Are my noise-cancelling really dead?
I have a pair of Sony over-ear noise-cancelling headphones, which I have been very happy with for several years. They still work, but the noise-cancelling part does not. I changed the batteries (of course), but the light does not come on. Are they toast or is there somewhere I could take them? The local shop of course says 'buy new ones' but I'm not sure I want to give up so quickly.
This question applies to electronics in general, actually. I often have stuff that stops working (in part) and feel bad about throwing it out.
What do you do?
I need headphones for running with. I know there are other headphone questions out there but I have really specific needs:
1. No bluetooth as my MP3 doesn't support it
2. I have really small ear holes so the larger ones don't stay in, I can use the smallest covers for the in-ear ones
3. Do the over-ear hook ones get in the way of one's glasses? Experience on this please!
4. I need a wire that's long enough to get to my waist belt without an extension (with a linker thing that flaps around)
5. I don't want white ones!
6. Available in the UK.
Thanks all - hope someone can help!
I'm in search of headphones to use on my laptop while working at my home office and sometimes at a cafe. I've been using earbuds, but find I get "earbud ear" (ala "hat head") after having them in there all day, and my ears ring from the less then quality sound. I want to find some on ear headphones, preferably $125 and less, that have quality sound, are comfortable on my large size head, don't get sweaty after extended wearing, and have minimal sound bleed in or out. Some is fine. I know about open/closed headphones, and it seems most closed ones are butt ugly, with sweaty pleather and compromise sound. Are there others? The Sennheiser 555
s have been a contender on my list. The Grado S60 is no longer, because I've frequently read of it's excessive leaking sound out.
Do you have some favorite headphones that meet this criteria, or know of some you'd recommend? If it helps, I listen to mostly electronic, downtempo while working. So well detailed, tight sound all around would be preferable. Don't need a bass heavy headphone.
thanks in advance for your suggestions
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