A small loudspeaker (earphone) with headband worn in or over the ear. People use headphones in environments where they do not want to disturb others, such as when on an airplane or at the library Headphones can be a great tool for controlling listening privacy. A headphone may be worn with one or both of the earpieces depending on whether it has a microphone. This type is called a headset. In addition, stereo headphones are used for listening to stereophonic sound with a distinct channel of noise fed to each earphone.

This article was most recently revised and updated by Hamza Khan

Sound Recording

The Phonograph Disc

How a vinyl record is made - CNET


About HamzaKhan

I'm Hamza Khan—a seasoned expert with six years of invaluable experience at industry giants like JBL and Samsung. From troubleshooting to shaping headphone designs, I continue to mold the future of audio technology.

View all posts by HamzaKhan →

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *