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# 189056 15-Dec-2015 19:24
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Noel Leeming are currently selling until midnight tonight a crazy deal,

$229 for BOTH:

1x Sony MDRZX770BN Bluetooth and Active Noise Cancelling Headphones
1x Sony MDR-10RBT Wireless Headphones

The MDRZX770BN retails for approx $299 at Noel Leeming normally, and the MDR-10RBT for over $329.

I couldn't believe this deal but I picked them up in store today and they sound amazing!!

Would make a great Christmas present where you get one too!!

Probably an online only offer because the price returns to normal tomorrow...

https://www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/home-entertainment/headphones/sony-mdr10rbtbundle-mdr-10-bluetooth-headphones-with-bonus-zx770-headphones/prod142878.html

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  # 1451094 15-Dec-2015 19:58
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Anything else good on there to add to the order?




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  # 1451107 15-Dec-2015 20:03
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Was thinking of getting the wireless ones as a gift, but really dont know if I want to put the cousins thru the hassle that is bluetooth on windows to get wireless headset vs just getting a USB one that is a sure thing to work when plugged in. I have enough headphones for myslef already, looking at the shelf full of cheap nasty headphones bought when I went out shopping and forgot mine. Usually bought around xmas time.




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  # 1451113 15-Dec-2015 20:09
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They are great headphones!



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richms: Was thinking of getting the wireless ones as a gift, but really dont know if I want to put the cousins thru the hassle that is bluetooth on windows to get wireless headset vs just getting a USB one that is a sure thing to work when plugged in. I have enough headphones for myslef already, looking at the shelf full of cheap nasty headphones bought when I went out shopping and forgot mine. Usually bought around xmas time.


The Bluetooth is very painless and easy, but they do work through standard 3.5mm jack with the included cord if they'd prefer to use them that way?

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  # 1451115 15-Dec-2015 20:11
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JoshWright:

The Bluetooth is very painless and easy, but they do work through standard 3.5mm jack with the included cord if they'd prefer to use them that way?


With microphone or just as headphones?

Its windows that makes bluetooth difficult, not headphones.




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  # 1451117 15-Dec-2015 20:11
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richms: Was thinking of getting the wireless ones as a gift, but really dont know if I want to put the cousins thru the hassle that is bluetooth on windows to get wireless headset vs just getting a USB one that is a sure thing to work when plugged in. I have enough headphones for myslef already, looking at the shelf full of cheap nasty headphones bought when I went out shopping and forgot mine. Usually bought around xmas time.


The BT Pairing is painless. 



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richms:
JoshWright:

The Bluetooth is very painless and easy, but they do work through standard 3.5mm jack with the included cord if they'd prefer to use them that way?


With microphone or just as headphones?

Its windows that makes bluetooth difficult, not headphones.


Just as headphones.

 
 
 
 


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  # 1451169 15-Dec-2015 21:12
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I have these and they are bloody great :)
I use them at work and can't hear anyone talking to me which is the reason I purchased them :)

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  # 1451178 15-Dec-2015 21:19
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I bought the MDR10BT ones probably a year or so ago, give or take. NL puts them down to $150 every so often, at least they used to.

Still a good deal though.

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  # 1451181 15-Dec-2015 21:23
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Now worried if I should get a second set so the cousins get the same headphones and then sell off the crappier freebe ones. Hmmm




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  # 1451189 15-Dec-2015 21:34
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What are the main differences between the two pairs? Also, wonder how much I can resell one of them for :P

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  # 1451208 15-Dec-2015 22:19
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I'll just dollar reserve them "Unwanted Gift" seems to work magic on there.




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richms: I'll just dollar reserve them "Unwanted Gift" seems to work magic on there.


Except when it sells below what people paid for them. It can be a gamble. Headphones are high margin things, so I can't see the stores making a loss at that price. Although it is quite a good deal from the looks of it, they are still just headphones, so you have to get someone who knows the true value buying them.

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  # 1451237 15-Dec-2015 23:56
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Well, I am still getting 2 pairs of the better headphones for a slight discount, so whatever the crappier ones deliver is a bonus really. Only thing that will annoy me is if noel leeming do the buy one get one headphone deal again, but last time anything semi-good disappeared for that deal or was on another deal so didnt qualify.




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  # 1451239 16-Dec-2015 00:19
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Does these work on ipod 5th generation thanks

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