Freedom and/or X2 sweat resistance - Posting this as a question but is actually an interesting observation. I have one X2, and two Freedom buds that have each failed due to sweat. Would not turn on properly. I like Jaybird buds, but they are NOT sweat resistant. However, I discovered an interesting thing. With the X2, I tried submerging the control pad, not the earbud ends!, in distilled water for about 30 sec with swishing, then knocked off the water on a towel and dried it. They now work again! So tried the same trick with the two dead Freedom buds. They also work as well. I know this is not a recommended treatment and will void the warranty but there is a sound scientific idea behind this. Sweat has a lot of salt which is bad for electronics, but distilled water is a very good insulator. Washing the control pad with distilled water has restored 3 failed jaybird buds due to sweat. I will continue to rinse control pad briefly in distilled water after workouts and report results.
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