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Dan asked: “I’d like to pair a set of headphones with my Sony Bravia TV. What product would you recommend?”
Dan, depending on what Bravia model you have, it may or may not already have bluetooth built in. If it doesn’t, you can pick up a bluetooth transmitted for cheap online. The pairing processes is usually a mystery with those, but once you get it working it should stay paired.
As for the headphones themselves, if you have a little bit of a budget, for around $400 you can get Sony’s own MDR-1000x headphones.
The latest generation comes with very good noise cancellation and some smart features, like the ability to let sounds in without taking the headphones off (for example, if someone is speaking to you), or to leave certain frequencies open, which might come in handy if you take them with you on the go and want to be able to hear announcements. More importantly, these headphones offer very good sound quality and should have no trouble connecting to your Sony TV.
If you’re more interested in the budget range, Jabra’s Move will cost you $50, they offer good sound, 8 hours of battery life, and should be comfortable to wear.
Somewhere in the middle, the Sennheiser HD 4s should give you very good sound, they’re very padded and comfortable to wear, and you’ll get 25 hours worth of battery life on a single charge. The HD4s will cost you around $150.