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Old 03-11-2009, 01:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I know there have been threads about this already, but they are all a few months old and companies come out with new stuff all the time. Also, people's tastes can vary over a few months as their current equipment gets used, and to comment on the longevity of said products.

I plan on starting to work out a bit this summer, so I plan on using my 8320 to play music while I exercise. I was wondering if anyone had a good recommendation for some bluetooth headphones. I have been looking around myself and found two that I think look decent:

Plantronics 855

Jabra BT620

The ability to talk through the headphones is a plus, but not required. I have never liked the earpieces because I want people to know that I'm talking on the phone and not to them.

Also, I'm looking for a good car kit to use so I don't have to keep a phone held to my ear while defending myself in rush hour traffic. Any suggestions on these? I've seen a couple on NewEgg that seem to be decent:

Motorola T505

BlueAnt SuperTooth
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Owned and used the Motorola S9, and was fortunate to get a JayBird unit (JB200m), and have to say, they are the best on the market. They offer true sweat protection and are highly durable. I actually had my pair run through a snow-blower (true story), and they worked fine after. Bluetooth Headphones Wireless Stereo Headset Headphones : Wireless iPod Nano Touch Headphones : Wireless Computer Headphones : Mp3 Bluetooth Wireless Headphones : Jaybirdgear.com

As for Bluetooth car clips, I have used the BlueAnt SuperTooth, Motorola T505, Jabra SP700, Parrot MiniKit. The T505 and MiniKit were tops and failry equal, while the others did not produce the same audio quality.
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have bought numerous ear piece and speakerphone models and after all that I am sticking with the T505. Excellent sound, clarity, long batter charge. Only drawback is that at night it's a bit of a challenge to find the talk button to answer a call, but otherwise I find it the best unit out there.
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It's expensive, but the Parrot hardwire kits are awesome.
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