Having just completed my road trip with the family, I can give a little more insight into why I can't give these a full 5 stars. I must say, at first I was very impress by it's quality and usability. But, after about halfway through our trip, I did notice some drawbacks to the head phones. I bought three of these, so I am pretty sure my points are pretty accurate and not nit-picky. Please note, I love these earphone, there are just a few small con's that need to be addressed. Pros: -Synced up immediately with my "Advent AUDIOVOX ADVDLX9A 9-inch Hi-Def digital monitor with built-in DVD player." Inferred technology is a blessing. -Price! At time of the purchase, they were functionally comparable to the OEM Audiovox version, but at nearly a fraction of the cost (including some other competitors). -Sturdy plastic design and the earphones fold inward for storage. They don't feel cheaply made and don't rattle like my OEM versions did. The fabric on...
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5 out of 5
From: Baltimore, MD, USA
An effective solution for the hearing impaired
I have been hard of hearing for many years and have relied on headsets to hear my television set. Over the years I have spent hundreds to purchase various systems. These always come with a transmitter and a headset receiver. Life expectancy is about 9 months even with the most expensive sets I have owned. I now have accumulated a cabinet full of IR transmitters. For the past year I have been searching for just a headset that would work with a standard IR receiver with little luck until I found the Boss HP12. There are many headsets offered here and elsewhere. My advice is to avoid any that cost more than $20.00 (TheBoss costs less) and be sure to avoid those that include radio reception. I have tried several and none have ever picked up the IR signal from my transmitter or from any of the RF transmitters I have owned over the years. The HP12 is perfect for just listening to the TV. It is sturdy and seems to have a switch that will last. If this turns out not to be the case...
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