Advent AW-770 Wireless Headphones
(23 Epinions reviews)
Epinions Product Rating:
The Advent AW770 900MHz Wireless Headphones are Great!
Oct 4, 2002 (Updated Feb 1, 2003)
Review by surferdude7
Rated a Very Helpful Review
Pros:Great sound with included NiCad rechargeable batteries.
Cons:The 300 feet range seems a little far!
The Bottom Line: For a wireless headphone set it produces a great sound!
The Advent AW770 wireless headphones give you an operating range of 300 feet from the transmitter. Now you can listen from your TV, CD player, Radio and more from about 300 feet away without any wires.
Recommend this product?
The Advent AW770
The head phones consist of a wireless headphone and a transmitter. They come with 3 AAA NiCad batteries that can be recharged by plugging the headphones to the transmitter with a supplied wire. The batteries are rated to give you about 10 hours of use before recharging.
The transmitter is about 5 inches in a round type diameter. You plug the transmitter into an AC outlet and then connect it to the source of what you wish to hear. There is an antenna that can be flipped up for better reception between the transmitter and the headphone. There are two tuning wheels on the transmitter, one for the master volume and the other is for tuning with the headphones.
The headphones also have two tuning wheels one for volume and the other for tuning in with the transmitter. There is also an on and off switch in the headphones, plus a red LED light on each ear piece when light up showing you it is in stereo and working.
Full-range headphones with a Padded Headband
300-foot transmission range
Rechargeable Ni-Cad batteries
Analog audio inputs
Transmission range: 912.5 to 914.5 MHz
Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20KHz
Signal-to-noise ratio: 60 dB
Channel separation: 30 dB
Distortion: Less than 1.5%
Warranty: One-year limited
At first I thought I was going to have to take them back till I tuned the headphones and the transmitter correctly in with each other. Once tuned in (Very easy if you will read the instructions first which I didnt.) they produce a great clear stereo sound that impressed me very much.
Turning the volume at over ¾ volume gives you a distorted sound, I tried tuning in with the transmitter again but it didnt change. For me ¼ to ½ volume was plenty of volume.
Taking a walk around the yard did produce some various results. The transmitter was inside on my portable stereo unit tuned into my favorite FM station. Walking all around the house produced no sound loss at all. Getting about 200 feet from the house started some distortion and it cleared up if I turned my head the right way. About 250 feet from the house and the distortion got so bad that I had to move closer to the house.
Now taking my portable stereo unit outside with the transmitter at 250 feet away the distortion was barely noticeable. At about 275 feet away I had to start turning my head for the proper sound and at 300 feet away it was sounding pretty bad.
Now mowing the grass with the head phones on worked pretty good tough I had to turn the volume up to about ¾ right before it gets that distorted sound to be able to hear my music while moving the lawn.
Overall the batteries lasted me about 9 & ½ hours before I needed to recharge them and it took about 4 hours to fully charge them.
The headphones are very comfortable and cover over the entire ears. The Advent AW770 wireless headphones are easy to use and understand if you read the instructions first.
The sound quality is great if you leave the volume under ¾ and stay within a distance of about 200 feet from the transmitter.
The Advent AW770 wireless headphones list for about $99.
Here are some of my other reviews!
Thank You for Reading Them!
Advent Wireless Indoor-Outdoor Speaker
Onkyo TX DS787 Surround Sound AV receiver
Sony XM Satellite Radio Receiver Home Package
Polk DS7200 Home Theater System
Harman/Kardon AVR 520 Surround Sound AV Receiver
The Harman Kardon AVR 325 Receiver
Kenwood VR 4080 Surround Sound AV receiver
JBL 12" Powerbass Subwoofer
The Samsung SIR-T151 HDTV Terrestrial Receiver
CHANNEL MASTER REMOTE CONTROL ROTATOR
Things to know before Buying a New Receiver!
Read all comments (3)
Share this product review with your friends
Beyerdynamic DT 770 M Monitoring Headphones for Drummers Standard item# 272023 condition: New Finally, you can hear the onstage mix the way you like i...
Item Title Sony MDR-770LP Lightweight Headphones (Black) Brand New Sealed Description Pressure-relieving pads 30mm Driver units 3.9ft Cord with cord a...
Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro 250Ohms Dynamic Closed Headphone, 5Hz-35kHz Frequency Response, 10' Single Sided Coiled Cable with Stereo Jack Plug & 1/4 Adap...
Raise volume without disturbing others. Wireless headphones for TV or computer receive sound up to 100' from transmitter and feature cushioned ear pad...
DESCRIPTION SUMMARY Beyerdynamic DT 770 M - Full Retail and Brand New Factory Sealed !! Closed Diffuse Field Headphone with Straight Single Sided Cabl...
Sony MDR-770LP Headphones (Black) Home About Us Shipping Info Feedback Return Policy FAQ Contact Us Add our store to your favorites and receive exclus...
The RS 110 is an RF wireless headphone system with open, supra-aural headphones. They feature a transparent, well-balanced sound with excellent bass r...
Over-Ear Wireless Headphone Enjoy the freedom of no wires with the SYNC by 50 Over-ear wireless headphones featuring Kleer technology. Lossless audio ...
Phones - Listen to TV or music without any troublesome wires! Whether you're relaxing or doing chores, these extra-cushioned headphones let you hear ...
Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro 32Ohms Dynamic Closed Headphone, 5Hz-35kHz Frequency Response, Limited Anniversary Edition The Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro 32Ohms ...