We All Get a Little Wired Up Sometimes
Late last year we told you about a company that was known for their earbuds and had broken into the headphone market with a bang. Their Tracks Air Bluetooth wireless headphones were among the best we had ever used and still sound as great today as they did on day one. But believe it or not, there are times when wireless just isn’t as convenient. Heresy you say? Read on.
Wireless technology (especially Bluetooth) has made our lives easier and tangle-free. The simple setup by pairing with a device is something even our 9-yr old can handle. But…they run on batteries. And batteries run out. And batteries are pricey. And…well, you get the picture.
There are also times when we are in range of more than one Bluetooth compatible device, and there is nothing like kids arguing over who gets to use the headphone and then using their devices to ‘take control’ of a headset from their sibling. Instant arguments. Wired headsets solve all of these issues and fortunately SOL REPUBLIC has us covered with their Master Tracks line. On a recent trip to Chicago to visit C2E2 they came in very handy.
Peace and quiet for mom & dad in the front seat. No longer did we have to hear an Angry Bird or candy being crushed. We were able to pick a channel on the radio that WE wanted to listen to. The fit and comfort of the headphones allowed our daughter to play the ride away with very little sound leakage in (to her) and none at all out to us.
In the hotel room I was able to drown out Spongebob Squarepants on the room’s TV and focus on some music from one of my favorite groups, Gaelic Storm. It’s a sad day when bagpipes and fiddles are more soothing than a children’s cartoon!
You’ll notice the padded top of the band. A very important feature if you wear headphones for an extended period of time (I tend to fall asleep and nap with them on). There is also generous padding on the adjustable ear pieces, allowing for better comfort and more noise isolation. Did I mention that the headband is interchangeable? There are a large number of color options and even some limited edition versions that you can swap out your standard one with.
If you’re looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift for that someone special, this is it. Get him the base set and a homemade ‘gift card’ for the headband of his choice.
Or…you can win one from SahmReviews and SOL REPUBLIC right now!
SOL REPUBLIC Master Tracks Headphones (ARV $200)
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93 thoughts on “We All Get a Little Wired Up Sometimes”
I will check into these.
I would use these with my iPhone while on my daily walks.
I would use them with my computer – & my son with his. We need some new headphones badly!
I also like the padding at the top. They look like they’re designed well.
Interesting! I know of many headsets that will sync with iPads, for instance Logitech. I don’t know about giving my husband’s 8 year old a $200 headset, but I sure don’t have a problem buying a Logitech wireless (a kid can’t tangle or damage the cables since it has none) for $27.99. Then again, she does have an expensive iPad LOL. Still, I’m not just sold on the idea that somehow these are better. Unless the child is a musical prodigy even if they are sound superior, I don’t know he or she could tell the difference (or that a kid would care).
we are always needing headphone like these
love the enless possibilities!
crosisng my fingers on the giveaway, these look amazing
Ah, I do like big headphones and these look good!
Love all the color options! I’d use it with my cell phone to listen to music/videos/movies.
I would use them myself to tune out the noise the kids make and I would also use them for the kids to let them listen to their music as their taste is much different then my and then my 7 year old could listen to Frozen let it go for the mliionth time in a row with out me having to listen to it.
Those are definitely the comfy kind! And I like that they have the different headbands, too!
My nine year old just told me that he needed new headphones and these sound like they would be perfect for him!
I like that these are like noise cancellation headphones. We certainly do have a lot of headphones around here already, but would consider these if we needed a new pair.
With my laptop.
My son has been looking for some new headphones. These look like they would be a good option!
Those look really cool. Sometimes life is just easier with wires.
I am so checking into these fro son. They sound really good.
Awesome headphones! Love the look and style. And the padding looks so comfy!
with my laptop… while sipping my starbucks…. fingers crossed
I so need these because I do not want to hear any candy crushing, or puppies barking,
We all use wired headsets at home. i do have a wireless pair I wear when I am cleaning house. But i do prefer the wired headset.
I have their earbuds that I use to go running – the Relays. I will not run with any other headphone now. The sound quality is amazing.
I need these so much! Good headphones are a must for us!
That’s a nice giveaway, and it was super easy to enter! Thanks for hosting.
I would use the Master Tracks with my iPad
Seems cool enough for me, and add the fact you can customize it. Thanks for sharing.
These would be great for my son to use with his leappad. Thanks for sharing.
My son needs a pair of headphones. These look great!
These look awesome. I would like to try these.
I have a pair of Sol headphones and they really sound great. It’s nice to hook them up to the smartphone or MP3 player to enjoy some music on.
I need these in my life! Kiddo could use them in the car when watching videos on the computer. I love all the color options available!
My son could definitely use a pair of these. It would make a great gift for him.
Such stylish headphone and a great solution when you have more then one child. Each can listen and enjoy without fights.
i would use it with my computer and listen to music
I entered. Not sure I did it right. I did the first entry and then tried the bonus one and it said I had already entered.
At any rate, these headphones look cool. 🙂
It’s so nice that you can’t hear what she’s listening to. Sometimes I hear people’s music on the plane and it makes me crazy!
I would use them with my smartphone and IPod. I think I would also plug them into my desktop too!
I have not used headphones in ages! These ones look pretty cool though!
My Macbook is everything…
My daughter would love using these with her iPhone!
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I would use these with my iPhone!
I don’t know the answer to your question–because, if I win, I’ll be giving these to my 30yo daughter. She is a disabled Vet and has been wanting headphones for a long time. She can’t afford to buy them and she’s not able to wear ear-buds. Thanks for the giveaway.
I would give them to my daughter to use with her iphone.
I would use it with my laptop.
pc and smartphone
I would use them with my laptop!
Love the USA XIV (2014) Headband!
This are so colorful!
I would use it with my desktop computer. I would also take it with me when hiking.
I would love to give these to my granddaughter because she likes to play her laptop loud
Sweetie would use this w/his tablet. Gracias for the giveaway!
With my computer because they rock.
I’d use them with my Galaxy S3.
I would use these with my iTouch and with my computer. Thanks for the chance. Winning these would be amazing!
I would use it with my tablet and laptop
My master tracks would be used with my iphone
I would use them mostly with my laptop.
I’d totally use these with my phone and my home computer. Heck even at work. I’m not seeing a place where I couldn’t use them!
Wow I hope I can win these!! Sol Republic makes amazing headphones!!!!
can canadians enter? these look interesting
Unfortunately this one is for U.S. residents only (terms set by the prize sponsor). Sorry!
The headphone looks nice,I will prance if I get it 😀
I would use this with my iPod and Nexus 7
These are some awesome headphones
I would use them with an iPad.
I would love to use these with my laptop!
I would use these with my computer, Kindle, and mp3 player.
I would use them with my laptop and with my new smartphone.
As the question: What device would your master tracks be used with?” is a great question…. Imagine, if you might a person that has the use of on ly one arm / hand! Now you can imagine that person owning such an amazing headset – well that person is me! Interesting? Well I know of many headsets that I’ve wanted to purchase, but with limited funds I have this wont be possible unless I win a set. I also know that I will share these with my family when they use this old, used computer, and I sure don’t have a problem telling others about the greatness that came from using the headset. Then again, that’s only if I am fortunate to be selected – LOL. It’s primary purpose would be to help me study (retain) the knowledge of computers. Still, I’m just a person that prior to my accident’s injury (effecting my my right arm / hand) was helping to repair computers and a supervisor for a great company. Until the driver of a vehicle injured me as I walking and had no insurance! Still I help regardless if it be a child / adult with computer problems / web design even if I don’t receive any form of payment.
I would give these to my partner, to use with his laptop for games and music production.
I’d use it with my ipad. 🙂
WIth my Macbook!!!
Would probably be used with an iPad by my grandson.
probably use it to watch movies on my laptop
These would be used with our computers and in car DVD players.
I would use them with a Ipad.
Perfect for my LO (little musician in training!)
would use it with my laptop
I would use them with my ipod
i would use it with my cell phone and computer
These would be great for our online schooling!
I’d use the Headphones with my iPhone!
I would use these with my ipod
I would share these with my dad and use them with my phone when i work out.
I would use them with my iPhone 5c.
it would be used for my laptop
I would use it with my laptop.
I would use them on my computer and iPod
I would use them with my laptop.
I would use them with my laptop.