About the Klipsch T5 Neckband
On-the-go and in-the-office headphones with Klipsch style
The Klipsch T5 Neckband headphones vibrate for phone calls and rest comfortably around your neck when not in use.
On-the-go and in-the-office headphones with Klipsch style
Guess where you'll find the Klipsch T5 Neckband earbuds in heavy use? In the Klipsch offices! Of all their headphones, these were the ones I saw most often when I visited Klipsch heaquarters in Indianapolis. The leather and metal neckband will vibrates when you get a phone call, so many of the folks at Klipsch leave them around their neck even when the earbuds aren't in.
Music plays wirelessly from your phone via Bluetooth. These headphones are part of Klipsch's "True" series lineup, so they include a state-of-the-art Bluetooth chip that offers a strong wireless connection. You also get up to 15 hours of battery life on a full charge.
Tuned for classic Klipsch sound
The new Bluetooth technology also helps Klipsch provide the audio performance they're known for. Vlad Grodzinskiy, who leads their headphone division, told me the stronger wireless connection equals better sound. It allows the 5mm drivers inside the T5 Neckband earbuds to do their thing. They deliver that famous Paul W. Klipsch sound — high on detail, low on distortion — with nice helping of bass.
Sweat-proof, lightweight, and convenient
If you've never worn this type of headphone, the band actually rests on your collar area, allowing you to move your head around more freely. The lightweight earbuds seem like they are hardly there at all. Plus, the neckband is water-resistant, so a little sweat or moisture won't cause any problems. There are controls for music and phone calls, and the built-in microphone ensures conversations are clear.
Soft oval ear tips for patented comfort
When it comes to in-ear headphones, fit and comfort matter. So Klipsch includes their patented oval ear tips. Klipsch includes four sizes of these soft silicone earbud covers that slide in easily and comfortably. I find they avoid pressure points and create one of the best noise-isolating seals out there — crucial for getting solid bass response.
On my tour of Klipsch HQ, I saw firsthand that they didn't just stumble onto their oval ear tip design. Vlad pulled out several tackle-boxes full of rubber-ish molds of actual people's ear canals. "Back in 2007, we were looking for a common similarity among different ear types," he said. "And we noticed an oval cross section in each mold – no matter the size."
- Bluetooth 5.0 for wireless music listening and phone calls
- aptX HD® and AAC decoding provides high-quality music streaming from compatible devices
- tangle-resistant cables connect to a leather-lined neckband
- neckband vibrates for phone call notification
- in-line remote and microphone for controlling music and phone calls
- 5mm dynamic drivers voiced similar to Klipsch speakers
- detailed full-range sound with striking dynamics
- deep, punchy bass
- IPX4-rated water-resistant
- rechargeable battery offers up to 15 hours of listening
- 3 pairs of patented Klipsch oval ear tips for a comfortable, custom fit
- offers up to 22dB of noise attenuation
- includes carrying case and clothing clip
- frequency response: 10-19,000 Hz
- weight: 0.9 oz.
- warranty: 2 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # 1067565
What's in the box:
- Neckband in-ear headphones (black) with two attached 7.5" cables
- 3 Pairs of silicone ear tips (1 pair installed)
- 1 Pair of dual-flange ear tips
- 27" USB cable (Type A USB on one end and Micro-B USB on other end)
- User Manual
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Features & specs
|Earcup Width x Height||0.341" x 0.536"|
|Mic For Taking Calls||Yes|
|Frequency Response||10-19k Hz|
|Cord Length||7.5" x2|
|1/4-inch Adapter Included||No|
|Parts Warranty||2 Years|
|Labor Warranty||2 Years|
Overview: The Klipsch T5 Neckband wireless in-ear earphones are designed for active lifestyles. The leather neckband rests comfortably around your neck, and includes convenient controls for your music and phone calls. The contoured oval ear tips ensure the earphones stay in place for hours, even during rigorous activities. They're also rated at IPX4 to withstand rain, moisture, and sweat. The T5 Neckband Wireless earphones include 4 pairs of ear tips, including a pair of dual-flanged ear tips, and a USB charging cable.
Drivers: The T5 Neckband Wireless earphones feature the same driver as all of the T5 series earphones from Klipsch (including the T5M, T5 Sport, and T5 True Wireless). The drivers were engineered from the ground up to give you the most performance from the smallest form factor. The T5 Neckband's 5mm dynamic moving coil micro-driver are designed to deliver the high quality Klipsch sound with high output and full bass extension. The ear buds are ergonomically shaped for a deeper fit and better hold, so they'll stay in your ears, whether you're working out or relaxing.
Ear Tips: The patented, oval-shaped Comfort Fit silicone ear tips fit the natural shape of the ear canal, ensuring a deeper fit and good seal for excellent noise isolation (-22dB). Four pairs of silicone ear tips are included, including one pair of dual-flange ear tips.
Neckband: The T5 Neckband is made with high quality materials, including hand-stitched edge-treated leather on the neck band. The neckband features a built-in vibration feature that notifies you of an incoming call with a silent vibration on your neck. The advanced 3-button remote provides Dual cVc (Clear Voice Capture) 8.0 microphones on the neckband enhance voice clarity and reduce external noise to make your calls clearer.
Bluetooth 5.0: The headphones feature Bluetooth 5.0, the latest in wireless technology with a range of up to approximately 33 feet (10 meters). Bluetooth profiles include BT4.1, A3DP 1.2, AVRCP 1.4, HSP 1.2, and HFP 1.6. The headphones include SBC, aptX HD, and AAC codecs for high-fidelity audio streaming. Multi-point pairing lets you pair two devices at once.
Battery: The wireless headphones are powered by a 110mAh rechargeable battery built into the neckband. The battery can be charged via USB (5.0V, 0.5A) with the supplied charging cable. When fully charged, the battery provides approximately 15 hours of power for wireless listening and phone calls. When using the T5 Wireless with an iOS or Android device, the battery status is visible on the device's screen.
On-board Remote: The T5 Neckband earphones have a remote on the right side of the neckband with controls that are compatible with Apple iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch) and Android smartphones and tablets. The 3-button remote controls volume up and down, as well as play/pause, next track, and previous track. When managing your phone calls, the remote can answer and end your calls. The neckband vibration feature can be turned on or off with a combination of button presses.
- Frequency Response: 10 Hz - 19 kHz
- Ear Bud Dimensions: Width 0.341", Height 0.536", Depth 0.9"
- Driver Diameter: 5mm
- Noise Isolation: -22dB
- Cable Length: 7.5" each side
- Weight: 0.9 ounces
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