new Apple earphones

Discussion in 'iPod' started by AeroBar, Aug 20, 2009.

  1. macrumors 6502a

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    hi,
    I was just on the Apple site to buy replacement earphones, but the "ordinary" ones have been replaced by a version with a remote and mic.
    when did this happen and how can I get the previous version?
    cheers
     
  2. macrumors Nehalem

    GoCubsGo

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    #2
    Looks like it's eBay for you. Perhaps the refurb store? They may sell old unused stock there too.
     
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    r.j.s

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    thegoldenmackid

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    I somewhat wonder if they stopped selling them suddenly after stock went real low after going out of production. As the iPod features that allow for the use of the mic are not "brand new."

    Try going to your local Apple store and finding them.
     
  5. thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    would there be anyway to get new ones off Apple??:(
     
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    r.j.s

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    Probably not, unless you can find them at a store.
     
  7. celticpride678

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    No. Once Apple discontinues something, no more. Unless its computers or iPods that are refurbished.
     
  8. thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    gan6660

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    They both sound the same and cost the same so its really no big deal.
     
  10. macrumors 6502

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    well I got mine replaced under warranty. rang them up and they sent me a new pair.

    they "just broke" , after I fell asleep on them (several times) :D
     
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    elppa

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    Couldn't you just buy some good headphones instead for the same price (or less)?
     
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    NC MacGuy

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    The pisser is they're still standard issue for the current Touch which certainly could use the mic. and remote. F'n Apple.:rolleyes:
     

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