Philips ActionFit SHQ1017/28 Sports In-Ear Headset (Black/Red) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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- Designed with a water resistant seal to protect your headphones from sweat related damage.
- Acoustics finely tuned to enhance the sporting experience - fuel for your workout and 3 sizes of ultra-soft silicon caps sit comfortably in your ears without adding pressure to them whilst blocking out unwanted noise.
- The 60cm short cable is design for armband use. You may also find your perfect fit by using the 60cm extension cable. The ideal cable length to give you the freedom to put your audio device where you want and a clip helps fix cable securely.
- The super sleek microphone and controller allows you to talk, listen and control your iPod/iPhone/iPad remotely. And since it is constructed of waterproof materials you never have to worry about it getting damaged from sweat or rain.
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Designed with fitness enthusiasts in mind, the Philips ActionFit In-ear headset offers the high-quality sound and innovative features you need to push your workout to the next level. Three sizes of interchangeable silicone ear caps ensure a comfortable, secure fit while you move. Made with antimicrobial and water-resistant materials, this headset features a water-resistant seal that prevents sweat-related damage and allows for convenient washing. Compatible with iPhone, ActionFit allows you to receive calls and control your music remotely.
Sleek microphone and control system allow you to talk, listen, and control your iPod, iPhone, or iPad remotely.
Water-resistant seal protects headset from sweat-related damage. View larger.
The headset is constructed from antimicrobial and water-resistant materials, and a water-resistant seal protects the headset from sweat-related damage.
Immerse Yourself in the Music
Philips ActionFit In-ear headset features superbly isolated earbuds that deliver bass-thumping stereo sound, giving you extra fuel for your workout.
Music and Mic Control
ActionFit's sleek microphone and control system allow you to talk, listen, and control your iPod, iPhone, or iPad remotely. Accept and reject calls, change tracks, and adjust volume without having to take out your music device.
Interchangeable Ear Caps for a Secure Fit
This headset features three sizes of ultra-soft silicone ear caps to ensure the speakers sit snugly and comfortably in your ears, blocking out unwanted outside noise without adding pressure.
Customizable Cable Length
ActionFit lets you choose the ideal length for your headphone cable. A standard 60-centimeter (23.6 inches) short cable is included for armband use while exercising. It also comes with a 60-centimeter (23.6 inches) extension cable that gives you the freedom to put your audio device wherever you want.
For added convenience, a cable clip allows you to fasten the cord to your clothes in an unobtrusive location, so you can stay in the zone.
Philips has a brand promise of "sense and simplicity" that encapsulates their commitment to understanding and catering to the desires and needs of consumers and customers. By putting end users front and center, Philips creates innovative products that are designed around people's needs and aspirations, and are both advanced and easy to use. With 60,000 registered patents, Philips is a global leader in innovation, and receives numerous international design awards every year.
What's in the Box
Philips ActionFit In-ear headset (SHQ1017/28), three sets of interchangeable ear caps, carrying pouch, 60-centimeter extension cable (23.6 inches), cable clip, and instructions.
ActionFit Headphones & Headsets
|In-ear headphones SHQ1000/28||In-ear headset SHQ1017/28||Earhook headphones SHQ3000/28||Earhook universal headset SHQ3005/28||Earhook headset SHQ3017/28||Neckband headphones SHQ4000/28||Neckband headset SHQ4017/28||Bluetooth neckband headset SHB6017/28|
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|Designed for Active Use|
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|Made for iPod/iPhone/iPad||•||•||•||•|
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Top Customer Reviews
I rounded up to 3 stars, if Amazon gave half stars, this would be a solid 2.5.
A little background on me and my reason for purchasing these buds:
I jog/run about 10mi/wk. Recently, I've started toting my old iPhone 3GS with me in order to track my workouts via the RunKeeper app. Being summer in New Orleans and running outside, I sweat profusely. I didn't get a mile before my sweat on the remote of the pack-in iPhone headphones caused the iPhone to start wigging out. Voice control would kick in every 5 seconds, songs would skip forward/back, etc. No music for me for the rest of THAT run. So, upon getting home, I dried out the iPhone buds and tried a few things, covering remote in packing tape (lasted about 2 miles on the next run before flipping out) and using this tweak on my jailbroken phne to disable Voice Control (can you believe Apple doesn't have a toggle to turn this BS feature off???) : [...]
So I'd fixed the Voice Control issue, but my buds were still useless. I tried using my old Zune buds, which worked fine, but not having the remote and no physical buttons on the iPhone became a big drag quickly. Off I went to Amazon to find a decent pair of cheap, water/sweat resistant buds with an iPhone-compatible remote. Easy, right? I mean, I see zillions of people exercising with iPhones every day, they can't all be using the pack-in buds and listening to their music in FF or Voice Dialing grandma and leaving her messages of heavy breathing, right?
After a day's research, it came down to the Philips and the following buds:
Jabras (wasn't sure about the quality of buds from a manufacturer really known for their headsets):
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The Philips ActionFit ear buds are perfect for the following reasons:
* Designed to fit ear without falling out while exercising
* Moisture resistant mainly when sweating or cooling my face with a squirt from my water bottle.
* Extra length extension cord allows me to place the Ipod in one of my back jersey pockets.
* Volume control and Ipod control on upper cord near my neck is handy while riding.
* Does not entirely block sounds like cars or conversation noise, so that I can still hear around me.
* Good sound quality
The only issue I had was the connector appears to be gold and reacted with my sweat and the contacts in the ipod (two different metals plus salty sweat equals chemical reaction). After only one day, there was a bunch of corrosion on the plug and some of the remote functions stopped working. I was able to clean off the corrosion and regain my remote functions with a little bit of work. I now wear my ipod with the plug coming out of the top of the arm band and it's help prevent too much sweat from collecting in the headphone jack and causing issues. I've used it about every day for another month without the corrosion issues.
4 stars instead of 5 only because of the corrosion issues.
I've been running about 20-25 miles a week for 6 months in these. They've never gotten "wet" (rained on or dropped into a bathtub), but they do get VERY sweaty. After about a month of wear, the remote stopped working. The earphones still work fine, but it's annoying to not have the remote.
That being said, the earphones do stay in my ears, and work very consistently for sound -- just not iPod controls.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Very good except for the stems that are too thin .i had too repair them with sugruPublished 23 months ago by Colin Sutton
They work very well but upon purchased they were already broken when i received them. Besides that they work well.Published on June 16, 2014 by Joshua Bogdan
Pros: Sound was good(not quality but loud w/ base).
Cons: The sweat-proof covers do help but the sweat seems to collect in the ear hole anyway, which makes you... Read more
This headset was longer than I thought it would be due to the extension. I like it and use it everyday.Published on December 23, 2013 by Michael R. Alexander
I have been using these for 4 months as my work out head phones. Went for a run today and the right ear piece broke along the way. Read morePublished on December 18, 2013 by Denver5280
Phillips headphones are always usually pretty good. The problem with these however is that the remote on the right earbud wire is a little bit klunky and cause s drag when your... Read morePublished on November 16, 2013 by A. Cole
I needed a pair of headphones for my Iphone 5S and these work great. No more skipping songs to voice control - never had any problems and work awesome. Read morePublished on October 26, 2013 by Jason