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    Wireless earphones for use in bed

    Can anyone recommend a pair of comfortable, wireless earphones which I can use while I fall asleep?

    I've got good over-ears and wired in-ear headphones, but neither are much good to me as I sleep on my side.

    The big pair are great when I lie flat, but I can't fall asleep like that and the corded pair csuse havoc on the bedside table when I turn over etc.

    I know there are fantastic buds out there, but I'm a bit reluctant to spend £££££s on something I only want for (hopefully) a few minutes every bedtime.

    So, can the hibs.net hive help me out?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Hibbyradge View Post
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    Can anyone recommend a pair of comfortable, wireless earphones which I can use while I fall asleep?

    I've got good over-ears and wired in-ear headphones, but neither are much good to me as I sleep on my side.

    The big pair are great when I lie flat, but I can't fall asleep like that and the corded pair csuse havoc on the bedside table when I turn over etc.

    I know there are fantastic buds out there, but I'm a bit reluctant to spend £££££s on something I only want for (hopefully) a few minutes every bedtime.

    So, can the hibs.net hive help me out?
    Not headphones, but I bought this a few months ago. Easy to use, sound is good and stays on all night. If I want to sleep on my side it’s still comfortable but can slide it round 180 so have the speaker on my non pillow ear only. Happy with my purchase, but not headphones if that’s what you’re specifically after.

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B087FW18...ing=UTF8&psc=1

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    Under pillow speakers?
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    This reminds me of my sleeping glasses (a tip picked up from a mate) - old specs that I put on for watching TV while lying on the settee late at night or for reading in bed. It doesn't matter if I fall asleep and mangle them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hibby70 View Post
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    This thread reminds me of Billy Connollys prescription windscreen story.
    I still tell people about that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack View Post
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    Under pillow speakers?
    I don't want to keep Mrs R awake, J.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Modfather View Post
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    Not headphones, but I bought this a few months ago. Easy to use, sound is good and stays on all night. If I want to sleep on my side itís still comfortable but can slide it round 180 so have the speaker on my non pillow ear only. Happy with my purchase, but not headphones if thatís what youíre specifically after.

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B087FW18...ing=UTF8&psc=1
    I have looked at that but the reviews put me off. I'll look again if you recommend it.

    Only one speaker?
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    What would you be listening to?

    If it's just podcasts or audio books then something from the JLab wireless range will set you back between £30 and £60. They are quite bass heavy though and not great for music.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hibbyradge View Post
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    I have looked at that but the reviews put me off. I'll look again if you recommend it.

    Only one speaker?
    Thereís a speaker for both ears but if you wear it backwards the speakers donít align to both ears anymore so you can deliberately not have a speaker digging into your ear thatís on the pillow when on your side.

    I really like it and donít have any complaints.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pretty Boy View Post
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    What would you be listening to?

    If it's just podcasts or audio books then something from the JLab wireless range will set you back between £30 and £60. They are quite bass heavy though and not great for music.
    Yes, spoken word. Thanks for the suggestion. I'll check them out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Modfather View Post
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    Thereís a speaker for both ears but if you wear it backwards the speakers donít align to both ears anymore so you can deliberately not have a speaker digging into your ear thatís on the pillow when on your side.

    I really like it and donít have any complaints.
    Cool, thanks.
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    Iíve got earbuds for this very purpose. I bought mine from eBay, you will have a large choice and you can spend whatever you think is appropriate. I start with both in and I take one out when I turn onto my side to fall asleep. They come with a handy charging case that doesnít need to be plugged in to charge, that can be handy for nights when youíre struggling to sleep as you can charge one while using the other one. I could keep both in and fall asleep, but I find the signal goes a bit on the one thatís against the pillow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hibbyradge View Post
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    I don't want to keep Mrs R awake, J.

    I have one of these pillow speakers, which is really good as it the Mrs doesnít hear anything from it at all


    the only issue Iíve ever found is that some spoken word content can be quite quiet and not as easy to hear through the pillow, but Iíve got a wee amp that boosts the sound and makes those bits and pieces more audible


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    Quote Originally Posted by The Modfather View Post
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    Not headphones, but I bought this a few months ago. Easy to use, sound is good and stays on all night. If I want to sleep on my side itís still comfortable but can slide it round 180 so have the speaker on my non pillow ear only. Happy with my purchase, but not headphones if thatís what youíre specifically after.

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B087FW18...ing=UTF8&psc=1

    I've been using similar to these for over a year - mainly to help get back to sleep after waking up for hours during the night. they've done the job, comfortable to wear and still holding a few days charge before a top up is needed. In the brand I have there is a bit give to gently move both speakers to fit your sleeping position/ears. would have paid double

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    Quote Originally Posted by bringbackbenny View Post
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    I've been using similar to these for over a year - mainly to help get back to sleep after waking up for hours during the night. they've done the job, comfortable to wear and still holding a few days charge before a top up is needed. In the brand I have there is a bit give to gently move both speakers to fit your sleeping position/ears. would have paid double
    How big are the headbands? I need a 64cm bike helmet and if I wear a tight hat, I get a headache.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hibbyradge View Post
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    How big are the headbands? I need a 64cm bike helmet and if I wear a tight hat, I get a headache.
    according the spec for on Amazon for the item I bought "Product Dimensions : 24.99 x 10.01 x 1.19 cm; 70 Grams"

    I will check the circumference later on, the fabric does have a bit give.

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    Thanks, that would be helpful
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    Excuse my ignorance but can airpods be used for watching tv?

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    Quote Originally Posted by H18S NX View Post
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    Excuse my ignorance but can airpods be used for watching tv?
    If your tv has bluetooth i'd say yes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blackpoolhibs View Post
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    If your tv has bluetooth i'd say yes.
    Apple and Bluetooth?
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    Used to be able to get flat earphones and not the bud type, they were always much more comfy for lying on your side with but donít see wireless versions of them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blackpoolhibs View Post
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    If your tv has bluetooth i'd say yes.
    If youíve not got Bluetooth on your tv you can buy an adapter for around a tenner.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bringbackbenny View Post
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    according the spec for on Amazon for the item I bought "Product Dimensions : 24.99 x 10.01 x 1.19 cm; 70 Grams"

    I will check the circumference later on, the fabric does have a bit give.
    I should let you know that I bought one. It fits well and the sound is more than adequate for my needs. In fact, I'd say it's quite impressive.

    Thanks for your help 👍👍
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