For the discerning listener, finding the right pair of headphones can be a challenge. In this piece we look at the five key qualities to take into account as you search for a new pair should you find your old headphones kicking the bucket.
In this recent post to MusicThinkTank, Dixie Somers points out the five main qualities to consider when buy a new pair of headphones.
"Impedance refers to how much power is needed to make sound come out of your headphones. This number is important to note based on what you plan on connecting to your headphones. For example, if you are connecting them to a mobile device, headphones with low impedance will be just fine. However, if you are connecting them to a more powerful amplifier, you will need high-quality headphones with a higher impedance."