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Is it possible to connect a headset as bluetooth when it is not?

I have a headset that comes with a dongle that you connect to the PC and it won't connect to the phone because it is not bluetooth in that way. SO I was wondering if there is any way to do something ...
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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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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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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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AirPods Alternatives

I´m looking for a good alternative to Apple AirPods. I like the fit/comfort of AirPods but don´t like the bad reparability. Are there some good options, where you have a chance to repair the device? ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Zoom and non zoom best headset or mic for slurred speech and lisp

I have slurred speech and a lisp. Also tend to talk fast. People on the phone are having a heard time hearing me. Was looking a solution $100 or less. Do you know of any mics or headphones or ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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'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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...