What Does IPX7 Waterproof Rating Mean?

What Does IPX7 Waterproof Rating Mean?

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Have you ever heard about the IPX7 rating? Have you ever found it on the back of your headphone or speaker box but you didn't know what it stands for? Well, if this is the case, we advise you to read this article and find out why it’s so important. Even if you have some basic knowledge about IP ratings, stay with us and you might be able to find some interesting information you haven’t heard before. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Many products today have some kind of IP protection and the level of that protection depends on the item’s purpose. However, this article focuses only on the IP protection of electronic devices in order to explain to the users why it’s so important and how to handle IPX7 devices properly. So, let’s get started. What Does IP Stan
15 Best Cat Ear Headphones In 2019

15 Best Cat Ear Headphones In 2019

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Cat ear headphones. They look just as silly as the name implies. And yet, they are so popular. What are cat ear headphones, who designed them, are they good, and what are the best cat ear headphones on the market? You will find all the answers in our article on 15 best cat ear headphones. What Are Cat Ear Headphones and Why Are They So Popular? The fascination with cat ears or, to be more specific, women with cat ears, originated in Japan. The first woman with cat ears was a character in a book written by Kenji Miyazawa in 1924. A few years after, the first manga and anime featuring fictional characters with cat ears appeared and, after that, the fascination spread all over the world. In manga and anime, the girls with cat ears are called Nekomimi (which literally means cat ears: Neko - ...
Mackie MC-250 Headphones Review

Mackie MC-250 Headphones Review

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Headphones are, among some other gear, the essential piece of equipment for every recording studio. Big studios with limitless budgets will always go for top-of-the-line gear, but every recording artist has to start somewhere and, as you’re probably aware, the budgets are usually very limited. If you are trying to make your own home studio and looking for the best affordable studio headphones, Mackie MC-250 headphones deserve your attention. The manufacturer claims that these deliver reference-quality sound, perfect for mixing and critical listening. We gave them a chance and ended up impressed by the performance and detailed sound reproduction. Want to find out more about Mackie MC-250 headphones? Our in-depth review follows.   Mackie is a well-known name in the recording
Best aptX HD Bluetooth & Wireless Headphones In 2019

Best aptX HD Bluetooth & Wireless Headphones In 2019

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Our article on 12 best aptX HD Bluetooth and wireless headphones is designed not only to offer you some nice choices but also to help you understand the importance and capabilities of aptX HD Bluetooth codec and tell you about the improvements this codec brings. We will also discuss the differences between aptX HD and LDAC codecs and talk about aptX HD enabled devices. Everything you need to know about aptX HD Bluetooth codec and aptX HD headphones is in this article. You just have to read it. If you don’t care about technical stuff and you just want to see some suggestions, you can scroll down to our list of 12 best aptX HD Bluetooth and wireless headphones and find the headphones you like.  Finding a pair of Bluetooth headphones that sound as good as a pair of similarly price
Aperion Audio Novus 5.0.2 System Review

Aperion Audio Novus 5.0.2 System Review

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Whether you’re looking for a great home theater system under $3,000 or you just want a pair of great-sounding tower speakers, you should check out the latest Novus speaker line by Aperion Audio. In this review, we'll be talking about Aperion Audio Novus 5.0.2 system and we'll give you our impressions about each speaker and about the system as a whole.   Novus speaker line is the latest line introduced by the award-wining Aperion Audio. In terms of pricing their Aperion Audio Novus 5.0.2 system is somewhere in between their first Intimus system and their flagship Verus systems. In terms of performance and especially in terms of performance/value ratio, Novus 5.0.2 is an excellent system and deserves our recommendation. There are quite a few pretty big selling points. First o
How to Measure Sound Quality of Headphones

How to Measure Sound Quality of Headphones

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Ever since the first pair of headphones has been made, the discussions regarding their quality among their users have been arising. The huge growth of the audio industry and consumer market brought endless lists of different headphone models into our lives and caused discussions to grow into disputes between regular users, professionals, and audiophiles. Their disagreements do not refer only to the headphone overall quality (physical appearance, build quality, comfort level) or to the superiority of a specific model over other models but also to the possibility to objectively measure sound quality. No matter if you are just an ordinary user, a professional musician or simply an audiophile, you will definitely understand what we are talking about. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbyg...
Auris Audio Nirvana Review

Auris Audio Nirvana Review

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According to the Collins Dictionary, Nirvana is the term from Buddhism that represents the highest spiritual state that can possibly be achieved. Colloquially, this term is often used to describe the state of perfect peace and happiness. Naming a piece of audio equipment Nirvana is a bit ambitious or even pretentious, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be just a marketing gimmick. Nirvana headphone amp by Auris Audio is supposed to get your audiophilic ears to the edge of orgasm. Naturally, we were a little bit skeptical about this claim, but we were proven wrong. This divine headphone amp will give you nothing but pure enjoyment and happiness. Sounds interesting? Read our in-depth review to find out more. Auris Audio is a Serbian audio company founded in 2013 by Mr. Milomir Trosic.
Hooke Audio Verse Review

Hooke Audio Verse Review

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Have you ever wondered why events you recorded with your phone or with your DSLR camera look exactly the same as you've seen them, but they never sound the same as you've heard them? The reason is simple – video recording devices like phones and cameras will, at the same time, record the sound, but only in mono. When recorded like that, the audio never sounds exactly the same as you hear it. If you want your audio recordings to sound exactly the same as you hear them, you need binaural mics. It’s the most immersive and most accurate way to record the sound. The device we are about to review is designed to capture the sound in 3D and can be used in combination with almost any video recording device. Hooke Audio Verse is the first Bluetooth-enabled binaural recording headset in the world and
15 Best iPhone Docking Stations with Speakers In 2019

15 Best iPhone Docking Stations with Speakers In 2019

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Looking for the best docking station with a speaker (aka speaker dock) for your iPhone? Our article on 15 best iPhone docking stations with speakers is the right place to start (and end) your search. In this article we will cover all the interesting topics related to speaker docks – we will discuss different types of docking ports, talk about Qi-enabled speaker docks, give you some tips on what to look for when buying an iPhone docking station with a speaker, and present to you our selection of the best iPhone speaker docks on the market.  There're all kinds of speaker docks with different docking ports, different drivers, and different additional features. Some are really small and quiet while others are big and loud. Some speaker docks look like a piece of furniture (smart tables
Westone B50 Review

Westone B50 Review

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Are you struggling to find a pair of IEMs that fits perfectly and that’s not too bassy? Westone B50 might be the perfect solution for you. These high-end earphones/IEMs offer very rich, detailed, and immersive sound reproduction, perfect fit, and Bluetooth connectivity. If you are interested, you should read our detailed review and find out more about Westone B50.  Westone is one of the most famous names in the audio industry with 60 years of experience in designing and manufacturing earphones and all kinds of earphone accessories. This is the company that made the first custom-fit earpiece for Sony’s ‘’Walkman’’ style earpieces in 1985. They also made the first custom (1996) and first universal-fit dual-driver IEMs (1999), as well as the first three-way earphones (2008). They'