tape. Yuk. Tina


Take your headphones into the nearest Bose Audio store. Depending on the amount of time you have owned the headphones, you may be able to get a replacement or a discount on new headphones.

May 03, 2011 | Bose Audio Players & Recorders

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I hav a loud buzzing noise thst shuts off the mic (X31)


Change the batteries. This is the symptom of batteries that are nearly dead.

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Feedback sound like wind noise in right headphone of QC3, starts quietly and gradually gains in strength. Sometimes disappears, then comes back again. No sign of moisture in battery compartment. Any ideas?


The design of these headphones includes a microphone on the outside and on the inside of each earcup. The outside microphone detects outside noise. The inside microphone monitors what you are hearing and when it detects that the outside noise is present inside, the active noise-canceling circuits remove that noise. This happens fast enough that you perceive a siginficant reduction in the outside noise getting to your ears.

The airspace inside the lower half of the earcup is a tuned chamber defined by the foam in the ear cushion. This is important because with the inside microphone in close proximity, but at a 90-degree angle to the speaker, the circuit must be designed to eliminate the normal feedback that occurs. When the foam has weakened or deteriorated to the point that the size and shape of the chamber cannot be maintained, more of the speaker sound is directed toward the microphone than the design can compensate for causing audio feedback to occur. This also happens when the lower half of the ear cushion is compressed. Since this is occuring during normal use,
it may be time to replace the ear cushions. They are available from Bose for $35 per pair.

http://www.bose.com/controller?url=/shop_online/headphones/noise_cancelling_headphones/accessories/qc3_earcushionkit_acc.jsp

Sep 18, 2009 | Bose QuietComfort 3 Acoustic Noise...

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Right Bose In-ear cord separated from headphone


i know that these are very exspencive headphones, they were 100 dollars, and they are great. unfortunitally, these cannot be fixed without getting new headphones, sorry!!!

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Bose in-ear headphone cord cut


most head phones there two wires. those are the two that you most likly put together. if there is any metel mesh covering the wires. that has to be connected also.

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My headphones are feedbacking all of a sudden


The design of these headphones includes a microphone on the outside and on the inside of each earcup. The outside microphone detects outside noise. The inside microphone monitors what you are hearing and when it detects that the outside noise is present inside, the active noise-canceling circuits remove that noise. This happens fast enough that you perceive a siginficant reduction in the outside noise getting to your ears.

The airspace inside the earcup is a tuned chamber defined by the foam in the ear cushion. This is important because with the inside microphone in close proximity, but at a 90-degree angle to the speaker, the circuit must be designed to eliminate the normal feedback that occurs.

If the foam in the ear cushion has weakened/deteriorated to the point that it no longer has it's original shape, (in particular the lower half of the ear cushion), the size and shape of the air chamber inside of the earcup is directing more of the speaker sound toward the microphone than the design can compensate for causing audio feedback to occur. You are hearing that feedback.

On my QC-3 headphones, I can cause the feedback squeal in both earcups, with the left earcup being more sensitive to the shape change than the right.

It may be time to replace the ear cushions. If so, they are available from Bose for around $35/pair.

http://www.bose.com/controller?url=/shop_online/headphones/noise_cancelling_headphones/accessories/qc3_earcushionkit_acc.jsp

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