- Bluetooth: 5.0 APTX HD, SBC and AAC. Analog-people can also use the headphones with the 3,5mm aux-cable included.
- Chipset: Qualcomm QCC3034 with custom DSP setup
- ANC: Analog Devices Inc. (ADI) Active Noise Cancelling with 4 microphones
- Amplifier: Class AB
- Stereo elements: 40 mm
- Weight: 250g / 8.8 oz
- Battery: 1050 mAh
- Charging time: 2-3h, USB-C connector
- Battery time: up to 45 hours of constant listening on ANC, 40 hour on phone call
- Siri and Google Home support
- Handsfree phone calls, with CVC8 noise reduction (yes, it has a microphone for phone calls)
- Package includes all the necessary cables and dongles (3.5 mm, airplane adapter and USB-C charging cable)
Not just another headphones
Well, actually these are another headphones – but without the “just”.
What makes Valco ANC (Active Noise Control / Cancellation) headphones special, is how we combined the best available components, added a touch of Finnish design and had Jasse Kesti from Kesthouse, a famous Finnish mastering studio with over 20 years of experience to perfect the sound quality.
And all this for a very much affordable price. We dare to say, that Valco headphones offer you an unmatched bargain for your money along with a listening experience second to none in the wireless ANC headphones class.
On top of everything, our headphones have been properly greenwashed. For every pair we sell, we'll plant a tree. You can read more about our greenwashing iniative here.
Below Jasse Kesti himself presenting the VMK20
Great value for the price
Did you know that most of active noise control (ANC) headphone comes with a chipset from a big player such as Qualcomm or ADI. The only technical difference between most bluetooth ANC headphones is the particular chipset model.
Everything else is just marketing shenanigans.
We took the best (value) bluetooth chipset Qualcomm had available, plugged it in and made some DSP magic for the audio. The ANC chip is from ADI (Analog Devices, Inc.) and there are four microphones constantly monitoring the ambient. With this combination our headphones have Bluetooth 5.0 and the same ANC quality than the more expensive ones on the market.
Bluetooth 5.0 and ANC for us are just basic requirements. Like you would expect that your headphones come with earmuffs and the headband is adjustable.
Our selling points are the incredible sound quality paired with an unbeatable price. Just value for your money. No BS here either.
A Battery to last
Few things suck more than running out of juice on your headphones during a long ass trip.
This is why we added a battery to last over 40 hours of music listening. Go from Europe to Australia. Chill out with dingoes, snakes and whatever there is. And fly back to your miserable job. All that without needing to recharge your headphones.
Should you find yourself stranded on a desert island, you can use the ANC to filter out the annoying cricket sounds and other creepy stuff much longer you can survive without going full-on Bear Grylls and drinking your own urine – and definitely much longer your precious iPhone can last.
Superb sound quality. No BS
Every manufacturer claims that they have a superb sound quality. Well, f*ck them.
We partnered with the leading Finnish mastering studio Kesthouse and spent countless hours perfecting our headphones to sound exactly like the records were meant to be played. No factory settings here. Also no artificial BOOM-BASS (sorry), but since the speaker quality is so good, you can add a lot of bass with an EQ and the sound is still clear.
This is why Valco headphones have quickly been widely accepted among musicians, audio engineers and artists in Finland.
Oh, so light and comfy
Weighing only 250 grams (or two bananas in US measurement units), the Valco ANC headphones can be easily used for the whole day long.
The memory foam earmuffs and the adjustable headband are covered with 100% faux vegan leather – smooth as silk, because of all the soy consumed by them vegans.
Great for those miserable remote meetings
Are you a one man (or woman) call center? Enjoy top quality handsfree phone calls and speak up to 45 hours non-stop (which equals probably one shift of an indian call center worker. Those guys work really hard). For real hardcore Teams-players we have a separate add-on microphone thing.
Headphones to last
Are you the kind of person who ends f*cking up everything you touch? No worries! We have a full 12-month guarantee and even after that we can repair them through our repair service or even provide you with spare parts for all your tinkering needs.
Frequency response chart
Don't trust us - trust the reviews
"The Valco VMK20 shows with controlled bass and partly too detailed sound how much you can get out of a pair of headphones for little money. The ANC and build quality are solid, and the promised battery life of up to 45 hours is unmatched. A simple fun maker with an impressive price-performance ratio."
"The Valco are certainly not an ultra-bargain in terms of price, but they offer a perfect overall package of secure Bluetooth connection, very good battery performance, top ANC functionality and warm, well-tuned hi-fi sound. The noise-cancelling is super-snappy, making every journey a little more enjoyable, whether it’s on a rattling train or a chugging crab-catching boat on the fjord. The high-quality design catches the eye with its cool textile patch, and the lightweight construction gives you zero stress on your head."
"The Valco ANC headphones VMK20 convince with an innovative concept. Sustainable materials, high-quality technology and honest marketing make us love the headphones, which are available for just 169 euros. Therefore, if you are looking for a real alternative to the classic brands that everyone has, and at the same time you want to reach for a product where price, performance and environmental sustainability are in perfect proportion, you should take a closer look at Valco's VMK20."
"I didn't think I would write this, but my beyerdynamic Aventho Wireless are going into early retirement. The Valco ANC convinced me all along the line."
"I personally see nothing to complain about, and finding them a little better than my Bose QC 35, Valco has succeeded perfectly in its gamble of offering quality headphones for a price half the price of the competition."
" Valco VMK20 are really a pair of good, wireless headphones. With well-functioning noise reduction. Best of all, they sound better than expected, and are in our opinion the most well-sounding among the cheaper noise-canceling headphones."
- LB Tech reviews
ALL OUR HEADPHONES
ARE PROPERLY GREENWASHED!
Everyone out there is pulling the green wool over your collective eyes. Even the big oil claims all kind of environmental benefits for their products. That's greenwashing for you. This is why we too decided to have our own greenwashing campaign.
For every pair of headphones sold, we will plant a tree.
There won't probably be any environmental impact at all, but at least we are honest with it. No BS here either.The best part of our reforestation campaign is the fact that we cannot pay anyone to do it on our behalf. So we are planting all the trees our self. Every f*cking one. This is how committed we are to this greenwashing thing.
And hey, even it is a marketing ploy - you really compensate for your headphones and all the shipping related. Twenty fold to be precise.