In the rapidly changing world of technology, gadgets with multiple uses have become all the rage. To bring the goodness of headset, Volant Sound has brought Volant – world’s first 3-in-1 headphones to Kickstarter. A set of so-called hybrid headphones that promises groundbreaking innovation. It allows users to seamlessly switch between earphones, headphones and wireless listening in one simple step. Volant Sound is redesigning the standard headphones with this three-in-one concept in which consumers get to have a pair of In-Ear, Over-Ear and Wireless Over-Ear headphones all in one set.
The device is fitted into its headphone body thus transforming it into a pair of headphones and in the form of wireless connectivity, which apparently they consider being its third form. The wired pair of earbuds can also be plugged into the bigger cans for a proprietary wired solution.
Volant 3-in-1 headphones cater to user needs in myriad audio requirements in different lifestyle settings whether it is travel, work, gaming, or sports. The headphones are made up of aluminum and are covered in leather for comfort. The 40mm over ear headphones allows you to use the Volant as a pair of headphones and removing the earbuds and connecting the pair to your device over Bluetooth allows you to use the pair as wireless headphones without compromising on audio quality.
The 3 -in-1 headphones have a built-in 3000mAh Lithium Ion battery which can give 10 hours of continuous playback. It even sports an in-built microphone and an in-line remote for play and pause buttons. Volant caters to give a “well-crafted design” to shape its product with all the limelight.
Volant can seamlessly work and switch between corded earphones, headphone and wireless headphone. The audio signal is carried through the company’s patent nodes to the 40mm speakers of over-ear headphones quite smoothly. It adds an extra travel leg to the audio signal to give good quality sound. Additionally, it has passive noise canceling feature that provides the same functionality clearing all the noises while connecting to the headphone shell. Thus it isolates the external noise to ensure an uninterrupted experience to their users. With the over-ear casing, simply slide up the side of the ear cup to reveal a small mount for your earphones to slot in to.
Specifications of Volant
- The headphones or earphones are connected with a 3.5 mm headphone jack.
- The in-ear model is designed with ultra-comfort foam tips.
- The over-ear model of earphone is fashioned with plush leather ear cups stuffed with memory foam.
- Headphones use Bluetooth 4.0 and aptX codec to maintain a clear connection over 33 feet.
- The Lithium ion battery can maintain up to 10 hours of use on a single charge of only two hours.
- Volant uses 6mm drivers to reach a frequency response between 20 – 20,000 Hertz in the in-ear model.
Availability and Cost
The Volant headphones are slated for a £240 retail price but are subject to early-bird Kickstarter pricing of £150 and £180. The Volant Sound Headphones aren’t yet available; however, they have launched a Kickstarter campaign on June 30.
With a great effort from Volant to launch new technology with better alternatives, these 3-in-1 headphones should be greatly applauded. Designed for easy, on the go listening, the Volant headphones which include with passive noise cancellation feature is a gift to consumers who are sound and music lovers. The overall design is very intuitive and music delivered is of a very good clear quality making it an ideal buy for geeks who love to listen to loads of music every day.