Join Early Retirement Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 02-03-2011, 09:18 AM   #21
Recycles dryer sheets
Nova's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 270
Originally Posted by CoolChange View Post
No problem; glad I could help. (I rarely have anything useful to share with this group. Somebody else usually gets here first with good information.)

For the Pro+, noise suppression was exactly what I expected: Excellent.

Range/reception were actually better than I expected.

I liked the idea of the Q2 features (text to speech, announcements, etc.); but, I am pretty sure I can make my phone (the Droid 2 Pro) do all, or at least most, of those things if I ever get around to installing and configuring the proper apps.

I did need the multi-point technology since I also have poor cell reception in the house and keep it paired with my land line phone as well as my cell which I why I narrowed my search down to the same two models you are considering.

A couple of things finally pushed me to the Pro+
  • Past experience with the Pro
  • Good deal (saved $30) when I ordered it with my new phone
One possible caveat for you: The volume for the Pro+ does not go quite as high as I would like. I actually have good hearing when my sinuses aren't acting up; but, I would like to be able to get the volume a bit louder in noisy situations. So, your husband might have issues with this. But, I have no idea if the Q2 has any better volume.
Thanks once again. Sorry to hear about the volume...hmmmm.

Nova is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 Early Retirement and Financial Independence Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

Are you planning to be financially independent as early as possible so you can live life on your own terms? Discuss successful investing strategies, asset allocation models, tax strategies and other related topics in our online forum community. Our members range from young folks just starting their journey to financial independence, military retirees and even multimillionaires. No matter where you fit in you'll find that is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with our members, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create a retirement blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 02-04-2011, 04:44 PM   #22
Recycles dryer sheets
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 80
I would not worry about battery life on the Palntronics unit. Mine goes a week before needing charging. I'm kind of a medium to lower user. Probably 6-800 mins a month. 5-20 calls a day is typical.

It will actually go about a half day after the low battery starts beeping. My phone charger fits the PT unit too. I always keep a charger in the car, so I'm covered both ways (phone & BT).I'm in the car a fair bit

Scrapr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-04-2011, 08:05 PM   #23
Recycles dryer sheets
Nova's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 270
Thanks, Scrapr!

Nova is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Wine recommendations dex Other topics 53 01-23-2012 10:03 PM
Bluetooth Headsets James5v Other topics 1 09-06-2008 12:11 PM
Can't find the bluetooth hardware on my notebook? Acer Aspire 3620 thefed Other topics 20 01-07-2008 03:07 PM
Book recommendations CourtneyC Life after FIRE 40 09-29-2007 09:37 AM
Bluetooth primer cute fuzzy bunny Other topics 12 02-02-2006 12:06 PM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:24 AM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.