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do the new earpods fit all ears?

19445 Views 35 Replies Latest reply: Jan 6, 2014 7:40 PM by mynameisbrunob RSS
  • chinjazz Level 1 Level 1 (20 points)
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    Nov 28, 2012 7:38 PM (in response to chadokimu)

    A while back with the older set of Apple headphones my wife ran into issues and went to a running store and bought a set of rubber inserts called Yurbuds.   If they made a specific pair to fit the new EarBuds, it would be smart.  While my set I got from my wife isn't a perfect fit, it really works well, and sound isn't compromised.

  • chadokimu Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Nov 28, 2012 8:58 PM (in response to chinjazz)

    Not exactly an elegant fix, but I cut thin strips from band-aid type adhesive bandages (look for the webby matte kind as they are more flexible) and stuck them around the rim of the earpods.  They move around a lot less now and I am a lot happier with the fit.

  • Darrell Toland Level 1 Level 1 (20 points)
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    Mar 11, 2013 3:48 PM (in response to Quangfromnsw)

    I just received them as a gift. Great sound but they don't even go into my ears very well. They hang on my ears tho and generally don't fall out completely. I was hoping to work out with them in but can only work at my desk! Bah! Anyhoo, they do sound good. If they were half the size, they'd fit.

  • Joe7894 Calculating status...
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    Apr 9, 2013 3:15 AM (in response to Quangfromnsw)

    I've been using some for a while now but my ears must be too small because they ache after a 15 minute stint...  Are the Apple Earbuds any better for small eared people?  I'd love to try some but they're so **** expensive...

  • Thomas Hanrahan Level 1 Level 1 (20 points)
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    Dec 27, 2013 6:02 PM (in response to Joe7894)

    I have small ear canals and the new earbuds do not fit. I have to put them in with the main output sideways. They sound great, but I won't be able to wear them this way. I'll go back to using my super cheap but good Panasonic earbuds I think I paid $7 for on Amazon.

  • mynameisbrunob Calculating status...
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    Jan 6, 2014 7:40 PM (in response to Firebay)

    I agree with Firebay!

    These earbuds fall out of my ear regularly.

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