9 Best Microphones For Your DSLR Camera – High Quality Audio For Your Video

9 Best Microphones For Your DSLR Camera – High Quality Audio For Your Video

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If you are looking for the best Microphone for your DSLR camera, then this is the review for you. In this article, we will be reviewing 9 of the best DSLR microphones for video production. This list will help you make a better decision when it comes to choosing your microphone. When starting out with video making, it's natural to only consider your DSLR’s ability to record video. After all, the image is the most important part of a video. Maybe you’ve started a YouTube channel or perhaps you’re making a short documentary for a personal project. Either way, if you’re after a professional end product, professional-level audio quality is imperative. Also Read: 6 Best MP3 Players For Audiobooks Why is audio quality important in a video? Audio quality is extremely important in a
How to Pair Skullcandy Wireless Earbuds?

How to Pair Skullcandy Wireless Earbuds?

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What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Skullcandy wireless earbuds? A myriad of color options? Bass-heavy signature sound? Great performance for the price? Excellent battery life? Rugged build? Or maybe all of the above? Yeah, we all know Skullcandy makes great earbuds, but there’s one bad (or at least not so great) thing that all wireless earbuds have in common, and Skullcandy earbuds are not an exception. We’re talking about controls. That’s going to be our main topic today. But not controls in general – we are going to talk only about pairing. We’ll show you how to pair Skullcandy wireless earbuds and how to troubleshoot pairing issues.  Whether you want to learn how to pair Skullcandy wireless earbuds for the first time, pair them with another device, p
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. 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 Stand For and Do We Really Need It? If you’ve been reading your de
Noise Reduction Rating (NRR) Explained

Noise Reduction Rating (NRR) Explained

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Noise is an omnipresent occupational hazard. So many workers, especially industry and construction workers all over the US, are exposed to excessive noise levels. Long-term exposure to these noise levels can cause hearing loss but can also affect human health in other ways. That’s why it’s so important to limit the exposure to excessive noise or, if that’s not possible, to use a hearing protection device (HPD). The market is flooded with all kinds of hearing protection earmuffs and earplugs, but which one should you choose?  The most important characteristic you should be looking for when choosing a hearing protection device is the device’s noise reduction rating (NRR). In layman’s terms, noise reduction rating describes the ability of a certain HPD to attenuate noise. However, there’s
Speaker Wire – The Beginner’s Guide

Speaker Wire – The Beginner’s Guide

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Finding the right speaker wire for your speaker system seems easy. You just have to find the wire that’s thick enough to fit the speaker terminals, right? Well, not exactly. There’s a little bit more to speaker wire than you may think. But don’t worry - it’s not too complicated. We are here today to tell you everything you need to know about speaker wire. We will discuss the gauges, wire materials, important electrical characteristics, installation process, and tell you about some tricks and marketing gimmicks the manufacturers use to sell their wire. Let’s go! What is Speaker Wire? Speaker wire is a cable used to connect amplifiers to speakers. This cable sends amplified audio to the speakers. It has a core, which is usually made of copper and can be either stranded or solid and a
IPX8 Waterproof Rating Explained

IPX8 Waterproof Rating Explained

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Whenever looking for waterproof or water-resistant equipment, whether it's audio equipment (headphones, speakers) or any kind of electrical/electronic equipment, the most important thing to look for and the thing that can actually tell you the level of water resistance is the IPX rating. In our previous articles, we dealt with IPX ratings in general as well as IPX4 (splash-proof) and IPX7 (waterproof). Today we’re going to discuss the meaning and importance of an IPX8 waterproof rating.  IP/IPX Ratings – The Basics IP stands for Ingress Protection (also referred to as International Protection). It is an internationally standardized rating that describes the level of protection against the ingress of solid particles, dust, and water. An IP rating has a general form that you can see
Are Home Theatre Power Managers Worth It?

Are Home Theatre Power Managers Worth It?

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The only people who think they don’t need a power manager are those who have never had to deal with dirty electricity, lightning surges, or power outages. Power managers are useful and convenient devices that can be very beneficial to your home theater system. In this article, we will talk about power managers, discuss their purpose, compare them to other similar devices (like surge protectors, power regenerators, UPS units, etc.), analyze the benefits of using power managers, and present you with our selection of best home theater power managers. Let’s start with the basics. What is a Home Theater Power Manager? Home theater power manager (aka home theater power conditioner) is a more or less complex device that regulates AC power distribution, provides you with surge protection,
IPX Rating Explained

IPX Rating 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
Coaxial Speaker Cable – The Beginner’s Guide

Coaxial Speaker Cable – The Beginner’s Guide

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Coaxial cables are quite common these days, and you can find them in every home. They are used for the transmission of audio and video signals, for TV antennas, modems, cable boxes, and they can even be used as speaker cables. If you want to learn more about coax cables, you've come to the right place. In this article, we will give you an in-depth analysis of the physical and electrical characteristics of coaxial cables, talk about different types of coax cables, and list various use scenarios. We will also discuss the idea of using coaxial cables as speaker wire and analyze the pros and cons of coax speaker cables. What is Coaxial Cable? Coax cable is a type of electrical cable that can transmit RF signals from source devices to input/destination devices. The radiofrequency range ...
18 Best Wireless Surround Sound Systems In 2021

18 Best Wireless Surround Sound Systems In 2021

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If you are tired of all the cables lying randomly all over your home and you are searching for a hassle-free surround sound system for your home theater, the best thing you can do is to go wireless. Our article on 18 best wireless surround sound systems in 2021 is designed to help you understand all the important things you need to know about wireless surround sound systems and make the best possible choice based on your needs and your budget. We have also made a list of 18 best wireless surround sound systems in 2021 so you don’t even have to spend hours reading about different features of different products – you can read our reviews and find out everything you need to know to make a decision. We have tried to list all the upsides and downsides of these surround sound systems and make