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Searching for a good gaming-headset (gaming and music)

Not so easy to find Gaming headset with 600ohm. I know the Sennheiser HMD 26-II-600-X3K1 but it's out of your range. 600ohm is better but it doesn't mean that you cannot use lower impedence headset (...
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headphone with active noise cancelling, mic, earhook, wired and not too expansive

You've got two conflicting criteria: noise cancelling and shallow in the ear. Anything noise cancelling is also going to be as noise isolating as possible to avoid letting in excess sound to minimize ...
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Over the ear high decibel noise isolation

Look at aviation headsets. A lot of small airplanes have big engines (compared to cars at least) with no exhaust treatment whatsoever, close to the cockpit, running at high power for long periods of ...
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How do I know if a headphone jack is OMTP or CTIA?

According to Linx (a headset expert!), the CTIA standard is used in the USA, Hong Kong and other international markets, while OMTP is used primarily in china. The technical difference is that the ...
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Active Noise Cancellation headphones

I'm in a similar situation, and use Bose QuietComfort 35. I've not experienced any issues with the Bose Connect app, although I tend not to use it much. It has a 4.7 star rating on the iOS app store. ...
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Wireless Headset Quality

You can't, at least not on macOS. There's no high quality duplex audio Bluetooth profile, maximum what you can get is 16 kHz duplex SBC (mSBC, "Wideband speech"). It's better than SCO (8 kHz), but ...
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Headphones you can't blow out

To answer your question: No, there are no headphones(over the ear, on the ear, earbuds) in existence that cannot be: Blown out, have their speaker components damaged over time from being played at ...
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Looking for in-ear headphones that have a very durable wire

Best earbuds for under $100, but comparable to $200+ earbuds. Has a kevlar reinforced cable with braided nylon for protection. https://www.amazon.com/1MORE-Headphones-Earphones-Compatible-Microphone/...
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Headphones input switch

This Audio A/B switch might be what you are looking for, because it provides exactly two inputs and one output as requested. Since you plan to use it with standard 3.5" jacks, you will need these ...
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need headphones for kids

For a recent vacation, involving multiple connecting flights, rental cars, hotel rooms and hiking, I bought the relatively cheap JLab JBuddies headphones for my children for less than $20 each. A ...
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Wireless headphones (radio or bluetooth) for watching films that don't give headaches

I've not tried these personally - and as with any headphones, its a good idea to try any headphones for fit (tight headphones cause headaches) and sound quality if possible, but it sounds like ...
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Long Battery Wireless Headphones With Mic - iPhone

Over Ear I've got the LinkWitz Casque Bluetooth headphones, which are an over-ear pair of wireless headphones with passive noise cancelling and a microphone. They run on a rechargeable battery (...
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Long Battery Wireless Headphones With Mic - iPhone

In Ear For their price the Apple Airpods ($159) really are at the top of their market segment. You'll get the in-ear design you prefer and 3-5 hours of listening time per charge and another 3-5 hours ...
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TV with broken audio jack how to connect wireless headphones?

I personally use the Avantree Audiokast ($50) to connect my bluetooth headphones to my tv, and have been very happy with the functionality. I have mine connected via an optical cable currently.
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Bluetooth headphones that can be used with usb

Plantronics UC Voyager Plantronics BT600 Either one would suit your needs. Our entire customer service department uses these headsets for their calls.
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What is the easiest way to share/listen to music from one device with 2 headphones?

You can daisy chain headphones, or use passive splitters, like this one I found on amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B088686SKJ/
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ANC Headset with good Microphone for Ubuntu

I have a wireless Jabra ANC Headset now (Jabra Evolve2 85) This way the Linux Bluetooth gets avoided, since there is a custom USB-dongle which speaks to the headset. But it is not perfect. My voice ...
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Is there a headset/headphones that can differentiate up from down?

One manufacturer that offers Dolby Atmos headphones with above/below 360° sound is Plantronics with their RIG 800LX, 600LX and 400LX. Truth be told, Atmos works with any stereo headphones but it's ...
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How do I know if a headphone jack is OMTP or CTIA?

To confirm your headset ctia or otmp, you need a multimeter. Checking resistance between left/rigt and Gnd should gives you sth like 8/16/32 ohm(not more than this values) thean you have ctia ...
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Good budget headphones

I don't know what are your overall expectations but I would probably buy Sennheiser HD 200 for that price. In my country there are not many brands so I usually buy the best Sennheiser headphones in my ...
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Want unified audio hub: PC, laptop, tablet, landline, cellphone, headphones, mic, mixer for telework, vlog, gaming

Take all the different adapters, switches, and mixers you have, and mount them on a platform. Have a local sheet metal shop make a unifying enclosure, probably power-coated, so all the cables are ...
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Over-the-ear, closed-back headphones with velour pads

I can't promise these are what you're looking for, but I've DJ-ed in the Panasonic/Technics range for over a decade now, in decidedly less than ideal environments (i.e. not clubs, if you get my drift),...
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Are there any truly wireless earbuds that support A2DP while using the microphone?

Each A2DP "service" is Mono-Directional. A typical device using the A2DP profile for music will not support more than one service (i.e. audio stream), but it's possible. This would need a ...
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Bluetooth headphones that can be used with usb

New angle: What if you kept your current headphones that you enjoy, and add a mic? Antlion is well known in the "gaming community" for producing detachable "ModMics" for users that don't want to ...
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USB-C Splitter for Audio

I don't believe the type of splitter you are asking for exists. USB-C Headphones contain an integrated DAC, which means the audio is sent to the headphones from your computer/phone over the USB ...
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'Reverse Noise canceling' Headphones / Earphones (for quiet office)

This made for a bit of interesting research. It's challenging to phrase the search terms appropriately, but this may be of assistance. Noise cancelling headphones are "obviously" not your objective, ...
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Identify this cable!

It would be a pulse sensor to read one's pulse rate while exercising by the transmission of ultraviolet light or maybe infrared light through the skin to the receptor on the opposite side. It clips to ...
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headphone or earphone that can completely block any noise

You could also consider custom-molded in-ears. As they’re precisely fitted for your ears alone, not only they block out noise more effectively, they can also be extremely comfortable. If you’re okay ...
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Looking for in-ear headphones that have a very durable wire

Buy Apple EarPods. They are very loud, have volume up/down and pause buttons built in, and a microphone. My first pair lasted me years. They are $30 new I think and have great sound quality for the ...
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Budget bluetooth headphones

You might take a look at the Photive BTH3 Headphones off Amazon.com They go for just under $50. They are bluetooth, over the ear, have a built in mic and have a battery life of 12 hours (as they claim)...
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