AirPods Max active noise cancellation pared down by newest firmware

There have been only anecdotal reports about AirPods Max having less effective Active Noise Cancellation since May’s firmware update — until now.

In May, Apple released firmware for the AirPods, AirPods Pro, and AirPods Max, which didn’t add new features but tweaked the firmware of the personal audio devices. It appears that the firmware update has made the AirPods Pro’s ANC system slightly worse.Testing performed by RTings.com on how the AirPods Max handles noise isolation was updated on Friday, warning that the introduction of firmware 4E71 has changed ANC. After the update, the report found the system “blocks out a bit less noise between the mid-bass to high-bass range than the previous firmware.”

Read more…

Read original post from AppleInsider

Scroll to Top
[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]
Skip to content