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Wireless 863 MHz RF On Ear Headphones Black/Silver
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10 of 56 Reviews
Whoever tested them should be shot
Got these from Maplins, price was ok. Had a couple of Sennheiser wireless headphones before so I have something to measure them against. Firstly the sound is good, I have no problems there. The range though, is a different matter. Even when fully charged, If I move 12ft approx, I begin to lose signal. However, thats not such a problem. My biggest gripe is fitting them onto the charging base. It looks GREAT on the box BUT, you try doing it in real life. They either fall off or the headphone that has the charging connection doesnt actually line up well enough to make the connection and start charging. You end up having one headphone cup on the charging base and the other off the base on the floor/table. Then you have to pay attention that it stays charging because just a minute movement of the headphones can break the charging link and you lose the green charging light.
Well Worth Price
I have tried a few wireless headphone sets with limited success. This set was recommended to me by a friend and I have to say that I am delighted with them. It's always risky with wireless headphones but in my opinion these are great headphones. Very happy to recommend.
I bought these headphones based on reviews, but when I tried them I was really disappointed. There was a loud buzzing noise and the sound was really distorted. Would not recommend.
LONG TERM USE
I've used these for a few years. There is indeed very little interference. In my case occasional interference from a neighbours games console. Otherwise they are more than good value now the price is reduced. As for the fiddly problem replacing them on the charger, I found a short sharp squeeze-in on the stiff headband lines-up the earpieces nicely.
Great sound like them only downfall is the charging docking station contacts a bit tricky to make them connect have had them a while now a good buy for the price
I saw Andy's review regarding the difficulty he had in putting these headphones on the charging base. I still went ahead and bought them. I'm so glad I did as these phones were absolutely superb. I have been severely deaf since birth and when I go to bed at night I have had enough of my hearing aids and these are the only phones I've used (both wired and wireless) that allow the volume to be loud enough for me to hear. As for the charging Andy, no need to fiddle, just don't put the left earphone into the cradle, it charges perfectly and doesn't knock or jar from its cradle easily whilst charging. Such an excellent piece of gear I'm getting another set for downstairs.
Annoying charging dock
The main problem with these headphones as others have said is that when you try and put them back onto the base to store them you have to fiddle them around to make a contact with the charging port. So annoying every time that I have given up and bought an alternative set.
For the price I didnt expect the sound quality to blow my mind. However i was completely dissatisfied. I struggle to find where the batteries were to go due to not being provided even the most basic of instruction manuals. Then i found the charging system awkward to get the connection points to meet due to the poor design. After all that there is a loud hissing noise like static coming from the headphones. On a brighter note the self adjusting head band was comfy, but ill be returning these as soon as I can and getting some from a decent brand.
A year on
Bought my first pair a year ago and for the price they give very good results over a surprising range and represent excellent value, hence 5*. They are not perfect. Getting them on the charger is fiddly and it is easy to dislodge them. If you use them close to some other electrical items you can pick up interference. It seems fatuous to complain about the build quality when you consider the price. My only gripe is that you can now get them on offer for cheaper than I paid ;)
Just purchased these headphones. Sound quality is quite good, with little interference. Only problem is when the headphones need to charged, you have to make sure the two contacts make with the contacts on the headphones, this can be a little tricky.
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10 of 12 Questions
I know it has autoscan, but how many channels does it use? I need at least 2 because of local interference.
Roger Rudling said:
After the initial battery charge of 24 hours, how long do further charges need to be? No information on this in the user manual.
Hello. I have a Volvo XC90 with a rear screen entertainment unit with 2 sets of Thompson 863MHz wireless headphones. I am trying to buy 2 more sets of headphones - will these be suitable?
How exactly to you connect this to your audio device please
Do the headphones transmit in FM?
Is there a docking station for recharging or does one have to remove the batteries for recharging?
Will they work on a tv the same way as working on a computer, plug into the headphones jack and simplely auto tune in?
What size of jack plug does the base unit have?
were does the cradle get its power from
How long do the batteries run before recharge?
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