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Life of Headphones

  • First pair of headphones

    First pair of headphones
    The first truly successful set was developed by Nathaniel Baldwin
  • The Baldwin headphones were given to the U.S Navy

  • Around 1919 were commonly used for early radio work.

  • There was no padding on these headphones

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    Headphones lifespan

  • Sony introduced the smaller "minijack" stereo connector in 1979

  • Among audio professionals, earbuds and earphones refer to very small headphones

  • From about 1990 earbuds have commonly been bundled with personal music devices.

  • Noise-cancelling headphones are any headphones that reduce unwanted ambient sounds

  • Dre Beats come out

    Dre Beats come out
    For some reason everyone wamts them.
  • Etymotic ER23-HF3 number one headphones of 2012