- 01-04-13, 10:31 AM #51
- 01-04-13, 05:18 PM #53
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Thanks for doing test. It seems that is normal for most headsets.
The puzzle is - why would a selected few Bluetooth headset mikes work when most do not?
The built in mike is quite sensitive. I put the PB in a closed drawer and it still picked up voice from outside, albeit quite faintly.
- 01-05-13, 12:32 PM #56
Why not pick up something like the iKross bluetooth receiver (which I have). No bigger than a book of matches, and rechargeable. Then, you can hook any headphones, that you like, to them. I got the one with the minijack to RCA cable so I can hook it to my stereo, as well. I paid $28 from Amazon.ca
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01-05-13, 02:19 PM #58
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I use these as well, great for the price. For the OP, got mine from a Canadian seller on ebay, check out ebay store Surplus Business Depot. That seller always has some headphones and great service, replaced a 2nd buy of the RF-MAB2 (defective) immediately for no charges.
I also have a Bose Soundlink speaker and the BlackBerry Music gateway for music and movie audio from my PB. The PlayBook has replaced much of my home stereo equipment, just need the reciever!
- 01-06-13, 10:22 AM #59
Meelectronics Air-Fi AF9 is, although it is much smaller than a book of matches.
I paid $29.99 from newegg.ca. I see they are $34.99 now but that's still a good price. It comes with a fairly good set of headphones but can be connected any headset or speaker using a standard 3.5mm jack or adapter.
The iKross bluetooth receiver is one way, it does not work with microphones. As I said before though, the mic on the Air-Fi AF9 will not work with the Playbook but it does work on my BB Torch and iPod. You also have music controls with the Air-Fi AF9.Z30, Nexus 4, Nexus 7 (2013), Playbook 16GB
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