David Clark DC ONE-X Headset

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The DC ONE-X headsets provide advanced comfort and technology features in a sleek, low profile design. You’ll have the sound performance and durability you need, with the comfort you demand.

The DC ONE-X has hybrid ENC technology t...

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New from David Clark

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The DC ONE-X headsets provide advanced comfort and technology features in a sleek, low profile design. You’ll have the sound performance and durability you need, with the comfort you demand.

The DC ONE-X has hybrid ENC technology to provide best-in-class active noise reduction. External microphone on dome picks up noise from the outside, before reaching the ear canal for superior noise attenuation. Features Bluetooth® technology for inflight calls and music. The full size leatherette ear seals provide maximum comfort for long flights. Over the ear design envelopes the ears for enhanced ANR performance while reducing heat buildup. The M-55 electret microphone offers enhanced noise reduction for crystal clear voice transmission. The DC ONE-X is built with a lightweight alloy headband for an ergonomic design and rugged build. The design allows for compact storage when collapsed. Includes a David Clark headset case. Uses 2 AA batteries. 

Features:

  • Hybrid Electronic Noise Cancellation - Provides best- in-class active noise cancellation
  • Bluetooth® Wireless Technology – Seamless integration for connection to cell phones, MP3, tablets or other personal devices
  • Fail-Safe Operation - Ensures full communication in the event of battery loss or system failure
  • Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Technology - Provides high fidelity audio for superior communications and music listening
  • Audio Mute - Reduces auxiliary audio volume and prevents missed communications

Sporty's Test Flight Guarantee

Take your new headset flying and make sure it's the right choice for you. If you're not thrilled, return the headset to us within 60 days and in the same condition in which you received it - we'll exchange it for another headset or refund your money. There's no paperwork and no hassle. Just another reason why Sporty's is the #1 headset dealer in aviation.

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Additional Resources

Read the DC One-X Pilot's Guide
Read our DC One-X Flight Review

Doug Ranly

Catalog Manager—Sporty’s Pilot Shop

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Reviews
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Would You Recommend?
Yes (55)
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5 / 5
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Would You Recommend?
Yes
Love em so far!
Lightweight, compact, super effective! The control pack is better than the ones on bose / lightspeed smart headsets in my opinion, the LED's underneath the silicone are sleek, overall design is well done
June 13, 2020
Purchased
2 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
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5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
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5 / 5
Comfortable and the ANR is great
May 31, 2020
Purchased
2 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
This is the most comfortable headset I’ve ever used. It is extremely quiet with the noise cancelation and the sound quality is crisp and clear.
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May 30, 2020
Purchased
5 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
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5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
First headset I bought since 1979
I have been flying since 1979. When I started, I was renting airplanes that had headsets that were available with the rentals. I was a college student and didn't think anything about it. Later, I was an Air Force pilot so I just used the helmet the Air Force issued me. Now that I am retired from active duty, I got checked out at the local military Aero Club and they charge for headset rentals.. so I was motivated to buy my own. I picked the DC ONE-X and I must say WOW. I never knew a headset could be so comfortable. I'm looking forward to spending many hours with this headset and will buy a second pair for my wife. I considered a Bose but I've always wanted a DC headset from my younger days. I'm very pleased!
May 24, 2020
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5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
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5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
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5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Go Green Go David Clark
I have to say I’m impressed. I had a Bose I found it uncomfortable and irritating uncomfortable after a while. The DC light fits your better and I don’t have pressure points on my head or scalp. The Bluetooth is easy to pair and it come with support and a warranty that is Unsurpassed. Go Green go David Clark
April 10, 2020
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5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Yes
Great headsets first time I used them was on a 4hr cross country. I didnt even know I was wearing them.
March 30, 2020
Purchased
4 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
DC One X
All the quality I have learned to expect from David Clark. I shopped quite a bit and tried Bose, Lightspeed and other ANRs but wound up right back at David Clark. Just solid.
March 29, 2020
Purchased
4 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Nice head set
March 23, 2020
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
High Value
Comfortable and high quality. An auto on/off similar to Bose would make them perfect.
March 19, 2020
Purchased
5 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
I have a older Bose noise cancelling headset, the DC is much more comfortable. The Bose is quieter, but not enough to justify the price difference.
March 11, 2020
Purchased
5 months ago
Question and Answer
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What does DSP do ? My problem is not noise but fuzzy audio.
William A on Aug 2, 2016
Will this work with the David Clark K10 helmet?
Brett N on Jul 20, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Unfortunately it will not fit directly into the helmet. That being said it is only the headset earcup shape that prevents this from happening. If you are handy I don't believe it would be very difficult to add enough material such that the One-X would fit into the helmet.

I have a One-X that I love, and I keep a H10-13X in my K10 helmet for flights I need the helmet.
Would you recommend this over the Zulu 2/Bose A20?
A shopper on Jul 26, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Depends on what you are looking for. The David Clark DC One-X uses the same electronics pkg as the David Clark DC Pro. I have around 8,500hrs of flight time and currently fly as captain on a Legacy 600. I came to the corporate side after 8yrs of flying at the regionals. Build quality and comfort are the top two things I look for. The noise canceling is excellent and the BQ/comfort is great. Youc an't go wrong.
Can it be ordered with a helicopter plug? Does anyone have any experience with the DC ones in a helicopter?
Bill J on Sep 9, 2016
BEST ANSWER: It can be ordered with a U-174 helicopter plug. I have used my standard GA dual-plug version in helicopters with an adapter and I had no problems.
what is the weight of the DC one-X ?
Bonnie on Oct 9, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The weight is 12.3 ounces.
If you're listening to music through Bluetooth, if you get a radio transmission, does it automatically mute the music?
JBenz on Mar 20, 2018
BEST ANSWER: It defaults to the music muting with a radio or intercom transmission but you can easily choose the setting where the music DOES NOT mute for any transmission. Great headset! I would highly recommend it.
Is it available in Airbus/5-pin XLR plug? I know converters are widely available, but using a direct XLR plug will enable it to use aircraft power instead of batteries. Or maybe a 6-pin/LEMO with LEMO-to-XLR is an alternative? Will the converter transfer the power?
A shopper on Oct 20, 2018
BEST ANSWER: This headset is available with a LEMO connection. Our product number 7182A.
How much does it weigh?
A shopper on Jul 27, 2016
BEST ANSWER: 12.3 ounces, without the cord.
Does this set have passive protection as well as active. In other words if the headset has no power will your hearing be protected?
John B on Aug 26, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes. I sometimes forget to power up the unit but I still get passive reduction similar to my old DC H-10 headset.
Does it over the whole ear like Bose?
A shopper on Jul 30, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it is a full coverage headset that goes around the ear.
I prefer the boom to always be outboard so the cord doesn’t cross over. Does the boom reverse on this model or does it need to be physically switched to the other ear cup like the Bose?
A shopper on May 22, 2020
BEST ANSWER: The boom rotates so you can run the wire on either side. As I've started transitioning to right seat in preparation for my CFI checkride I've found it to be a very handy feature!
Without cellphone interface can you talk on your cellphone via blue tooth?
Ken C on Nov 7, 2016
BEST ANSWER: That is what I use the bluetooth for. And the co pilot or passenger can't hear my conversation while I'm on bluetooth. I have to get off of the call to get back on the intercom.
How many Decibels are being reduced with this headset?
Jerrod R on Oct 29, 2019
BEST ANSWER: David Clark does not list a reduction number. Typically a noise-canceling headset will reduce by 40-50 Db.
Is a LEMO plug the same as an XLR plug? Can this headset be powered by the aircraft, with no need for batteries if using an XLR plug? Thanks.
A shopper on Oct 14, 2019
BEST ANSWER: The LEMO is not the same as the XLR plug. Both can be powered by the aircraft.
Does the headset have a direct power link converter you can utilize using the aircraft power plugs rather than the batteries?
Chris on Sep 2, 2019
BEST ANSWER: It does not.
Can two of these David Clark Headsets pair to one cell phone, at the same time? If playing music, could both headsets hear the same music?
James G on Jun 11, 2019
BEST ANSWER: The Bluetooth on the phone is limited to one connection at a time.
Love DC headsets but I find that the H10-13.4 and H10-20 bump the top of the canopy / cabin ceiling in some of the smaller planes, like the DA-20 and Cherokee 140. Will I have the same problem with the DC One-X hitting the ceiling when it's on my big fat melon head, or is it substantially lower profile than these older models? Thanks.
mgm739RK on Feb 2, 2019
BEST ANSWER: This headset is similar to the H10-13.4 and H 10-20. You may always returne the headset within 30 days if it does not fit your needs.
Can this headset pair to multiple devices simultaneously such as an iPad and a phone? Thank you!
Mark S on Nov 17, 2018
BEST ANSWER: It can not.
Good morning,
Can this headset use for Cessna 172?
Yanster on Oct 6, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it has the twin plugs.
I have tried a few headsets purchased the H10-13.4 due to it's ability to fit over my big head and ears. Are the ear cups the same size? Are they interchangeable with the 13.4?
A shopper on Jun 15, 2018
BEST ANSWER: These ear cups are different but still made to fit entire ear inside. Headband is highly adjustable, should fit anyone. I too went from H10-13.4 to these. I like these very much. I built a RV10 with that big IO-540 up front and decided I had to go for the active noise reduction. 13.4’s are now for the backseaters.
if you have 2 headsets, does each headset pair individually with a seperate cell phone?
A shopper on May 16, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, each headset would pair to a separate cell phone or tablet.
If you buy this headset with GA plugs, are there adapters or wiring kits to make this headset work with LEMO or XLR plugs for Airbus or modern Boeings?
Marcus N on Feb 1, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, We have adapters that convert from GA to LEMO and from GA to XLR
I am searching for a headset under a lb. such as 11 oz or so?
Patty B on Mar 4, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Most of the DC headsets are around a pound. I do not have a specific weight for this headset.
Is this the same as the dc one x enc?
David C on Dec 7, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, the enc stands for Electronic Noise Cancelling. It may also be referred to as Active Noise Reduction.
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