Denon® unveils new AH-GC20 Globe Cruiser™ Wireless Headphones with active noise cancellation technology

March 24, 2015


Mahwah, NJ March 24th, 2015 – Denon, a leading manufacturer of premium home, personal audio products and professional audio equipment today announced a new wireless noise cancelling headphone to their Globe Cruiser series. The AH-GC20 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphone is the perfect travel companion that lets users enjoy their favorite music in blissful silence without the hassle of tangled cords. It is expected to available beginning in April for $399.00 MSRP.

Equipped with large 40mm professionally tuned drivers, the AH-GC20 benefits from Denon's many years of studio and professional headphone expertise, delivering a natural tonal balance free from exaggerated colorations. While so many headphone brands have appeared lately, Denon has decades of advanced headphone development know-how. In fact, Denon measured more than 4,000 people's ears and distribution of facial structures, to ensure that everyone, everywhere can enjoy the best in sound quality and comfort.

The contemporary design of the Denon AH-GC20 Noise Canceling Headphones combined with cutting edge wireless technology creates a truly remarkable travel companion. The elegant spur hanger uses aluminum to support an ergonomic ear cup filled with the latest active noise cancelling circuitry and Bluetooth® connectivity. The dual microphone noise cancelling system provides the near elimination of outside sound, and the Bluetooth 4.0 Dual Mode with aptX/aptX® Low Latency and AAC combined with the Multi-Point feature gives crystal clear connection to 2 compatible devices simultaneously. The AH-GC20 is also equipped with cVc (Clear Voice Capture), a sophisticated noise reduction system which enhances received audio quality and includes noise suppression, adaptive equalization, automatic gain control, echo cancellation, wind noise reduction and noise dependent volume control. With this technology, the AH-GC20’s are designed to deliver the clearest voice quality even in harsh noisy environments. Voice prompts with seven language options offers a Status of Operation and remaining battery life.

AH-GC20 owners will use the wireless headphones via Bluetooth most of the time, but for convenience a headphone cable is included for when wireless usage isn't permitted or preferred. The kit also includes a 3.5mm-¼" standard headphone plug adaptor for connection to home and studio audio gear, as well as an airplane adapter plug. The included USB Micro-B cable lets users charge the AH-GC20 lithium-ion battery from any USB charger or computer USB port. To enjoy a full 20 hours of wireless listening*, the AH-GC20 recharges in only three hours. If the battery is depleted and there's no USB port for recharging available, users can still enjoy listening to music via the included audio cable. The specially designed carrying case provides a home for the AH-GC20 along with all its accessories.

It adds up to the perfect choice for critical music listening in harsh noisy environments and while travelling.


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Denon AH-GC20 Connectivity


Denon AH-GC20 Cover


Denon AH-GC20 Folded


Denon AH-GC20 Accessories

*Battery life varies based on actual usage


About Denon Electronics:

Denon is a world leader in the manufacture of the highest-quality home theater, audio and software products. Denon is recognized internationally for innovative and groundbreaking products and has a long history of technical innovations, including the development and groundbreaking commercialization of pulse-code modulation (PCM) digital audio. Denon Electronics is owned by D+M Group. For more information visit www.usa.denon.com.


About D+M Group:

D+M Group is a global company dedicated to enhancing life through inspired sound solutions delivered anytime, anywhere. With a strong belief that “Performance is everything,” D+M is focused on innovation to meet the needs of customers in an increasingly digital world. Serving the consumer and professional markets, D+M Group brands include Boston Acoustics®, Denon®, and Marantz®. D+M Group has approximately 900 employees worldwide, with products and services marketed in more than 45 countries.

All product and brand names with a trademark symbol are trademarks or registered trademarks of D+M Holdings, Inc. or its subsidiaries except Bluetooth which is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and aptX® is a registered trademark of CSR Inc.


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