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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Zefan, Jun 29, 2016.

  1. Janesy B

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    I have a bottle of chloroform that would do the same thing and save you £300 odd
     
  2. robfosters

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    I just think they’re insanely overpriced.
     
  3. Phate

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    :D

    By a stroke of luck, when I looked at the time they had a 40eur discount on Amazon.es which removed the sting a bit :p

    But joking aside, these are very comfortable, block out external noise, have an alarm you can configure via the app, the charging case is a great quality as well (as you would bloody hope so for the money) - it feels like a very complete package.

    And I figure I can use them on night flights, sometimes work sends us to events and we have to share rooms with snoring colleagues etc.

    Either way they're helping me get a solid nights sleep so its worth every penny.
     
  4. Phate

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    Without a doubt. Say it outloud to yourself....€240 for earplugs

    It sounds ridiculous to me and I have them. But I don't regret buying them :) - also traditional earplugs stick out of the ear and are uncomfortable when rolling on my side. These you don't notice (well, I don't anyway, and certainly not enough to keep me awake)

    Take away your sleep for a month and lets see how desperate you get :p
     
  5. robfosters

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    I can’t sleep without noise. I have to get my echo to play city noise in the background otherwise I struggle.
     
  6. Phate

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    The app has a bunch of different sounds available, stuff like waves, rustling of leaves with wind, rain etc...I set it to "warm static"

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHdHVFP341o - this guy goes through them all.

    Warm Static is at - 5min 25 - the recording he has doesn't do these any justic at all. But there you go :p - I keep it at a low volume and its enough to block the noise and it feel like silence, which is perfect.
     
  7. hyperseven

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    Not bad for a smidge over 25 notes. A1 and U3. Ideal for my Switch.

    Passed a couple of runs with h2testw without a hitch.

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  8. AndyCr15

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    Tbh, I have no real use, but am tempted to try them as apparently they have a no quibbles 30 day trial on at the moment. It looks like you can't play actual music/podcasts through them though? I guess it's not really possible if they need 16 hours battery life. Shame, if they did I'd be interested.
     
  9. Raymond Lin

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    If you are going to play music then there are a million wireless ear buds on the market. Problem with that is due to the nature of the size of them, no matter what brand, battery life will be limited.
     
  10. NoobCannon

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    Just ordered a set of them myself they are £230 on amazon at the moment with a months returns

    Usually use the foam ones but thought is try em if theres no probs sending them back.

    The missus snores like a freight train and they are cheaper than a divorce.
     
  11. Skillmister

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    I cut 25% of the length off foam earplugs,dont notice when I wear them sleeping on my side and save a couple of hundred quid :D
     
  12. Housey

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  13. robfosters

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    Nice.

    I bet that’s for World of Warships :D
     
  14. Housey

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    Excel and Paint.
     
  15. AndyCr15

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    I assumed these are of different, more comfortable design to allow you to be able to sleep with your head on the pillow (I'm a front sleeper). Otherwise, yes, how are these better than lots of other earphones?
     
  16. Raymond Lin

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    Bulk? As I am guessing these are more contoured so when you lie on your side they are not uncomfortable.
     
  17. robfosters

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    Excel & Paint! :eek:

    Should have gone SLI surely!
     
  18. AndyCr15

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    Okay, so which are you saying? There are a million others out there like these, or these are less bulky and suited for sleeping with them in? I'm confused?
     
  19. Housey

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    Sadly, bad light bleeding top right and right lower edge.

    Going back.
     
  20. Raymond Lin

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    If you search for wireless Bluetooth earbuds a lot will show up from £40 upwards. They are not designed for sleeping but general use.