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# 104662 19-Jun-2012 21:13
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I always thought you couldn't use any transmitting device?

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  # 643465 19-Jun-2012 21:15
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I think you've just answered your own question.

You can't use them - would be nice though!


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  # 643469 19-Jun-2012 21:17
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yet you can buy them with airline adaptors?? Do they go wired when you are on a plane?

Edit: just looked online at some Sennheisers and they do indeed have a cable option.

Bluetooth seems like a bit of a gimmick on "travel" headphones.

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  # 643471 19-Jun-2012 21:21
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Some of them come with a 3.5mm jack and default to wired mode if plugged in.

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  # 643473 19-Jun-2012 21:25
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Sure, just not during take off or landing.

(If wireless stuff could actually cause bad interferrence to plane controls, then there would be planes falling out of the sky every single day, "terrorists" would just turn on their bluetooth stuff and *boom*)

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  # 643490 19-Jun-2012 21:49
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The Answer is no. . The important thing is transmitting devices and bluetooth transmits.

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  # 643494 19-Jun-2012 21:56
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As mentioned above a number come with the option of wired connections for just such reasons.

(reminds me of Nokia World 2007, I mentioned there should be a wired option on their cans-styled bluetooth headset of the day to the product manager who made it, he stared at me blankly, I explained why, next headset of the same style from Nokia? Wired option present)

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