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Topic # 223090 12-Sep-2017 12:26
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My headphone socket on my mobile is getting dodgy so that the 3.5mm plug keeps falling out.

So I am wondering about Bluetooth headphone that I can wear running on rain etc.

What advice does anyone have?

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  Reply # 1862777 12-Sep-2017 13:08
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https://www.amazon.co.uk/Bluetooth-Headphones-Anker-Lightweight-Waterproof-Black/dp/B01N6DC2ZE/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1505178326&sr=8-2&keywords=anker+headphones

 

 

 

They sound good but not amazing, I never have them that loud, cos like to hear what's going on around me when running anyway. Good value for money anyway. Might need to use a shipping service to get them to NZ.


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  Reply # 1862780 12-Sep-2017 13:13
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I have to say I'm really enjoying my AirPods, I haven't tried running with them but they seem to stay in very well. They're exceptionally light and very easy to even forget you're wearing them.

 

EDIT: Definitely not in the same price range as the above though!


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  Reply # 1862781 12-Sep-2017 13:15
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These.

I use them every time I go running. Awesome.

http://s.aliexpress.com/vUBRzMRj





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  Reply # 1862814 12-Sep-2017 13:46
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These.

I use them every time I go running. Awesome.

http://s.aliexpress.com/vUBRzMRj

 

 

Ahh those look like my 610s...which I couldn't find any more.  I use these, cheap enough I don't care about them getting wet/sweaty.

 

 





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  Reply # 1862815 12-Sep-2017 13:48
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What's your budget? You'll get many reccommendation from Aliexpress to Bose otherwise.

 

 

 

Personally I have a pair of Jaybird X3's. Sound fantastic and provide many different fitting options. Mine fit snug, I've never had them fall out.


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  Reply # 1862820 12-Sep-2017 13:55
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These.

I use them every time I go running. Awesome.

http://s.aliexpress.com/vUBRzMRj



Ahh those look like my 610s...which I couldn't find any more.  I use these, cheap enough I don't care about them getting wet/sweaty.


 



Yes. That's them. These are the updated version. Stay on my ears. I can hear outside noise while running. Good enough sound quality.




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  Reply # 1862856 12-Sep-2017 14:40
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I use Panasonic RP BTS-50, were a bit pricy but are just awesome. Very comfy and don't move. Plus the LED lights at the back help increase visibility if you're running in low light conditions. Battery life lasts for about 4 or 5 hours continuous running.

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  Reply # 1862939 12-Sep-2017 16:20
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I have Panasonic earbuds too mine are BTS-30.  They were $69 at Harvey Norman (in July).

 

I use them on the treadmill to watch TED talks while I work out.  

 

OK sound, stay in, sweat proof, also do phone calls. No complaints.

 

I get about a weeks worth of gym time (4 hours) on one charge. 

 

No LEDs for visibility, but if I get run over on the treadmill I don't think LEDs would have saved me.

 

 





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  Reply # 1862968 12-Sep-2017 17:30
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I have to say I'm really enjoying my AirPods, I haven't tried running with them but they seem to stay in very well. They're exceptionally light and very easy to even forget you're wearing them.

 

EDIT: Definitely not in the same price range as the above though!

 

 

I don't own AirPods so can't comment on them but it's worth noting that new AirPods are about to be announced so don't buy any just yet.


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  Reply # 1862990 12-Sep-2017 18:07
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Hadn't seen any rumours of new Airpods but you never know I guess.

 

I've tried a number of Bluetooth "sport" headphones and the best I have found is the Powerbeats3 by Apple (previously by Dre) Sweat and rain proof and they don't move as they have an over ear clip. Have run a marathon and two half marathons plus a ton of training without missing a beat. I also have Airpods but havent tried running with them yet, they definitely are not advertised as sweat resistant though.





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  Reply # 1863013 12-Sep-2017 19:32
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Lerking,

 

Thanks for feedback, will look into the suggestions.

 

I haven't thought about budget, more interested in what people are using ;-)

 

 

 

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I've been using Plantronics Backbeat fit for the past year. They sound pretty good and are very robust. About $130.


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  Reply # 1866354 14-Sep-2017 16:37
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I have used these for about a year MPow . They are great.  The metal plug comes out and you just plug your headphones in. Plug in ordinary headphones, bluetooth it to  your phone, and away you go. For running I stick them in one pocket and the phone in the other. When commuting I stick it in a velcro strap on my shoulder strap. I have used it in the car as well. All round great tool.


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  Reply # 1866590 15-Sep-2017 06:42
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I am using BeatsX at the moment with the wings on, they are super comfy for me and stay in even when going hard on the punching bag, something that my BrainWavz BLU-100 couldn't do.

 

The beats even sound quite good HOWEVER if you are running they do block a lot of outside noise so could be dangerous as you definitely can't hear cars etc.


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  Reply # 1866591 15-Sep-2017 06:44
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Hadn't seen any rumours of new Airpods but you never know I guess.

 

I've tried a number of Bluetooth "sport" headphones and the best I have found is the Powerbeats3 by Apple (previously by Dre) Sweat and rain proof and they don't move as they have an over ear clip. Have run a marathon and two half marathons plus a ton of training without missing a beat. I also have Airpods but havent tried running with them yet, they definitely are not advertised as sweat resistant though.

 

 

I tossed up between these and the BeatsX but the BeatsX reviewed very well at a slightly cheaper price point. I am really happy with them.


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