Category: Headphones

Earphone Design Concepts

In-ear earphones are so small that there ends up being limited scope for a designer to do something that really differentiates a product. Here we take a look at a couple of design concepts with one in particular that tried to break from the norm.

Headphone Earpad Selection

Earpads tend to be one of the most misunderstood components of a headphone design. The earpad obviously affects comfort and styling but is often not recognised as a key contributor to audio performance. In fact earpads have a massive influence on the audio character of a headphone. A poorly performing headphone can be completely transformed…
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Headphone Articulation

The articulation of a headphone refers to the movement that allows a headphone to adjust its geometry to fit comfortably on the head. We usually find some height adjustment , rotation about a vertical axis and rotation about a horizontal axis. We are always researching ways to improve the articulation mechanisms. There are however inherent…
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