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#217814 13-Jul-2017 13:10
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I'm after in-ear Bluetooth headphones that run on AA/AAA batteries.  Has anyone seen something like this

 

 

 

I'm going to get rid of my Roku 3 and get a Shield TV or a MI Box for the bedroom.
This means losing the handy headphone jack in the remote and finding a Bluetooth solution

 

So far I've come across in-ear models in local stores that are about $65-100 that have about 8hrs use per charge.
I can get similar no-name ones for about $20 off aliexpress/banggood.
Alternatively there is something like this receiver box  that could also work.

 

Ideally something that runs on AA/AAA batteries would be better as I already have heaps of rechargeable ones.
If its not doable then I think getting 2-3 of the aliexpress units would be the way to go 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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  #1823001 15-Jul-2017 18:50
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I love in Ear wired buds but I've found basically all Bluetooth earbuds have issues.

I would recommend going with a decent Bluetooth headset instead better audio and battery life due to the size.

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  #1823003 15-Jul-2017 19:15
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I simply couldn't imagine such a product being possible to engineer. The weight of the batteries would mean they simply wouldn't stay put.

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  #1823011 15-Jul-2017 19:34
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If you are going the route of multiple cheap headphones from aliex or wherever, one thing to watch out for is ones without real mac addresses - you cannot pair more than one of them to a device as they are seen as having the same mac address (usually ending in FF:FF) so only one will work, the other will just jam up on connecting on the device when you try to connect to it.





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  #1823097 16-Jul-2017 08:21
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sbiddle:

 

I simply couldn't imagine such a product being possible to engineer. The weight of the batteries would mean they simply wouldn't stay put.

 

 

 

 

Wasn't thinking about it like that but it does conjure up something a bit comical.

 

I thought there might be something similar to the Sony type noise cancelling ones with a module/box on the end

 

eg

 

 

 




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  #1823098 16-Jul-2017 08:28
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richms:

 

If you are going the route of multiple cheap headphones from aliex or wherever, one thing to watch out for is ones without real mac addresses - you cannot pair more than one of them to a device as they are seen as having the same mac address (usually ending in FF:FF) so only one will work, the other will just jam up on connecting on the device when you try to connect to it.

 

 

thanks - good to know.

 

I got one just to see how they go so will need to also look out for that.


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