6th in a series of articles about headphones and headsets.
The use of headphones in computer labs, in classroom or library-based listening centers is perhaps the most common of all school-based audio applications. But even in this simplest of uses, there can still be occasional questions. For instance, have you ever plugged in a headphone and not heard anything even though you know the media player or computer works? Or what if audio is coming out from only one of the earcups? How or why do these things happen? Don’t toss out any headphones just yet; the solution could be simply hidden in the nature of stereo and mono audio. (more…)