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Education technology for young learners available here!

Looking for a wide range of education products tailored specifically for young learners?

Encore Data Products is proud to offer a wide range of classroom tested headphones and headsets designed to be tough and easy to clean – available in classpacks , listening centers and a variety of fun colors to keep young minds engaged!

Also – we have a growing range of Makerspace kit products designed for STEM and STEAM learning.

For slightly older students we also offer the innovative PiTop modular laptop to learn coding and basic engineering skills.

A brief selection is outlined below.

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BLACK FLEX-PHONESAF AND JUKE24 – SIX STATION WIRELESS LISTENING CENTER WITH INDESTRUCTIBLE HEADPHONES

6 Person Juke24 Wireless Flex Listening Center

This wireless 6 person listening center offers unparalleled versatility, unrivaled functionality and value by combining our award-winning wireless Flex-PhonesAF™ headphones – the most popular early learning, single construction, virtually indestructible headphones, with Juke24™ the one-of-a-kind, next-generation media player and jukebox in one!

Whether you are using it for language acquisition and literacy activities, foreign language instruction, singing, storytelling or gym activities, fostering learning, creativity and independence will be easy with Juke24™ Wireless Flex Listening Centers. Use it once and this wireless listening center will become an integral part of your classroom!

Featuring plug and play simplicity, easily connect Juke24 to the wireless multi-channel FM transmitter, then transmit the audio content to a virtually limitless number of wireless Flex-PhonesAF headphones – eliminating wires and cords!

Juke24™ Wireless Flex Listening Center for 6 People Includes:

  • (1) Silver/Black Juke24™:

The amazing, portable, patent pending, media player and digital jukebox that let’s you listen to your favorites, at the touch of a button, as often as you want!

Simply load up to 48 hours of any music or audio from CD, computer, smartphone, laptop or flash drive, even read and record lessons, podcasts, broadcasts, songs, poems or books to listen to, anytime.

All 24 visually customizable buttons can be re-programmed at any time with new content, and as ingenious as it is to upload content to the Juke24™, assigning custom artwork to the 24 buttons is just as easy. Using the free iPhone app, creating button artwork is fun and quick.

Built tough to withstand the rigors of daily use, Juke24™ comes with built-in 4 GB of memory, has a back-loading CD player, karaoke function with talkover mic for sing-along, built-in speakers, digital display and translucent button covers.

  • (6) Black Flex-PhonesAF™ Headphones:

HamiltonBuhl dual-channel wireless Flex-PhonesAF™ are nearly indestructible, made from a single piece of EVA foam – the safe, non-toxic, BPA-free, soft and an extremely flexible material.

Our award-winning Flex-Phones™ are certified for all major USA and international child safety testing standards.

Recommended for children ages 3 and up, Flex-Phones™ come with two dedicated FM channel receivers and deliver high quality sound without cords and wires.

Check out the other fun colors !

Useful for classroom organization activities and lesson planning.

CALIFONE HUSH BUDDY KIDS HEARING PROTECTOR PANDA

Designed to fit smaller heads than larger adult-sized hearing protection, this Hush Buddy is for children who need increased quiet for sensitivity reasons (if they have heightened auditory sensitivities) or just for more focused activities such as reading.

Each one has comfortable, cushioned ear pads that go around, not resting on, the ears to block out the maximum amount of external noise. Each Hush Buddy features an industry leading noise reduction rating (NRR) of 27dB, which lets in 24.2% less sound than the closest competitive item.

The padded headband helps distributes the weight, making it extremely comfortable, even when worn for longer periods of time. There’s no assembly required, just put a Hush Buddy on and it’s ready to go to work

CALIFONE 1114YL-4 4-POSITION LISTENING FIRST LISTENING CENTER YELLOW

This bright and fun-colored Listening Center will help engage your students. Made to fit younger children, the headphones and jackbox are designed for use in stereo-based (computer) activities. It is ideal for use in ELD / ELL, Title 3, and Special Education programming in classes with high student to computer ratios.

Four Listening First headphones (2800 Series) features:
Adjustable headband, permanently attached cord with reinforced connection, lengthy 5′-6″ straight cord with right angle plug to reduce accidental pull-out, ambient noise-reducing earcups keep students on task and lower outside noise.

Mini Stereo Jackbox (1114 Series) features:

Silver-plated contacts prevent “crackling” sounds, individual volume controls, skid-resistant pads at each corner won’t mar or scrape surface, 3.5mm stereo plug with detachable 6′ patch cord (not shown) connects with media players.

Rugged ABS plastic construction for safety and durability in high-use situations

PC and Apple compatible

STEAM SNIPS KIT – ELECTRONIC BUILDING AND CODING MODULES

STEAM SNIPS™ are electronic building modules that can be combined in an infinite number of ways, creating all sorts of electronic inventions, and best of all, they are designed to appeal to both boys and girls.

STEAM SNIPS™ include 73 different components, each can work with every other module in the set – all that is needed is imagination, inspiration and curiosity to build an infinite number of combinations of electronics products.

  • Power modules – everything requires energy
  • Input modules – sensors and detectors to sense, detect and collect environmental data – sound, light, temperature, humidity, motion,tilt, flame, IR distance, water moisture, ultrasonic, switches, buttons, dimmers
  • Output modules – produce motion, audio and visual effects that include LED lights, buzzers, speakers, motors, relays, servos and fans
  • Controller– controls output based on logic and can be combined with other programmable modules to adjust input and output parameters.

Along the way, kids will learn what is required to bring inventions and ideas to life:

  1. Circuitry knowledge
  2. Hardware operation and control
  3. Software programming and coding
  4. Creative thinking and problem solving

STEAM SNIPS™ make it easy for teachers to stoke the flames of curiosity that open up the world of science, technology, engineering, creativity coding and inventing to their students. Ages 5+.

HAMILTONBUHL ADVANCED LEVEL STEAM STARTER PACK STEM-4E

Bring STEAM curriculum to life with HamiltonBuhl’s Advanced Skill Level Starter STEAM Kit full of engineering and coding robots, augmented and virtual reality, 3D printing and media production activities!

Tomorrow’s inventors and problem-solvers are today’s students, teaching them a better understanding of STEAM concepts will be essential in preparing them for the careers of tomorrow. This advanced skill level kit is ideal for all middle and high school grades.

Each product in this Starter STEAM Pack comes with FREE downloadable lesson plans.

Advanced Level – Starter STEAM Pack Includes:

(1) Edison Educational Robot Kit – Set of 2 (EDIBOT-2)
These LEGO® compatible educational robots are clean, safe, reusable, expandable and robust, providing students across all grade levels, from ages 5+, with a range of combinations, and possibilities. Each Edison robot features a host of sensors and can be programmed using a growing number of FREE software applications. Each programmable Edison robot interacts with the world via infrared (IR) transmitters and receivers, line tracking, barcode reading, playing sounds and music, plus sound detection.

(1) HB Invent! Kit – Assembling And Coding Robot (INVBOT)
The custom-designed HB Invent! Kit is developed for STEM-based curriculum. The kit comes with all the components needed to create a variety of fun, programmable inventions – a wheeled robot – complete with collision sensors, buzzers, color-changing lights, line sensors and even infrared sensors that can detect fire! As students assemble the robot, they will be learning a multitude of subjects including robotics and general science concepts such as sensors, engineering and math. As students program the robot to complete various tasks, they will learn coding in Crumble – drag-and-drop programming software – similar to Scratch.

(1) 3D Magic Pen™ – 3D Printing Pen (MPEN)

(3) Filament Pack of 15 Vibrant Colors for 3D Magic Pen™ (MPFB)
The pack includes an assortment of 10′ long filament colors from orange, yellow, red, blue, purple, and pink to even lime green and more.

(1) ChronoQuest™ 3D Interactive Augmented Reality Timeline (CQTUBE)
Created by technologists, informed by educators, ChronoQuest™ uses Augmented Reality to shed exciting new light on history. Century-by-century, students quest through time learning about, even adding to, history’s past! ChronoQuest™ Timelines are pre-programmed and regularly updated with content from six subjects for immediate fun, active, and participation learning.

(1) HB LED GrowLight™ Kit (GLITE)
With HamiltonBuhl’s LED GrowLight Kit, photosynthesis will no longer be an abstract concept, but will be an observable event as students tune the GrowLight LED lights to the optimal spectrum for the plant they are growing. The HB LED GrowLight Kit is an indoor hydroponic gardening kit for planting and growing a variety of herbs, fruits and vegetables right in the classroom.

(1) Animation Studio Kit (ANI-KIT)
Teaching kids multimedia skills develop their critical thinking, problem solving, communication, and collaboration capabilities and demystifies media and IT technologies. Almost any topic can be made more interesting using stop motion animation, and students will learn from this exciting teaching technique. The Animation Studio Kit includes a 5MP, 30FPS, gooseneck webcam with a non-slip base and Animate It! stop motion animation software, developed by the award winning makers of “Wallace & Gromit.”

(1) Green Screen Production Kit (GRN-KIT)
With a quick and easy setup of the green screen backdrop in front of the included 5MP, 30FPS, gooseneck webcam, students will be able to create short news broadcasts, weather forecasts, short reviews, virtual visits to far away places – the planets, the solar system, the Pyramids, the Amazon, the ocean depths, even time travel, all without leaving the classroom.

(1) AirComfort™ Climate Tracking Device (AIR-ORG)
Delivering on STEAM education requirements, the AirComfort is a handy device that measures and collects climate data in 5-40 minute increments. Using the FREE companion app, students can chart, graph, analyze and draw conclusions, then run experiments to see if they can affect change. What a great way to introduce kids to statistics, reporting and analysis. Without realizing it, they will be learning an essential STEAM skill set that prepares them for their future.

(1) Spectra VIP – Virtual Reality Goggles (SVRG1)

PI-TOP V2 LAPTOP WITH RASPBERRY PI 3 MODEL B+

pi‑top is a modular laptop that gives you the tools to complete amazing DIY projects and bring your inventions to life. It’s the perfect tool to help you learn to code, create awesome devices, and take your knowledge to the next level.

Sliding Keyboard Design
Slide out the keyboard to reveal the built in Modular Rail. It’s a workspace for you to build your creations, using pi-top accessories and electronic components.

Includes Inventor’s Kit
pi-top teaches you to create your own inventions on your journey as an inventor. We’ll help you get started with this awesome inventor’s kit click the icons to see what you can make.

pi-topOS: Polaris
At the heart of everything is our shining star – pi-topOS: Polaris – included with pi-top.

AVID FISHBONE FLEXIBLE BREAKAWAY TRRS ADAPTER

This flexible breakaway TRRS adapter helps prevent pin breakage inside expensive electronic devices when a student pulls mistakenly yanks the cord when standing rapidly or when a device falls on the ground – a necessity for students of ALL ages!

How to choose the correct headphone plug for your device!

How do I know the correct headphone to use?

Check out our guide to headphone plug types.

Headphones in the classroom connect to computers, PC’s, tablets ,smartphones and other audio devices.

Its critical to use the correct headphone for the job!

Curriculum directors will confirm whether a microphone is also required for language learning or testing applications.

This will affect the plug type on your headphones – so you can determine the correct headphone or headset to use on your particular device.

The most common plug types are summarized here.

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TRRS

Extremely popular.

The majority of tablets and many computers have this single 3.5mm headphone jack that allows you to simply plug-in and use.  A solution for listening and talking-for example- online assessment testing.

TRRS means : Tip Ring Ring Sleeve – 4 conductors allowing stereo audio plus a mono microphone input.

DUAL 3.5mm

Typically found on desktop computers and plugs directly into the sound card.

Ensure the mic and stereo left and right cables are correctly connected!

 

 

USB

Connected directly to your computer USB port.

Microphone capable as well as stereo audio for listening.

Once plugged in- your computer will recognize your USB headset as the listening device and keep drivers automatically updated.

A popular education choice for language learning and State testing assessments – eg.TELPAS , WIDA , PARCC

Single 3.5mm (TRS) Stereo

For listening only and same as TRRS without microphone capability.

Extremely popular!

Quarter inch Jack

A precursor to the 3.5mm TRS connector.

For listening in mainly mono applications now, for example : (English Language Learning / ELD, language labs, speech pathology.)

 

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We have a vast dynamic inventory sourced from the best manufacturers in the edtech field – as well as a knowledgable customer service team and intuitive website!

Looking for State testing approved headsets?… or charging solutions for multiple Chromebooks and iPads? – we have you covered – with multiple choices to choose from.

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Our main focus is listening technology: headphones , headsets , earbuds -designed for durability mainly for education market.

We carry manufacturers developing products specifically for this market : HamiltonBuhl , Avid Education , Califone , Cyber Acoustics , ThinkWrite , Soundnetic.

Consequently we have model lines that meet the State class testing requirements for headsets – be it WIDA , TELPAS, PARCC etc

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We carry a vast selection of earbuds – perfect for one time use , promo giveaway and perfect for schools, libraries , plasma donation clinics , hospitals , hotels , gyms , spas , museums , tourist attractions or businesses.

 

 

 

 

 

We offer charging solutions in all configurations to charge multiple devices: laptops , ChromeBooks , iPads etc for STEM classes , classrooms  and media rooms.

 

 

 

 

 

 

STEM/STEAM  learning and computer science is covered by multiple products – including the Pi-Top modular laptop.

 

The latest technology  such as Meural digital art canvas is also covered – perfect for classroom curriculum for art history , science , sociology and history.

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AVID AE-55 BLACK AND BLUE HEADPHONE WITH MICROPHONE AND USB 2.0 PLUG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The AVID AE-55 series of headsets delivers on the various state and TELPAS specifications and is designed for quality performance and comfort.

Black and Blue color selection
Noise-reducing ambidextrous design
Chew resistant 6 foot cord with velcro tie for quick storage
Unidirectional noise-canceling microphone
Microphone is bi-directional and rotates 270 degrees
USB 2.0 plug, with molded straight strain relief
Soft leatherette easy clean removable earpads
Individually bagged

HAMILTONBUHL T-PRO TRRS SCHOOL TESTING HEADSET WITH NOISE-CANCELLING MICROPHONE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T-PRO Multimedia Headsets, with Noise-Cancelling Mic – Custom-Made for Grades K-12 State Required Testing

T-PRO SERIES headsets form HamiltonBuhl are deluxe headsets exclusively developed to deliver on all testing specification requirements!  TELPAS and more.
The newly-designed T-Pro Multimedia headset with TRRS plug features:
  • Superior speaker drivers for crystal clear sound quality
  • Ambient noise-cancelling, adjustable, steel-reinforced gooseneck microphone with wider frequency response range to capture all student responses even lower and higher frequencies
  • “Ambidextrous” gooseneck mic with a 210° swivel range to accommodate both right and left-handed users
  • Noise-reducing, deluxe ear cup design to minimize noise for better concentration and focus
  • On-ear cup volume control knob to eliminate accidental volume changes during testing

CYBER ACOUSTICS AC-5008 USB STEREO HEADSET

 

 

 

 

 

The AC-5008 is a quality stereo headset built from the ground up, perfect for today’s demanding classrooms. Utilizes a USB connector, compatible with any USB equipped device.

FEATURES
• USB connection for use with most any computer system
• In-line volume and mute control
• Unidirectional noise-canceling microphone
• Leatherette ear pads

NUTKASE BUMPKASE FOR IPAD 5TH/6TH GEN (MULTIPLE COLORS)

4 foot drop protection in a slim reinforced TPU custom engineered shell

  • Robust, double-layer protection guards your device from daily scratches, drops, and dents
  • Patented hand-strap technology for secure grip at all times

NutKase:  Premium quality cases. Designed in Italy. At a fair price.

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TCEA Convention & Exposition

February 5 – 9, 2018 | Austin, Texas | Austin Convention Center

The 2018 TCEA Convention & Exposition brings thousands of educators together with the knowledge and resources they need to transform the future of teaching and learning. Campus and district-level administrators, curriculum and technology leaders, teachers, librarians, and champions of ed tech will all discover innovative ways to engage students, enhance curriculum, and increase productivity.

TCEA’s 38th annual convention will showcase 1,000+ informative sessions and hands-on workshops for educators to learn best practices for integrating technology into their schools, classrooms, and libraries.

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DISPOSABLE STEREO EARBUDS (TT1-SP)

A popular choice for everyone!💻📱
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-compatible with virtually all #tablets #laptops #smartphones#computers #Android #iOS #devices #iPAD #iPhone
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Why Your Organization Should Consider Disposable Earbuds Over Permanent Solutions

When your school, business or non-profit organization is looking into investing in headphones or earbuds for your audience, it is important that you find a solution that is right for your business. There are many considerations that may need to be taken into account including the audio quality that the headphones deliver, how much your organization is interested in spending, and how they are used. Disposable earbuds deliver a number of benefits over traditional earbud purchases that you may not have considered, and could potentially save your business a great deal of time and money.

When Disposable Earbuds are Appropriate

Disposable earbuds are not always the ideal purchase for every situation, but there are a number of situations that make them the perfect choice over more permanent solutions. Consider whether the use of your listening devices falls into the following categories and whether or not it they are the ideal choice for your organization.

  • The headphones may become easily broken or lost. Investing in expensive headphones or earbuds doesn’t make a lot of sense when they are used in an environment where they can be easily broken. This leads many schools, tourist businesses and companies to choose disposable earbuds over other options. If the headphones are plugged into the headphone jack on a tour bus, they can be easily lost as your tour gets out to explore their surroundings.
  • Information retention is the most important factor. What kind of information is being delivered through the earbuds? For listening to our favorite bands in our own home, we might choose to go for a more permanent set of headphones or earbuds, but in a school where children are using the headphones for learning purposes, the ability to deliver the information is much more important than audio quality.
  • You are working with a limited budget. Disposable earbuds are just cheaper and often are able to last longer than you might expect. If you require headphones but are working on a limited budget, disposable earbuds or headphones are the best choice for you and your business.
  • You’re tired of paying for earbud repairs. If your organization has purchased a long-term solution in the past and has spent a great deal of money repairing them, a disposable earbud is the right choice for you. When they break they are thrown away without regret because their initial cost was so low. Disposable earbuds are much less expensive than their counterpart.
  • Save time dealing with broken parts. In the same way that you can save a great deal of money choosing a disposable option, you also save all of the time that would normally be spent fetching a new pair, repairing an old pair, or dealing with damage as a result of daily use.

There are a wide range of situations where disposable earbuds are the right choice for a school, business, or for personal use.

Popular Uses of Disposable Earbuds

There are many organizations that choose disposable earbuds over long-term options. They are very popular in school (particularly in the lower grade-school levels) where they are very likely to be broken with day-to-day use. It is always more cost-effective to choose disposable. The same can be said for a business environment, which may go through hundreds or thousands of pairs each year.

Additionally, you may have used disposable earbuds while riding an airplane. Many companies will hand out a complimentary pair so that their passengers can comfortably listen to an in-flight movie, without having to worry about collecting them at the end of the flight.

If you are interested in making the switch to disposable earbuds and would like to learn more, please contact us today to speak with our disposable audio experts.

The Many Uses of Disposable Headphones

These days, it seems as though everyone has their own portable device for listening to music, and most people have headphones to go along with them. Transferring those headphones to another device is as simple as plugging them in, so why choose disposable headphones?

Public Events

Many gyms, hospitals, and other public places have seen the value in disposable headphones. With disposable headphones, it’s possible for patrons to listen to music or to a presentation or movie even if they’ve forgotten their own headphones. Afterwards, there’s no complicated cleaning routine. Not only that, if they end up in a patron’s pocket instead of being thrown away, there’s no loss to the company, as this product was never intended to be returned to them.

Classrooms and Educational Events

Kids are often careless, and even with older students, accidents happen. If you’re a teacher working with a large group of students on a regular basis, disposable headphones might be your best option. While the same student can certainly reuse them over a period of time, if they’re broken, it’s not a problem. In an educational setting, disposable headphones mean one less headache for instructors and their assistants.

Headphones for Teenagers

Does your teenager leave their headphones in the oddest places you’ve ever seen? Do you frequently find yourself picking headphones up off the ground, pulling them out of the couch cushions, or helping tear the house apart in a desperate search to find their headphones before they share their music with the entire household again? If so, disposable headphones might be the perfect option for your teenager. Instead of buying a single, often expensive pair of headphones, you can simply provide your teenager with a set that’s meant to be used a handful of times. When it’s lost, they can move on to the next set without worry.

Business Presentation

If you’ve ever attempted to capture the attention of a large room full of people, you know full well how difficult it can be. Keeping their attention through an audio presentation, however, can be made easier by disposable headphones. There’s no need to worry about expensive audio equipment going missing; if disposable headphones disappear, the company isn’t suffering as a result. If you regularly use headphones and other audio equipment for your business presentations, determine whether or not disposable headphones are the right choice for your business.

Children’s Headphones

Have you ever hesitated to hand over your headphones to a child who just wants to listen to a song on your phone or watch a movie on the family laptop without blaring it for the entire household to hear? If you typically use expensive headphones, the last thing you want is to put them in the hands of your child. Using disposable headphones instead means that you don’t have to worry that something will be broken in a moment of inattention. They’re inexpensive, easy to replace, and you can have several on hand “just in case.” What’s not to love?

Disposable headphones are a highly practical method for ensuring that you can deliver the sound you need to the people who need it without breaking your budget or worrying about expensive audio equipment in the process. Whether you’re working for a school, business, or other organization or simply trying to find an inexpensive headphone option for use in your home, contact us. We’ll find the supplies that will work best for you, keeping your unique needs in mind as we find the headphones you need. Still have questions? Feel free to look through our selection of ear buds and over-the-ear headphones to see what options are available for you.

Extend Headphone, Earbud Life With Disposable Covers

Headphones are an investment, no matter how small or how many. Whether it’s having a classroom equipped with earbuds for 30 students listening to important materials on a computer, or having a high-quality headphone set in a music studio, your headphones serve an important purpose. Therefore it is important to keep them in good shape for present and future listening hours. Using headphone covers not only extends the life of your headphones, but they can also keep your headphones clean for multiple users. Here’s a quick guide to headphone and earbud covers, and their benefits.

earpads50prFoam Earpads: For earbuds, extra foam earpads are great to have on-hand. Many earbuds come with their own set of foam earpads in order to make them feel more comfortable for the wearer. But foam earpads easily wear down from constant use, get dirty or grimy from substances like ear wax, and they easily fall off and get lost. Having replacement foam earpads not only keeps your earbuds sanitary, but they can ensure comfortable listening for all users. If you want to extend the life of your foam earpads, they are also very easy to clean and wash. Just put them in a bath of soapy hot water, then air dry. Though they are relatively inexpensive, this could be a great way for teachers to stretch their classroom budget, especially with younger kids who play with or remove the earpads frequently.

Earpad Covers (Over-the-Ear and On-Ear): Earpad covers are a great way to provide sterile headphones in settings that involve many users wearing the same headset. Hotels, airplanes, hospitals, libraries, schools, audio labs, and more can benefit from having sanitary, disposable earpad covers. Earpad covers will not only prevent the transmission of lice, bacteria, skin cells, and more from contaminating multiple people, but they also keep the headphones safe from dirt and contamination when left on high-traffic surfaces. Sanitary earphone covers are also hypoallergenic, which allows users with various allergies to use the community headphones without the worry of a reaction. Disposable headphone covers are easy to use, do not distort sound quality, and are very affordable. The Hamilton HygenX covers come in white, blue and black.

Replacement Ear Cushions: For over-the-ear headphone models like Hamilton’s HA5, HA7 and SC7V, having extra, replaceable ear cushions will also extend the life of your headphones. While ear cushions do have a long lifespan, constant use and exposure to sweat and temperature differences can cause the pleather or leather cushions to crack. Long periods of use, especially in a warm environment, can make these headphones susceptible to cracking. Damage can also be caused by improper storage of these headphones. For example, headphones that fall off surfaces or get dragged along carpets and rough floors can reduce the cushion’s quality. In addition, the cushion lining can lose its shape over time, making it uncomfortable to the wearer. To keep them in better shape, using earpad covers will reduce sweat on the headphones, while also providing a sterile environment for the wearer. But, if you do need to buy new cushions, using a leather protector will also help lengthen their lifespan, and proper care by wiping them down will also help.

Overall, buying disposable headphone covers is a great, long-term alternative to buying disposable headphone sets, and can improve the longevity of your headphones. Not only do they protect your audio equipment, but they also improve the listening experiences of your clients or audiences by taking away any worry about sanitary issues. Furthermore, keeping your headphones clean will give you a better return on your equipment. To learn more about headphone covers and cushions, contact us. We can help you find the options most pertinent for your headphone needs.