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Old 01-17-2015, 11:39 AM
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Default USB digital headphones

Any opinion on something like this?
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/z...gital-earphone

My main concern is that USB ports are much more fragile than 1/8" stereo jacks.

I am highly considering buying though.
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Old 01-19-2015, 09:43 AM
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Micro usb is a crappy connector. I have to replace charging wires all the time. And they don't seem to be truly standard; some are tight while others fall out even brand new.

I wouldn't but it's your coin.
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I've been trying to find a set of earbuds with inline volume controls that will work with my Moto X. Finding anything like that in this price range is difficult, so I'm at least somewhat interested. From the campaign site it looks like I might have to get a third party app to use them until Lollipop gets released, but it claims that support will be standard then, so they should be relatively future proof. Still debating though...
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Ordered a pair today. I'll post a review when I have them (but keep in mind I am not an audiophile).
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There are USB audio devices that are really good, so I would think that USB headphones should work. I would trust something made by a company that makes studio recording equipment, not an indiegogo kickstarter funded thing. But I am a typical risk-averse actuary.
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I have a headset, with mic, that I connect to my computer via USB for phone calls. They are fantastic for voice. I haven't really used them for music.
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