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Questions tagged [headphones]

For questions about devices that transcode varying electrical signals to physical movement and sound.

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Which bluetooth headphone support multipoint technology to connect to multiple devices simultaneously

Which bluetooth headphone support multipoint technology to connect to multiple devices simultaneously? Looking for something less than US$200.00 The headphone should connect to a Mac OS, Windows ...
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TV with broken audio jack how to connect wireless headphones?

I have a television with an audio jack, which I used in order to connect to my wireless headphones (through a connecting base sold with the headphones). Unfortunately, the audio jack is now damaged, ...
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Headphones for a guy with a large head

I have a reasonably large head, measuring 60cm circumference, and fairly large ears. Consequently, all over-ear headphones/headsets I've tested have proven very uncomfortable after a short period(...
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'Reverse Noise canceling' Headphones / Earphones (for quiet office)

I have trouble knowing what to call this because it seems fairly uncommon, hence the question. Once I find the correct vocabulary I can update the question title. I am looking for the best type of ...
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MMCX Bluetooth cable supporting current HighRes audio codecs

I am searching for a long lasting Bluetooth "cable" which: battery lasts at least 8 hours (assume a ~36 ohm in-ear headphone), supports for current audio codecs like LDAC, aptX, ..., high quality ...
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Headphone recommendations for watching movies

I'm looking for the best headphones specifically for watching movies at home. Headphone will be mostly connected to my HP Pavilion Notebook - 15-ab522tx and Redmi Note 3 (Android). Here are my ...
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Headphones with noise amplification

As there any headphones (open or semi-closed) that can amplify the noise around instead of canceling it? I like to bike with the headphones on, but I need to hear the traffic around. I used earbuds ...
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Wireless headphones for PC without Radio Tuner

I got these Wireless Headphones Panasonic RP-WF830H for using them at the PC and they are not working anymore. I can't tune to find the sound. These work on RF (Radio Frequency) and they have a tuner ...
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Wireless Headset Quality

I have a set of bluetooth earbuds and I have been using them with my MacBook running High Sierra. I use them for Slack calls and the quality basically sounds like I'm talking on my phone. I ...
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Bluetooth Headphones for the Gym

I'm currently searching some bluetooth headphones to take with me when going to the gym. Problem with that is, all the ones I found so far are in-ear headphones (compare pic below), which I absolutly ...
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Music headphone recommendation

I'm looking for some new over-ear / circumaural headphones in the region of £40-50 (about $45-60 USD before tax). They'll be connected directly to my PC, primarily for listening to music (all sorts) ...
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Identify this cable! [closed]

Found it at the office and I am curious about it. What is this cable used for? Thanks. It doesn't let me upload the image, so here is the link: https://i.imgur.com/gf34MxK.jpg
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Long Battery Wireless Headphones With Mic - iPhone

So I have decided that the best course of action is to adopt wireless headphones now that the iPhone's headphone jack is gone(and Pixel). Unfortunately though I need like 10+ battery performance all ...
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headphone with active noise cancelling, mic, earhook, wired and not too expansive

I've been looking for a new headset for office, but can't find any that suit the following requirement : Need a good microphone Has active noise cancelling Isn't worn on the head like most headset ...
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USB-C Hub/Splitter for Phone

What I'm looking for is something that will allow my to charge and access the USB-C port at the same time. Something that only does that would be ideal but a full USB hub that will also charge my ...
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headphone or earphone that can completely block any noise

Are there any device that exist that can completely block any loud noise in public places? I intend to use it in public places (i.e. coffee shop, park, bar) so I can work with little or without any ...
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Noise-canceling headphones with audio player

Are there any noise-canceling headphones with a builtin audio player? Background: I am looking for noise-canceling headphones that would be convenient to use on long distance flights. So far all of ...
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Headphone similar to Sennheiser PX95

I love my Sennheiser PX95 that I bought two years ago. It's simple. Lightweight yet sturdy with its metal frame. Does not over-heat your eats. The sound is more than decent. And it... used to be cheap ...
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USB Headset: 2x circumaural with mic

Okay, so I originally posted this almost two weeks ago and it's gotten exactly zero attention. (got me a tumbleweed badge too) Surely someone knows of something, so I'll edit a bit and see if I can ...
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Is there a headset/headphones that can differentiate up from down?

I've been playing games for a long time now and most sound systems or headsets I've had, have the problem of not being able to differentiate up from down. They may give you the info of where the sound ...
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Active noise cancelling headphones with decent passive as well

I am in the market for new headphones. I currently have Sennheiser HD380 headphones. I'd like noise cancelling. Most active noise cancelling headphones however have fairly weak passive noise ...
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Headphones you can't blow out [closed]

So I have gone through a lot of cheapo headphones because the headphones blow out. Are there headphones that can't be blown out? I would like them to fit in a pocket and not be like the big ones that ...
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Looking for in-ear headphones that have a very durable wire

I'm looking for earbuds with durable wires that will last more than a month. I am a bit desperate to find something that fits all my criteria, so I thought I could receive some recommendations here. ...
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On-ear wireless (non-Bluetooth) headphones with duplex high-quality audio?

I'm looking for wireless headphones with the following properties: Most importantly: Can capture audio via the microphone at the same time as playing high-quality stereo audio out the headphones. ...
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Headphones input switch

In my workstation, the computer CPU (and the headphone jack) is inside the desk near the foot. Not very easy to reach to plug/unplug. So I am looking for a solution that would allow me to switch the ...
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Headphones for big head?

For a family member with quite a big head, I'm looking for a headphone to replace the one which is (kinda) broken. Naturally I'm looking for a replacement which will do better, so I'm asking here for ...
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Budget bluetooth headphones

I'm looking for a pair of bluetooth head phones to tide me over until I can afford a good pair. (I love the Jaybird Bluebuds X - but after two years they've broken.). What's the best Bluetooth ...
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Limit dB in headphones using an external device

I was searching for safe headphones to limit the db level I'm exposed to all day, but every product I'm finding is designed and made for kids. I have not found a single adult headphone that doesn't ...
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Searching for a good gaming-headset (gaming and music)

I'm searching for a good headset for gaming and hearing music. And I don't know which headsets are good and which aren't. To specify my question, I'm searching for a headset, that is good for gaming ...
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need headphones for kids

I need to get really tough over the ear headphones for my pre teen kids. I am not interested in Beats and want something that is over the ear and that will last. High bass is not a priority. They are ...
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Wireless headphones (radio or bluetooth) for watching films that don't give headaches

I'm EMF concerned but still need wireless headphones to watch films on my projector without bothering neighbors. They need to be powerful, robust, highly user friendly and not give EMF-related ...
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Headphones: 3.5mm, Bluetooth or Lightning-connected?

It's the second time I read a praise or speculation about how Lightning-connected headphones will improve "audiophile" experience, this time in English: Apple's Lightning connector — standard ...
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Over-Ear Headphones with detachable cable

I am looking for headphones with a detachable cable, so that I can replace the cable when it breaks and get a longer / shorter cable. I had the Sennheiser HD 201 (about 22 Euro) before and was quite ...
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Looking for good headset for gaming/youtube/movies

My 5th pair of Apple Earbuds broke about a week ago and I'm done. (RIP 2012-2015). I'm looking for a good pair of headphones that will last me long. I'm not going to buy another pair of Earbuds, ...
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Sturdy noise cancelling/isolating earbuds

I am looking for some sturdy (they will be travelling quite a lot) noise cancelling or, at this price, more likely noise isolating in-ear earphones. I will mostly be listening to classical music and ...
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Durable headphones that don't need a battery

I'm looking for some headphones. They will be primarily used for making music at home, as well as occasionally being used for live music. They will also be used quite a bit for just general home use. (...
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Cheap yet good quality headphones

Well, my Klipsch Image S4 earphones broke yesterday. Had them for at least 4 years I think, and I put them through their paces, so it's understandable. They were amazing for their price though, and ...
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Noise-canceling headphones

Note: I've seen this thread but my expectations are a little bit more specific. I'd like to ask you about headphones which may filter the noise a way better than stoppers (ear plugs): highly ...
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Portable Headphone Amplifier/Splitter w/ Separate Volume Control

My wife and I have different noise-cancelling headphones that we prefer for air travel, but they are too quiet when connected to an iPad with a headphone splitter. I purchased a portable battery-...
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Headphones for filtering out noise in an open-space office

I'm looking for headphones for open-space office environment to filter out other people's noise (chatting, talking on the phone etc.). Requirements: They should filter out usual office noise ...
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Engineer's headphones for PFL/AFL in a live sound environment?

We have a couple pairs of headphones we use with our GL2200 for listening to PFL/AFL during a live church service. One pair works fine, the other... does not. We want to replace the pair that doesn't ...