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Noise cancelling earbuds:
are they worth it?
Do you find yourself struggling to hear your music over the noise of your surroundings? Would you like nothing more than to enjoy your favourite tracks without being distracted by the world around you? Then noise-cancelling earbuds might come in handy for you! But what makes these earbuds so great to have? Are they really worth the buy? Read on and find out!
What are earbuds with noise cancellation? The difference between earbuds and in-ear earbuds
Noise-cancelling earbuds are innovative earplugs that use noise control to reduce or even eliminate external noise. With their powerful active noise control technology, these earbuds allow you to enjoy your favourite music, podcasts, audiobooks and more in total peace. The difference with in-ear earbuds? Normal earbuds don't go all the way into your ear canal. Because of this, noise-cancelling earbuds close you off a little less from your surroundings. Regular earbuds can be useful if you want to say something to someone from time to time.
How does active noise reduction really work?
Have you ever wondered how active noise cancellation works? How is it possible for an earplug to mute so much sound? That has to do with tiny microphones inside the earbuds. These microphones can detect external noise and counteract it with an inverted waveform of the same noise, called anti-noise. Thanks to anti-noise you won't get distracted by loud noises in your surroundings. Handy, right? If you want to know more about active and passive noise cancelling, you can check out our blog.
The pros of noise-cancelling earbuds
Now that you know how noise cancellation works, let's move on to the benefits of earbuds that have this feature. There are a number of pros, but these are the most important ones:
Get immersed in good beats
Music speaks louder than words. But to really find out the meaning of a song, you need to feel like you're in the middle of it. And that is exactly what noise-cancelling earbuds do. They make you feel like you were there when the song was made or the movie you're watching was shot. Noise-cancelling earbuds can also be beneficial for phone calls and video conferencing, allowing you to hear the other person more clearly.
Stay focused and get work done
Boost your focus? Check. Getting things done that you've been putting off for far too long? Check. Noise-cancelling earbuds allow you to tick off one task at a time and stay in the zone. With background noise eliminated, you can pay closer attention to what you're doing and you won’t be distracted by external sounds. This can be very helpful when studying, working or reading. So, put the earbuds in and get ready to get the job done!
Treat your ears with a comfy fit
Noise-cancelling earbuds are designed to fit comfortably in your ears while giving you the perfect listening experience. The earplugs are as light as a feather, so you can wear them for extended periods of time without feeling any discomfort. Do you prefer a customised fit? Then in-ear earbuds might be a better solution for you. They come with multiple sizes of ear tips to ensure a perfect seal.
Which active noise-cancellation earbuds are the best for you?
Are noise-cancelling earbuds really worth it? The answer is yes. Earbuds are a good choice if you're looking for a small portable option. You can take them anywhere you go, listen to the latest music hits, and stay comfortable and focused while ticking off important tasks. Not sure what's the best choice for you? Take a look at all of our noise cancelling (in-ear) earbuds and headphones.
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