Best Noise Cancelling Headphones for Airplane: Bose QC35 Bluetooth Earphones

We suggest the Bose QuietComfort 35 wireless active noise cancelling headphones as the best noise cancelling headphones for airplane riders.  They are a yet another revised and improved version of the QC15 earphones, and indeed a step up from the QC25 wired phones. Best Noise Cancelling Headphones for Airplane Travelers While these cost even more … Continue reading Best Noise Cancelling Headphones for Airplane: Bose QC35 Bluetooth Earphones



Bose QuietComfort 25 QC25 Acoustic Noise Canceling Earphones Headphones Review

The Bose QuietComfort 25 active acoustic noise cancelling headphones are a revised and improved version of the QC15 phones, and while these likely cost more than practically any other consumer grade around-ear headphone, you’ll get what you pay for in the QC25s. We sampled these at a nearby Sam’s Club store, and found their music reproduction quite convincing with … Continue reading Bose QuietComfort 25 QC25 Acoustic Noise Canceling Earphones Headphones Review



Sleep Easy™ White Noise Fan Sound Screen Machine Review

The  Sleep Easy™ White Noise Fan Sound Screen Machine  can run most every night in bedrooms and nurseries as well as throughout the day in business offices, libraries, and labs, without noticeable harm or any ill effects whatsoever either to itself, or to those people nearby hearing it. It works well nearly anywhere you sleep that has a mains electricity … Continue reading Sleep Easy™ White Noise Fan Sound Screen Machine Review



Dohm White Noise Sound Machine DS for Sleep and Office Review

We’ve owned a few copies of the Dohm White Noise Sound Machine, model DS, for several years, and have run them most every night in bedrooms and guest rooms without noticeable harm or any ill effects whatsoever; either to ourselves, or to these sound conditioners. They work well at work also, to lessen the impact of sudden surrounding noises … Continue reading Dohm White Noise Sound Machine DS for Sleep and Office Review



Fixing Noisy Portable Fan Heaters

We’ve dealt with noisy portable fan heaters for three decades in many dwellings.  We had them in our bedrooms, third floor finished attic rooms, and drafty condos.  So fixing noisy portable fan heaters became a topic of high interest for us.  We wanted to learn how to fix them  for better sleep, better mood, and higher grades … Continue reading Fixing Noisy Portable Fan Heaters



Koss Noise Isolating Earbuds KEB30K Headset Review

The Koss KEB30K Noise Isolating Earbuds overly emphasize midrange, sacrificing decent bass and treble response in the process. The drivers, while excellent at reproducing vocal vowel sounds, the lows, due to the excessively miniature size of these buds, do indeed suffer. What you gain in miniaturization, you lose in richness of sound. The high frequencies also seem to roll off … Continue reading Koss Noise Isolating Earbuds KEB30K Headset Review



Bose QuietComfort 15 Acoustic Noise Canceling Headphones Earphones Review

While the Bose QuietComfort 15 acoustic noise cancelling headphones likely cost more than practically any other consumer grade over-ear headphone, you’ll get what you pay for. We sampled these recently at a local Sam’s Club warehouse, and found their music reproduction highly realistic with rich-but-not-boomy bass, flowing mid range, and delicate yet assertive highs.  Additionally of … Continue reading Bose QuietComfort 15 Acoustic Noise Canceling Headphones Earphones Review



Hard Drive Making Clicking Noise Fix

Keeping a large audio library built over fifteen years, we’re quite anal about keeping current backups.  This enables us to quickly replace clicking hard disk drives (HDD).  Our backup strategy involves six 6 TB external Seagate Backup Plus USB hard disk drives (HDDs).  We keep an up-to-date full copy of the library on each drive. … Continue reading Hard Drive Making Clicking Noise Fix



Fixing Noisy Window Air Conditioner Unit Tips

Anyone living in warmer climates and seeking to cool their bedrooms, living rooms, and other small to medium-sized living spaces, has probably grappled  with the problem of noisy window air conditioners. Indeed, we’ve installed units from five to twelve thousand BTUs in our windows at various apartments, homes, trailers, and even basements, and have been frustrated by … Continue reading Fixing Noisy Window Air Conditioner Unit Tips



Electric Baseboard Heater Noise, How to Fix

We’ve dealt with the problem of electric baseboard heater noise for a decade now in our second floor bedrooms. Baseboard heaters are great for adding to the home’s base heating (the furnace). They can fix a room always being cold.  But unless you’ve spent extra money for quiet hydronic heaters, common electric baseboard heaters tend to … Continue reading Electric Baseboard Heater Noise, How to Fix