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Old 01-16-2012, 05:21 AM
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Default safe to wear headphone in light rain/snowfall

today it began to snow for the second time in the winter.
i wondered if it is safe for the headphones/player to use still the headphones (in general) when it's raining/snowing.
when i used to have my inears i didn't care much and didn't put them away.
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Old 01-16-2012, 05:44 AM
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Extreme situations is why everyone needs a beater DAP & phones. I use my clips out on the water all the time and so far I've not lost one yet ...
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Old 01-17-2012, 01:25 PM
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wow. back then when i used to have some archos player (with 256mb ) it broke just after the second rain
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My saying of the week is "Everybody should own a Sansa Clip". This might be another reason.

Walking in a light snow, with a Clip set to shuffle, and clipped inside my jacket. IEMs. Not worried at all.

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Old 01-17-2012, 02:30 PM
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My saying of the week is "Everybody should own a Sansa Clip". This might be another reason.

Walking in a light snow, with a Clip set to shuffle, and clipped inside my jacket. IEMs. Not worried at all.

Steve
We need to find that article that WalkGood made on reasons to own a Clip

On-topic, I don't really see a problem with using headphones in the rain, although I would still keep it away from heavy moisture.
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Old 01-17-2012, 06:09 PM
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well, at the moment i use the shure srh 440 as main phones. my in ears are still out for repair. for full sized phones i can see a problem with the moisture though.
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Umbrella? I use full size cans and the only annoying thing is banging them with the umbrella stem. Have to admit I dvr the *early* morning news for the weather every day though.
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I use my TMA-1s outside all the time, I however also use a hood to cover my headphones whenever I have to be out in the rain/snow.
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umbrella? never heard of that

actually i have never thought about that... maybe it's too simple
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We need to find that article that WalkGood made on reasons to own a Clip ...
You mean this updated post Everyone should own a beater DAP and IEM/headphone combo. 3 of my v1 clips are refurbs that cost me under $20.00 which work great for extreme situations.
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