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4+ multipoint BT headphones

I'm trying to find headphones for using with multiple equipment: TV tablet smartphone PC All the multi point I can find handle only two devices. Don't need to use multiple devices simultaneously, ...
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Smart cover for smartphone with built-in spot for hosting headsets

I am running Android 12 on a Realme 8 5G phone. On the top of the back of my phone, to the left when my phone is facing up, there are four camera lenses. I was wondering whether it would be possible ...
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Audio Broadcaster for use in Airplanes

I will be travelling at the end of the month. I have hearing aids that are paired to the phone (Samsung Note 20). It gets uncomfortable with on the ear aids — with a cable and speaker inside the ear —...
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Wireless over ear headphones

I had purchased Bluedio headphones, but they turned out to be rather useless. They are usually noisy (scratchy) don't pair reliably, I am left 10-20 minutes at the start of the meetings trying to ...
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Which Steelseries headsets have the crossfader?

I LOVED the original Steelseries Arctis 7; I'm talking the very first one that came out several years ago. The audio crossfader between chat and game sound was the greatest feature I never realized I ...
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How to prevent the people in Zoom from hearing the sound (e.g. Youtube) on my PC without headphone?

When I attend a Zoom meeting, I still want to watch Youtube. But I do not want the Zoom people to know that I am watching Youtube, i.e. I do not want them to hear any sound from my PC. Is that ...
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Finding good wireless earphones with ear-hooks and a connecting cable

Over the years, I've come to settle on a particular style of earphone. They look like this: The key features are that they are wireless, have a hook that goes over the ear, have soft tips that go ...
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LG TONE earbuds - what‘s the difference?

(Hey, so i was searching for a (relatively) cheap pair of in ear wireless headphones with decent audio quality, ac doesn’t matter to me. Now i stumbled upon a seemingly good deal on a pair of lg tone ...
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External volume limiter for headphones

Is there any device on the market that would allow to limit max volume of the headphones? There are many external pass-through volume control devices, but they control overall volume. This device ...
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Hardware that can wirelessly charge the AirPods Max?

Is there already hardware that can wirelessly charge the AirPods Max? I already found The Max Stand, but the project is not finished yet.
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Gaming headset - Wireless - Foldable

I'm having a very hard time looking for a headset with the following : Wireless AND low latency for gaming (RF transmission with dongle required, not bluetooth unless it appears to have low latency ...
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Better earphone sound quality between these two

I'm confused between JBL Tune 205 and JBL C200SI. T205 has a bigger driver size (12.5 mm) and C200SI has 9 mm but I'm not sure if it affects sound quality or not. Further, impedance of C200SI is also ...
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Wireless Ear Buds With Multipoint, ANC, and Mono Pod Usage

I have searched high and low for a set of ear pods that check all my boxes. Let's say cost is not an issue, cheap or expensive, either works. They need to be true wireless earbuds, no over ear or buds ...
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Sony WF 1000MX3 vs Oneplus Buds Pro

As you can know on 2/10/2021, price of Oneplus Buds pro and Sony WF 1000MX3 are similar on amazon.in which is around ₹10,000. I'm confused which one to buy. My preference: Sound Quality (For music) ...
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How do I know if a headphone jack is OMTP or CTIA?

Say for example I have these headphones with microphone - https://www.amazon.com/2019-Stereo-Headphones-Samsung-Galaxy/dp/B07TWB1R8B/ How do I know if the headphone jack is OMTP or CTIA? And which of ...
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What is the easiest way to share/listen to music from one device with 2 headphones?

I am trying to work out the easiest setup for listening to music from one device via two headphones. My friend and I like the same music but prefer headphones to earphones (which are kind of gross to ...
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Searching for cable which links Senheiser headphone directly to computer over 3.5 mm jacket

I have a Senheiser HD 559 which comes with a cable that has an 6.3 mm jack connection. Now I wanna connect this heaphone to a normal PC with a 3.5 mm female jacket. Unfortunately every (and with every ...
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ANC Headset with good Microphone for Ubuntu

I am searching a high quality Active-Noise-Canceling headset with have a good microphone and support for Ubuntu 20.02. I already tried: Bose 700, Bose QC35 ii, Beyerdynammics Lagoon Traveler, Sony wh-...
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Over-the-ear, closed-back headphones with velour pads

I am looking for a headphone for a very specific situation and could use some suggestions. First of all, it must have very good noise isolation: not as much for me, but more for those in the same ...
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Headphones with embedded micro that supports both 2.4GHz wireless and bluetooth

I am looking for headphones that include all these features (basically TV headphones that can do bluetooth headphones too): Base to put on for charging Embedded microphone, or slot for plugging One ...
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A motherboard to fit with these components

I'm a total rookie when it comes to hardware tech news, so I'm relying on userbenchmark.com to choose stuffs. Here are the core modules of the rig I'm building: CPU: core i3 9100F GPU: GTX 1650S (...
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Are there any truly wireless earbuds that support A2DP while using the microphone?

I'm finally catching up w/ the 21st century and bought my first pair of truly wireless earbuds: the Sony WF-1000XM3. My issue is that audio quality degrades significantly when I connect them to my ...
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Is there a Bluetooth device that one can connect a wired headset

I'm trying to achieve two goals. Use my headset without plugging it into my phone configure smart lock with the bluetooth so my cell phone stays unlocked while in my home office. Currently I have a ...
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Over the ear high decibel noise isolation

I am looking for some over-the-ear noise canceling headphones that can deal with really loud environments. I work in a lab/server room with high noise levels. I often listen to music or audio books as ...
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Good budget headphones

Can anyone recommend some good over-ear wired headphones around £50 / €55 / $60 that punch above their weight (pricewise) like the Superlux HD668B did a few years back or the Klipsch Image S4 did a ...
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Want unified audio hub: PC, laptop, tablet, landline, cellphone, headphones, mic, mixer for telework, vlog, gaming

I have a PC/Mac, laptop, tablet, and MP3 player set up on a multi-port desktop mixer box. (Several brands to choose from: Maker Hart, Moukey, Behringer, Mackie Mix, etc.) I choose not to go USB or ...
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Earbuds with good quality mic

I am in search of earbuds that have a good quality mic, that sounds almost professional, but also under 100 USD, i don't care about the quality of the sound nor comfort. 3.5mm
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Bluetooth headphones that can be used with usb

I am looking for headphones with decent audio quality like Bose QuietComfort, but because I talk occasionally I need good microphone quality, therefore I need to be able to use to headphones via usb (...
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Looking for a simple wireless headset with microphone

After trying multiple headsets, earphones, and any other shape of wireless audio device, with issues each time, I realized I have two choices: To spend another $40,000 dollars in the hope of finding ...
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Noise-cancelling headphones better than Bose QC35

I work in an office that can be very chatty at times. In order to concentrate during noise peaks, I need headphones with very good noise cancellation. I tried the Bose QC35 when they were released, ...
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Active Noise Cancellation headphones

My job is about to get relocated and the new office has an open floorplan. My current headphones (Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT) sound good but aren't well equipped to keep such noise out. To avoid having to ...
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USB-C Splitter for Audio

I've searched far & wide and I can only assume there is nothing or it's impossible. Is there such thing as a USB-C splitter that two USB-C earphones/headphones can connect to, that then connects ...
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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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'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 ...
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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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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.sstatic.net/dzGRF.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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