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22 hours ago, dylanjosh said:

Im about to buy this for noise cancelling headphones to use in office

 

https://www.amazon.in/dp/B0872FKQZZ/ref=cm_sw_r_apan_i_Q339A5GZQG3471Q4KC4B?psc=1

 

anyone have any other recommendations?

I am using the same headphones. 2 things related to pricing - 

 

First, it's price usually goes down quite frequently. I bought it last year and see it's price. Just wait a couple of weeks and track it's price. It even goes to around 6.5k during great Indian sale. 

 

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The better version from the same company. Sony's XB910N which supports app and gesture control goes to down to about 8.5k!! Which is the current price of CH-710!!

 

 https://www.amazon.in/dp/B09CGB6VRR/ref=cm_sw_r_apan_i_WS6K00W96JJ8RSYQ1Q1M

 

So, if you can wait till Big Billion/Amazon Day sale. It would be better. Who knows even XM3 might get a big sale price this time. 

 

Now, the sound. It sounds decent. I am good with the sound but when compared to my sound and these headphones, TV speakers sound much better to me. Noise cancelling is ok. Does the job. Didn't use much for office, only taken few calls to test and it worked just fine! 

 

The only downside is that it doesn't get very loud. It's highest volume is not so loud. Rest it's a decent product with decent build quality and decent sound. 

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1 hour ago, dante77 said:

I am using the same headphones. 2 things related to pricing - 

 

First, it's price usually goes down quite frequently. I bought it last year and see it's price. Just wait a couple of weeks and track it's price. It even goes to around 6.5k during great Indian sale. 

 

qhWqt34.jpg

 

 

The better version from the same company. Sony's XB910N which supports app and gesture control goes to down to about 8.5k!! Which is the current price of CH-710!!

 

 https://www.amazon.in/dp/B09CGB6VRR/ref=cm_sw_r_apan_i_WS6K00W96JJ8RSYQ1Q1M

 

So, if you can wait till Big Billion/Amazon Day sale. It would be better. Who knows even XM3 might get a big sale price this time. 

 

Now, the sound. It sounds decent. I am good with the sound but when compared to my sound and these headphones, TV speakers sound much better to me. Noise cancelling is ok. Does the job. Didn't use much for office, only taken few calls to test and it worked just fine! 

 

The only downside is that it doesn't get very loud. It's highest volume is not so loud. Rest it's a decent product with decent build quality and decent sound. 

 

Wow thanks for such a thorough reply! 

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11 minutes ago, Lazyboy8134 said:

Are there any good type C to C cables available?

 

Planning to buy the 25W Samsung charging brick as the default 15w one is just too slow. 

 

Should I get the charger + cable combo from tata cliq or should I get a different and better cable?

Using the Samsung 25W cable with the Amazon Braided C-to-C cable, working perfectly.

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7 hours ago, KunjanPSD said:

Using the Samsung 25W cable with the Amazon Braided C-to-C cable, working perfectly.

 

AB braided cable is like 1500 bucks. I have the iOS one, and it's terrible. Is the C to C good ? I am also looking for a decent C to C cable, and Amazon pricing is generally between 1500-1700 bucks. At this price, might just buy the Apple C cable. 1900 bucks. Lasts LONG. 

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1 minute ago, Bird Bird Bird said:

 

AB braided cable is like 1500 bucks. I have the iOS one, and it's terrible. Is the C to C good ? I am also looking for a decent C to C cable, and Amazon pricing is generally between 1500-1700 bucks. At this price, might just buy the Apple C cable. 1900 bucks. Lasts LONG. 

Amazon C-to-C has two versions, Usb 2.0 and Usb 3.1

Apple one is 3 feet for 1900 and not braided while Amzon 2.0 6 feet goes for 800 bucks (you will have to search well because sometimes it is out of stock) and 3.1 6 feet going for 1400.

Amazon 2.0 3 feet is 700 bucks.

I don't think 3.1 is needed unless you have specific data transfer use cases.

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51 minutes ago, KunjanPSD said:

Amazon C-to-C has two versions, Usb 2.0 and Usb 3.1

Apple one is 3 feet for 1900 and not braided while Amzon 2.0 6 feet goes for 800 bucks (you will have to search well because sometimes it is out of stock) and 3.1 6 feet going for 1400.

Amazon 2.0 3 feet is 700 bucks.

I don't think 3.1 is needed unless you have specific data transfer use cases.

 

I've used the braided AB iOS C to lightning cable a few years ago, and it was absolutely crap. Never charged my iPad via laptop, while the official Apple cable never had issues. 

Not a fan of AB cables in general since. 

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43 minutes ago, Bird Bird Bird said:

 

I've used the braided AB iOS C to lightning cable a few years ago, and it was absolutely crap. Never charged my iPad via laptop, while the official Apple cable never had issues. 

Not a fan of AB cables in general since. 

Just got one of those too. It is working fine with my work iPhone with the laptop. I don't have an iPad to test.

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13 hours ago, Lazyboy8134 said:

Are there any good type C to C cables available?

 

Planning to buy the 25W Samsung charging brick as the default 15w one is just too slow. 

 

Should I get the charger + cable combo from tata cliq or should I get a different and better cable?

Got an Ambrane Type C to C cable and it works flawlessly. Also got an Ambrane charging brick and it fast charges my Pixel 4a.

https://www.amazon.in/gp/product/B082LSVT4B/

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42 minutes ago, KunjanPSD said:

Need to get a basic color printer for a kid's school needs.

Priority is cost/print although will obviously refill it locally later on.

Any suggestions which are not very expensive and provides a decent value?

Epson, Hp ink advantage printers. 

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Not sure if this is the correct place. Asking for a friend. He just bought s22 ultra and is looking for bluetooth ear buds. 
 

which ones should he go for?

1. Sony - 1000XM4

2. Bose - quietcomfort/soundsport

3. Samsung - Galaxy Buds 2

 

from price perspective there is a huge diff, but he willing to spend more if sony/bose will give better experience with seamless connectivity.

 

 

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14 hours ago, Nathan.Drake said:

Not sure if this is the correct place. Asking for a friend. He just bought s22 ultra and is looking for bluetooth ear buds. 
 

which ones should he go for?

1. Sony - 1000XM4

2. Bose - quietcomfort/soundsport

3. Samsung - Galaxy Buds 2

 

from price perspective there is a huge diff, but he willing to spend more if sony/bose will give better experience with seamless connectivity.

 

 

XM4 - If he has the budget. 

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