When I plug the ear phones using the line that goes with the unit I hear only one side--when I use a different wire both sides will play only if I hold the wire in a certain position. also there is no volume control no matter where I set the cd players volume. I have a Bose cd player that is approximately 10 years old. email@example.com
I had the same problem. The issue (if you confirm it is not the audio cable) is with the connection where the audio cable is plugged in. It is obviously not designed to withstand connecting and disconnecting the cable with each use. This is required so you can store the headphones in the provided case. I called Bose and they said they offered no repair but would replace the headphones for $100. My problem is that I have already spent $400 to buy the headphones and feel they should be designed to last longer than 2-3 years. I'm extremely disappointed and would advise anyone against buying Bose products if they are not going to offer any better service than that.
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When you pull the wire up does it increase the right ear bud volume/ sound? If it does, then it means the right side ear bud has a short within the head phones circuit which is aka the wire that leads to the musical device in which the ear buds branch off from.
If the right side ear bud does not produce an increased volume for sound by picking the wire up or pulling it in towards you or to the left side of your body or musical device then it means that the right speaker is blown.
I know that all head phones come spiced together aka they are stuck together and have to be pulled apart in order to get both head phones seperated from each other so that they can be worn in the ears. If you pulled the wire apart to much or too quickly then that is what ruined the right head phone.
I suggest that regardless if the ear phones begin to work by pulling the wire up,side ways, or into towards your body that you return them back to the store since after awhile the problem will eventually continue to happen causing the right ear bud to completely blow. Once you return the ear phones be cautious with the new set when you seperate the ear buds from each other since they are very touchy and have to be handled with delicateness when seperation is taking place.
Please let me know how it works out for you. I have had many ear buds and I tell ya something; they are very easy to blow one side when seperating. I had to learn after a few pairs that I was ruining the speakers by the way I was seperating my wires. I kept thinking for the first 3 pairs that the store was selling blown ear buds until I began having same problems with another few stores so I said to myself "well the solution is to figure out what I am doing wrong in order to blow one side of my ear buds every time". After few seconds it was not that obvious that all I had to do for assembly was to pull the wires apart in order to get both ear buds to go into my ears.
Hi, What test did you preform to know the right phone is OK? Connections can look solid to the naked eye but not be the case. What are you using to test these phones? Make sure the the plug you are plugging your jack into is functioning properly so you know you will get a proper test of the phones themselves. With the phones on your ears and plugged in and music playing can you wiggle any of the wires or connections and hear any crackling? This will give you a good starting point to address. Good luck.
check that the wiring in the plug is not broken. if you pull the plug out a little so that one contact in the jack contacts both sides,you will hear the dead side come on. If it does not,the wire is either broken in the plug ,or where the wire goes into the headphone.
First play with the wire at the phone plug end and where it enters the ear housing;wires usually open up where they flex most.The next step requires access to the actual speaker connection inside the left housing.You'll need to disassemble it to get to the soldered connection.Use an ohmmeter to check for continuity to the phone plug end.Check both wires;signal and ground.If both show continuity,it's your speaker.The speaker should have a low resistance reading,not open.Also try another set of phones;if that doesn't work either,it's the source.
what happens is inside the cord where you have your ear phones connecting to your ipod, there is a thin wire that can easily brake. it happens if u for example, rap your ear phones around your ipod. if your rap the chords to tight, the wire can break. it can even brake when you move the cord too much. such as spinning it, shaking it and such. the wire that breaks connects to one side or both sides of your earphones, which produces the sound. if you can hear only on one side, the cord is damaged and cant be fixed.
i would go and buy new ear phones i perfer skullcandy in-ear earphones because the wire is secrurly wrapped, and doesnt brake easily such as other producers. the skullcandy ear phones are in my mind are much better then other earphones. you actually feel like your in the room or at a live show.
that is normal that means that they are breaking in. it is the same concept as to see a 3d picture you have to see 2 slightly different pictures, think of theme as the red and blue 3d glasses. same goes for the head phones to make the audio sound like it is in front of you rather than comming from the head phones theme selves. You know that ball like thing near the jack of the head phones that is what causes the effect, and it is an audio filter and an automatic EQ.
It's supposed to be that way. The S9 has been designed to comply with US law that you can only receive telephone calls through one ear while driving - it's a "safety" feature to allow you to hear the road and your surroundings when driving
the wire breaks after a while in ear buds ,and head phones due to the constant flexing,and moving.they probably need to be remade.by cutting out the bad part of the wire(usually close to the fitting)You can usually wiggle the wire and find where the breaks are that way.it can be a real pain re soldering ear buds.also check the plug end by wiggling the wire there.
I plugged the earphones in another mp3 player and they worked fine. So the interruption of sound must be in the connection between the Mp3 and earphone plug. So the earphone wiring gets a verdict of not guilty. I will do some experiments involving the female plug on the original mp3 player. That is where the problem is.