Head Phones

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by delliott02, Jan 8, 2007.

  1. delliott02

    delliott02 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 4

    Any recommendations to listen to music?
  2. Rtom45

    Rtom45 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 456

    Bose, but they're expensive.
  3. brbolin

    brbolin LawnSite Member
    Posts: 10

    I have a pair of Panasonic, they were about $15. They have foam that goes around the ears, and also a little more padding than your typical headphones. It will NOT cancel out all outside sounds (they're not the noise cancelling ones), but I like to be able to hear other stuff while I'm mowing, too. Hook it up to my wife's iPod and mow away.
  4. jmurphy

    jmurphy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 273

    Peltors i3. They have an Mp3 input to plug into your ipod or mp3 player.
  5. topdog

    topdog LawnSite Member
    from indiana
    Posts: 205

    i wish i had a pair of wireless headphones for my ipod.

    i got a good pair of noise canceling sony headphones, but sometimes when i am doing landscaping, or putting on a backpack blower the cord gets in the way.
  6. Duncan90si

    Duncan90si LawnSite Member
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  7. Maxify

    Maxify LawnSite Member
    Posts: 93

    Any quality sound generator will suffice. What is needed is something to place the sound against the eardrum. Caution is to be used as to not cause worse damaged to your hearing than the drone of a 20hp Kaw. Hear buds come to mind as an add on to your ear pieces. This will cancel out most of the resonance of the mower deck and motor. I like to use my cell phone software to stay in contact with the rest of my customers while mowing. Music cuts off as a call comes in. The radio comes back on without touching the controls. An iPod would acheive the same effect but wouldn't keep you in contact with the rest of the world while rockin'.
  8. J&P landmasters

    J&P landmasters LawnSite Member
    Posts: 98

    I second that-Bose, but they're expensive. Long term investment.
  9. cpel2004

    cpel2004 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,416

    Those Peltors are sold at Lowes and Homedepot for 50 bucks.
  10. mpflood

    mpflood LawnSite Member
    Posts: 91

    Its all just noise at that point. save the radio for the truck:hammerhead:

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