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The Very Best Bluetooth iPod Accessories for On the Go Users

written by: KennethSleight•edited by: Daniel P. McGoldrick•updated: 1/30/2011

Anyone who has an iPod probably uses it on the go and has to deal with those dangling earbud cords. These are especially irritating to people who want to use their iPods during a workout or while jogging. Here’s the solution: a list of Bluetooth iPod accessories on the go.

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    Sony Bluetooth Wireless Transmitter for iPod

    sony transmitter Many Bluetooth iPod accessories are worth your while. The very first thing you are going to need to free yourself from that tangled earbud wire is a transmitter. While there are several Bluetooth wireless transmitters for the iPod, the one offered by Sony is the hands down best choice. It is very small so it won’t add bulk to the iPod. There is only one button to deal with so using it is a snap and it draws its power directly from the iPod so there is no need charge it separately. For $51.84 you can begin the process of crawling out of your electrical spiderweb.

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    JayBird Sportsband Bluetooth Headphones

    jaybird If you are an avid runner or like to hit the weight room, the Jaybird Sportsband Headphones are the perfect Bluetooth accessories for ipod users like you. The headband style is far superior to in the ear buds because they won’t short out if they get drenched in sweat. These headphones aren’t just functional though, they offer good sound quality in an extremely stylish package. Not only will you feel good when you use them, you’ll look good too. With a battery life of 8 to 11 hours and a $88.69 price this headset may be the last one you ever buy.

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    Sony DRBT50 Stereo Bluetooth Headset

    sony headset For the true on the go audiophile, there is no better Bluetooth headset than the Sony DRBT50. The sound quality is simply amazing and there are absolutely no drops nor any static. With the soft cushion around the actual cans these headphones can be worn for hours on end without any discomfort. The cushion serves double duty as a passive noise reducer as well. The battery life runs anywhere from 14 to 17 hours and if the battery dies it is replaceable (one of the very few headsets with this option). The pairing is easy with a one touch setup and the sizing is done with a sturdy old school adjustable slider shafts. These originally retailed at $229.99 but are available at for $117.99, an amazing deal.

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    Sony DR-BT21IK/B Wireless Transmitter and Bluetooth Headset for iPod

    bluetooth set Getting a matched set of transmitter and headphones that you already know are compatible is easy, especially if you are looking for the Sony brand. Having the two ordered together eliminates the possibility of non-compatibility. For $149.99, you get great sounding headphones with the best Bluetooth transmitter on the market. The 90 foot range allows you to set your iPod down and do your housework, cook dinner, work in the yard – this set immediately sets you free and allow you to be on the go, whether its at home or not.

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    Motorola S9 Special Edition *Black on Black* Stereo Bluetooth Headset

    motorola s9 The Amazon product specs on the Motorola S9 make it look like a great choice for using as a bluetooth ipod accessories on the go. “Weighing barely an ounce, the lightweight and discreet Motorola Bluetooth Active Headphones S9 let you wirelessly control your music and calls using the integrated touch controls on the sides of the headband." It allows you to bring your music with you without worrying about the mess of wires. This is a great alternative for using in the car, around the house or when exercising. It also comes with a built in microphone so that it can be used with cell phones like the iPhone. The $57.99 price point makes it not only affordable but a perfect match to the Sony transmitter mentioned above.