Product Type: Creative headphones
Newest Review: ... it will put pressure on the frame and may become uncomfortable after extended periods of use. However, this is not a problem specific to t... more
Member Name: spirit19
Advantages: wireless, comfortable, great sound
Disadvantages: uncomfortable if you wear glasses, crackly at large distances, difficult when using external speaker
These headphones are different to any that I have used before. They have the perfect balance of all the key features required.
Firstly the build quality is good, they are flexible enough to adjust to all head sizes, but don't feel like they would snap in your hands. There is a cushioned padding both on the underside of the top part of the headphones (where your head would be) as well as where your ears would be making it comfortable to wear and use for long periods of time. The one problem is that they are over-ear headphones rather than around-ear headphones, so if you wear glasses it will put pressure on the frame and may become uncomfortable after extended periods of use. However, this is not a problem specific to this product, but exists in all over-ear headphones.
To charge the headphones, plug them into your PC via USB and wait till the red LED light turns green. Setting the product up is fairly painless, first you simply turn on the bluetooth adapter of whatever device you want to link the headphones to. Then you hold the power button on the headphones for 4 seconds, last you click on the headphones on the connecting device to confirm the connection. Done! The device is now paired and connected with the headphones. To use them at a later date with the same device, all you have to do is, again ensure that bluetooth is switched on, and then simply press the power button on the headphones for 1 second. Since they are paired the connection will automatically be initiated. The headphones can only be paired to one device at a time, in order to pair them with a new device press the power button for 4 seconds again and select the headphones from the new device.
The bluetooth connection is reliable and the sound quality is much better than most other headphones I have used. There is a range limitation of 10m, but in my personal use I have got a larger range than that, sometimes up to 20m. The range may be affected by concrete walls but in my experience I have been able to use them all around the house while connected to my laptop upstairs. The sound does occasionally get crackly when you are far away from the device, but at close proximity it is perfect.
The only problem I would point out is that they are more difficult to pair when you use external speakers with your device as well. If you use external speakers rather than the built in ones, you must first disconnect the speakers and then connect the headphones, otherwise the connection will not be recognized.
All in all though, a great product and a great price. Different to all other products on the market with the right blend of all key attributes.
Summary: All round product that does everything you need
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