Headphones, Headsets & Earphones: How to Tell the Difference
Headphones, headsets, earphones: These terms are freely tossed around the internet with little regard for accuracy.
What exactly do they mean, anyway?
First the bad news: There is little (if any) consensus as to precise meanings for these terms.
Now the good news: AudioLinks has unilaterally concocted our own definitions for… Read the rest
Portable stereo PA systems have come a long way since the bulky monsters that strained the backs of musicians (and the shocks of Econoline vans) during the 70’s and 80’s.
A few years back, Fender sparked something of a portable PA arms race with the introduction of their Passport PA systems. Now Samson has entered the fray with their modular… Read the rest
It’s a familiar dilemma to those of us who write about audio: What’s the abbreviation for microphone, “mike” or “mic”?
For years (since roughly 1961, in fact), the former abbreviation – “mic” – has been the preferred choice of the pro audio industry.
This does lead to problems, however. When you place a “mic” in front of an amp, is… Read the rest