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Headphones – An Introduction Guide

By Ed Parker

Many people, especially the young ones are very good in using the headphones and their features. However, they are always inadequate in terms of the headphones maintenance. They take the maintenance steps for granted, thinking that the headphones should be able to take care of themselves.

First is the budget, of course. You should be willing to spend a little bit more if you wish to have the best model. Headphones are just like speakers, only way smaller. Better quality headphones may cause more, but it also might lasts longer from the ones that you can find at the flea market. However, you can still get good quality secondhand headphones from night markets. A good haggling technique may safe you some money too.

If all you need is a simple headphones just to avoid all the mess caused by speakers, then look for headphones that is wireless such as Bluetooth headphones. With this, you will not need all that wires spiraling around your neck and body. Then, you will have that clean, sleek and sophisticated look wherever you go. Wireless headphones are also good to avoid irritating your friends and families with the loud noise without making the room cluttered with unnecessary wires. In addition, wireless headphones are easier to store since they require less room and space.

Headphones is not only style statement, they also serve some functions. For example, try to imagine people carrying their computer speaker together with them at the restaurants or diners? Would not that be disturbing other people and also discomfort to that person itself? Hence, headphones make it less hard for these people, especially those who travel a lot.

Besides, there are wireless headphones. They are connected to the computer using software such as Bluetooth. This avoids all the mess caused by the wires, producing a sleek and tidy appearance. This is very important for business people. Who would want to make a deal with a businessman looking too casual for a serious offer?

Headphones also come with padded earpiece or at least come with soft plastic. This is to avoid the discomfort of the ears caused by the older designs of headphones. Padding prevents the hard cover of the phone to press too hard on the ear. For those who do not like the use of padded earpiece, then there is still the plastic earpiece. Plus, they can change the cover with the designs that they like, adding more personality.

However, no matter how much you prefer to put those headphones on your ears, do remember not to turn on the volume to the loudest. A sudden change in the volume may cause temporary hearing inadequacy after a pro-longed use. What you should do is to turn the volume to the lowest before wearing the headphones. Only then should you increase the volume slowly according to your preferred loudness. It is good to put the volume where you can hear all the details without feeling you are being stabbed by the noise.

Maintenance is one of the things that you must not fail to do in order to keep your headphones as long as you want. With good care, you may end up being the person with vintage headphones when you are old in the future.

Ed Parker writes a blog about best headphones. In his blog, he categorizing them as best in ear headphones, best gaming headphones and so on. He also talks about how to choose the best headphones in his best headphone review blog.

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