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Frequently Asked Questions About Buying DJ Headphones

Every DJ is looking forward to getting the crowd grooving to the songs that they play. For this to happen, you need to deliver quality mixes every time and be engaged with your audience. One of the things that will enable you as a DJ are a good pair of quality earphones. Without prior knowledge, you can pick any set off the shelves with a DJ earphones’ tag but they are not all created equal. In fact, choosing the wrong pair might ruin your set and your crowd’s overall experience. Also, it might cost you some gigs if word gets out that your not as good a DJ as you thought. To avoid such a scenario, it is best to conduct ample research about the best headphones so that you can choose the right pair. Most of the frequently asked questions about these gadgets include:

1) Where Can I Buy High Quality DJ Headphones?

In a world full of fakes, it can be hard to find genuine and high-quality DJ headphones. However, you can request the help of a DJ friend to make recommendations on what they consider to be okay. When that is not forthcoming, you can go to stores that stock up on these gadgets, as they might have an idea of what you are looking for and can give you some tips. You can also make a purchase from brand stores or order directly from the manufacturer’s online. Be careful though, when buying second-hand pieces as they may not be as helpful to you as buying new.

2) What Are the Main Features to Look Out For Before Purchasing?

When looking to buying a pair of DJ earphones, you need to first of all, check the sound quality. Poor quality sound forces you to miss out on essential music notes, and you are likely to sabotage your set. Check for noise cancellation properties since you need to balance the music and the crowd noise for the most accurate delivery. Consider the frequency range and the maximum input since this also affects your overall delivery. Don’t forget to look for the compatibility of the headset to make sure that it fits with your system since incompatible pieces are useless. Also, remember to test the headphones to ensure that they are comfortable. This is especially important as you will be wearing them for several hours at a time on set.

3) How Much Does A DJ Headset Cost?

It is hard to put a price tag on a DJ headset due to various reasons. Some of these reasons include the fact that the different tastes and preferences users cause there to be variation in features. With that said, a lot comes into play before determining the cost. If you are looking to use a high-end brand, be ready to pay more as you are not only paying for the equipment, but the brand name as well. 

4) How Safe Are DJ Headsets?

Since you are likely to wear the headset on your ears for a long period of time, you need to ensure that they are safe for you. Quality DJ’s earphones come with a frequency range and noise cancellation properties that allow you to vary the sound without causing your ears to hurt. Finally, be sure to check that the earphones fit right and that they do not harm your ears. Be sure to check the quality of the materials used to make the product so that you can avoid any potential allergic reaction.

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