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Why does Bluetooth Audio has worse audio quality than cable, when the signal is digital

It is often said that Bluetooth Audio devices have worse audio quality, then when you connect your f.e. headphones to your phone with a cable. I don't quite understand why, as the music is stored ...
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What would a vocalist use in-ear headphones for, even during an acoustic concert?

I was lately watching and re-watching a-ha's MTV Unplugged, and noticed Morten Harket adjusting an earphone while performing the acoustic "Take On Me", and I noticed he has it during all their ...
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What information do I need on headsets or headphones to accuratly compare audio quality?

I would like to know which of the following details I should take into consideration when attempting to judge audio quality: Often comparisons of headphones only show the frequency range. However ...
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Ear pads for Grado SR225 headphones [closed]

I have both the Grado SR2225 headphones, and the Sennheiser Urbanite XL. I like the ear pads on the Sennheiser much better. The Sennheiser is covered with some sort of soft fabric, while the Grados ...
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How can I alleviate headphone discomfort?

I have always hated wearing headphones. They make me uncomfortable and sweaty and usually give me a headache. Earbuds are a lot better, although I still don’t like to wear them. However, there are ...
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How can I know if I'm damaging my hearing when listening to headphones?

I've been told that it's easy to damage my ears by listening too loud on headphones, but however loud I listen (within limits), I find my ears get used to it after a short time. It was recommended to ...