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iPutz
Apr 18, 2011, 10:24 PM
Any recommendations on Bluetooth stereo headsets for an iPad2? I just want to be able to listen to music while I work out, no mic needed.

Thanks



MrMac'n'Cheese
Apr 18, 2011, 11:03 PM
Any recommendations on Bluetooth stereo headsets for an iPad2? I just want to be able to listen to music while I work out, no mic needed.

Thanks

I bought these :)

http://forums.macrumors.com/showpost.php?p=12359266&postcount=56

corzac
Apr 18, 2011, 11:18 PM
I use BackBeat 903+ (new version) by plantronics with my iPad 2. I like them because they are light and not bulky. The play skip and volume works with ipad 2.

gus6464
Apr 18, 2011, 11:27 PM
You could go for this and use any headphone you want. I got to try it out and it works really well.

http://www.sonystyle.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?catalogId=10551&storeId=10151&langId=-1&productId=8198552921666198163&tab=featuresTab#specifications

Aqua Bliss
Apr 18, 2011, 11:44 PM
Depends if you prefer over-the-ear, earbuds, or traditional style.

I like the traditional (on head) style so got Jaybird headphones they are great but a bit pricey. Only complaint is that the volume doesn't go quite as high as I wish...

They seem to sync with iPad video quite nicely, I think they have a special chip in them for doing so. Other reports from bluetooth headphones mentioned a lag when syncing with video.

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w32/Harajuku23/accord/casio/jacket/midnight_black.png

XXFirefighter
Apr 19, 2011, 01:37 AM
http://mtkfitness.typepad.com/.a/6a01156e5accee970c0128768ae976970c-800wi

Rocketfish.. Sound AMAZING and can skype with them !

class77
Apr 19, 2011, 02:40 AM
http://mtkfitness.typepad.com/.a/6a01156e5accee970c0128768ae976970c-800wi

Rocketfish.. Sound AMAZING and can skype with them !

Firefighter, what are those?? Your post doesn't say...

xStatiCa
Apr 19, 2011, 10:27 AM
I did a lot of research a year ago and I would still make the same decision today. Sony DR-BT21G. I bought them over a year ago as manufacturer refurbished for $50 through dakmart but they don't have them anymore.

11 hour battery life and the slimmest profile when on the ears. They have a mic too for voice calls. Doesn't make you look like princess lea. They can fold up for easy storage. I wear them at work in an office setting without any issues. Sony doesn't make them anymore but they are still available online if you look. I plan to buy a second pair just in case something happens to these and they become unavailable anymore.

There is slight discomfort where the plastic part touches the top of your ears if you have them on your head a long time but I don't mind considering the long battery life and slim profile.

http://www.amazon.com/Sony-DRBT21G-Stereo-Bluetooth-Headset/dp/B000PCCLPA

Even though they would be twice the cost of what I paid before I still plan to get another pair for backup in case they become totally unavailable in the future. I sure wish Sony would make them again.

I have gone all day long playing continuously without needing a recharge. If you just use them for an hour or two a day then you won't have to charge them but once a week.

mutantblack
Apr 19, 2011, 11:35 AM
I have jabra BT620. It's been out since 2006 but working great. It does have star trek lights on each side blinking but I turn them off. Sounds is just ok. Does have play pause skip and have mic for calls and voice command if you pair with iphone. I like it overall.
http://www.mobilewhack.com/images/jabra_bt_620s_bluetooth_stereo_headset.jpg

kalex
Apr 19, 2011, 11:39 AM
I use LG HBS-700. Not much info on them out there specially when I bought them, But they work great, sound great and no issues that I noticed with Ipad2. I also use them with my macbook air and android phone. All work without issues. These have weird design where u wear a neck brace and only put in earbuds into your ears but I like it as there is nothing pressing into your ears or over them. You can also change the tips and use custom fit ones.

Over all very happy with them

brudog68
Apr 20, 2011, 01:16 PM
Looking for the same thing, but also something thats comfortable laying your head back without using the over ear type. Behind the neck models are bothersome for that.

These would be perfect, but appears theyve been discontinued, and i cant seem to find a good alternative...
Sony bluetooth earbuds (http://www.sonyericsson.com/cws/products/accessories/overview/hbh-is800?cc=gb&lc=en)

eg2007
Apr 20, 2011, 01:24 PM
I ordered a pair of these:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003DQ1DCM

They'll arrive today. Hopefully, they are good, if not, they go back!

chadam
Apr 20, 2011, 07:26 PM
Do any of the bluetooth headset work with face time?

Aqua Bliss
Apr 21, 2011, 07:38 PM
I ordered a pair of these:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003DQ1DCM

They'll arrive today. Hopefully, they are good, if not, they go back!

How are they? Saw these before and thought they look pretty cool. Is there a cord that holds both earbuds together that just dangles around your neck? That might be kind of odd...

eg2007
Apr 21, 2011, 08:49 PM
How are they? Saw these before and thought they look pretty cool. Is there a cord that holds both earbuds together that just dangles around your neck? That might be kind of odd...

I really like it. It's actually a bluetooth clip and you connect the supplied earbuds to it. I decided to use my Monster Turbines with it, because you can use ANY headphones with it, not just the supplied ones. If you mean a cord around the back of your head, no, this uses regular earbuds. So far, it's awesome, and super light. I'd rather this than a big set up headphones.

You can check out Sony Ericsson's site for more pics.

http://www.sonyericsson.com/cws/products/accessories/overview/mw600?cc=gb&lc=en

iPutz
Apr 21, 2011, 10:26 PM
I ordered a pair of these:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003DQ1DCM

They'll arrive today. Hopefully, they are good, if not, they go back!

Thanks for posting this, I wear glasses and this will allow me to use ear buds. I really like the concept.

Aqua Bliss
Apr 22, 2011, 03:08 AM
I really like it. It's actually a bluetooth clip and you connect the supplied earbuds to it. I decided to use my Monster Turbines with it, because you can use ANY headphones with it, not just the supplied ones. If you mean a cord around the back of your head, no, this uses regular earbuds. So far, it's awesome, and super light. I'd rather this than a big set up headphones.

You can check out Sony Ericsson's site for more pics.

http://www.sonyericsson.com/cws/products/accessories/overview/mw600?cc=gb&lc=en

Ohhhhh ok I see how it works now - but then you still have wires you have to fumble with to plug into your bluetooth receiver. Hmmmmm i dunno if that would make things too weird. I love my set how there are no wires at all.

Would be cool if somebody made something that was *just* earbuds and no receiver necessary to plug them into.

prot0type
Apr 22, 2011, 09:07 AM
Ohhhhh ok I see how it works now - but then you still have wires you have to fumble with to plug into your bluetooth receiver. Hmmmmm i dunno if that would make things too weird. I love my set how there are no wires at all.

Would be cool if somebody made something that was *just* earbuds and no receiver necessary to plug them into.


Coincidentally, Sony did have something like that for sale, the Sony Ericsson HBH-S800. Basically they were earbuds attached to a bt adapter that would rest on your neck:

http://cdn.slashgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/sony_ericsson_is800_bluetooth_earphones_1.jpg

I considered these during my bt headphone hunt a few months ago, they were sold on Amazon, though you may have to find another place now such as ebay.

brudog68
Apr 22, 2011, 05:03 PM
Looking for the same thing, but also something thats comfortable laying your head back without using the over ear type. Behind the neck models are bothersome for that.

These would be perfect, but appears theyve been discontinued, and i cant seem to find a good alternative...
Sony bluetooth earbuds (http://www.sonyericsson.com/cws/products/accessories/overview/hbh-is800?cc=gb&lc=en)

Coincidentally, Sony did have something like that for sale, the Sony Ericsson HBH-S800. Basically they were earbuds attached to a bt adapter that would rest on your neck:

Image (http://cdn.slashgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/sony_ericsson_is800_bluetooth_earphones_1.jpg)

I considered these during my bt headphone hunt a few months ago, they were sold on Amazon, though you may have to find another place now such as ebay.

Can't find these anywhere, all the reviews were favorable, hard to believe Sony or anyone else would not continue with such a good design.

prot0type
Apr 22, 2011, 05:25 PM
Sorry, didn't think to check all the links in this thread :o

The only thing I can really think of that might fit what you're looking for are the BT adapters such as the ones mentioned already or the Jabra Clipper and some in ear buds with a short cable.

Personally, I'm using a Plantronics Backbeat and other times I'm using a BT hybrid consisting of a V-Moda Crossfade/Scosche Retractable cable/Jabra Clipper.

kwonashley31
May 23, 2011, 08:26 AM
I could find the best headsets for ipads etc on sound ID. Just visit soundid.com and choose from the cool ones.

Mr.C
May 23, 2011, 01:03 PM
I ordered a pair of these:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003DQ1DCM

They'll arrive today. Hopefully, they are good, if not, they go back!

Thanks for that. I've been looking for Bluetooth headphones for a while and could not find ones that fit my needs at a price I wanted to pay. I think these should be just the ones for that. I just ordered a pair off Amazon. :)

Lenow
May 23, 2011, 06:29 PM
I have recently purchased Outdoor Techonology Tags. They pair quickly and stay connected. They have a great wire connecting the two earbuds and hang around your neck when you take them off. They fit well and shortly, will be releasing an around the ear loop for more security and a pouch. http://outdoortechnology.com/catalog/ot-tags

iPutz
May 23, 2011, 10:43 PM
I have recently purchased Outdoor Techonology Tags. They pair quickly and stay connected. They have a great wire connecting the two earbuds and hang around your neck when you take them off. They fit well and shortly, will be releasing an around the ear loop for more security and a pouch. http://outdoortechnology.com/catalog/ot-tags

I really like those however I just ordered the Sony Ericsson model on Sat. Oh well.

riceguy
May 24, 2011, 12:30 AM
i use these

http://www.amazon.com/Motorola-S305-Bluetooth-Headset-Packaging/dp/B002BH3I9U/ref=sr_1_11?ie=UTF8&qid=1306214960&sr=8-11

amazon reviewers highly recommend and wil not mess up with sweat covers it. cheap and easy to use, also has a microphone when i sync it with my phone for phone calls.

revenent
May 24, 2011, 09:00 AM
Try to avoid the Jabra Halo.

On both my iphone 4 and Ipad 2, occasionally disconnects when outdoors like walking to a train station or bus stop. But indoors its perfectly fine.

My previous plantronics did not give me that problem plus it had excellent battery compared to the Halo and good range as well.

Mr.C
May 26, 2011, 12:54 PM
I received my Sony Ericsson MW-600 Bluetooth headphones today. I tried out the Bluetooth module with my Senheiser PX-200 headphones with both my iPhone 4 and iPad 2. It paired very easily with both and the controls work just fine. The sound quality is great. I tried watching video on my iPad and to be honest didn't notice any lip synching issues. So far so good. I'm even contemplating buying a second one as a replacement just incase they get discontinued before I need to replace the current ones. :D

iPutz
May 26, 2011, 11:22 PM
Mine came today also, so far I'm pleased.

Lenow
May 28, 2011, 12:37 PM
Outdoor Technologies sent me a pair of ear clips that snap on to the Bluetooth Earbuds, "Tags." The clips are feather light, snap on easily and fit around my ears gently without pressure. I love them and wear them while listening to my iPad or while on my Mac. It's nice not to have to connect the wire to the device.





I have recently purchased Outdoor Techonology Tags. They pair quickly and stay connected. They have a great wire connecting the two earbuds and hang around your neck when you take them off. They fit well and shortly, will be releasing an around the ear loop for more security and a pouch. http://outdoortechnology.com/catalog/ot-tags

kwonashley
Jun 28, 2011, 04:59 AM
Hey I feel you should check in to a product like that of Bluetooth headset or an I-phone. You can choose from wide variety of these products even online...

Ronnoco
Jun 28, 2011, 01:21 PM
I use BackBeat 903+ (new version) by plantronics with my iPad 2. I like them because they are light and not bulky. The play skip and volume works with ipad 2.
I noticed that my Backbeats "pause" button will pause a video...pretty cool...:)

ChazB
Jun 28, 2011, 01:31 PM
What about Bluetooth with a mic? I know OP wanted no mic, but I've been looking for a good Bluetooth stereo headset with mic. Any recommendations?

Digidesign
Jun 28, 2011, 04:00 PM
I use the Sony Ericsson MW600:
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41xwFN9wyhL._SS400_.jpg

- Can plug in other headphones
- Syncs with iPhone and Computer too
- Radio function
- ~8-10 hour battery life

Ronnoco
Jun 28, 2011, 05:02 PM
What about Bluetooth with a mic? I know OP wanted no mic, but I've been looking for a good Bluetooth stereo headset with mic. Any recommendations?

The Backbeats have a mic built in to the earpiece...

iPutz
Jun 28, 2011, 05:57 PM
The Sony Ericcson pictured above does have a mic

Mr.C
Jun 29, 2011, 04:49 AM
I use the Sony Ericsson MW600:
Image (http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41xwFN9wyhL._SS400_.jpg)

- Can plug in other headphones
- Syncs with iPhone and Computer too
- Radio function
- ~8-10 hour battery life

I have this and the nice thing is that you can use any headphones with not just the ones bundled with it.