Skullcandy Introduces 'Deeper Dimensions Of Sound' With Crusher® ANC

PARK CITY, Utah, Sept. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Skullcandy, Inc., the original lifestyle audio brand, announced today the expansion of their immersive audio category with the launch of Crusher ANC. The new feature-driven headphone brings a unique active noise canceling experience to users, promising the chance to explore audio like never before.

Crusher ANC unlocks dimensional sound through the combination of three innovative technologies: Skullcandy Sensory Bass, Active Noise Cancellation, and Personal Sound. The only headphone on the market to combine these three technologies, Crusher ANC is designed to take listeners deeper into their music and movies than ever before.

"Our Crusher ANC is without a peer in the market today," says Jason Hodell, Chief Executive Officer of Skullcandy. "Improving on the famous sensory bass immersion of our industry-leading Crusher family, we have now added proprietary active noise cancellation and an industry-first personalization experience that no other headphone can match. You won't just hear your music, you'll feel it like never before."

Adjustable Sensory Bass, Skullcandy's patented bass technology, is responsible for the experiential bass. Crusher ANC delivers Skullcandy's broadest range of adjustable sensory bass to date, offering listeners new layers of sound in any track. The bass response slider can be adjusted up or down, based on personal preference.

The Active Noise Cancellation feature plays a critical role in keeping the broader bass range absolutely pure. The technology actively monitors the surrounding environment to filter out external noise, maintaining a crisp audio quality. An ambient mode deactivates Active Noise Cancellation by touching and holding the left earcup when the listener wants to be aware of their surroundings (e.g., commuting in the city or listening for their boarding zone at the airport) while still enjoying their music.

The key Personal Sound feature enables the listener to custom-tune the headphone to their own unique hearing through the all-new Skullcandy App. Whether it's a bass line, background vocals, or a unique sample, the personalized sound profile will allow listeners to hear layers of their music and movies more vividly--like they're hearing it for the first time. The app, available around the time of launch, also enables toggling personal sound profiles on/off, easy in-app pairing, headphone firmware updates, product registration, and access to user guides

"With Crusher ANC, we wanted to recreate the energy and excitement of being at a live concert where you can literally feel the bass hits and hear every detail in the vocals or instrumentation. Crusher ANC provides a deeply personal experience using modern headphone technologies combined in a new and unique way. Get ready to rediscover your music all over again," commented Jeff Hutchings, Chief Product Officer at Skullcandy.

Lastly, Crusher ANC boasts up to 24 hours of battery life plus Rapid Charge technology, providing three hours of playtime with just a 10-minute charge. It comes packed with a full suite of media controls including activate assistant, a removable AUX cable, and a durable flat-fold travel case. And if it's ever misplaced or stolen, Crusher ANC includes a built-in Tile® tracker so owners can easily locate it using the Tile® app on a mobile device.

Crusher ANC is the latest addition to Skullcandy's massively successful Crusher Headphone franchise, which broke through in 2016 with the original Crusher Wireless headphones. Last year, Skullcandy unveiled the next generation of this immersive technology with Crusher 360, offering an ultra-realistic sensory bass experience. This just-released iteration, Crusher ANC, is the capstone of the franchise and pinnacle representation of Skullcandy's brand promise: 'Music You Can Feel'.

Crusher ANC will be available on in Deep Red and Fearless Black on September 19 for $319.99. US retailer, Best Buy, will also carry an exclusive Black/Tan colorway available on October 6 for $319.99.

About Skullcandy®
Skullcandy is the original lifestyle audio brand that lives by its mission to not just listen to music but to feel it. Founded at the intersection of music and boardsports, Skullcandy drives innovation in audio experiences from groundbreaking technology in its headphones to once in a lifetime music events featuring emerging artists that inspire and move its culture forward. Based in Park City, Utah, Skullcandy designs, markets and distributes audio products through a variety of distribution channels globally with international offices in Tokyo, Zurich, London, Shenzhen, and Vancouver, as well as through partners in some of the most important cultural hubs in the world. The company's website can be found at

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