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iPod Headphone Splitters Are the New Milkshake-with-2-Straws

Ah, romance! If my boyfriend asked me to plug my earphones into his audio splitter on the bus so we could listen to the same song or watch the same episode of Lost, I would think he was astoundingly dorky and fabulously romantic.

I've always been aware of audio splitters, but I'm feeling googly-eyed today and am actually considering buying one — specifically this one by iSound, which is only $10 and includes an extra pair of earphones.

I'm kinda thinking about plugging it into my iPhone so we can party-line someone, sort of like the way your grandparents do on your birthday. Or, you know, not.

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Madara1 Madara1 8 years
that is so sweet
TsuKata TsuKata 8 years
I agree with SweetnLow. Whenever we travel together, my DH needs the volume up to a point that it's painful for me...probably because he insists on using cheapie earbuds, whereas I have sound-cancelling Philips ones. Speaking of, does anyone have a recommendation for a good splitter with volume controls?
lushylashes lushylashes 8 years
great idea
itsme3683 itsme3683 8 years
Yeah it just plugs into the headphone jack, eckeltricity, so it'll work on anything. I had a fancy Belkin one with individual volume controls that had really good sound, considering. I know it's around somewhere....
eckeltricity eckeltricity 8 years
Does this work with all mp3 players?
macgirl macgirl 8 years
We use this when we go on a flight so we can watch and listen to the same movie on our MacBook Pro :-)
kcwebgirl kcwebgirl 8 years
volume control is a definite. my old roommate had bionic ears and she could hear whispers and i have hearing problems so i couldn't hear anything!
chicobo chicobo 8 years
I agree with LittleRedRyan; it usually degrades the sound a lot. It literally SPLITS the sound...I mean you'll have it in all 4 years but the sound degrades.
LittleRedRyan LittleRedRyan 8 years
I've found that unless it's a powered splitter that amplifies the sound splitters really don't do very good. Spend the extra $40 and make the listening experience worthwhile.
SweetnLow SweetnLow 8 years
Volume controls on a splitter is a MUST!!
mondaymoos mondaymoos 8 years
This is a good idea! And super cheap! Perfect for the next time I'm on a flight with someone. :D
star54 star54 8 years
I've had to share my headphones so many times, and it totally ruins the music when you can only hear it from one ear. This is a great idea.
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