JBL Live 660NC
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JBL Signature Sound

40mm drivers and a sound signature that can be found in the most famous venues all around the world.

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Keep the noise out, or in. You choose.

Keep the noise away and stay focused on the music with Adaptive Noise Cancelling. The Ambient Aware technology allows you to safely walk busy streets by increasing ambient sounds, while with TalkThru music is lowered and speech is amplified so you can easily chat keeping your headphones on.

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Get help just by using your voice.

Get help from Hey Google(*) or Alexa(**) using your voice or with a tap on the earcup. Activate ANC or Ambient Aware, check the battery life or power off your JBL Live 660NC simply with your voice with Hey Google(*). Use the all-new JBL App to easily set your preferred voice assistants. (*) Only supported on Android (**) Android 6.0 or higher is required for full access to Alexa features when using this device.


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Hands-free, perfect stereo calls

Stay in touch with your world by managing calls with the buttons on the ear-cup. The mic technology allows for perfect stereo calls. With VoiceAware you can control the amount of mic input routed back into your earbuds and choose how much to hear of your own voice.

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Up to 50 hours of battery life and Speed Charge

Rock on for up to 50 hours (or up to 40 hours with ANC and BT on)! Then, stop for a quick 10-minute charge to get extra 4-hour fun. Your headphones should adjust to you, not the other way around. JBL Live 660NC headphones sound and features can be easily personalized with the My JBL Headphones free App: change the EQ sets, select your preferred Voice Assistant, set your Smart Ambient settings and much more, downloading the free App.

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Comfort-fit fabric headband and carrying pouch

Shaped around your head with a fitting fabric headband and soft ear cushions, the Live 660NC are super comfy. The soft pouch serves as protection as well as storage when you’re traveling.

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Auto Play and Pause

Your music automatically goes on hold when you remove your headphones and start playing again when you put them back. You don't even need to think about it.

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Multi-Point Connection

Allows you to effortlessly switch from one Bluetooth® device to another. You can simply switch from a video on your tablet to a call on your mobile phone, so that you’ll never miss a call.

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Google Fast Pair

Thanks to Fast Pair enabled by Google, the JBL Live 660NC are immediately connected to your Android device. You can also pair multiple devices just by tapping on the devices’ screen.

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My JBL Headphones App

Your headphones should adjust to you, not the other way around. JBL Live 660NC headphones sound and features can be easily personalized with the My JBL Headphones free App: change the EQ sets, select your preferred Voice Assistant, set your Smart Ambient settings and much more, downloading the free App

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Press play, mute distractions.

In your world, music is essential, so slip on a pair of JBL Live 660NC and elevate your day. Blasting powerful 40mm drivers, the JBL Live 660NC headphones deliver JBL Signature Sound punctuated with enhanced bass, so every track pops. And when the music is the only thing that matters, the Adaptive Noise Cancelling technology allows you to block-out ambient sounds so nothing disturbs your groove. Ambient Aware keeps you safe while walking in the streets with your music on and TalkThru allows you to have quick chats without removing your JBL Live 660NC. Need some help getting through the day? Get help from Hey Google (*) or Alexa (**) through your voice or with a tap on the earcup. Activate ANC or Ambient Aware, check the battery life or power off your JBL Live 660NC simply with your voice with Hey Google (*). Magic! Lightweight and comfortable thanks to the pillow-soft padded headband, you’ll enjoy up to 50 hours of music streaming with ANC off, perfect stereo calls and a convenient detachable audio cable, that lets you rock on even when the battery goes off. When not in use, your Live 660NC automatically pause and resume playing when picked up again. Rock out while staying tuned in with the JBL Live 660 NC headphones. (*) Only supported on Android. (**) Android 6.0 or higher is required for full access to Alexa features when using this device.

General Specifications

Driver size (mm)

Audio Specifications

Driver sensitivity at 1kHz/1mW (dB)
97 dB SPL@1 kHz/1 mW
Dynamic frequency response range (Hz)
16 Hz – 20 kHz
Impedance (ohms)


Weight (g)
Charging Cable Length (m)
Charging Cable Length (ft)
Ear Cup External Height (in)
Ear Cup External Width (in)
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Ear Cup Internal Width (in)
Ear Cup Depth (in)
Ear Cup External Height (cm)
Ear Cup External Width (cm)
Ear Cup Internal Height (cm)
Ear Cup Internal Width (cm)
Ear Cup Depth (cm)
Audio Cable Length (ft)
Audio Cable Length (m)

Control and Connection Specifications

Bluetooth profiles
HFP V1.7, A2DP V1.3, AVRCP V1.6
Bluetooth frequency
2.4 GHz – 2.4835 GHz
Bluetooth transmitted modulation
Bluetooth transmitter power
< 10 dBm
Bluetooth version


Charging time (hours from empty)
Maximum music play time with ANC off (hours)
Maximum music play time with ANC on (hours)
Maximum play time (hours)


Charging cable
Ambient Aware
Built-in Microphone
Carrying pouch
Fabric headband
Hands Free Call
JBL Signature Sound
Multi-Point Connection
Adaptive Noise Cancelling
Speed charge
Rechargable battery
Remote control on ear cups?

What's in The Box?

  • 1 x Live 660NC
  • 1 x Type-C Charging Cable
  • 1 x Audio cable
  • 1 x Carrying Pouch
  • 1 x Quick Start Guide/Safety Sheet
  • 1 x Warranty/Warning
What's in The Box?

Documents & Downloads

Reviews and Q&A

Customer Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice headphones. First off I want to say these headphones are very comfy. They are adjustable and fit nicely over my ears. I do have smaller ears, so for me I think it’s a great fit. The headphones themselves are aesthetically pleasing. I like the simple and sleek design. The right side has your power button, volume adjustment, noise cancelling button adjustment and the jack for the cord if that’s your preference. I really like that JBL added that feature, so you can choose between that or using Bluetooth. The left side has the port for charging the headphones. Both sides swivel which is cool too. Now as far as sound goes I’ve tried all genres from rock to hip hop, dance and different types of electronic. The sound is great, but when you are listening to a song with deep bass I noticed you need to have the headphones on perfectly, otherwise you get some reverb. In my case, the left ear piece seemed to have the reverb. (Mind you, this only happened with the music turned all the way up.) After playing around with the headphones and listening to other songs I realized If they are off slightly from your head the reverb can happen. Once I realized this I didn’t have any issues. These headphones really do sound good. I honestly can turn up the volume on most songs. As far as the noise cancelling feature they really do block out sounds very well. I used these while walking around the house, brushing my teeth with my electric toothbrush and lots of other background noises. I couldn’t hear a thing. These headphones have three features for noise cancellation. You can choose how much you want to block out, which I think that’s an awesome feature. These headphones also come with Google assistant and Alexa built-in. Unfortunately, I don’t use either of those so I can’t review that aspect. I do have an iPhone, so Siri can be activated too. Overall these are really nice headphones. I would definitely recommend them if the features described are something you’re looking for. One thing that’s really cool is when you’re listening to music and take them off they pause the music. Then when you put them back on they resume. I love that! You can also adjust this feature. JBL never disappoints with sound quality. They really out did themselves with these. Style and comfort are a 10/10. Sound and performance I would also give a 10/10. I love these headphones.
Date published: 2021-05-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Live Sound Quality + Easy2Use Handsfree Features! Durability 5/5 Battery last forever so do not have to worry about having to charge them everyday or every other day. They are built really well. Ear muffs are real leather and the build and quality of them do not feel plastic like at all. Definitely headphones you can take with you anywhere. Carrying Case Helps Alot. Sound Quality 4/5 What you expect of JBL Sound Clear Crisp Defined Sound that makes you feel like you are in the Studio. While I wish they were louder cannot complain about what I am getting for the price. Technologically Advanced 5/5 Will Pause Music When You Take Them Off and On! Adaptive Noise Cancelling, Google Assistant to where I can play music and make phone calls without grabbing my phone or having to go into my music app saves me time and makes it very convenient. Value 5/5 Everything you get for this price and the features in these headphones will keep you out of the headphone market for a good while and provide you longevity for the future and updates with the JBL app that will give it access to new features or upgrades it gets in the future. Comfort 4/5 Are Adjustable and fit any kind of ear, Really Comfortable and don't fallout. Just be aware can get hot and sweaty after a while of wearing them if you are using it for active use so make sure you wipe it down so that you don't get anything in them. More Detailed Review Below: Durability: 5/5 These Headphones are very sturdy and will hold up well for your active listeners. Helps Also they come with Carrying Case for the Gym! The ear muffs are leather and they are not plastic like and seem like they really put good work and quality in them I am impressed. The battery has lasted me for almost 5 days after full charge from using them at the gym and I work out for about 1 to 2 hours. So the standby time and active time cannot be beat after 10 hours of active time and over 5 days of standby time. Sound Quality 4/5 Sound is crisp can hear every instrument as well as your lows, mids and highs. Almost makes you feel like you are listening to your music in the studio or in person. Love the three features on the headphones where you can activate adaptive noie cancelling , have it off or even activate the headphones to have a clear conversation with anyone. One thing I will mention is be careful what app you use to listen to your music My Amazon Music with HD played louder and clearer than my Spotify. For a moment I was wondering why the music wasn't as loud and I discovered it was from that. Still wish the headphones could go a little louder in my opinion. Technologically Advanced 5/5: These headphones work for you and connect you in more ways than one. When first turning on I learned I can connect them thru the JBL App which allows me to set them up and keep them updated so its nice to know a company that provides update for their headphones meaning that even after a year they can have some of the same features and access as new ones release which helps with longevity of the headphones. I love the feature where whenever you take your headphones off it pauses the music and when you put them back on it plays again! Google Assistant is awesome on these headphones you can actually get access two ways. One by tapping your left headphone or activating voice recognition which just by saying Hey Google and say your command she does whatever you ask like send text message play music which means I don't even have to open my music app to listen to music or make a phone call. It does it for me from these Headphones that is awesome. You can of course with the buttons on the headphone itself pause music, skip/previous song, accept/hang up calls, pause calls and your normal volume up and down buttons which complete the easy accessibility and convenience these headphones provide. Value: Cannot beat the price for everything you get with these headphones and like I mentioned before the durability and build of the headphones itself to where they fit comfortably, the clear and crisp sound of the headphones and last but not least the JBL App and Features these provide will make you not have to replace your headphones for a while. Comfort: They fit well and are adjustable and the ear muffs can cover a wide variety of ears from small to big to which my ears were small and my big brothers were big and it fit both of us well. They also stay put well too to where if you do decide to do exercise they are not cumbersome and uncomfortable. Only thing I would say is they can get a little hot and can get sweaty when working out which is normal not alot of breathability when wearing them only thing that could bother someone. Honestly my days at the gym just got better and I might go more often since now I can listen to the JBL 660NC there and enjoy them and not worry about having to hear anyone or anything just the music unless I am taking a call of course.
Date published: 2021-04-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great headphones but a little small for me. Great headphones that sound great and are comfortable to wear. They have a nice bass to them along with clear highs and mids. The noise canceling works well (almost as good as my sennheiser px550) and with the app it works great and is easy to change settings. However the headphones are a little small for me. I would say I have a medium head with slightly larger ears than the average. The headphones themselves are comfortable but the ear cups are small. They are on ear headphones for me instead of over ear like they say. But they do fit my girlfriend ears perfect.
Date published: 2021-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Son loves these headphones! These headphones have some really good sound and the noice canceling is also very good. I wear them for around 8 hours per day and I don't feel any real discomfort. Bluetooth pairs nice and the voice assistants also work great. I like the feature when the music stop after I remove my headphones and then resumes the music once I put them back on. It is also nice that you get a power button/slider to completely power off the unit when it is not in use. Phone call quality is also very good. My son tried out these headphones after I used them for a week and he took ownership of them now. I'm very happy with this product and it is definitely a good purchase if you are looking for a pair of headphones.
Date published: 2021-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing feature packed headphones! I have been using the Live 660NC for a week now. Upon receiving them and opening them up I first charged them using the included usb-c cable. They charged very fast. After using them for almost a week and for a few hours a day, they are still almost fully charged. Rated for up to 50 hours of listening time on a single charge. Pairing was easy. Once I turned them on and paired to my iPhone I utilized the Jbl Headphone app to setup more features. The app asks what assistant you would like to utilize. Your options are Google or Alexa. I’m using Alexa at the moment. Using the assistant requires you to either touch the left ear cup or simply say the assistant’s name. I typically call upon Alexa using moderate volume to turn on and off lights in my house and switching my alarm on and off. Works quickly and flawlessly. Great feature to have built into a headphone. The app also allows you to adjust the NC feature. You can have it on or off. Adjust your ambient awareness by amplifying the sound around you. Talk through raises ambient awareness and reduces Audio listening volume in order to have a conversation with someone while utilizing the headphones. NC works great with no annoying hissing at zero volume. The fit is a little tight but that is to aid in the function of NC. If they are to loose then the feature would work poorly and make unwanted sounds through the speakers. Sound quality is on point. The app allows you to adjust equalizer curves but I enjoy them flat. All sounds from bass to treble are present with nothing under or overbearing. Just a clear full sound at any listening volume. These get decently loud without hardly any sound leakage. The headphone are built tough! Super soft ear cups and strong headband with plenty of adjustment. I am truly enjoying these. They are my new go to headphone due to the sound quality, features and how comfortable they are to wear. I use them for hours without fatigue. I have headphones that have similar features but these are superior in every way. I highly recommend the live 660NC!
Date published: 2021-04-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Active Noise Cancelling w Fun Features I do a lot of airplane travel for work and wanted to try the latest offering at a price that didn't break the bank. I chose to try the JBL Live 660NC active noise canceling headphones. Right out of the box...Wow! Great quality for the price! Not nearly as expensive as the competitors but equally as good if not better. My Breakdown: MATERIAL QUALITY: VERY GOOD-top of the line feel of the headphones. They are padded, comfortable and look cool! Everything is expensive to the touch and feels very durable. CARRYING CASE: Probably the weakest link for this product. It is a nice soft touch bag. It does work but when I am travelling, I would prefer to have the protection of an actual case. Still, though, not a deal breaker at this price point. COMFORT: out of the box they were a bit tight around my head/ears. However, after wearing them a few hours and stretching the cones apart, they were very comfortable. The headband is metal and will retain whatever shape that fits your head. BLUETOOTH: 5.0 it works well and can connect multiple devices. I had no issues with dropout. I was also able to get up from my airplane seat to go to the bathroom 7 rows up and no dropout. BATTERY: plays about 40 hours (with BT and NC on) but only requires 2 hours charge time. Superb! It uses a universal type C charging cable. NOISE CANCELLING: Noise cancelling is adequate. It will completely isolate average background noises (talking, intercoms, general "shopping mall" noises etc). It does struggle a bit with airplane engine noise when taking off and landing. Don't get me wrong, it does cancel the noise ...just not completely which is fine with me. There is a bit of "static" that can occur when landing as the engines are revved up to slow down the plane. It is not consistent but it can occur. It is a known limitation but once again...it is minor and doesn't detract from these headphones. There may be others out there that cancel airplane noise better but they don't sound as amazing as these and they are much more expensive. AMBIENT AWARE: When using Noise Cancelling, you can set how much outside sound you would like to hear. Basically, the ability to hear important things around you but still filter out noise. It works well and kind of nice when you need to hear announcements. TALK THRU: This feature allows you to take stereo phone calls etc while wearing your headphones. It works well but sometimes others on the other end say that my voice is a bit hollow or that there is noise in the background. JBL could improve this feature a bit. JBL APP: a must have with these headphones. It allows you to dial in the sound from several different music sources to tailor to your liking. You can also control noise cancelling, and ambient aware from your phone. It works flawless and is not a gimmick in any way. The customizable EQ makes the sound tailored to your taste. JUST DOWNLOAD IT! GOOGLE VOICE ASSISTANT/AMAZON ALEXA: I use google assistant regularly in my daily life so I set these up to use the Google assistant. It works flawlessly and a lot of fun to use. I turn on/off lights when I'm coming and going from my place, all from these headphones. It was easy to set up and no issues with that tech. It's pretty cool and really surprising in a headphone in this price range. SOUND QUALITY: Ok, now the reason why you buy headphones...the sound quality. These headphones have a very nice signature JBL sound to them. Deep punchy bass that is not overwhelming nice Vocals and detailed highs. I do feel that compared to the JBL Everest Elite 750NC that the 660NC lacks color and richness to the sound. The soundstage is not as wide or the instruments rich and full. I am being really nit picky here though. I had to go back and forth between the two with several songs to determine the difference in music quality. They are so incredibly similar but I feel the 660nc can be a bit harsh with hand claps and things of that detail. Once again, I still wouldn't hesitate to purchase these at this price point, they really are that good! OVERALL: These headphones are fantastic and you will be hard pressed to find anything this feature packed with this kind of music sound quality at this price point. I highly recommend them. The 4 stars is only because the color/detail/sound stage isn't as rich as I would expect and the active noise cancelling isn't perfect when flying (see above).
Date published: 2021-05-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from So far so good I received this headset a couple of days ago and so far they really have impressed me the smart features work really well and the noise cancelling application on this works perfectly. I am a large tech nerd and these headphones come with so many cool little features such as the way they pause the music when you take the headset off your ears and continue it when you place them back on. so far I am really impressed with these headphones and would highly recommended them.
Date published: 2021-04-26
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Terrible Bluetooth, otherwise Great I have bought a few thousand dollars of JBL equipment this year, mostly their outstanding studio 5 series speakers. I also own the Tune 125BT. These headphones are great except for their Bluetooth. The headphones have massive difficulty maintaining a Bluetooth connection, and the multipoint feature DOES NOT WORK AT ALL. I have to forget and repair the headphones based on whether I decide to use them with my laptop or headphones. This is an issue to these headphones as the Tune 125 BT works flawlessly and has excellent multipoint. Disappointed.
Date published: 2021-12-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound, great features FINALLY received this in the mail! PROS: Excellent sound, long battery life, great features. That noise cancelling feature really works, it almost feels like there’s a pressurized seal around the headset. CONS: The adjustable headsets get loose over time. I’ve had them for a week and it definitely feel the difference. I just hope it doesn’t get too loose over time.
Date published: 2021-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love these I listen to a lot of music on the go-at the gym, jogging or on my commute to work so a decent set of headphones are a must. These tick all the right boxes. I find noise cancelling headphones can be heavy but not these. They are light enough to be worn when I jog without any neck issues (I have previously experienced this with other brands). The app makes customising these to my personal preferences simple and they always connect first time. Top notch.
Date published: 2021-05-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great features! I love headphones, so I decided to try these. Connecting my headphones to my phones Bluetooth was a bit of a struggle, but once I got started and downloaded the app needed I loved the features. Has the option for foggle assistance or Alexa! Good sound quality, able to adjust the QE which is a big thing for me. Overall really liking my new headphones!
Date published: 2021-04-24
Rated 1 out of 5 by from poor workmanship half a year of gently used at home and it fell apart, the guarantee is denied. ps: be very careful when using or better buy something more reliable
Date published: 2022-02-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good, not Great. Loud, Tight, Heavy. The sound quality is good, voice quality is too loud and annoying in high volume. Base is good, Noise Cancelling is mediocre. App should’ve had more options to customize music. Ear cups cushion is very soft and soothing on the ears, the headband quality is excellent but is too tight on my ears. I wish they’re more light weight.
Date published: 2021-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Effortless Comfort Is this a refreshing summer salad or my new favorite headphones with sound so crisp you would think it’s a summer vegetable at the peak of season. These headphones shine bright when paired with the JBL app to dial in the audio to your taste. The noise canceling drowned out the large fan in my room and still provides all the bass and vocals I am after. Super comfortable on ear and great colors. A true daily driver for my go to headphones.
Date published: 2021-04-23
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I wish I had muscles like the rock So I wear headphones all day for work, and it was time for a new pair. I really liked how sturdy these headphones felt, and they were accompanied by a photo of the rock, working out with them on looking very happy. SOLD! Well, if you like your head to feel like its in a vice, while a very small person sits on your head, these are the ones for you! I called to see if there was a trick to help with the comfort, and was told to extend the ear caps. hahahaha. I now have these 50 pound headphones that I guess I can use as a weapon if someone tries to steal my new headphones I had to buy.
Date published: 2021-11-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Awesome with FEW drawbacks I got these because my friend wanted to game over the internet, and I didn't have any headset to talk via chat. Therefore, I got these. The noice cancelling works amazing, and the sound quality is pretty good. My only complaints would be that when it *thinks* it's been taken off an ear, it pauses the music and makes a chiming sound. This gets somewhat annoying when you haven't moved it and it thinks it's being removed. Also, when I tried to connect it to my Xbox series s, the microphone didn't seem to work.
Date published: 2021-11-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great product! I’ve had these for a few weeks and they’re really comfortable and sound great. The different features are awesome- my favorite is that the headphones will pause whatever you’re listening to when taken off and play again when put back on. The transparent and noise canceling modes are also really effective. Only reason I didn’t give it 5 stars is because sometimes the app won’t recognize that my headphones are connected to my phone- the settings will show that it’s connected and I’ll be listening to something but then upon opening the app it says they’re not connected occasionally. You can still access the different modes from the buttons on the headphones, it’s just easy to access from the app as well.
Date published: 2021-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Sound Quality Many positive things on this product: Size and light weight are perfect Crispy and very decent bass level Controls are very easy to get used to It has an auto play and pause feature that comes very useful when you are working or doing any activity along with enjoying your music The ANC also makes it very special Highly recommend this product
Date published: 2021-04-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome We love the the Live 660nc. My wife tried them on and she just loved the noise cancelling. I thought the lightness was just right for me I don't like headsets that are to over exaggerated. These are the right size with an awesome sound. We really enjoy the Live 660nc . Awesome headset.
Date published: 2021-04-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound great quality These are great quality and have great sound. I love how well the noise canceling works. I took these with on our road trip and it helped me keep my anxiety under control for the whole six hour drive.
Date published: 2021-05-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent Had this product for a week so far and delighted. The noise cancelling is really impressive and sound quality excellent. I’ve found this so helpful when working from home and having to make calls whilst having young children in the house. Comfortable to wear and easy to use the function buttons, even whilst on the go.
Date published: 2021-04-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not bad I have only had these about a week now. headphones are pretty cool. I love how they pause and un pause when taking off and on. The noise cancelling is brilliant. Sound and quality is quite amazing. Just 1 problem......when turned up to the highest volume they start to crackle.
Date published: 2021-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfort with great sound and ease of use! I prefer over the ear headphones and these haven’t disappointed me. In addition to being comfortable to wear for extended periods, they are easy to operate. I’ve used them while outside doing easy yard work and the noise canceling feature worked well, eliminating most of the sound from my gas mower. Inside they are a joy to wear and the sound quality is really better than most of my other headphones to the point that I actually listen to more music because of the sound and comfort. The volume reaches a level that is comfortably loud enough and doesn’t distort when turned up all the way. The buttons for operation are easily accessible and are well laid out with none of them being hidden or difficult to find while wearing. The areas that contact my body are comfortably padded and don’t squeeze too tight while being tight enough that I don’t worry about them falling off. Off or on, they look stylish and the materials seem to be good quality with good craftsmanship. I’d definitely recommend to someone based on quality, appearance, and sound.
Date published: 2021-04-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Pretty good I see that a lot of the reviews are promotional, so I wanted to provide a non-promoted review. I do like the headphones. This is my first time buying headphones (not earbuds) and it is so nice! My ear don’t hurt anymore, and these headphones fit nicely over my ears. They battery is exceptional and I rarely have to charge these. They definitely work for working out/running, but sometimes i hear a thumping sound when i step on the ground (could be just how I walk). I bought the white and so far there’s no weird staining on the fabric and I’ve had them for 3 1/2 months. All of the features people describe in the review are true and work well. You can take the headphones off and the music pauses then resumes when you put them back on. They can pair to multiple devices at once which is nice if I need to switch sound going to my laptop instead of phone. Overall, it was a good buy for 100$ (got them on sale) but I don’t think they’re good enough quality to buy for full price. Don’t get me wrong, I love the headphones and use them every day but some quirks make it not necessarily worth 200$ to me.
Date published: 2022-03-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I Love Them I have had them for about 3 weeks but use them for full time school and working from home full time so they have already gotten an awful lot of use. They’re insanely comfortable and don’t fatigue my ears at all. The headband is super comfortable and low key and I love that it is upholstered instead of just plastic. No problems bouncing between connected devices. They sound good to my ears and the mic is good enough for my needs.
Date published: 2022-01-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use with great features! This is my first set of noise canceling, over the ear headphones. The product is well packaged to prevent damage from drops at the retail level or storage. It contains the headphones, a black, cloth bag to store them in, the charging cable (which is not compatible with my two in ear JBL headphones) AND a cable to plug them directly into a device though it’s not very long (that’s what she said!). I plugged them into charge and it didn’t take long. There is a claim on the box that a 10 minute charge is good for 4 hours of use. I didn’t take the claim up. After a quick and painless connection via Bluetooth to my iPhone, I downloaded the JBL Headphones app as recommended. Once I selected my headphones it worked seamlessly. Instead of trying to use the small controls on the headphones, the app makes is easy to control all of the features. One design feature I really liked was the ear covers are tilted to the rear a bit. This makes them fit over your ears comfortably. There are three different levels for noise cancellation, one is just a pass through with no cancellation and allows you to hear a conversation very well. The second is limited and the third is almost complete cancellation which has some white noise. I listened to some music (Rammstein!) videos, movies, satellite radio, etc. I heard details in the music that I’ve never heard before. The sound quality was just fantastic. Really, everything was elevated in quality. I used them while mowing my lawn with the highest quality of cancellation and music and they did a great job of eliminating the mower sound. I didn’t try the Google assistant or Alexa features as quite frankly, I hate them in general. Sorry I couldn’t help you there. Overall, these are worth the money to purchase. I hope you enjoy these as much as I do.
Date published: 2021-04-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A solid set of headphones As usual, very clean and presentable packaging from JBL. Out of the box, battery was charged for instant use. Very comfortable on the head. Active noise canceling works moderately well. Certain frequencies still pass through. Bluetooth connection was easily done. Sound quality is good, but not great. I feel they should really bring you into the music. Not so much unfortunately. Overall a very good performing unit.
Date published: 2021-05-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from not bad, not bad I bought these on sale for Cyber Monday and i've been using them for about 2 weeks. I'm happy with the sound quality (the ability to make my own EQ setting is fun and helpful) and they're really comfortable and cute. Battery life is amazing, i haven't needed to charge them yet! The noise cancelling is a bit glitchy at times- sometimes there are some pops when i'm moving and using the noise cancellation, but it's been good when i'm not moving (on a train, at a desk). The headphones physically do a good job at blocking sound though, so i tend to leave noise cancelling off unless im commuting. I've yet to find a purpose for the ambiance setting- it's terrible on the go and any wind makes a loud whooshing sound- I mean really bad... I've taken a few phone calls with them and they're ok. If it's really loud around me, it picks up a lot of the noise through the mic and also quiets/muffles the sound from the other line... Works great for zoom though, in a stationary, quiet place. I also have yet to figure out how to trigger the voice control. I've accidentally triggered it twice when grabbing the left ear. Overall i can live with these quirks- they sound great, look great, charge lasts a long time and no problems with bluetooth connection- it's nice to be able to connect to two devices at once (i use it for phone and laptop).
Date published: 2021-12-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Disappointing on PC & Too Much Bass & Too Tight Perhaps I have a larger than normal head or maybe these are made for little kids, but they are really tight. If you're going to use them for any extended period of time, 1+ hour flight, they get really irritating fast. No way to really turn down the bass on the PC. The EQ works fine on Android/iPhone, but if you are going to use these on PC, you're going to be miserable. I have Dolby Equalizer and no adjustments make any difference on the bass. It just sounds like constant thumping mixed with blown speakers while Shrek squeezes your head.
Date published: 2022-03-19
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Poor performance First off, I want to say that these headphones are decent. I had higher hopes for them. Ive been able to use them for a total of 15 minutes before the mid and low speakers in the left ear, and the low speaker in the right ear blew. I'm honestly pretty dissatisfied with them. JBL in recent years has been on the higher end of consumer speaker products. It could just be a "bad" pair but it is discouraging to try a new pair. I will remain hopeful that the exchanged pair will perform as expected. There was a firmware update available but after updating there was still no change. I will update the review and star rating once I've received a replacement pair. Just for the record, the song they blew while playing was Mama I'm Coming Home by Ozzy. Its bassy but nothing deep enough to cause that even if they were at full volume which they should be able to handle anyway.
Date published: 2021-08-12
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Product Q&A

i&rsquo;ve never had a pair of noise cancelling headphones before - i really like that these headphones play white noise when in ANC/Ambient aware, is there a way to control it i.e make it louder/change it/ turn it off? Thanks

Asked by: agr06666
Thank you for your question. You can make some sound adjustments on the JBL Headphones app as well as controlling the ANC/Ambient aware. Should you wish to receive further support, you may contact the Harman Customer Support team by telephone, email or chat in order to receive direct assistance. Please see https://uk.harmanaudio.com/support-contact.html#ns for further details. Thank you.
Answered by: Customer Support
Date published: 2023-01-03

My auto pause and play doesn't work, like It doesn't detect that it's on/off the ear. What can I do??? The option Is enabled on the app and I have reset everything that there is to reset but it still doesn't work. Help

Asked by: Billcosbey
Thank you for your question. Could you please contact our Customer Support Team on https://uk.harmanaudio.com/support-contact.html#ns for further assistance? Thank you.
Answered by: Customer Support
Date published: 2022-10-22

will 660nc work with nintendo switch or PS4?

Asked by: Dave H
Our JBL Live 660NC is recommended to be used for streaming audio with mobile phones, tablets, and laptops. Using it with your gaming console or TV may cause audio-video delays since these headphones don't have APTX HD Low latency features. We would recommend checking our JBL Quantum Series Gaming headphones for gaming use.
Answered by: Customer Support
Date published: 2022-12-30

What is the amp rating of charging block you recommend? My phone charging block is 20 amp, my car is 3 amp and another at home is 2.4 amp.

Asked by: JBLin
Most USB chargers for smartphones would work well with our JBL Live 660NC. Be sure that the charger is rated at least 2.0a (2 amps) or above output.
Answered by: Customer Support
Date published: 2022-01-20

what is the cup size is the earcups bigger than live 650btnc

Asked by: irfan i
Our JBL Live 660NC has a 4cm size for earcups and has almost similar sized earcups as the Live 650btnc.
Answered by: Mario at Customer service
Date published: 2021-07-12

Hi, How long is warranty?

Asked by: Egle7
Thank you for your question. The warranty for this product is 2 years since the date of purchase. For further support, we welcome you to contact our JBL Customer Support team: https://support.jbl.com/gb/en/ Thank you.
Answered by: Customer Support
Date published: 2022-06-20

How long is the warranty offered with this product?

Asked by: OllyW
Thank you for your question. For our products the warranty follows local legislation, which we follow when selling from our web shops. Should you wish to receive further support, you may contact the Harman Customer Support team by telephone, email or chat in order to receive direct assistance. Please see https://uk.harmanaudio.com/support-contact.html#ns for further details. Thank you.
Answered by: Valentin
Date published: 2021-12-31

When the headphones ran out of charge, will they still work when connected via the provided aux cable??

Asked by: Charles007
Our JBL Live 660NC should be charged first for it to work using the audio cable. Please visit our website to get more information about this product. Here's the link. https://bit.ly/3oxzNvz
Answered by: Customer Support
Date published: 2021-12-30

Why can&rsquo;t I pare it to my phone&nbsp;

Asked by: Boyyyy
We're sorry to hear about what happened. Please try to reset the headphones if this can help fix the problem. Press and hold the volume - and volume + button for more than 5 seconds to reset the headphones. Please try to pair the headphones to a different source ex. (phone, tablet) to check if it can pair with a different device. If the problem persists, please contact us, so we can assist in checking your options: https://support.jbl.com/us/en/#contact
Answered by: Leon at Customer Service
Date published: 2021-07-20

Are these OSHA approved to use while working in a loud work environment?

Asked by: Crusci
We have the FCC/IC Statement, which means that our products comply with Part 15 of the FCC rules and Industry Canada license-exempt RSS standards. This part states: &quot;Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference; and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.&quot; If you have more questions, please reach out to our Customer Support. https://support.jbl.com/us/en/
Answered by: Customer Support
Date published: 2022-10-22

On ear or over ear???

Asked by: wisker3600
Thanks for reaching out. Our JBL Live 660NC is an over ear headphones.
Answered by: Customer Support
Date published: 2022-07-11

Can I use these to listen to audio books downloaded on my Kindle? I am old (Lol) and I can no longer read printed books

Asked by: Cecelia
Our JBL Tune 130NCTWS can connect to a source device via Bluetooth or 3.5mm audio cable. There should be no issues connecting these headphones to a Kindle device via Bluetooth.
Answered by: Customer Support
Date published: 2022-12-13

If my headphones are dead, can I still use the aux to listen to music?

Asked by: hr311
Yes, you can listen with our JBL Live 660NC and listen to music using the detachable audio cable even when your unit has no charge or has a low battery. Please note that the ANC feature will not work when you're using the headphones via a wired cable.
Answered by: Customer Support
Date published: 2022-12-29

When will it get launched in india and what will be price in India

Asked by: irfan i
We have no news yet of when our JBL Live 660 NC would be released in India. Please subscribe to our newsletter at the bottom page of our website, to receive the latest news and updates regarding our products: https://in.jbl.com/
Answered by: Mario at Customer service
Date published: 2021-07-12

Can this be used with a connector to plug in to airplane TV's to watch movies etc?&nbsp;

Asked by: Mel22
Thanks for your inquiry. As long as the audio port in the airplane has a 3.5mm port, the audio cable of our JBL Live 660NC Wired Headphones will be able to connect to it.
Answered by: Customer Support
Date published: 2022-12-04

what features work and don't work when using the audio cable?

Asked by: bob15000000
Our JBL Live 660NC's noise cancelling feature will not work when using a wired connection. You may learn more about the features of the JBL Live 660NC by visiting this link : https://bit.ly/3oxzNvz
Answered by: Customer Support
Date published: 2021-10-11

Are there replacement ear pads available? Or covers?

Asked by: Robbobobbo
Our JBL Live 660NC earpads part number is 08-HL66LR-000S. For pricing and availability, please contact our customer support at (877) 871-6755.
Answered by: Customer Support
Date published: 2023-01-23

Is there a way to turn of the white light on the front right side of the headphones.

Asked by: Ian1234567
Unfortunately, the white LED battery indicator of our JBL Live 660NC can't be turned off, it is by default, to let the user know that the headphone is powered on.
Answered by: Customer Support
Date published: 2022-01-18

How do I turn off the annoying beep that happens every time I move my head because the headphones think I took an ear cup off? I already disabled the auto pause but I still get the beep. Why is that necessary? Will there be an update to disable it?

Asked by: required nickname
Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We would like to discuss your support request directly with you and find a solution for you. Please reach out to JBL Customer Service for technical support and assistance. https://bit.ly/2WocMfi
Answered by: Customer Support
Date published: 2022-10-29

Are these headphones made n USA I want to wear these headphones will mowing on my john Deere z turn riding mower Just how much noise do the headphones cancel out this kind of noise

Asked by: Grlzrdhd2
Our JBL 660NC's are designed in the USA but assembled in China. These noise-canceling headphones aren't intended for use with heavy machinery. However, this will eliminate background construction noise and will sit comfortably on your head.
Answered by: Customer Support
Date published: 2021-11-23

how do you get headphones louder

Asked by: kimma67890
While your JBL Live 660NC is connected to your phone or source device. Keep on pressing the + button repeatedly until you hear a tone which indicates that the volume of the headphones is at maximum.
Answered by: Customer Support
Date published: 2022-12-19

Can these simultaneously stream two device sources? (call/music and pc/Nintendo)

Asked by: Billyflob
Our JBL Live 660NC supports a multi-point connection of up to 2 devices. However, you can only play audio from one source at a time.
Answered by: Customer Support
Date published: 2022-11-20

Do these headphones work with Siri?

Asked by: Roberts1966s
Our JBL Live 660NC doesn't support SIRI because it features Google Assist as well as Alexa. For more information about the headphones, check it out here: https://www.jbl.com/over-ear-headphones/LIVE660NC-.html
Answered by: Leon at Customer Service
Date published: 2021-08-04

Look had the rock edition l. They were Spectacular. But the head band Was garbage! So Now I get a Replacement from Jbl&hellip; which one&rsquo;s own up To the rock edition.

Asked by: NYxSTEELx
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