Attend XDA's Second Annual Developer Conference, XDA:DevCon 2014!
5,736,817 Members 54,018 Now Online
XDA Developers Android and Mobile Development Forum

Headphones w. Mic

Tip us?
 
memphis060
Old
#1  
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 4
Posts: 103
Join Date: May 2009
Default Headphones w. Mic

Hello guys!
I'm interested in a pair of headphones/handsfree, but I've tried a few "universal" units and either the buttons or the mic doesn't work with the RAZR HD.

Is there any way we can identify which headphones/handsfree fit on our unit?

Thanks in advance.

Sent from my XT925 using Tapatalk 2
 
gus6464
Old
#2  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter 15
Posts: 28
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Austin

 
DONATE TO ME
I will try out my wife's Klipsch Reference One's when I get home and next week I will have a pair of Miles Davis Trumpets to try out too so I will let you know.
 
kent1146
Old
#3  
Member
Thanks Meter 9
Posts: 78
Join Date: Jan 2011
Quote:
Originally Posted by memphis060 View Post
Is there any way we can identify which headphones/handsfree fit on our unit?
There are two specifications for implementing headset-based remote controls. One way is the way Apple implements headset controls. The other way is how everyone else in the industry implements headset controls. (sounds very "Apple-like" doesn't it?)

You can use this general rule:
If the headset says it works with the Apple iPhone, then it probably won't work for the Droid RAZR.

Quick example of this:
Klipsch Image S4: Version of headphones without headset controls.
Klipsch Image S4i: Same headphones, has headset controls that work with Apple iPhones (but not Android)
Klipsch Image S4a: Same headphones, has headset controls that work with Android.
 
memphis060
Old
#4  
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 4
Posts: 103
Join Date: May 2009
Thanks for the input, but I have tried samsung galaxy s hands free for example and they don't work.


Sent from my XT925 using Tapatalk 2
 
nemesis000000
Old
#5  
Member
Thanks Meter 1
Posts: 98
Join Date: Dec 2009
may be a lil late here, but i use the dre beats for my iphone on android phones all the time and the mic works...
 
kent1146
Old
#6  
Member
Thanks Meter 9
Posts: 78
Join Date: Jan 2011
Quote:
Originally Posted by nemesis000000 View Post
may be a lil late here, but i use the dre beats for my iphone on android phones all the time and the mic works...
Just to be clear... the headphones and mic for these kinds of heatsets will always work regardless of intended Apple / Android manufacturer. Handling audio is just pure analog electrical signals.

However, the push button controls will depend on how the smartphone manufacturer implemented the control specifications. So even though your Dr. Dre Beats for your iPhone works for your Android smartphone, I'll bet that the buttons (Fast Forward / Rewind / Skip Track / Mute / Volume Up / Volume Down) does not work for Android the way that it works for iPhone.
 
xlow78
Old
#7  
xlow78's Avatar
Member
Thanks Meter 7
Posts: 90
Join Date: Oct 2012
I have been using Skullcandy ink'd with mic for over 6 months. At TjMaxx and Marshall's for $9.99. I also have Klipsch Promedia with Microphone. They both work flawlessly, but you can't go wrong with Skullcandy for the price. They sound awesome, come with lifetime warranty, and cost so little.
 
renanmmagalhaes
Old
#8  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter 0
Posts: 19
Join Date: Dec 2012
anyone can tell me if this

http://www.ebay.com/itm/A075-SKULLCA...21066028978%26

is compatible with razr hd?

thks a lot!
 
barrcuda70
Old
#9  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter 0
Posts: 1
Join Date: Feb 2008
Default Re: Headphones w. Mic

I would assuming they are the mic one they will. I have a pair of skullcandy fmj's and they work just fine. Also have a pair of Skullcandy 50/50 just the track control buttons don't work but the middle button and the mic work

Sent from my DROID RAZR HD using Tapatalk 2
 
Calvinx1
Old
#10  
Member
Thanks Meter 4
Posts: 49
Join Date: Jan 2011
Thumbs up Blutooth headphones

I use de s10-hd blutooth headphones handsfree, its great, controls work and handsfree sounds great besides its rain resistant! at least a light one.
Im very happy with it

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


XDA PORTAL POSTS

Cell Phone SIM Unlock Bill Just Steps Away from President’s Desk

For all those who believe that Cinderella stories don’t actually … more

Get Your Cargo to its Destination in 4×4 Military Operations Reborn

Racing games have evolved quite a bit since the days of Pole … more

Automate Your Device with Sfen

Changing the profile of yourdevice manually is now long forgotten. Since the advent of Android automation … more