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Discussion in 'iPhone Accessories' started by boateng, Aug 1, 2013.
I need some high quality earphones for the gym
can you recommend me any guys?
I've been using these 5 days a week since January, work great!
hmm i was thinking about those but some people say they are overpriced and not worth the £110....
do you really like them?
Klipsch S4i with Comply Foam Tips T-100. Really great earphone. $45 or so shipped from Amazon.
+1 My s4's have been my go to for years now and they're still top performers
What tips do you use? I recently got some Shure yellow foam and they work pretty well. The seal is everything.
are they good for the gym though?
also isnt the ''4i'' the mobile version? the earphones i will be getting will be to use with an ipod shuffle at the gym so i wont need the microphone on the s4i.
i heard they are poor build quality
are they good to use on the treadmill etc...i e falling out
I dont know about you guys, but I find the best phones for the gym is just the plain old apple earpods.
And this is coming from a headphone enthusiast. I have 3 ultimate ears (the real ultimate ears...not those logitech ones...) but I always grab my earpods for the gym
1. I wont worry about damaging it. $30 a pop
2. theyre 'open'..so if someone is near me and is in need for help or a spot, i can hear them..
3. they sound good with pump up songs.
4. theyre open, not in ears.. so you dont hear you dont have to keep readjusting them as you tense up.
5. they have the inline controls.
dont the earpods fall out whilst your running?
also i heard the sound quality isnt good plus at the gym you need earphones that block out sound....
You don't need the mic but the volume controls and track skip/rewind is extremely useful. With foam tips they will not fall out! There are some review of them breaking, but Klipsch has great customer service. The sound it really amazing for the price.
where do you get the foam tips from
can you post me a link to them please....
If you like bass and need a cheaper pair, the Skullcandy Ink'd 2.0 are pretty decent. Tons of bass, crisp highs. Not bad for $16.
again, I prefer headphones that dont block out sound. it's so annoying/awkward when people try to say something to you and you have to pull them out.
earpods stay very securely in my ears, theyre shaped to stay in your ears - note i dont mean the old Apple earphones.
Soundwise, they're great for the gym...youre not going to be critiqueing your music in the gym. you want something that sounds exciting - earpods.
Who is talking to you while you are working out anyhow?
For me earpods sound good, but they fall out easily.
I use the bose MIE2i for the gym only because they actually stay in my ear and sound much better than the earpods, i absolutely loved the S4's but they would never stay in my ears whether if I was lifting or on the treadmill, the bose never fall out of my ear and honestly for the gym sound really good in my honest opinion
yup thats what ive been told!
they have a sport dedicated pair which a poster had recommend at the top of the page^
thing is i am not sure if i really want to spend £100 on earphones to use at the gym with an ipod shuffle. just seems a bit too much tbh....
i do have the money but i was looking for something maybe a lil cheaper/
I often have a gym buddy
then often times i ask someone for a spot, or someone asks me to spot.
I got mine over a year before the sport ones were released, I know they're pricey but I know for sure they're are definitely durable and can take the grueling demands of the gym
is it worth getting the sports ones over the ie2's?
oh with me i dont so thats not going to be a huge problem
since the earphones are just to use in the gym a couple of days a weeks i dont really need an expensive pair but i want a pair that will last and are good QUALITY
I have not had any issues with foam tips coming out. they also provide great insulation. The regular gel tips i wouldnt recommend, but they still arent terrible in the gym.
and to answer your question from before, I believe there is just the s4 version still. Thats the version I have, but i bought them 3-4 years ago. in hindsight i wish i went for the "i" version though, since now I use my iphone in the gym
Oh I see
What are the foam tips? Do they come with the s4's or do you buy them seperately?
The s4i's are like £60 on amazon so they are not cheap. I heard they have great sound but the build quality is kinda poor.
S4's are still made and can be found cheap used as well. Look up Comply Foam Tips, find your earphone model and see what you like. The 100 size is what you need. I use S-100 and have used T-100. Both work great. I will never listen to any earphone without foam tips again.
good tip on the used. They're pretty sturdy too, so I wouldnt worry too much about a busted driver
JayBird bluebuds x - the best in its kind!!!!