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Old 05-20-2020, 08:00 AM
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I did a quick search and saw this question has been asked many times but not in the last several months. Looking for something under $100. 90% of the use would be for conference calls. I have a pair of headphones that I really like but they are s little cumbersome sometimes. What's everyone using?
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Personally love Aftershokz bone conducting units. Like that they keep my ears open so I can hear sounds around me. Can't stand being shut off from the world personally. You can use them with earplugs in loud environments where hearing protections is required as well.
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Originally Posted by autobaun70 View Post
Personally love Aftershokz bone conducting units. Like that they keep my ears open so I can hear sounds around me. Can't stand being shut off from the world personally. You can use them with earplugs in loud environments where hearing protections is required as well.
do they have a microphone pickup so they can be used for a phone call?
Being deaf in one ear like I am would make these awesome.
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These are great
https://isotunes.com/

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Originally Posted by Kwacker2 View Post
do they have a microphone pickup so they can be used for a phone call?
Being deaf in one ear like I am would make these awesome.
Yep. Can also multi pair to 2 devices simultaneously. Use them constantly for Skype/Zoom calls on the computer, or facetime/etc. on my iphone.
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To pan a product.... I have Jabra Elite 65T's. After three months the microphone stopped working. I had already downloaded the software app. Played with that to fix it.... no luck. Did and internet search for solutions.... none of them worked. Tested on multiple devices in multiple locations.....Wrote to Jabra support.... they came back with two solutions including reloading the firmware..... none of it worked. So now I have a set of ear buds that I can't use for work (no microphone for meetings). I will keep them for the gym as all I need is audio play not voice.... when the gym ever opens again.....


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Sorry to be generic in my pick but apple air pods are perfect . I tried knock off brands and had little success . Spent the 139.00 or so and haven't looked back . Still can hear the outside world but sound is crisp , they are great on phonecalls and have simple tap/touch controls . You can also summon siri on them by just saying "hey siri" and she will perform anything you request . Well almost anything Keep one in my right ear from the time I get to the office to the time I pull in the driveway and rarely ever need charged and charge in minutes if needed.
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I've spent some $$ on logitech ones over the years, finally spent the $140 for the airpods about 6 months ago. Best decision I've made as I rely on them for work daily. Picked them up at costco. Great quality sound even on conference calls, good battery time, and people hear you perfectly. Haven't had the comments of people not being able to hear me as I did with all previous cheaper options.
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Yep ^^^^
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can you buy just one set and give one to wife and one for me to use. we are not big iPhone users, one ear would be fine if it works???? does it?
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Originally Posted by Capt. John Deering View Post
can you buy just one set and give one to wife and one for me to use. we are not big iPhone users, one ear would be fine if it works???? does it?
I don't believe so . I think the device pairs with the case/pair not individual air pod .I could be wrong but pretty certain if my 13 YO son tells me then its pretty concrete lol
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Plantronics plt legend only one ear but the best noise cancelling I have ever seen, one time I was playing golf and on a conf call. A mower pulled right up beside me and the other people on the call could not hear it. Also in the wind no matter how hard its blowing the other people can hear it.
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I use Sound Bud curves made by Anker. I bought them on Amazon Prime day a few years ago for under $20 and they work great.
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These are great and a low price for what you get.

Noise isolation, etc. Love mine.

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I have had these for about a year. I mainly use them when walking or working out. The sound level won't win any raves from audiophiles, but I mostly listen to talk radio, and podcasts. They are great on phone quality. I was walking one day while talking on the phone with these. A hawk was squawking about 8 houses away, and the person I was speaking to said they could hear it plain as day. Oh, they are IP7x too

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I live on conference calls. 8 of them today alone. I'm on my second set of these in 3 years only because I lost the first set. Battery lasts a full day of calls easily. Some days two depending on how many calls I have. A breeze to sync and price is right.
https://www.amazon.com/Skullcandy-Microphone-Customizable-Removeable-Rechargeable/dp/B013UFYCDC/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3O5CLLDKFFG6I&dchild=1&keywords=skullcandy+smokin+buds+2+wireless&qid=1590006952&sprefix=skullcandy+sm%2Caps%2C141&sr=8-1 https://www.amazon.com/Skullcandy-Microphone-Customizable-Removeable-Rechargeable/dp/B013UFYCDC/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3O5CLLDKFFG6I&dchild=1&keywords=skullcandy+smokin+buds+2+wireless&qid=1590006952&sprefix=skullcandy+sm%2Caps%2C141&sr=8-1
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Originally Posted by ZENFOLD View Post
I use Sound Bud curves made by Anker. I bought them on Amazon Prime day a few years ago for under $20 and they work great.

Slickdeals runs these for roughly $10 dolla every once and a while. Can't beat em.

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