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Sennheiser OCX 686i SPORTS headset -- $43.95

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[Amazon.ca] Sennheiser OCX 686i SPORTS headset -- $43.95

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Seems decent, please note that this version is for Apple devices. The inline controls won't work on Android devices.
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Not a "headset".

(Google Image Search for "headset"...those are headsets)
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Really considering ordering these but they're sooooo ugly
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Don’t like the color but it’s an awesome deal indeed!
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Online reviews say these should be a good pair of headphones for the gym but aren't bass heavy if that's what you're looking for in a headset. Camel3 lists this price as the lowest ever and the average price is $105. Amazon could just be trying to clear old stock.
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SkimGuy wrote: Has anyone bought these before? I usually trust Sennheiser's quality but the price seems too good to be true.
I have a similar one I bought from winners, can’t remember the exact price but close to this price
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I recommend people consider getting a cheap bluetooth headset from Amazon instead if you want to use it for the gym otherwise be very careful when using a wired headset with your own device. I used to use a wired one and a couple of times I snagged the cable on something causing the device to crash to the floor even though I was being pretty careful. I have since switched to bluetooth headsets. I got one pair that are very similar in colour to the one shown in this pic for less than $20.00 (don't think that particular model it is still available)
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My work earbuds are Sennheisers so I sorta trust them. I ordered the OCX 686i because of this thread, then ordered the PMX 686i this afternoon.

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YLSF wrote: I recommend people consider getting a cheap bluetooth headset from Amazon instead if you want to use it for the gym otherwise be very careful when using a wired headset with your own device. I used to use a wired one and a couple of times I snagged the cable on something causing the device to crash to the floor even though I was being pretty careful. I have since switched to bluetooth headsets. I got one pair that are very similar in colour to the one shown in this pic for less than $20.00 (don't think that particular model it is still available)
I hear this. Happened multiple times with multiple devices (phone, iPod nano(s)) and can totally attest to this. Especially with freeweight bench press. Almost inevitable!
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Err, don't know about anyone else but I wouldn't buy $20 wired earbuds (unless it's on some ridiculous sale) let alone cheap Bluetooth IEMs. The crappy sound quality would make me want to throw my device before any wires has a chance to get caught on something... Even my (just under) $100 Bluetooth ear buds drive me nuts with its sound quality...
Otherwise I can totally understand the advise.

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