Motorola S9-HD

SchneiderMan

macrumors G3
May 25, 2008
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They sound great but I'm not sure they are updated to work with the latest iPhone and iPad software.
 

Shockwave78

macrumors 65816
Jul 10, 2010
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i have been looking at these for a couple years...Bottom line, they are great from everything i have read, the second generation that is. The 1st had its problems but the new ones from early 09 and on have been great in all regards.

I have waited for prices to come down but they have not, i have tried buying like 4 of them off ebay in the $35-$45 range and they never ship and i just end up getting refunded. All the ones from Hong Kong/China are fake if you buy from ebay just FYI.

If i could find a real pair in the $40 range i would buy them in a second!

**EDIT** looks like they have fallen to $45 range on ebay from US sellers, will start looking again :D
 

Orlandorealtor

macrumors regular
Original poster
Jul 14, 2010
198
14
winter garden,fl
i have been looking at these for a couple years...Bottom line, they are great from everything i have read, the second generation that is. The 1st had its problems but the new ones from early 09 and on have been great in all regards.

I have waited for prices to come down but they have not, i have tried buying like 4 of them off ebay in the $35-$45 range and they never ship and i just end up getting refunded. All the ones from Hong Kong/China are fake if you buy from ebay just FYI.

If i could find a real pair in the $40 range i would buy them in a second!

**EDIT** looks like they have fallen to $45 range on ebay from US sellers, will start looking again :D
Thanks that's what I figured, the cheapies on ebay are fakes...
 

owmygulay

macrumors member
Jun 20, 2010
96
0
I have got them and really like them. Sound quality is pretty good. The only is that if you are watching a movie, the sound is delayed just enough to be kind of obnoxious. It might be this way with all bluetooth headphones though.
 

Flashbaak

macrumors newbie
Jul 18, 2010
3
0
I've got one, it works great indoors, but seems to lose connection easily if you keep your phone in your front pocket and are working outside in bright sunlight.

I'm using an Iphone 4, so it does work with the newest iOS and such. However, it doesn't take advantage of all the skip track features...yet.
 

3goldens

macrumors 68000
Feb 26, 2008
1,779
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they suck. I have tried every one of them since they were first introduced.
first they do not work with all functions with iPhone, really really irritating. you can use them with the jaybird Bluetooth program if you want to skip forward or back, they'll charge you 5 bucks for what apple should have incorporated years ago.

sound quality is so so. the way the headphones are made does not allow for proper adjustment, can't get them close enough to your ear. they also so not form a proper seal for adequate bass response.

bottom line is I have always been very disatisfied with these and have always been amazed at how many people think these are good. i have always used the best headphones, treied all the highest profiled ones available, from 50 bucks all the way up to close to $500. i would rate these close to the bottom of the barrel audio wise.
 

bmwhd

macrumors 6502a
May 22, 2008
775
2
I'd echo a couple of points here - The cheapo eBay items are fake and often don't include a mic making them useless as a headset other then for music.

Even the real ones don't handle sweat well. If you want them for a workout - look elsewhere.

Finally, the controls do now function (next/prev, etc.) but only as of iOS 4.1 beta 1 and later. If you're not a developer, you'll need to wait for the official release of 4.1 to get this benefit (true of any BT headset).
 

srl7741

macrumors 68020
Jan 19, 2008
2,091
1
GMT-6
I have a pair and they are the worst pair of headphones I've used. Slow, laggy, out of sync and the battery does not last very long.

I like the design and that's it.
 

weenie

macrumors member
Jan 11, 2010
96
0
I have the 2nd gen version for working out with. It is good and handles sweat well. Also use for phone calls sometimes, no complain. Easy to charge with USB adapter.

I would buy one more when the battery dies.
 
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