[geeks] iPad - NOT a 'Miss' for me I'm afraid
mh1272 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 15 12:36:04 CDT 2010
On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 11:08 AM, <nate at portents.com> wrote:
> >> http://www.ultimateears.com/_ultimateears/store/custom/index.php
> > Those are not earbuds. Those are IEMs.
> I'm not sure 'earbud' has a strict definition... it typically just means a
> headphone with a driver and enclosure that does not fit over or on but
> rather in the ear to some degree, typically held in place by the cartilage
> structure of the ear rather than a connective external headphone band or
> other pressure system.
> Therefore, I've understood IEMs to be a specific subcategory of 'earbud'.
> And personally I find the term 'monitor' when applied to audio to be
> mildly obnoxious, so I'll say 'in-ear headphone' before I'll say 'in-ear
> monitor', which would be more marketing-speak (and yes I own 'monitor'
> headphones and speakers, but I don't refer to them as such).
> Recently a friend of mine alerted me to this effort, rather impressive:
> - Nate
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ratsound.com does not have any monaural headsets/headphones. Since I cannot
hear in one ear, stereo headsets don't work for me when I want to listen to
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