What is Transparency Mode? October 26, 2022 10:50 Updated Transparency Mode allows you to hear surrounding noise as if you weren't wearing Ear (1). It's useful if you want to listen to music, but remain aware of your surroundings. Related articles What ANC modes are available? What is the difference between Transparency Mode and just switching the ANC off? How many devices can Ear (1) be paired to? Which Bluetooth sound codecs are supported by Ear (1)? How long does it take to charge the earbuds?