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  Reply # 1665605 8-Nov-2016 11:24
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hsvhel:

 

Hi Team

 

Anyone here currently running these Bose headphones? QC35 Wireless

 

https://www.hotpoints.co.nz/merchandise/Technology/TC3718

 

 

 

Mother is looking at them for long haul use and I've not experienced them, looking for real user examples of the good and bad.

 

 

 

 

Yes I have a pair. I also had/have (Selling) a pair of QC25 Limited Editions, and a Pair of Blackbox M10's. 

 

Of the 3 I prefer the QC25, but the wireless solves two of my other issues so I decided to keep the QC35. 

 

They are excellent for flying with. I find the noises planes make very distressing, and it filters those out really nicely. They are pricey.

 

 


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  Reply # 1665606 8-Nov-2016 11:25
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I love my qc35's battery life is excellent, sound quality is excellent, and noise cancelling is amazing, i have used them for about 4-5 hours a day at work paired with my iphone,  since they came out, JB Hifi normally has a stand where she could try them. Worth every penny if you can afford the pennys





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  Reply # 1665646 8-Nov-2016 12:25
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networkn:

 

hsvhel:

 

Hi Team

 

Anyone here currently running these Bose headphones? QC35 Wireless

 

https://www.hotpoints.co.nz/merchandise/Technology/TC3718

 

 

 

Mother is looking at them for long haul use and I've not experienced them, looking for real user examples of the good and bad.

 

 

 

 

Yes I have a pair. I also had/have (Selling) a pair of QC25 Limited Editions, and a Pair of Blackbox M10's. 

 

Of the 3 I prefer the QC25, but the wireless solves two of my other issues so I decided to keep the QC35. 

 

They are excellent for flying with. I find the noises planes make very distressing, and it filters those out really nicely. They are pricey.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cheers, when in flight, i understand that they are corded if connected to the planes media or bluetooth for her own devices?

 

 


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  Reply # 1665687 8-Nov-2016 12:54
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I'm sitting a work using a pair of QC35s right now, it is insane just how much ambient noise my workplace has, when I take them off I am suddenly aware of the buildings air con and all the computer fans and the general drone of people talking.

 

I did have a pair of panasonic HC700 but the ear piece was a tad too small, the QC35s are very very comfortable. They are worth every penny I paid, I would imagine at the upcoming black friday sales the price should drop a bit.





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  Reply # 1665745 8-Nov-2016 14:10
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Last week I picked up a pair of Kingston Hyperx Cloud II for around $125 inc shipping, and I am very impressed so far. Excellent stereo sound with a 4-pin 3.5mm minijack plus 7.1 virtual surround when plugged into USB (which works way better than I expected). Decent mic for Skype and gaming, it even came with a little carry case and an airplane jack adapter.

 

I can hardly hear a thing around me when they're on even when the volume is quite low. I usually shy away from full over-ear headphones as am prone to getting hot ears after extended use but these have pretty decent ventilation so I can use them longer.

 

I have different headphones for exercise (Sennheiser pmx 686i) but the Hyperx has been great for indoor use especially for the relatively cheap price.


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  Reply # 1665757 8-Nov-2016 14:30
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hsvhel:

 

 

 

Cheers, when in flight, i understand that they are corded if connected to the planes media or bluetooth for her own devices?

 

 

 

 

 

 

That's right, when in flight she can connect them via bluetooth (or cable) to her own devices or connect via cable to the plane's entertainment system.  Just remember to charge them up before a long haul as they sound very average without power and the noise cancellation (and obviously bluetooth) won't work.

 

Noise cancelling on flights is one of those things where you don't know what you're missing until you try it, and then you can never go back.  You just relax so much more when wearing a pair of good NC headphones.  Not only do they block out the annoying ambient noise, but you can listen to your movie/song/whatever at low volume which saves your ears from fatigue.

 

The only criticisms I have about the QC35 are that the cable input on the headphone isn't recessed like the QC25 and the cable provided is crap.  No right-angle and very flimsy when compared to the cable provided with the 25.


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  Reply # 1666783 9-Nov-2016 18:48
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Last week I picked up a pair of Kingston Hyperx Cloud II for around $125 inc shipping, and I am very impressed so far.

 

 

The first generation (and probably the second) of these were based on the Takstar Pro 80, which have a pretty solid reputation online as a good set of affordable headphones. Takstar even do an open backed pair if that's your jam. 


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  Reply # 1667203 10-Nov-2016 09:59
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If anyone's interested, the Metrum DAC and Amp are for sale again after sale agreed fell through. See FS forum.






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  Reply # 1667211 10-Nov-2016 10:11
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tigercorp:

 

hsvhel:

 

 

 

Cheers, when in flight, i understand that they are corded if connected to the planes media or bluetooth for her own devices?

 

 

 

 

 

 

That's right, when in flight she can connect them via bluetooth (or cable) to her own devices or connect via cable to the plane's entertainment system.  Just remember to charge them up before a long haul as they sound very average without power and the noise cancellation (and obviously bluetooth) won't work.

 

Noise cancelling on flights is one of those things where you don't know what you're missing until you try it, and then you can never go back.  You just relax so much more when wearing a pair of good NC headphones.  Not only do they block out the annoying ambient noise, but you can listen to your movie/song/whatever at low volume which saves your ears from fatigue.

 

The only criticisms I have about the QC35 are that the cable input on the headphone isn't recessed like the QC25 and the cable provided is crap.  No right-angle and very flimsy when compared to the cable provided with the 25.

 

 

Noted, thanks for you input here!


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networkn:

 

 

 

Of the 3 I prefer the QC25, but the wireless solves two of my other issues so I decided to keep the QC35. 

 

 

@networkn would you mind describing the difference between the QC35 and QC25, and why you prefer the QC25?

 

Curious because I have been tempted by the QC35 (have QC25).





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  Reply # 1667555 10-Nov-2016 17:05
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Has anyone tried the Blueant Zone overears? We sell them at work and I was impressed with the comfort and sound for a just on $200 pair of headphones.


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  Reply # 1667829 11-Nov-2016 09:49
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jarledb:

 

networkn:

 

 

 

Of the 3 I prefer the QC25, but the wireless solves two of my other issues so I decided to keep the QC35. 

 

 

@networkn would you mind describing the difference between the QC35 and QC25, and why you prefer the QC25?

 

Curious because I have been tempted by the QC35 (have QC25).

 

 

Can I get back to you after I have more of a chance to play with it over the weekend. 


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  Reply # 1669825 12-Nov-2016 22:37
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jarledb:

 

networkn:

 

 

 

Of the 3 I prefer the QC25, but the wireless solves two of my other issues so I decided to keep the QC35. 

 

 

@networkn would you mind describing the difference between the QC35 and QC25, and why you prefer the QC25?

 

Curious because I have been tempted by the QC35 (have QC25).

 

 

 

 

@jarledb

 

 

 

So after spending an hour listening to the QC35's I have concluded there IS a difference in sound quality (at least on my sets) between the QC35 and QC25 though it's pretty small IF you listen using a cable.

 

The difference between cable and BT on the QC35 is noticeable. It's still ok, but if I was listening to music and a cable was available I'd definitely use it. Having said that, I am reasonably picky when it comes to sound quality.

 

I am not that happy with the BT audio quality on the QC35 truth be told, but it's not so bad that I won't sell my QC35's and Sony BT headphones, because a) Convenience of having just 1 pair that will meet my needs (more or less), and I don't use BT to listen to music, as I have a reasonable collection of headphones

 

that are just better in general.

 

 

 

It's also fair to note that I have listened to the QC25's for about 40 hours and the QC35's are only 1.5 hours in. Membranes on headphones loosen and get to their full range of movement after a while, I have reluctantly concluded, subsequent to my most recent HD800S which sounded terrible the first time I heard them, but better after I had them playing music while I was at work for 2 days.

 

If you don't need BT, I wouldn't upgrade, if it's an important feature, then I guess it's a cost benefit analysis. Because I'll sell 2 pairs, and because I got a killer deal on my QC35's, it was worth it for me, but if I was on a more limited budget, then I possibly wouldn't have thought it was worth while. 

 

 


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  Reply # 1682315 5-Dec-2016 10:27
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QC35 on special at Warehouse Red Deals today for $479


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  Reply # 1682593 5-Dec-2016 15:13
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Anyone managed to try a pair of the new Sony 1000x?






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