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If you are new to the world of personal audio, you may wonder how to wear behind-the-neck headphones. Some of the best headphones, after all, feature a behind-the-neck design. So what benefits do these headphones provide and how do you go about wearing them? Keep reading to find out.
This headphone style, as the name suggests, wraps around the neck on the back. Behind-the-neck headphones come in two different styles. There are on-ear and in-ear models. Wireless earbud models don’t fit this type of headphones, but many other headphones do and it’s important to know how to wear on-ear headphones correctly, especially around the neck.
If you can, try on the headphones before committing to a purchase, to ensure quality and comfort.
There is a reason why behind-the-neck headphones have caught on in recent years. Here are a few benefits.
The process here does vary according to your headphone make and model, similar to when you learn how to wear in-ear headphones. Having said that, there are some universal tips worth considering.
Connect the headphones via the preferred method before wearing them. This means plugging them in manually to y our stereo system, smartphone, or tablet, or engaging Bluetooth functionality with a wireless connection.
Before donning your brand new cans, check the ears to ensure you place the left ear and the right ear in the correct location. This ensures increased comfort and that you’ll hear a proper stereo image. And, avoid bending them unnecessarily, or you can break the headphones easily.
Don’t forcefully insert the tip as you wear the headphones. Instead, start gently pulling on your left earlobe with your right hand. Push the earpiece inside with minimal effort and let go of your earlobe. Letting go of the earlobe allows the ear canal to naturally create a seal around the Then repeat the process with your right earlobe.
Are neckband headphones good?
Some are very good, but it depends on the make and model of a specific pair of headphones. Wireless headphones, for instance, differ wildly when it comes to battery life.
How long should you wear headphones?
For wireless headphones, it really comes down to hours of battery life, and other stats. You may also want to consider overall comfort and active noise cancellation features on offer.
How do I choose earphone specs?
It really depends on your needs. For wireless headphones, choose multiple hours of battery life and a decent standby time. For standard headphones, go for sound quality and comfort.
STAT: Headphones connect to a signal source such as an audio amplifier, radio, CD player, portable media player, mobile phone, video game console, or electronic musical instrument, either directly using a cord, or using wireless technology such as Bluetooth, DECT or FM radio. (source)