Apple In-Ear Headphones with Remote and Mic
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Does this product have the same mic switch moisture-sensitivity problem as the original earphones shipped with the iPhone when used for exercise?
I have the original earbuds shipped with my iPhone 3G. When used for running/exercise, the mic switch goes haywire after a while because it is moisture (sweat) sensitive. Does anyone know if this product has the same problem? Anyone use it for extended periods of exercise and perspiration?
- Asked by Ayudh N from Templestowe
2 Answers from the Community
Yes, it does have the same issue.
However, you don't even need to be sweating to make it go haywire.
They're generally fine for a couple of months but then they start doing the weird, random pauses/skipping/rewinding/random song playing any time the headphones are in and there's no iPod activity/doing something that sounds like activating the 2x button in iPod.app any time they're exposed to any heat. For example, I listen to my iPhone in bed. However, after a few minutes, the remote button goes and does its haywire thing and skips or pauses or rewinds.
This is also my second pair. The first pair were the original in-ear headphones with the remote. That pair had the rubber audio jack cover. I now have the silent update version which has the hard plastic audio jack cover and have exactly the same issue. Needless to say, I will be returning these again... *sigh*
- Answered by Rhys M from Cardiff
YES!!! These have EXACTLY the same issue
- Answered by Sean P from Jersey City