In this edition of Meet B&H, we take a look at the Portable Entertainment section of the store. Here you'll find loads of MP3 players and headphones which you can test and compare before making your purchase. Click Read and Discuss for a photo tour of this section.
Have you ever wondered why so many manufacturers make cameras in loud colors like hot pink? It's more than just a fashion statement. Some people feel a strong connection to their personal electronics, which become vehicles of self expression, and an extension of their personalities. Many people feel the same bond with their headphones, and just like a hat or a pair of glasses, they don't have to be dark and dreary.
It’s not about luxury when you order the reissue of a Led Zepplin record in 180g vinyl. It’s about not sacrificing anything to hear every nuance that was recorded in the best fidelity possible. There are listeners who can’t discern that those little white plastic ear buds you jam into your ears give you only a portion of the recording you’re listening to—while destroying your hearing.
Thanks to the iPod and the cellular phone, carrying your entire music collection in your pocket is easier than ever. No more lugging around a backpack full of CDs for variety when the mood strikes. Unfortunately, the cheap earbuds that come with your music player often don’t do your music justice. These cheap earbuds will.
I love high-fidelity sound. I also happen to love great-quality headphones. The one issue I have with most high-end headphones is that the better they sound, the more the headphones look like something from a bad 1950s science-fiction movie. I'm not knocking high-end headphones, but nobody looks like a baller when they’re spinning at the club wearing headphones that would look happier on The Great Gazoo from The Flinstones.
Fritz Sennheiser was two years short of his centennial when he died on May 17 in Germany, where he was born. He founded Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. KG in 1945. Over the decades the name Sennheiser became synonymous worldwide with quality audio products, especially microphones and headphones for use by filmmakers, broadcasters, audiophiles, and consumers. For the latter group, the brand became associated with earphones for MP3 players and noise reduction headphones on airplanes.
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