It is a fact that portable music is on a sustainable increasing level of popularity. It makes sense of you think that most people are on the move throughout the day. It has also become very fancy owning a pair of noise canceling earbuds to listen to your favorite music regardless how noisy is your ambient.
The truth is that the options you are given when looking to buy your new pair of noise canceling earbuds are immense. So there must be a way to make a shortlist based on your priorities, preferences and budget of course.
First of all you need to select between the noise canceling earbuds and the noise canceling headphones. For some this is an easy task. The differences are easily identifiable although most people get confused.
The headphones are a more sophisticated piece of equipment. They include electronic components which actively cancel out the ambient noise by creating inverse sound waves. There is great concern about how harmful that can be for your ears and despite the fact that nothing is proven yet.
However, apart from the fact that noise isolating headphones are more expensive and much larger in size what makes them more inconvenient is carrying them with you. They can also heat up your ears really fast, something which is not the best situation for your ears and head.
On the other hand we have the sound isolating earbuds. They simply block out the environmental noise by perfect fitting of the earbud in the ear. They do not use active electronic components and as a result they can be considered safe.
Because of their size and simplicity the noise canceling earbuds are much cheaper and easy to move around and stow. However, be careful not to end up buying the low-end earbud products though. They can break easily and their performance is not guaranteed.
After all it is up to you to judge and make a selection upon your priorities. I personally think that a high-end pair of noise canceling earbuds would do the job in a safe way and just as efficiently as with an expensive set of headphones.