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Are earbuds better for your health than headphones?
Last Updated: 21st May, 2020
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Besides, are headphones better for you than earbuds?
Outside-the-ear headphones are abetteroption, as unlike earbuds which deliver musicdirectly intothe ear, they provide somewhat of a buffering spacebetween themusic and the ear canal. However — althoughheadphonesare a safer choice than earbuds when itcomes to hearing— they are not without theirdrawbacks.
are in ear earbuds bad for you? Headphones that go over your ears canalsodamage your hearing if you use them too long or playmusictoo loudly. They're just not as much of a risk asearbudsare: Having the source of the sound in yourear canal canincrease a sound's volume by 6 to 9 decibels— enough tocause some serious problems.
Then, what is a safe volume for earbuds?
Experts recommend keeping sound levels atsomewherebetween 60 and 85 decibels to minimize the damageyour earsare exposed to.
Which type of earphones are best?
TechRadar's best earbud and in-earheadphonesreviews
- 1More Triple Driver In-Ear Headphone. The best in-earheadphoneto buy.
- Mi Neckband. One of the best sounding earbuds fortheprice.
- OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2.
- Sony MDR-XB510AS.
- JBL E25BT.
- Skullcandy Ink'd.
- Beyerdynamic iDX 200 iE.
- Klipsch Reference X6i.