USB C Dongle Anyone Use Them Still[emoji780]

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Since headphone jacks are pretty much gone does anyone still use a dongle in the USB C port with headphones? I have pretty much gone Bluetooth.

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I have a dongle that came with my Lenovo duet Chromebook, but I don't use it anymore.

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Never used or owned one. I have 6 sets of bluetooth earbuds though... I think I actually paid for two of them... maybe 3. Also have a pretty nice pair of Bose wireless NC700 headphones which I also didn't pay for lol.
 

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Never used or owned one. I have 6 sets of bluetooth earbuds though... I think I actually paid for two of them... maybe 3. Also have a pretty nice pair of Bose wireless NC700 headphones which I also didn't pay for lol.
Lol
You like the bose headphones?
 

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Yeah they're very nice in my opinion. Definitely not what I would have chosen if I was spending £350 on a pair of headphones, but as a "free" gift with a pickle sicks theyare very nice.
Expensive good gift though

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I use mine occasionally, have an older set of wired Sony headphones that I use in bed. Never could get used to ear buds.

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I'm using Google Pixel Buds Pro now. Most comfortable set of earbuds I've ever had. Often forget I have them in,

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I'm using Google Pixel Buds Pro now. Most comfortable set of earbuds I've ever had. Often forget I have them in,

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Yeah I find them comfortable also and the range from your device I find pretty good
 

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Never used a USB C dongle. I almost always have a computer on when at home connected to an audio system, phone can be used to control Spotify remotely and I see no reason to invest in Bluetooth speakers.

When away from the house I usually have access to Bluetooth audio.
 

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I have 3 pairs of Google nest speakers. Living room, kitchen and family room
All pairs set in stereo mode , I'm very happy with this setup for general listening.

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My Redmi Note 10 Pro still has the headphone jack, as do all current Redmi's, but I never use it because my Bluetooth Xiaomi Buds 3 Pro sound wonderful.

I really don't like the old headphone wires hanging around my neck.

Never, ever used a dongle.

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I keep one with a pair of wired earbuds in the side pocket of my key pouch as back up for when my Bluetooth earbuds run out of battery or if for some reason I do not have them with me. I will always have my keys with me ergo I will always have the USB dongle with wired earbuds with me.
 

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I keep one with a pair of wired earbuds in the side pocket of my key pouch as back up for when my Bluetooth earbuds run out of battery or if for some reason I do not have them with me. I will always have my keys with me ergo I will always have the USB dongle with wired earbuds with me.
That's a good way to go about it
 

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I do, but that's because I use wired earbuds at the gym.

My other USB-C dongle is for my iFi Hip DAC 2. I use the DAC when I listen to FLAC on my phone in bed before going to sleep. I need the DAC to drive my Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro headphones (250 ohm impedance).
 

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I do, but that's because I use wired earbuds at the gym.

My other USB-C dongle is for my iFi Hip DAC 2. I use the DAC when I listen to FLAC on my phone in bed before going to sleep. I need the DAC to drive my Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro headphones (250 ohm impedance).

Isn't using wired earbuds at the gym Dante's fifth circle of hell?
 

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I use a dongle 99% of the time because I hate bluetooth honestly. I'm used to having a headphone jack, so since that's not around, I use the dongle. A wired connection will always sound better than bluetooth. I use it for listening to music in my car. We use two vehicles though and I occasionally am forced to use bluetooth since I only have one dongle.

The most annoying thing for me about the dongle is the fact that I swear every 3-4 months, it shorts out and I gotta order another one. I swear, with an actual 3.5 mm port and real aux cable, this never happens. But, it is what it is. I miss the days when features like 3.5mm headphone jack ports and SD card support were things that were on phones.
 

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