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headphone

[′hed‚fōn]
(engineering acoustics)
An electroacoustic transducer designed to be held against an ear by a clamp passing over the head, for private listening to the audio output of a communications, radio, or television receiver or other source of audio-frequency signals. Also known as phone.
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M2 PRESSWIRE-September 3, 2019-: Sports Headphones Market - Global Outlook and Forecast 2019-2024
The In-Ear Headphones are available in an array of colors to choose from, including Black, White, Teal and Pink, while the Sport Headphones are available in Black.
Yes, users will get a complimentary USB-C headphone set.
Before you criticise this idea, stop and have a think about your biggestTubegripes and how they may be remedied by removing a person's headphones.
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The company's [pounds sterling]330 Surface Headphones - available only in pale grey - go up against well-established audio brands such as Sony, Beats and Bose.
Take a look at this retro-cool HP3 Heritage pair of headphones. The triple vented semi open back over- ear headphones have solid wood ear cups and the headband is made from cowhide, while there is a far softer magnetic removable sheepskin ear cushion.
In an article I read some time ago, it said that 'music with words scrambles our brains' verbal processing skills,' but somehow a lot of my younger officemates are listening to music on their headphones while working.
The USP1 monitor series in-ear headphones will be available in a single finish - a black aluminum baffle mated to a hand-poured pewter housing.
As per the diagrams, the expanding port would only have one side for electrical contact points to transmit a current to the headphones. The other half would simply help to keep the headphone jack in place.
The sport headphone packs up to 10 hours of audio playback before having to recharge.
There may be a time in the not-too-distant future that removing the headphone jack is a viable option, but it's not now; this transition is going to be painful.