Are bone conduction headphones worth it?

The answer to that question depends entirely on what you’re looking for in a pair of headphones. Bone conduction headphones are best suited for people looking for durability, convenience, affordability, and portability, without sacrificing sound quality.

If you feel your ears are getting sweaty, want to be able to hear your surroundings, or desire a more enjoyable listening experience, then bone conduction headphones is right for you. Audiophiles are unlikely to be impressed by bone conduction headphones. The sound they produce is more muffled than that delivered by standard headphones. Stick your fingers in your ears and sing, for a rough idea.

Bone conduction headphones do not apply pressure on the ear canal, and they allow for a more natural sound experience. They eliminate the need to isolate yourself from everything else going on around you. So put away your earbuds and pull out a set of bone conduction headphones instead.

Are bone conduction headphones safe?

The short answer is yes. Bone conduction headphones are safe to wear. They’re safer than the alternatives and could help you hear your music, calls and voice assistant responses far more clearly. You can wear them safely at home or on your commute, or you can even use them safely at the gym.

Traditional headphones are dangerous to your hearing, especially if you listen in high volumes. Bone conduction systems don’t irritate your ears, so you can listen longer with less fatigue. Bone conduction is simply hearing sound through vibrations in the jawbone and skull. We hear things this way quite naturally.

Bone conduction headphones allow you to be safe in enjoying your music at average volumes. They do not need to be in your ears or pressing against them, which reduces the risk of developing something called ‘temporary threshold shift’.

Do bone conduction headphones damage your hearing?

Unlike traditional headphones, bone conduction headphones sit on the outside of the ear. This leaves the ear canal open to ambient sound while also transmitting music from a portable device. This makes bone conduction a wise choice for avid cyclists, runners, or walkers who would like to enjoy music while staying alert and aware of their surroundings.

Users say bone conduction headphones are very comfortable to wear and produce an adequate sound quality. Due to their open ear design, these headphones may be helpful for anyone with hearing loss and who wears hearing aids. They are also potentially helpful for tinnitus sufferers as they allow ambient sounds to enter the ear canal and may effectively act as a masking solution for individuals suffering from this condition. 

Are bone conduction headphones better for your ears?

Bone conduction allows you to experience your music in a new, safer way. With bone conduction technology, you don’t need to insert anything into your ear canal. This prevents ear damage or pain caused by traditional headphones or earbuds.

Bone conduction headphones are safer because there is no pressure on your eardrum when listening through them, which may be an issue when using conventional headphones for prolonged periods. Best of all, you can use MXT bone conduction headphones while swimming or in the shower because it doesn’t matter if water gets into them!

What are bone conduction headphones good for?

Bone conduction headphones are an outstanding choice for any activity where it’s essential to be aware of your surroundings. While traditional noise-cancelling headphones are an audiophile’s dream, there are several instances where you can blame them for things going south: missing the first sounds of a big catch on the lake or rustling leaves of warning during a hike.

No matter your sport or activity, on your hunt for the best bone conduction headphones of 2021, be sure to consider design elements, comfort, durability, waterproofing, sound quality, and last, but certainly not least, long-lasting battery life.

We’ve listened and heard the sweet sounds of success. That’s why we created MXT Waterproof Bone Conduction Headphones!

Can you wear bone headphones with glasses?

Yes. We recommend putting your MXT bone conduction headphones on first and slipping your glasses or sunglasses into place for the best fit.

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MXT Waterproof Bone Conduction Headphones

Designed with the athlete in mind. The most versatile bone conduction headphones, ready to go anywhere and handle everything- rain, sweat, dust and mud.

What are the benefits of bone headphones?

#1 Increased Situation Awareness

This is a big one!

Immersing yourself in the latest playlist or compelling audiobook is a great escape when walking, running, cycling or driving, but it’s a habit that significantly increases the risk of an accident; closing yourself off to the outside world also closes you off to trains, horns, and hollers.

With open-ear headphones, no speakers are going over or into your ears, depleting your senses. Instead, the transducers sit on your cheekbones directly in front of your ears, leaving you completely aware of your surroundings and aware of ambient noise for a safe listening experience.

If you’re out for a jog, you can hear another jogger approaching behind you. If you’re cycling around town, you’re aware of the dog that broke from its leash. If you’re in construction, you can enjoy your music while still being alert to hazards. If you’re working in a cubicle, you remain connected to the office environment and approachable to your colleagues. 

#2 More Comfortable Fit

Do your earbuds fall out? Do your ear canals hurt? Are full-size headphones too heavy for your morning run? Speakers getting all up in your earrings’ business?

Let’s face it – most headphones don’t get their reputation for being comfortable. Few things are more annoying than running on a treadmill with your right earbud dangling by the wire because you’re actually working up a sweat, and the darn things won’t stay in.

Bone conduction headphones do away with the drama by leaving your ears out of the equation. For many individuals, it’s a whole lot more comfortable. AfterShokz headphones are wireless, which means you can go about your daily activities without having to deal with pesky wires getting in the way.

#3 Unique Listening Experience

Jamming out to your favourite tunes through your cochleas while still enjoying the sounds of the outside world through your eardrums is a unique, double-layered listening experience that’s unlike any other. It’s almost like having a superpower, or background noise for your life. The benefits of bone conduction headphones are something you’ll just have to see – or hear – to believe.

Ready to give bone conduction headphones a try?

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