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Old Dec 26, 2008, 11:00 PM   #1
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BEST over-ear iPhone headphones (with mic) for under $150?

Hey! I'm having a hard time finding a nice over-ear headphones that will work with the iphone, that has a microphone and iphone controls.....

Do you guys know of any, that are any good? They don't necessarily have to have the iphone controls on them.... but i would like them to at least have a microphone in the wire so I can answer the call using the iphone itself while listening to music.

If you have any suggestions, let me know. Thanks.
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Old Dec 27, 2008, 10:49 AM   #2
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Old Dec 28, 2008, 02:53 AM   #3
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Thanks but I want over-ear headphones..with a mic.
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Old Dec 29, 2008, 03:57 PM   #4
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You know I actually just saw that you put over the ears, sorry about that.

Bose makes a set that are what you want and if you wanted to use an existing set of phones that you have you could by a mic adapter like the one from Shure or Griffin.
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You know I actually just saw that you put over the ears, sorry about that.

Bose makes a set that are what you want and if you wanted to use an existing set of phones that you have you could by a mic adapter like the one from Shure or Griffin.
Thanks for the reply. Have you ever used the bose ones? I read a review that said they were cheaply made.
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Old Dec 30, 2008, 06:13 PM   #6
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These look Sweet-Not Yet Available

http://www.atomicfloyd.com/airdrum.php

If industrial looks could kill this would do it.
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I got a pair of Bose On Ear from my wife and bought the mic kit from Bose for it, the cable coule be thicker in my opinion but they actually are pretty durable I use them almost daily and haven't had any issues and my eight year old has been found bopping around teh house on more than one occasion with them on. It's my understanding that the Triport/Over Ear have been prone to breakage.

Bose is really one of those companies that people either love or hate or love to hate. I don't mind them, I've got a pair of old 201's and a set of media mate speakers that have served me well for 10+ and 6+ years respectively.
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Old Dec 30, 2008, 10:16 PM   #8
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Try....http://www.radiusearphones.com/store/home.php
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Old Dec 30, 2008, 10:25 PM   #9
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These look pretty good especially the one that lets you adjust angle, and they claim to address those of us with small ears. Thanks for the tip!

http://www.radiusearphones.com/store...age=1&featured
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I got a pair of Bose On Ear from my wife and bought the mic kit from Bose for it, the cable coule be thicker in my opinion but they actually are pretty durable I use them almost daily and haven't had any issues and my eight year old has been found bopping around teh house on more than one occasion with them on. It's my understanding that the Triport/Over Ear have been prone to breakage.

Bose is really one of those companies that people either love or hate or love to hate. I don't mind them, I've got a pair of old 201's and a set of media mate speakers that have served me well for 10+ and 6+ years respectively.
Mic kit? whats that? can you get that for any bose headphones?
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These look pretty good especially the one that lets you adjust angle, and they claim to address those of us with small ears. Thanks for the tip!

http://www.radiusearphones.com/store...age=1&featured
those aren't too bad, but i really like the over-ear headphones. i hate hearing everyone else talking, plus i like the feel of them.
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Mic kit? whats that? can you get that for any bose headphones?
This one, it can be used with the over-ear model and they sell kits that are compatible with the different QuietComfort too (not the same kit as this one).
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This one, it can be used with the over-ear model and they sell kits that are compatible with the different QuietComfort too (not the same kit as this one).
Also the Shure phone adapter works well with the bose headphones and have a mic and answer button.
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Pure looking something similar, would go a bit more price wise... Did you get sorted? Maybe 150

I would love a set of the Beats by Dr. Dre but they are wayyy to expensive for me?!

Anyone else have any other suggestions?
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Old Feb 22, 2010, 10:20 AM   #15
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Nixon Headphones

From the ones I found, I liked these...

http://www.nixonnow.com
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Old Feb 22, 2010, 10:52 AM   #16
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Here is a link to the sweetest and more unique headphones i have found. Currently the iPhone version with inline mic is in product testing and development but i asked them to put me on the list to be notified when they go up for sale!
http://www.thinksound.bigcartel.com/product/thunder
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Here is a link to the sweetest and more unique headphones i have found. Currently the iPhone version with inline mic is in product testing and development but i asked them to put me on the list to be notified when they go up for sale!
http://www.thinksound.bigcartel.com/product/thunder
These are nice headphones and I recommend them.

As for over ear, I don't know of any with a mic adapter. If you don't mind the big guys, the Shure SRH440 is about the price (and will match or beat your Beats for sound quality), closed headphones with good isolation and still leaves you with money for an adapter. If you don't need to be isolated from the environment around you then the Alessandro MS1i is highly recommended.
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Here is a link to the sweetest and more unique headphones i have found. Currently the iPhone version with inline mic is in product testing and development but i asked them to put me on the list to be notified when they go up for sale!
http://www.thinksound.bigcartel.com/product/thunder
how many of you read that the OP said OVER the ear??? sheesh!
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how many of you read that the OP said OVER the ear??? sheesh!
How many of you read that this thread is over a year old??? sheesh!
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