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Part 6: What makes delightful activity headset?
This can be a minor variation on our preceding post, nevertheless it’s worth looking into it as a separate question.
Whereas, within a aforementioned question, we checked out what were the very best headsets to purchase for sporting activities and working out, now we’re shining an exploratory beam on what it can be for which you’re really searching for.
So, with this at heart, we have come up with the top 5 criteria that you must bear in mind before buying your headphones for exercise, jogging or training of any kind. Here goes:
1) Staying Still: It is pretty hard to have a decent calisthenics when you constantly have to regulate your headsets. Headsets that vibrate or slip are a constant supply of annoyance if you’re running or doing aerobic exercise of any kind. ‘Headband’ style headphones and large cans usually are a very poor choice for exhausting activity, unless they are purposely created for it, so you’re far better off with ear buds or some other type of inner ear phones in case you’re preparing on moving about.
2) Faultless Playback: There is nothing more irritating than music that skips around like an 8-track tape player with Parkinson’s and many earphones simply cannot take the tempo. Less expensive headsets will not have shock absorbers inbuilt and, as such, will fracture quite easily, causing the sound to skip or fade in and out. You’re top bet would be to get a pair with built-in shock absorbers.
3) Noise Reduction: Noise reduction headphones generate a bit of white noise round the speaker that drowns out nearly all external noise. This really is great for running past road works, sirens and arguments or ignoring the soulless techno crap they listen to at the gymnasium in a vain attempt to ‘motivate’ you.
4) Sturdy Design: These headsets are going to be moving around with you and they are prone to live quite a harsh life. In truth, speakers are very sensitive gear and small tiny ones much more so. You want to ensure that whatever speakers you buy are well taken care of, a brawny body and a tough outer casing are good, as may be the thick rubber ‘gummy’ design that’s trendy with athletes.
5) Sweat Proofing: When the Human body exerts itself, it sweats. It’s a normal function and its in fact quite critical for maintaining body temperature (even if it does not cause you to smell too interesting afterwards!). However, sweat, like every other liquid, can seriously injure some headsets. Look out for ‘sweat proof’ versions or those with a ‘sweat guarantee’ in order to really get the best out of the headsets. Remember also to clean them frequently using a dry cotton bud, just to get the best possible performance from them.