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Topic: Do most headphones work with the IPOD?

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Old 01-02-2006, 02:24 AM
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Do most headphones work with the IPOD?

I noticed that the headphones that come with the IPOD don't work with my computer speakers, but can I buy headphones at the store and use them on my IPOD?

The headphones that come with the IPOD are great for jogging and exercising, but if I want to jam out hardcore, I want good quality headphones. Won't this make the sound quality better? Is this even possible to do with Apple IPOD?
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Old 01-02-2006, 02:31 AM
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its the same headphoen jack plug that you would find on any other headphone..................

i havent seen any headphones with a DIFFERENT plug



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Old 01-02-2006, 02:32 AM
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All headphones are the same! (some people and their question)



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Old 01-02-2006, 02:33 AM
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that's weird, my ipod headphones really do not plug into my JBL speakers
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Old 01-02-2006, 02:37 AM
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yes i believe all headphones work with ipods.




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Old 01-02-2006, 03:06 AM
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there is different sizes of headphones http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Headphones check this page and see.
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Old 01-02-2006, 06:10 AM
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Pretty much any headphone that physically fits in the iPod's headphone jack will work...even speakers...and minijack -> RCA cables...

I can't think of a case where it would fit and not work unless it's some insane headphone that needs an amp or something...



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Old 01-02-2006, 08:04 AM
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any set of headphones should work....



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Old 01-02-2006, 11:37 AM
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Yes you can drastically improve sound quality on the iPod with different headphones:

Ive been using The ER-4P in-ear headphones from a company called Etymotic, who also make hearing aids for deaf people. I've been using these for a couple of years now, they are $330 from Etymotic but can be found for as little as $190 if you search. There are three models, the ER-4P, ER-4S, ER-4B models. The ER-4P model that I use are for portable use (iPods etc) as they have a lower impedence:

etymotic.com/ephp/er4.aspx


If you can't face spending that much for pristine, well balanced sound quality with well defined, warm bass and amazing treble, try the ER-4's baby brother, the ER-6i's, they are $149 and are designed specifically for the iPod but they can be found for as little as $80, they offer good bass and seperation, but the sound is not quite as well balanced and clear as with the ER-4's:

etymotic.com/ephp/er6i.aspx


iLounge have reviews on these headphones, although the ER-4 review is a little short.
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Old 01-02-2006, 01:19 PM
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Perhaps the op has an older version ipod that had the adaptor?





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Old 01-02-2006, 02:05 PM
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its just real wierd, Im talking about my 5G 30 GB Ipod headphones, don't plug into my speakers, weiiiirdd.
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Old 01-02-2006, 06:24 PM
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yeah, thats the speaker's fault, not the headphones.
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Old 01-02-2006, 06:29 PM
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all 3.5mm jacks are the same....except thoes odd sharp MD33's....strange speakers you got
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