QuietComfort® 3 Acoustic Noise Cancelling® headphones

Sold from 2006 – 2015

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QuietComfort® 3 ear cushion kit

Replace lost or damaged QC®3 ear cushions with a new pair designed for easy installation. Cushions align with mounting posts inside the headphone earcups, then snap easily into place.


Color: Black

Ships within 2-3 weeks

QuietComfort® 3 audio cable

This 5‘ replacement cable for QuietComfort 3 headphones lets you enjoy your audio sources with Bose® noise reduction. Contoured, angled connector fits iPod®, DVD and other portable players. Attaches to just one earcup for greater convenience.


Color: Black


20' extension cable for Bose® headphones

Expand your listening area and increase your freedom of movement with this extension cable.


Color: Black


QuietComfort® headphones airline adapter

This replacement adapter lets you connect your QuietComfort headphones to inflight entertainment systems equipped with dual or single output 3.5 mm jacks. Simply plug the headphones cord into the adapter and insert it into the airline jacks. Then enjoy powerful, balanced sound for music or movies. Compatible with QuietComfort 25, 20i, 20 and 3 Acoustic Noise Cancelling headphones.


Color: Black

Ships within 3-4 weeks

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Within the US
Call 1-800-894-2073

Outside the US
Contact Bose Worldwide support

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