A collection of repairs for on-ear, over-ear and in-ear headphones, earphones and earbuds.
== Background and Identification == Headphones are electro-acoustic transducers for converting electric signals into sounds. More simply, headphones enable acoustic enjoyment of computers, media players and home stereo systems, via cable, Bluetooth, or Wi-Fi. Headphones as we know them originated from an adaptation of the telephone earpiece, with the first working set being developed in 1910 out of [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Headphones#History|Nathaniel Balwin’s kitchen]. These early headsets were uncomfortable, had poor sound quality, and in the case of early radio applications carried high voltages and posed a shock risk to their users. Then in 1958, when headphones had primarily been used by the government or professionals in the telephone/radio industry, John. C. Koss and Martin Lange developed the first stereo, high-fidelity headphones, the SP/3, as an afterthought from a failed attempt to develop a portable photograph. The portable earbud we’re familiar with was adapted from the hearing aid, and a lot of hardcore computing in the 60’s. It’s amazing, the transition another 60 years would bring to get us to the wireless earbuds we see today. Headphones have had a fairly consistent design for much of their lifespan. If your device consists of two sound producing ear-cups joined by a band that sits over the top of the head, it’s likely a pair of headphones. Likewise, sound producing buds that sit in the ear canal, either with an audio cable or bluetooth capabilities are likely the earbud varietal of the headphone. == Additional Information == Wikipedia * [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Headphones|Headphones] * [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nathaniel_Baldwin|Nathaniel Baldwin] * [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koss_Corporation|Koss Corporation] * [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hearing_aid|Hearing Aid] [https://www.cnet.com/news/best-headphones-of-2020-sony-bose-apple-airpods-and-more/|Best Headphones of 2020 - Cnet]