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Topic # 26342 18-Sep-2008 20:16
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so I have been using the apple headphone since day 1 of my g3 iphone.

today the right chanel started to die a bit....


anyone know where i might get headphones that are in ear, with mic, and the click to answer/skip track.

basicly i want replacment headphone that do what the apple ones do.
earbuds are a maybe depending on price.

full in-ear would be best.

any one got somethin to recomend??

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  Reply # 165469 18-Sep-2008 20:52
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so i went cheap, got apple clone earbuds from trademe for $15.

still want something better but the cheap will keep me going for a few weeks.

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  Reply # 165473 18-Sep-2008 21:11
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If you want something good i'd wait for the new in ear headphones apple announced. They have the mic and skip feature and will have much beter sound than the stock iphone headphones.

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  Reply # 165490 18-Sep-2008 22:09
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  Reply # 165512 18-Sep-2008 23:05
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I have the Sennheiser MM 50 iP in-earphones and they're great! I totally recommend them.

I read on Macrumors that the new earphones for the iPod touch, iPod nano, etc. with the skip, and volume control features do not work fully with the iPhone - the volume control does not work apparently.

Note that the Sennheiser one does not have volume control, only a mic, and a button for call answering, and for track skipping. Pressing the button thrice goes back to the previous track, and pressing twice brings you to the next track.

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  Reply # 165711 19-Sep-2008 20:18
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I'd be very interested in anyone else's experiences with the right channel dying in their 3g iphone headphones. This started happening to me a couple of days ago but it has temporarily resolved itself, so it feels difficult to go back to the retailer and ask for replacements. I'd like to get to the bottom of it though as I really don't think it's cool if this is a widespread problem.

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  Reply # 165879 20-Sep-2008 22:22
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Thinkdigital.co.nz has some fantastic prices on Senhiser headphones.

Although I'm unsure if they are legit.

A friend ordered some from there, he got them but I'm not sure if they are rip offs or not.

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  Reply # 166105 21-Sep-2008 20:45
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I had some orsum AKG ear buds. I lost them just recently. I bought them from ebay for about 50nz and they retail here for about 180. I've compared them to similar priced shure's and they were alot better. But

Man I cant find the model number.

But yes now I'm also looking for some headphones... I think I'll go with either the new shure's with the iphone control or the syhn's mentioned above.




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  Reply # 166497 23-Sep-2008 12:40
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DonkeyKong: Thinkdigital.co.nz has some fantastic prices on Senhiser headphones.

Although I'm unsure if they are legit.

A friend ordered some from there, he got them but I'm not sure if they are rip offs or not.

They are more expensive than they are on the AppleStorehttp://store.apple.com/nz/product/TR530ZM/A?fnode=MTY1NDA1MA&mco=MTcwODMzNQ

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  Reply # 166695 24-Sep-2008 11:03
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where is a 6 week wait for those things damit. MAybe I'll get some shure's instead.




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  Reply # 166728 24-Sep-2008 12:59
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Cannot understand the 6week wait... they were in abundance in Sydney store and other outlests last month in Sydney (99AUD).Maybe I should get some next week (if still available)

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  Reply # 166824 24-Sep-2008 18:08
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MattD:
DonkeyKong: Thinkdigital.co.nz has some fantastic prices on Senhiser headphones.

Although I'm unsure if they are legit.

A friend ordered some from there, he got them but I'm not sure if they are rip offs or not.

They are more expensive than they are on the AppleStorehttp://store.apple.com/nz/product/TR530ZM/A?fnode=MTY1NDA1MA&mco=MTcwODMzNQ


I wasn't referring to that model.
But the CX300 etc are $20-$30.00 cheaper on think Digital but they could well be fake - I don;t know and can't vouch for them 100%

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  Reply # 166913 24-Sep-2008 22:47
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DonkeyKong:
MattD:
DonkeyKong: Thinkdigital.co.nz has some fantastic prices on Senhiser headphones.

Although I'm unsure if they are legit.

A friend ordered some from there, he got them but I'm not sure if they are rip offs or not.

They are more expensive than they are on the AppleStorehttp://store.apple.com/nz/product/TR530ZM/A?fnode=MTY1NDA1MA&mco=MTcwODMzNQ


I wasn't referring to that model.
But the CX300 etc are $20-$30.00 cheaper on think Digital but they could well be fake - I don;t know and can't vouch for them 100%

The posts two above yours made reference to that model (Sennheiser MM 50 iP in-earphones).. and since was only sennheiser reference could not guess you were referring to another model

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  Reply # 166915 24-Sep-2008 22:53
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It's not really an issue....

Anyway, 
got gifted a pair of brand new Bang & Olufsen A8 Heaphones.
Fantastic sound but VERY uncomfortable.




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