[access-uk] Re: ZENSTONE - IN THE EAR HEADPHONES

Yes Peter I Fuloly agree, as a Long cane user for Years and always using my
ears I have had the displeasure of finding out what it would have been like
to have worn headphones whilst walking out as I have lost most of my hearing
now.  Christine.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Beasley" <p.beasley@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, July 04, 2007 12:49 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: ZENSTONE - IN THE EAR HEADPHONES


> Surely for a totally blind person to wear headphones of any type while
> walking in the street is extremely silly as far as I am concerned.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ian Macrae" <ian.macrae@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, July 04, 2007 12:40 PM
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: ZENSTONE - IN THE EAR HEADPHONES
>
>
> Carol, there are the Zennheizer in-ear ones which are sold by Tapesense.
> Creative themselves sell a pair of in-ear noise reducing headphones.  It's
> worth saying that these fit pretty snugly and claim to knock out about 90%
> of ambient noise.  They certainly do kill a lot of it, and for that reason
> may not necessarily be what a totally blind person needs or wants.  I've
> used them on the Tube with both the Stone and the text reader on my
courier
> and they are very effective.  But my wife is rather anxious about me using
> them in the street.  They're sold under the Creative Zen brand and cost
> around £40.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of
> Carol Pearson
> Sent: 04 July 2007 12:26
> To: Access UK Mailing List
> Subject: [access-uk] ZENSTONE - IN THE EAR HEADPHONES
>
> Hi all,
>
> What headphones are folk using with the Zenstone that are similar but
better
> quality to the Zen's supplied headphones.  Ideally I need them just
slightly
> smaller and with a bit of padding and to fit right in the ear.
>
> Any suggestions would be most welcome.
>
> Thanks.
>
> --
> Carol
> carol.pearson@xxxxxxxxxxxx
>
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