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29-09-2017, 09:31   #1
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Wireless Earphones

Hi everyone,
I was just having a browse through some wireless earphones as I need some for the gym. I had skull candy wired ones but I stepped on them and the cable broke. So after that I said I’d get a wireless pair. I found a fully wireless pair, no wires connected the earphones together. The reviews seem pretty good and so I ordered them but I’ll know in about 3 weeks time what they’re like. They’re on promotion at the minute with a coupon code I found on a deals website, hope this is useful for someone. http://www.tmart.com/QCY-Q29-Mini-Wi...k_p363627.html
Code: Q29Tmart
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29-09-2017, 09:45   #2
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Keep us updated, I've had my eye on truly wireless earbuds for a while now.

Would be interested in hearing your view of them.
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29-09-2017, 10:38   #3
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I bought a set in tkmaxx yesterday that look very similiar for my iphone. I paired up both headphones but could only play music through 1 headphone or the other, couldn't stream to 2 devices at once. also sound quality was ****. Not sure if this is a limitation from apple or if it would work on android or not. I returned mine to TKMaxx for a refund.

I'd be interested to hear other peoples experiences as im looking for a set of headphones like this but dont want to fork out for airpods
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I bought a set in tkmaxx yesterday that look very similiar for my iphone. I paired up both headphones but could only play music through 1 headphone or the other, couldn't stream to 2 devices at once. also sound quality was ****. Not sure if this is a limitation from apple or if it would work on android or not. I returned mine to TKMaxx for a refund.

I'd be interested to hear other peoples experiences as im looking for a set of headphones like this but dont want to fork out for airpods
Yea there’s no way I’m gonna Pay €200 for a pair of earphones that probably have the same sound quality as the earphones you get with an iPhone... I’m a bit sceptical for the sole reason that they’re so small and you could lose one very easily
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I got this so I could charge my iPhone 7 and listen to music simultaneously. I find it very handy in the gym also although making and receiving calls is a bit hit and miss. Its £14 on Amazon

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Griffin-Blu...dphone+adapter
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29-09-2017, 14:44   #6
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They are a nice earbud, i bought them to try out and they are surprisingly well fitting (when you use the correct ear-cup), no chance of them falling out.
The box is the charger so the whole unit is quite handy to have.
When they arrived i could not charge them and found that there is a small bit of tape protecting the contacts. Needs to be removed first . But after that with a small bit of fiddling to get them into the correct positions, they charged no problem. The charger LED on the box turns white when they are fully charged, but will not change white it the contacts are not sitting properly in the box (another thing that took me a little while to figure out).
You also have to remove the right one first from the charger otherwise they will misconnect. If you remove the left earpiece first, it can take up to a minute to reseat them properly and then remove them in the correct order.
The sound from them is very clear, there is no background noise, and not a great deal of bass. They are very decent for the price. Neither amazing nor bad, and are comfortable.

I tried them in headset mode once very briefly. When a call comes in, the voice (female) calls out the phone number that is ringing you can tap the button to stop it. There are other button commands (redial etc) but i never planned to use them as a headset, so did not.
I had to charge them with normal use after roughly 4-5 hours, even though it says in the packaging that it is 12 hours.
As soon as you place them in the charger, they disconnect, and reconnect as soon a you take them out. Also, if you place them in the box to charge, and the box is nearly out of charge, instead of disconnecting or charging, they will connect and drain themselves, so you must be careful that the box is fully charged.
They were up above $50 at one stage, which is the main reason i bought them at the $35 price. I have since given them away to a younger relative (by coercion, not choice )

Cheaper here €19.40 https://www.joybuy.com/3298199.html
The last thing i bought from these, took less than 2 weeks if i remember correctly.
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Hi ALl

I am sorry to ask a question that might be flogged to death but im looking for some form of wireless head phones for gym that can also take calls

If they are of a similar sound quality to the iphone headphones then i would be happy. so the bar is low. I want an entry level model that I can hear music well

lets start from there and I can work to getting better quality ones etc

thanks in advance
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Hi ALl

I am sorry to ask a question that might be flogged to death but im looking for some form of wireless head phones for gym that can also take calls

If they are of a similar sound quality to the iphone headphones then i would be happy. so the bar is low. I want an entry level model that I can hear music well

lets start from there and I can work to getting better quality ones etc

thanks in advance
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Headphones-.../dp/B01N6DC2ZE

I find these to be very good quality, don't know about using them in a gym though. Maybe the newer version of them for £29 might be a better fit, they have the over ear supports on them.
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https://www.amazon.co.uk/Headphones-.../dp/B01N6DC2ZE

I find these to be very good quality, don't know about using them in a gym though. Maybe the newer version of them for £29 might be a better fit, they have the over ear supports on them.
I have these and they're perfectly fine for the gym.
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I have these and they're perfectly fine for the gym.
Stupid question but can the connecting cable be removed (daughter looking for iphone air pod type earphones)?
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Stupid question but can the connecting cable be removed (daughter looking for iphone air pod type earphones)?
Nah you cant remove the cable
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Stupid question but can the connecting cable be removed (daughter looking for iphone air pod type earphones)?
Why not get the ones in the OP? They are still only €21 on Joybuy, they have gone up a little because of the exchange rate, but may drop this week or so in the singles day sales.
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Look to be indentical but £40, reviews look good. I'll chance a pair for the price, thanks OP.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/VAVA-Blueto...eless+earphone
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Why not get the ones in the OP? They are still only €21 on Joybuy, they have gone up a little because of the exchange rate, but may drop this week or so in the singles day sales.
Cheers, just read your review of them, worth a punt I reckon. Saves Santa (too early ) a few quid...
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