Wireless

If you are looking at more mobility when wearing headphones you should look at Wireless headphones. The main benefit when using wireless headphones is that you don't have the hanging lengthy and bulky cables. You will also be surprised at how much less the headphones will weigh without the cables.You will have to keep in mind if you use wireless for extended periods of time the batteries will need to be recharged. Drained batteries also means the loss of sound quality.

  • Radio Frequency Headphones
  • There are a large range of radio frequency headphones. They have a large listening range and have high sound quality. Most of these are battery powered. Once the transmitter is plugged into the TV or stereo the transmitter sends a signal to the wireless headphones. There is however the possibility of interference with static when listening.

  • Infrared Headphones
  • Infrared technology uses light emitting diodes (LED's) to create a beam of invisible light that is transmitted between the headphones and the transmitter. This type of headphone requires a clear line of sight. Therefore you will be limited in the types of activities you are able to do. Some of the most common uses of this type of headphone is in the car, watching TV or listen to music. There is no static or radio interference when using infrared however the features of surround sound are less advanced.

  • Bluetooth Headphones
  • Bluetooth is the most commonly used wireless headphone. It provides a very high quality of sound. Although you will have a very good sound quality you will find that the wireless headphones will also have the possibility of interference and static when listening causing with the sound to cut in and out.

    Platronics BackBeat Fit Bluetooth Headphones

    Platronics BackBeat Fit is a lightweight wireless stereo headset with intergrated microphone. The sports and workout earbuds have been specifically constructed with a flexible design so earbuds remain stable in your ear throughout all levels of exercise. It features a waterproof and sweatproof design, 8 hour long lasting battery life per charge and has great sound. The easily accessible on-ear controls let you control music and calls through our Bluetooth technology while running, biking, and other forms of exercise. They also feature a safety-oriented ear-tip design that allows you to hear your surroundings during outdoor exercise and activities.

    Customer Rating = 4.5/5

    Parrot Zik 2.0

    Parrot Zik 2.0 Bluetooth headphone is 17% lighter than the original Zik. They are comfortable and trendy offering a wide headband and new ear cushions. It is compatible with smartphones, tables and computers. The Parrot Zik 2.0 also supports most audio codecs and especially AAC. Built- in NFC technology enables them to automatically connect via Bluetooth with NFC smartphones. You can choose between three options to extend the battery life : Flight mode: ideal for long flights; will enable you to reach up to 18 hours. Eco mode: will enable you to reach up to 7 hours. Regular mode: will enable you to reach up to 6 hours.

    Customer Rating = 4/5

    The Bose SoundLink Bluetooth On-Ear

    The Bose SoundLink on-ear wireless headphones have a powerful and clear sound. They're 40% lighter than comparable headphones for a comfortable fit. Bose TriPort technology works with Active EQ to deliver music as dynamic as their best wired headphones. With up to 15 hours of play time, you can listen to your favorite music, watch a movie, check out videos and still have plenty of power left. Get a full charge in just 1.5 hours by plugging the included USB cable into any mobile device with a powered port or wall charger. If the battery runs down, a quick 15-minute charge gives you another 2 hours.

    The adjustable headband rests gently on your head, and earcups rotate for a personalized fit. Soft cushions cradle your ears, and all materials are lightweight and built to last. The earcups fold up to store in the compact carrying case. And there's an extra cable, so you can plug in and listen if the battery runs out. If you get a call while you're listening to music or watching a video, just touch a button on the right earcup and you're instantly connected. Touch again to play, pause, skip and make calls. Roam up to 30 feet while connected to your smartphone and tablet at the same time. Voice prompts tell you battery life, connection status and who's calling. Your phone conversations are clear with SoundLink on-ear headphones-even if you're on a noisy or windy city street. Dual microphones reduce background noise to make sure your voice is heard. And you'll hear your caller's voice clearly, because Bose technologies automatically adjust your headphones' volume as the noise around you changes.

    Customer Rating = 4.5/5

    Urbanite XL Wireless

    The new over-ear URBANITE XL WIRELESS headphones deliver a dynamic sound with quality bass. It includes a state of the art integrated touch control panel on the headphones that guarantees complete wireless freedom. (just slide your finger to adjust the volume or tap to control music and calls.) The NFC allows easy Bluetooth pairing to NFC compatible devices. Use of the latest Bluetooth 4.0 standard enables multi-connectivity pairing up to 8 different devices as well as simultaneous connection to 2 devices.

    Customer Rating = 4.5/5

    Sony MDR-RF985RK

    The Sony MDRRF985RK Wireless RF are comfortable and easy to wear. The wireless headphones will allow you to move up to 150 ft away from the source and still hear it as loudly or softly as you want. This ensures freedom of movement. The Sony Wireless RF Headphones uses 40mm drivers and has a 10Hz-22kHz frequency response. Has up to 25 hours playback time and has a 39" cable for stereo connection.

    Customer Rating = 4.5/5

    Powerbeats 2 Wireless In-Ear Headphones

    Inspired by LeBron James,Powerbeats2 Wireless gives you the freedom to take your workout anywhere. It was designed with the athlete, in mind. Powerbeats2 Wireless is lightweight and compact with a ­flexible earhook, providing a comfortable and secure fit. The Wireless Bluetooth gives you the ability to connect up to 30 feet to your Bluetooth enabled device -allowing you to move freely and stay focused on your workout. A rechargeable battery with 6-hour playback and with a 15-minute quick charge delivers an extra hour of non-stop playback.

    Powerbeats2 Wireless is IPX4 sweat and water resistant from the ear bud to the tangle free cable wrap around, with overmolding on the RemoteTalk control wrap around cable for a no-slip grip when changing volume, switching tracks, and making hands free calls.

    Customer Rating = 4.5/5

    Monster iSport Freedom Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear Headphones

    No wires. Nothing to hold you back. It’s where freedom of movement meets the power of music. iSport Freedom doesn’t have a cable. It’s just pure Monster audio. Water resistant, sweat-proof, and washable for everyday use. Superior design and construction—optimized for comfort and reliability. On-ear control buttons to power through your music with ease. ControlTalk Universal cable for listening in passive, battery-free mode.

    Customer Rating = 4/5