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Posted by on Nov 12, 2013 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

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Try Before You Buy

Posted by on Dec 20, 2010 in Did You Know? | Comments Off

Demonstration of our Noise Cancelling Headphones Buying headphones online can be tricky, especially ones that are supposed to reduce noise. We’ve created a video to help you get an idea of what are headphones are like. Hopefully this will help...

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Why Noise Reduction Headphones Are Better

Posted by on Oct 4, 2009 in Did You Know? | Comments Off

Noise Reduction Headphones Are Better Than Noise Cancellation Headphones Our Direct Sound Extreme Isolation headphones are passive noise reduction headphones. They reduce noise by a greater number of decibels and sound better than traditional active noise cancelation headphones. And, perhaps best of all, they are a great value for your money. Noise reduction headphones are not the same as noise cancellation headphones. The Direct Sound Extreme Isolation Headphones are better classified as noise reduction headphones because they do not use...

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How Noise Cancelation Headphones Work

Posted by on Oct 1, 2009 in Did You Know? | Comments Off

How Noise Cancelation Headphones Work There is a lot of confusion about how noise cancelation headphones work so we thought we should take a moment and answer a few questions about how they work and provide a little advice to anyone shopping for a good set of noise reduction headphones. Active or Passive Noise Cancelation There are two main types of headphones that block sound. Some headphones block sound by sampling the ambient noise with tiny microphones built into the headphones. Then an “equal but opposite” cancelation sound...

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What Is Sound?

Posted by on Oct 1, 2009 in Did You Know? | Comments Off

What Is Sound? To understand how hearing works, you first have to understand sound. Your hearing system is based solely on physical movement. An object produces sound when it vibrates in matter. This could be a solid, such as earth; a liquid, such as water; or a gas, such as air. Most of the time, we hear sounds traveling through the air in our atmosphere. When something vibrates in the atmosphere, it moves the air particles around it. Those air particles in turn move the air particles around them, carrying the pulse of the vibration through...

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What Is A Decibel?

Posted by on Oct 1, 2009 in Did You Know? | Comments Off

What Is A Decibel? What is a decibel? How many decibels is a normal conversation? Will 29dB of noise reduction block out all the noise I can hear? In this article, we answer these questions and more. A decibel is one unit on the decibel scale, which is a logarithmic scale. The name means one-tenth of a bel, a bel being an eponymous unit named for Alexander Graham Bell and used to compare power in electrical communication, voltage, or intensity of sound. The abbreviation of bel is B and decibel, dB. The primary use of the decibel scale today...

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