The purpose of this instructable is to eliminate the headphone wire between my iPhone and headphones. The wire would constantly snag on things while at work and be ripped out from the headphones(3.5mm jack on the headphones). The "under the shirt" method worked however it was annoying at times and could still be caught on things.

Materials Used:
   1.  A pair of your favorite headphones* - I used my Studio Beats by Dr. Dre
*if your headphones do not have a 3.5mm jack on them, the headphone cord can be shortened permanently or just wrapped around the headband!

   2. Stereo Bluetooth Headset
http://www.chinavasion.com/product_info.php/pName/music-stereo-bluetooth-headset-a2dp-avrcp-profiles/  (sound quality is great!! no hiss or crackle - good battery life)

   3. Short 3.5mm Stereo patch cable
I had one lying around the house that i purchased from Radio Shack ages ago.

4. A few Velcro cable ties

Now comes the fun part!

Step 1: Attach Bluetooth with Velcro straps

Velcro straps were cut to fit around the band.
I put them on tight with fuzzy velcro side down - or - the side that contacts the headphone band

A shorter patch cable would be ideal but this works just fine.

I called my brother to test sound quality and he said that he could hear me fine, even with the location of the mic
<p>Good instructable mate, here my black Ath m50x and my white Ath m50</p><p>Thanks for the idea!</p>
<p>that looks great! how did you attach the receiver to the headphones by the way? velcro, or?</p>
<p>Plz teach me how u could do that. Did u have to cut the original cable to connect with the one of bluetooth receiver?</p>
<p>wait, those look different from the post. what are those bluetooth called?</p>
<p>there are a plethora of Bluetooth receivers available for $20 or less on amazon. I recognize the MPOW one in the black picture, but not sure what the white is.</p>
Thats righ, both are Mpow from amazon, and the 3.5 plug is from radioshack
<p>this is great, just did the same thing inside my motorbike helmet with an old xbox headset, it works amazingly, thanks!!</p>
Will the transmitter device affect the headphone sound qualitu???
<p>Where can i find a 3.5mm to bluetooth transmitter? i want to use it with my cassette walkman.</p>
I built one too!<br>Although mine dosent look that good, but, still works.<br><br>Also, I would really like to see someone build a device that can take audio signal from any 3.5 mm output, and turn it to bluetooth output.<br>so that any audio device can connect to bluetooth speakers, headphones.<br>If anyone knows about this type of device, please tell me. even if I have to buy it.
<p>Wondering if this has been tested with video output for lag? I'm looking to make a transmitter/receiver system so I can listen to my TV on any headphones</p>
<p>i must do this with my razer electra</p>
<p>MyOneSpy is Cell Phone Tracker. It offers spy the cell <br>phone. It is useable on those Phones that have Android, Blackberry or I phone <br>Os.</p><p>http://www.myonespy.com</p>
I found the bluetooth headset here with cheaper shipping:<br><br>http://www.sw-box.com/Music-Stereo-V1-2-Bluetooth-Headset-A2Dp-Avrcp-Profiles.html<br><br><br>Curious how well it would work with a mac laptop - any experience there?
Me too ! But TV rather than the Mac Book.
How do you like your Studios?
Im not the Author, but I personally have Solos, and I love them. They sound amazing and aren't too big to carry around. The only caveat is that when I first got them, my ears hurt after an extended period. I've gotten used to them and now it doesn't hurt anymore
i have solos and they are amazing for bass and just hearing the music and nothing else.<br>Sound matters.<br>
I do admit that they are a bit more sensitive to lower frequencies, but the higher ones are not muffled in any way. An equalizer is all you need to adjust to your tastes. Everything is crisp and clean in mine.
I have 70$ Mogulz DJ Headphones from Thinkgeek That are better then Beats Pros. Look at them! http://www.thinkgeek.com/computing/speakers/headsets/ed11/ <br>I'm trying to make them wireless though...
Good ! I got Beats Pro Monster by Dr Dre REPLICA ! They sound just like original ones which are $349 (original) and got replica worth $10 only !!!!!
<p>Hi, I made this...!</p><p><a href="http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Turn-Any-Headphone-into-Wireless-Headset/" rel="nofollow">Here's the Instructable</a></p>
<p>Elegance does it https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2116595848/the-btunes-plug-in-pure-wireless-hifi-sound</p>
<p>Check out the BTunes on Kickstarter!</p><p><a href="http://kck.st/1xvx4Bh" rel="nofollow">http://kck.st/1xvx4Bh</a></p>
Great idea. I think a place in <a href="http://www.headsetandhandset.com" rel="nofollow">Naperville sold wireless headsets</a> or kits like these. But this is much cheaper and makes sense. Thanks again.
Or you could by any other blue-tooth A2DP device and figure out yourself how it fits best to the headphone. Like this one (pretty much the cheapest I could find): <a href="http://www.dealextreme.com/p/bluetooth-2-0-a2dp-avrcp-stereo-music-receiver-and-handsfree-black-8422?item=12" rel="nofollow">http://www.dealextreme.com/p/bluetooth-2-0-a2dp-avrcp-stereo-music-receiver-and-handsfree-black-8422?item=12</a><br> <br> On ebay they also have some very cheap, just search for something like 'a2dp' and 'stereo'.
new link for the modulator http://www.order-bulk.com/Music-Stereo-Bluetooth-Headset-A2DP-AVRCP-Profiles.html
any new links because they don't have them no more
Nice instructable, I had no clue that they made bluetooth earbud adapters. I got a couple good projects to use those with.
Does that Bluetooth receiver works with iphone ?? I mean the buttons like forward, rewind, vol + - you know works completely ???
Yes they do with OS 4.1 and up.

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