IPX Ratings Explained

IPX Ratings Explained

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If you are looking to buy an outdoor speaker or sports headphones/earbuds and you did your research, you have probably seen some IPX rating in the specification list or on the box of the device you want to buy. Most of today’s outdoor speakers and sports headphones/earbuds have at least IPX4 rating and some even have IPX7 or IP67 ratings. In case you are not sure what those ratings actually mean, this short article will help you understand the purpose and meaning of each IP/IPX rating. What is IPX Rating and Why is it important? IP stands for International Protection or, in some cases, Ingress Protection. IP (or IPX) rating is the marking that describes the level of protection (provided by the enclosure of the device) against dust, water, and ingress of other particles or fluids. You
7 Best HD Music Players In 2020

7 Best HD Music Players In 2020

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This article is designed to offer you answers to the most common questions about HD music players and to give you some nice suggestions. We have tried to find the best HD music players for every price range and every budget. Hopefully, you will find something that suits your needs.  What Are HD Music Players? You can think of HD music players as of mp3 players, only much more advanced, much more capable, and, naturally, much more expensive. Just like the old-school mp3 players, HD music players can play mp3 and other lossy audio files but they can also play all kinds of lossless and hi-res audio files (ALAC, FLAC, AIFF, DSD, PCM), which is their most important advantage over mp3 players and phones. However, that’s not their only advantage. HD music players often have more out
Moshi Vortex 2 In-Ear Headphones Review

Moshi Vortex 2 In-Ear Headphones Review

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Today’s market is flooded with all kinds of headphones and earbuds – wired or wireless, cheap or premium, ANC or regular, with or without smart features. Numerous models are advertised as premium and affordable, but they rarely live up to those claims. Finding a model that can actually deliver premium performance at an affordable price is pretty hard, but it’s not impossible. Today, we are reviewing Moshi Vortex 2 in-ear headphones. It’s one of those models that look, feel, and sound like premium headphones but cost much less. Let’s see what’s so great (and what’s not) about Moshi Vortex 2 in-ear headphones. Moshi is a relatively young company, founded in 2005. They make audio equipment (headphones, earbuds, speakers) and all kinds of accessories for audio equipment, phones, tablets, an
9 Best Headphones with Volume Control In 2020

9 Best Headphones with Volume Control In 2020

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Are you looking for the perfect headphones with volume control? If you are, you probably already know how difficult this task is.  The times without headphones have passed long ago. The headphones have become an inseparable part of our lives. We won’t be wrong if we say that most people can’t imagine their lives and daily routine without a pair of headphones. The problem is that there are so many different models in all price ranges that an ordinary customer easily gets confused. Confusion leads to giving up and the customer finally ends up with a pair of headphones that don't meet his expectations. In addition, there is also a problem related to the set of features that a pair of headphones should have. Some headphones have simple and intuitive playback and volume controls,
10 Best SADES Gaming Headsets In 2020

10 Best SADES Gaming Headsets In 2020

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If you are in the market for an affordable but good gaming headset, you’ve come to the right place. Our list of 10 best SADES gaming headsets in 2020 is here to help you find the right headset for you.  What is SADES? SADES is a Chinese gaming equipment manufacturer. The company was founded in 2002 so it’s not exactly the same thing as other cheap generic brands. They have more than 15 years of experience in developing and manufacturing all kinds of gaming peripherals including gaming keyboards, mice, headsets, gaming chairs, etc.  SADES is best known for its gaming headsets. The reason is simple – their headsets are flashy and stylish, they are quite affordable (even cheap), and their performance exceeds the price tag. That’s a perfect recipe for success in the gaming i
How to Measure Sound Quality of Speakers?

How to Measure Sound Quality of Speakers?

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Every browser lists an infinite number of results whenever the keywords "speaker sound quality" are entered. Everyone wants the best product for as little money as possible and we are all trying to find the easiest way to reach that goal. Even though there are so many discussions about speaker sound quality on the Internet, there is one question that arises here – can you actually measure the sound quality of a certain speaker and how can you do that? Every audio device has its sound signature and that’s what makes it unique. Sound signatures can be described by the listeners and the description usually includes the analysis of the low, mid, and high tones. However, if you don’t feel confident doing it, you can always flip the speaker box and read the specifications on the backside of t
Helm Audio True Wireless 5.0 Headphones Review

Helm Audio True Wireless 5.0 Headphones Review

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Finding a great-sounding pair of true wireless earbuds with powerful bass, long-lasting battery, and reliable Bluetooth connection is not an easy task. Finding a pair of true wireless earbuds that are, at the same time, reasonably priced is a little bit harder but it’s still not impossible. Helm Audio true wireless 5.0 headphones are one of the models that ticks all the boxes and it definitely deserves your attention. In this review, we will discuss the performance of Helm Audio TW5.0 earbuds, pinpoint their biggest strong points and weaknesses, and give you our opinion on whether you should buy them or not. True wireless headphone/earbud market is one of the fastest-growing parts of the headphone market. Apple led the way with its AirPods and many headphone and earbud manufacturers fol
8 Best Soundbars for LG TV In 2020

8 Best Soundbars for LG TV In 2020

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Are you looking for a soundbar for your LG TV? If you are, you have come to the right place. We know how hard it can be to find the equipment that works perfectly with your TV so we did all the research, performed all the tests, and made this list of the best soundbars for LG TV in 2020 to make the whole buying process easier for you. Why Do We Need Additional Audio Equipment? New trends in the electronics sector have made TVs slimmer, better-looking, and more compact. However, along with the TV size reduction, the speakers have become not only smaller but also less powerful. Many customers complain that TV speakers are not loud enough but we believe that the bigger problem is their muffled and poor audio reproduction. Even if they can get loud, they become quite unpleasant to listen to,...
7 Best Soundbars for Samsung TV In 2020

7 Best Soundbars for Samsung TV In 2020

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Imagine a hypothetical scenario - You’ve just bought a brand-new Samsung TV, maybe some of the latest QLED 4K/8K UHD TVs, and you are so happy with what you see. The screen is super-slim, the image is crystal clear, and the amount of detail is overwhelming. However, there’s one little thing that spoils the experience. The quality of the sound doesn’t seem to match the picture. It’s clear, it’s articulate, but it’s simply too tiny for such a huge picture and it makes the experience less immersive, less enjoyable.  This kind of situation calls for an upgrade. But what kind of upgrade? You could buy a new AV receiver and a surround sound system. However, that’s quite pricey and it’s also a huge hassle. So, is there a cheaper and easier option? Yes, there is. Buying a soundbar is t
Understanding Headphone Driver Units

Understanding Headphone Driver Units

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Headphone driver units are the integral parts of every headphone advertisement, presentation or purchase. Drivers are mentioned every single time someone wants to point out the advantages of a certain headphone/earbud model. This leads us to the conclusion that driver units must be very important elements of every pair of headphones, regardless of their type or purpose.  However, if you ask a random person in the street about driver units, they won’t be able to give you the exact explanation because most people don’t really understand how these devices work. This is why we want to ask you a simple question. Have you ever wondered how your headphones work and how they produce the sound you love so much? If you have and you are looking for the right answer, you’ve come to the right pl