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Airpods Pro memory foam ear tips.

pgolik

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I have had them for four months, yes they lost their memory foam bounce back but they still don't fall out of my ear like the apple silicones do so I am happy with them. If you just leave them on the air pods and just lightly clean them, they should be fine for a long time. Get the new char jen 2.0 if the ear grime on the Dekoni's bother you too much!
True, even without the bounce back memory effect they are more comfortable and superior to stock silicone, but the seal (and ANC) is perceptibly better when they still behave like new. I'll look into CharJens, but unlike Dekonis they have no distribution where I live.
 

GigabitEthernet

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True, even without the bounce back memory effect they are more comfortable and superior to stock silicone, but the seal (and ANC) is perceptibly better when they still behave like new. I'll look into CharJens, but unlike Dekonis they have no distribution where I live.
I had exactly the same thing happen with CharJen and Comply. It simply seems to be the way these buds go.

I don’t recall it happening (so quickly) with foam tips on other earphones.
 

satchmo

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Weren’t there rumours of Apple coming out with similar foam tips next version of AirPods Pro? And interchangeable with current AirPod pros? Or maybe I’m just dreaming.
 

Joseph C

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Weren’t there rumours of Apple coming out with similar foam tips next version of AirPods Pro? And interchangeable with current AirPod pros? Or maybe I’m just dreaming.
Didn't see that. Would be great if true.
 

greytmom

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I’ve scanned through a lot of the posts in this thread and didn't see anyone else mention my issue - the fit is fine, but the Apple stock tips make my ears itch terribly. Does anyone else have this issue and do the foam tips make a difference?
 
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markl9

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Jul 22, 2008
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I’ve scanned through a lot of the posts in this thread and didn't see anyone else mention my issue - the fit is fine, but the Apple stock tips make my ears itch terribly. Does anyone else have this issue and do the foam tips make a difference?
Yes, this is the main reason I switched to foam from silicone a long time ago and it removes the itching completely.
 

greytmom

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Yes, this is the main reason I switched to foam from silicone a long time ago and it removes the itching completely.

Awesome... what kind did you get?

Edit: Never mind, found your post about them.
 
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Kyle76

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I’ve scanned through a lot of the posts in this thread and didn't see anyone else mention my issue - the fit is fine, but the Apple stock tips make my ears itch terribly. Does anyone else have this issue and do the foam tips make a difference?
Yes, that’s what brings me to this thread. I don’t know of any allergy to silicone, but the silicone OEM tips make my ears itch even after just a little time wearing them.
 
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DeftwillP

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Weren’t there rumours of Apple coming out with similar foam tips next version of AirPods Pro? And interchangeable with current AirPod pros? Or maybe I’m just dreaming.

And odds that apple would make them backward compatible with current APP? Probably not great....
 

Shadowbech

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I’ve scanned through a lot of the posts in this thread and didn't see anyone else mention my issue - the fit is fine, but the Apple stock tips make my ears itch terribly. Does anyone else have this issue and do the foam tips make a difference?
I seem to have issues with the apple stock tips and it does make ear itch, even to a point I have some clear liquid discharge coming out of my ear. I immediately switched to comply tip memory foam 2.0 and have been great, and very comfortable to my hear and have no issues with it.
 
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chanerz

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I just bought the Comply 2.0. It’s so comfortable and fits vertically well. A bit expensive but worth it.
 

dataid

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I am using Dekoni Bulletz foam for Apple AirPods Pro. They fit well and are comfortable.
Drop.com is now having them on sale $15.00 for 3 pairs, available in either gray or black for the next 4 days when the group purchase closes. Can be purchased as one size, SML, for all three pairs or mixed sizes. The Drop purchase is a great deal, as they cost $12.99 a pair on Amazon where I purchased my first pair.
 

OverSpun

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I just bought the Comply 2.0. It’s so comfortable and fits vertically well. A bit expensive but worth it.
I started with their 1.0, very comfortable... but the tips would fall off the airpods. They resolved that issue when I got 2.0s... I found them very uncomfortable, due to the core that nearly stuck out the foam and couldn’t make them stay seal with the test. I’m back with apple’s silicone tips for now. Annoyed that Charjen only sells some of their tip options that come with S/M & M/L together. I use the large silicones, the S/M tips are worthless for me in the pack. I’m not ordering their active or form tips until I can order the right size.
 

andylel

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May 12, 2015
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I’ve scanned through a lot of the posts in this thread and didn't see anyone else mention my issue - the fit is fine, but the Apple stock tips make my ears itch terribly. Does anyone else have this issue and do the foam tips make a difference?

Yes and yes I have comply v2 tips and they’re great.
 
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eyespy03

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Just got the new CharJens Active 2.0 - I like them! They got better than the original ones. I was using the Dekoni, but I really like these CharJens... or at least for the 39 minutes I was wearing them.
 

Prof.

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I've been looking for larger tips for my AirPods Pro. Any recommendations? I haven't used my Pros in forever since I can't get a good seal and take advantage of the 'pro' benefits.
 

rwilliams

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Just got the new CharJens Active 2.0 - I like them! They got better than the original ones. I was using the Dekoni, but I really like these CharJens... or at least for the 39 minutes I was wearing them.

I received mine today too, and I need to do more testing, but the bass in these seems way less than what I'm getting from my Comply foam tips. I'll do some more listening later today switching between the two and report back.

Outside of that, they're quite comfortable and don't slip out of my ears at all.
 

GigabitEthernet

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Jun 21, 2013
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Took the CharJen Active 2.0 for a run in the rain this morning and no issues with them falling out. Seem to grip my ears well, time will tell if it stays that way but the Apple tips never stayed in my ears. Comply were also good but lost their springiness quite quickly so hoping the silicone will allow these to last longer.
 

rwilliams

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I did some more "testing" with the new CharJen Active 2.0 tips, and they definitely have less bass than the Comply 2.0 tips or the stock Apple tips. It's quite noticeable (I used The Weeknd's "Starboy" as my test song).

There's also less noise cancelation from these CharJen's, so I'm guessing that I'm not getting a great seal from them (I've used the Small and Medium tips - same level of noise cancelation). The Comply 2.0's and Apple's tips sound almost identical in terms of bass and NC, but the CharJen tips just don't stack up. If you don't listen to music that contains a lot of bass, these will probably work for you just fine.
 

perezr10

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I've been looking for larger tips for my AirPods Pro. Any recommendations? I haven't used my Pros in forever since I can't get a good seal and take advantage of the 'pro' benefits.
I think you’re out of luck. Everyone is limited to a size that fits within the charging case. My v2 Comply’s barely fit in the case as it is. I don’t see how they could get any larger.

In fact, the foam tips for my AirPods Pro are the smallest foam tips I’ve ever seen. I’ve had other Comply tips and even the old small size is larger than the AirPods Pro Large size. I think that’s part of the reason that the sound isn’t improved as much as I expected.
 
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