The headphones feature soft ear pads and a cushioned headband for long-wearing comfort. The detachable cord offers a convenient in-line volume control. Unlike many other noise-canceling headphones, the ATH-ANC25 audio functions even without batteries or when its noise-canceling function is turned off. The headphones are perfect for use with portable music and DVD players, laptop computers, in-flight entertainment systems and other devices. The ATH-ANC25 folds for easy portability and storage.