Wireless headphones have the power to grant users full isolation and increase their experience while watching television or listening to music. There are many different types of headphones available today. This article will examine five models of wireless headsets. Read carefully and determine which set is the best for your needs.
Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Headphones
The Bose SoundLink Bluetooth headphones have dimensions of 7.5 by 6 by 1.5 inches and weigh 5.27 ounces. They have a circumaural design, to provide long hours of comfort.
This model is compatible with Bluetooth interconnection and iPad operations. Its wireless feature offers up to 30 feet of connectivity, but be careful of your location as this feature does not work well through thick walls.
The sound quality offers clear highs and full deep lows. Some users have complained about low volume and feel that the volume only increases when the optional audio cord is used (this however defeats the wireless option).
The rechargeable lithium battery, has an 8 hour life span. Audio signals remind the user of battery life status and Bluetooth connectivity. When the battery is fully drained, the headphones can still be used but without the Bluetooth option.
Other features include a Detachable Bluetooth Module Device, a USB charging Cable (36 inches), an optional audio cord (66 inches), and a bag for storing your gear.
Parrot Zik Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones
These headphones are slightly expensive but if you are willing to pay the cost these Parrot Zik Wireless Headphones offers some attractive features.
This headset offers active noise cancelation, eliminating background noise up to 98%. There are four dynamic microphones, 2 internal and 2 external. The Zik technology gives users that special live-concert-like sound quality.
A sensitive touch panel gives users the option to change the volume and skip songs. The head detection sensor automatically pauses your music when the headset is removed or an incoming call needs to be answered.
The Lithium Ion Battery lasts around 10 hours when connected to any iPhone or Android smartphone, even while maintaining an active ANC and Bluetooth connection.
Other features include; a USB charger cable, a cable with a small jack and a bag to safely store your device. Overall most users have been satisfied with this headset, however some have found it heavy and uncomfortable for long hours of use.
Plantronics BackBeat GO 2 Bluetooth Earbuds
The Plantronics BackBeat GO 2 can be used with Bluetooth activated smartphones, iPhones, Tablets, Android and iOS devices. Users can enjoy a comfortable fit for up to 14.5 hours of music listening.
A Handy Inline Controller gives users the ability to pause and play music while answering calls. Some users find the controller too sensitive but most operate with no problems.
Sound quality is good with these earbuds, the speaker drivers are 6mm and they have an enhanced bass sound. The inline microphone will allow your voice to travel crisp and clear when talking on the phone.
These earbuds comes with a special case that can recharge them. However, a 20 minute charge on the case only adds 1 additional hour to your music entertainment. Then you will need to find an alternate power source.
This product is extremely lightweight and easily portable. It is made of durable materials that are designed to be sweat-proof. Also included, is a Lithium Ion rechargeable battery, a Micro USB Charger, and 3 sets of Ear-tips.
Sennheiser RS 180 Digital Wireless Headphones
The RS 180 headphones have an open circumaural design. They provide an RS 180 Kleer wireless audio transmission that works up to 320 feet. It is important to consider your placement as this device does not transmit well through dense walls.
These Sennheiser Headphones have a large price tag, but they offer great sound. The frequency range is 18 to 21,000 Hz, with an impedance of 32 ohms and a 106 dB sound pressure level.
Weighing 1.2 pounds and measuring 7 by 9 by 9.1 inches these headphones are large and may be cumbersome for some users. It will boil down to your personal preference.
The 2 AAA NiMH rechargeable batteries allow users to experience 24 hours of extended use. This is a long time, however the charge time is equally long. To return your device to a full charge 16 hours is needed.
This model also features a TX 180 transmitter, charging station, a multi-country AC wall adapter, a detachable audio cable, plus much more.
Sennheiser RS 120 On-Ear Wireless RF Headphones
The Sennheiser RS 120 includes wireless headphones with a charging station and 2 AAA NiMH rechargeable batteries. This device is great for watching TV and listening to music.
User can achieve high quality reception up to 300 feet. However thick walls will disrupt your reception quality, similar to other models. Unfortunately, these headphones are not compatible with Bluetooth devices.
The rechargeable batteries offer 20 hours of high functioning, deep bass sound quality. When the batteries are drained, they can be easily recharged by mounting on the transmitter. Plus, user experience full isolation, so those around you are not disturbed by your music or television volume.
Measuring 12.2 by 8.8 by 5.5 inches and weighing only 7 ounces these headphones are lighter than other models and comfortable for long use. However they are not anti-sweat so be careful if you are engaging in any type of activity.
This headset is budget friendly and offers easy installation and user friendly controls.