Serious flaw in Bose headphones

23 April 2005   7 comments   Music

https://www.peterbe.com/plog/noise-reduction-headphones

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Perhaps you saw my praise over my new Bose headphones with noise reduction a couple of days ago. Well, now I've discovered a serious flaw that I didn't realise before.

When you run out of batteries, like I have now, the headphones don't work at all. Granted that the noise reduction feature can't work without batteries but I should at least be able to listen to music in them don't you think?

It should work like this:

function listen2music():
    if hasBatteryPower():
       playMusic(enable_noise_reduction=true)
    else:
       playMusic(enable_noise_reduction=false)

Comments

Chenault
carry extra batteries and have the best souond with the most comfort possible
Mash
batteries? get urslf n mp3 playa m8 n stop usin ur cassette walkman. no batteries, no worries n no fuss. out wit de old n in wit de new. u go2 roll wit de times man.
dr
He's talking about the HEADPHONES running out of battery power, not the device that is playing music into them.

You speak like a 2-year-old being taught ebonics in school. Stop.
Peter Bengtsson
Thank you!
Spam Robot
My hi-fi stopped working at home when I didn't pay the electricity bill.

Now THAT's a serious flaw, man!
Dj fuQ
Agreed - anyone who denies this flaw or comments otherwise is a complete idiot. I was just searching for a way to disable this bug.
Anonymous
how do you replace the batteries in the headphone??
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