It can be very frustrating when your headphones and ear buds keep breaking. It gets worse when what you have is a pair of disposable headphones you were hoping would last for a little bit longer. A broken pair of headphones only means you cannot sit down with a cup of coffee and plug into sweet tunes. It can be worse if the breakdown happens as you are listening to your favorite music. Of course, it is different when you talk about headphones breaking and when you refer to them breaking all the time. Frequent breakages only mean you are not handling your disposable headphones as you should.
Here are some things you should do to keep disposable headphones from breaking:
Proper care and protection
For you to prevent disposable headphones from breaking you must take good care of them. While this is mostly a matter of common sense, there are lots of people who can’t just stop abusing their headphones. And they do this every day, without stopping to think if they are doing the right thing. It doesn’t matter if the headphones have been built to last long or not. How well you take care of them will dictate how long they will last.
Some are the people who often forget they have headphones on. Moving the headphones quickly while still plugged can only mean one thing – snapping of the cable out of joint. Some headphones end up crashing onto the floor. It is worse if you were to rise from your chair and crush them underfoot. Since they are small speakers, headphones have an intricate wiring and electronic system used to produce quality sound. Taking good care of disposable headphones will keep them from breaking.
Proper storage methods
Of course, every pair of disposable headphones will eventually break down after prolonged wear and tear. But that doesn’t mean you store disposable headphones anyhow. Many people have the habit of winding up the cables to their ear buds. Nothing damages disposable headphones like tying the cord into a tight knot or loop and putting them in your pocket. The same goes for leaving your headphones in a dangling state. Ear buds and headphones should be stored in a certain way to prevent them from getting damaged.
While it’s convenient to keep disposable headphones in your pocket, methods as simple as using a plastic case can stop them from breaking. Storage cases work well as places for storing ear buds. Of course, once you have them safely in the case, you can put it in your pocket or nearly anywhere. As for headphones, you may way to bring them in a place where they don’t face too much jostling, abrasion, or physical damage.
Volume that’s too high
Your headphones may still be working in both ears. However, every time you use them, you hear a buzzing sound. You may even conclude that it’s the source of the noise that’s the problem. If the problem persists, it would be safe to conclude that the problem is with your headphone cups. In most cases, buzzing in earphones is caused by extremely high volume. Disposable headphones and speakers are designed to take sound only up to a certain level. Volumes beyond the limit may damage the headphones. As the sound waves become bigger, the internal mechanisms of the headphones tend to get disturbed. Persistent use of this high volume will only loosen vital parts of the headphones. This is what causes the buzz as well as reducing the quality of the sound. Cranking up the base too high can also lead to this kind of damage. It doesn’t matter the quality of your headphones. Persistently high volumes only result in them getting destroyed. So be careful how high you crank up that volume.
Even with disposable headphones, you can avoid regular replacement by preventing them from getting damaged. You only need to do the bare minimum to ensure you take care of and maintain your headphones in good working condition. You will end up saving the money you could have used to replace damaged headphones. If that isn’t something, you should give great important, just what is?