The holiday season is fast approaching and gift ideas will often be needed. One of the best gifts you can give a person this year is a good set of headphones. Anyone would love to receive this as a gift since it can be used with various audio devices. Whether you are going to give this as to a man or a woman it will make a great present
Before you rush into a store to buy a headphone you must first know the difference between the various types available. This is to make sure that you buy the correct type for the person you will be giving it to.
This is also often referred to as full size headphones. This type reproduces the sound more accurately and is more effective in blocking out external noise when compared to other types. People who love low bass sounds will feel at home with this type.
This type is also called the closed back headphones. These are semi-open headphones that are lighter than the over the ear type. The sound quality can be good however it doesn’t have the noise isolating feature of the over the ear type.
This is also referred to as the in-ear headphones and is most popularly used with mobile gadgets such as smartphones or portable music players. The sound quality will vary with different manufacturers from bad to excellent. Sound reproduction is at par with other types however the bass part is sorely lacking.
This type of headphone uses a microphone, speaker and electronic circuit to cancel noise out. Each sound has a wave pattern and when you create an exact opposing wave of the background sound it will be cancelled out. The microphone picks up background noise while the electronic circuit produces the opposing wave of the sound.
This headphone offers you the freedom to move around without having to worry about wires getting tangled. It is usually powered by a rechargeable battery and uses Bluetooth technology to connect to your smartphone, laptop or any compatible audio device.
When buying a headphone you should consider several factors first. You can’t just go into a store and pick the first one you like because the color looks great. There are several factors to consider first before you make a purchase.
Headphone type – Get to know what type the person you will be giving this as a gift would like. The most popular ones are the in-ear earphones since they can be used with smartphones.
Sound Quality – Forget about the specifications written in the packaging since there’s no way to really get an accurate reading for this. Instead, try the headphones out in low and high volume.
Functionality – Does it come with a microphone or volume control?
Comfort – Try to use the product yourself and see if you are comfortable using it.
Reviews- Check out the online reviews of the product and see if consumers who bought it were satisfied with its performance.
Some of the most trusted headphone brands include Sennheiser, Audio Technica, Bose, AKG, Marshall, and Aiaiai to name a few.by