The Marshall Monitor II has an iconic design. From the golden control knob to the textured buttons, the Monitor II ANC has an understated look that retains that legendary Marshall flavor. We found it to be among the best-looking headsets.
These are among the best headphones we have used. The texturing of each and every individual instrument shines, making you feel as though you’re right on stage with the band you’re listening to. The Marshall Monitor II has changed the way to experience music.
The headset itself features a collapsible design, and comes with a carrying soft case, 3.5mm cable for a wired connection, and USB-C for charging. The battery life is around 30 hours with active noise-canceling (ANC) enabled. We found the headset to comfortable, wearing it all day. The ANC, noise-cancellation is top-notch. With it turned on, we couldn’t hear niose from outside the windows.
Monitor II A.N.C. combine the legendary sound of Marshall with the helpfulness of the Google Assistant. Enjoy entertainment, keep in touch with friends, get answers to questions and manage your day – all without glancing at your phone. With a press and hold of the M-button on your headphones you can tell your Assistant to play your favourite playlist, read your text messages or give you directions while on-the-go.
Monitor II A.N.C. feature a Multi-Directional Control Knob to control music and phone functionality. They also feature an ANC button to toggle between active noise cancelling and monitoring mode, as well as the M-Button, which lets you switch between customised equaliser presets or activate the Google Voice Assistant. Firmware updates for Monitor II A.N.C. occur automatically over the air via the Marshall Bluetooth app.
The Marshall Monitor II ANC one of the best-sounding headset we’ve ever used, with its huge battery life and timeless design. The noise cancellation works incredibly well, and the calling features and on-ear controls are convenient for traveling music lovers.
The Marshall Monitor II Active Noise Cancelling Headphones ($549), the most premium in the Marshall Line-up.
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