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Headphones: Wired, Wi-fi or Bluethooth?

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By treetopsranch, Member on 2nd September 2014, 05:27 PM
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Looking for one of the above for use when wife is watching TV and I am using my note 12.2 to watch instructional videos. Mostly voice dialogs but some music in background.
 
 
2nd September 2014, 06:26 PM |#2  
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I think it's mostly up to you what you prefer...

Do you want it to be as simple as plug wired headphones in?
Do you want to charge your BT headphones when battery dies?
Do you use any case on your tablet that blocks the headphone jack for wired ones?
What prize you are looking them for?
What kind of headphones you want, in-ear or normal?
What quality you want headphones to be?
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If you are using them while laying on couch, why need of wireless headphones - but do you want that plug sticking out from side of your tablet (if holding tablet at hand) and cables laying on you?

So I'd say it depends where and how you use them, how often and what you like most

I got Sennheiser HD 598 headphones and I think they're great. Just can't use them for listening music while laying bed, since if I rest my head, headphones will fall off.
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Second Spere's comments. Not giving any specific requirements leaves things wide open.

My son took over my Bose QC2's so I'm looking for another set of headphones. Right now what's on my radar is the Audio Technica ATH-M50X. They seem to be well regarded and not too pricey.
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Normal plug in types would be acceptable. Over ear preferred to block out unwanted noises. Price: Less then $100. I have a Optimus plug in earphones for my laptop that work on the laptop that cost me $20 new but I am unable to get them to work with this note pro. It has two plugs one for video and one for mike.
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I'm using these: http://eu.akg.com/akg-product-detail...s-a-black.html

They're in-ear, but they're so tiny and light they are the only in-ear headphones which don't give me migraines. As for noise cancelling, they managed to block out the 13 police cars that passed by with all signals on without issue. I use them on the train during the rush hours to watch films, I always end upmissing the announcements xD
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Shadow Lee...those look really nice. Their website doesn't have any prices but has a link to dealers. What did you pay?

For a stop-gap measure I have located a really cheaply made set of headphones from one of my really old (40 years old) transistor small pocket radios. They work but no noise cancellation.
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Shadow Lee...those look really nice. Their website doesn't have any prices but has a link to dealers. What did you pay?

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How about the capability of blocking loud human conversations?
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How about the capability of blocking loud human conversations?

Trust me, lots of people on a train during rush hour are loud. It can't filter it out completely (Only over-the-ear soundbarriers can do that), but with audio sufficiently high they're almost unnoticeable. As I said, I end up missing the PA announcements meant to go over the ambient noise.
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I own a set of Plantronics Backbeat Go (OG) Bluetooth ear buds and have been very pleased with them. Great for bike rides, outdoor chores or activities, or indoor use. Sound isolation is pretty good.

Just my $0.02,

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I'm considering getting these when they launch.

http://www.bragi.com/

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