View Full Version : Wireless headphones

07-11-2010, 12:26 AM
I want to record without wired headphones, have tried a few pairs of wireless but the sound quality seems to suffer somewhat.

Are there decent wireless headphones that dont cost the world?

07-11-2010, 08:05 AM
Which of the two types did you try? Maybe trial the other type.
A: Wireless - high frequency transmitter to headset receiver. Possibly subject to interference from other wireless devices around you (mobile, cordless phone, wireless network)
B. Infrared - works on line-of-sight from a 'transmitter' which you place on a bookshelf etc so that it can 'see' your headset. Less prone to interference but relies on being within reach and within 'sight'.

07-11-2010, 08:23 AM
You forgot bluetooth

07-11-2010, 09:13 PM
Depends on what you call pricey .....

Bought these for SWMBO (watches a lot of TV) - chose the 'closed' ones as we're both in same room while she's watching

They are very good - both SQ and build. Clarity excellent. So is the range.

For similar money - these are supposed to be quite good too (open - so richer sound)

We originally had a cheaper ($120ish) pair of Sonys. No comparison between the two. Wouldn't go back to a cheaper WL headphone now.

07-11-2010, 09:50 PM
That second link is more what I was thinking. I might give them a try. Wouldn't pay anymore than that though.
My ones cost $180 and are excellent, but playing guitar with the wire hanging around does some what get fustrating so i think Ill have to put effort and money into a decent set. I also enjoy the outside noise cancellation so I can hear certain effects or odd noise in the background when using effects and stuff.

07-11-2010, 11:37 PM
Thats why you drop the cable down the front of your shirt :p