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Digital piano vs. keyboard piano vs. electronic keyboard

When you hear terms like digital piano, keyboard piano, electronic keyboard, it can be difficult to understand the difference between each. Unless you know what each one has to offer, it’s impossible to choose the right one for you.

How music affects the brain and mental health?

Music is a big part of our everyday lives – we hear it in movies, on the radio during our commute to work, we use streaming platforms and watch music videos, and more – but what effect does music have on the brain? What does listening to or playing music do to your mental health?

What are studio monitors, and why not just use regular speakers?

If you are setting up your first home studio, you might be thinking, what are monitor speakers? If that’s the case, don’t worry, you are not alone.

In most ways, monitor speakers can look just like regular speakers, which adds to the confusion.

Active, powered, and passive speakers: what’s the difference?

Understanding the different types of speakers is pretty simple: active speakers are different from passive speakers in that they have a built-in amplifier in the speaker cabinet, whereas passive speakers rely on power from an external amplifier. While it does answer the question, the definition explained here is quite basic, however, and in this article we’ll dive a bit deeper into understanding how different powered speakers work. We’ll also examine the pros and cons of the different speakers...

Waterproof, dust resistant, or weatherproof: IP ratings explained

You’ve surely seen that many products boast that they are waterproof, water resistant, weatherproof, protected against dust and dirt, and more. You may have waterproof Bluetooth headphones or you may be aware that most smartphones nowadays are waterproof or water resistant to some extent. While these titles may seem like they all mean the same thing, that is not the case, and the difference between them can be quite big. These titles are called IP ratings. In this article, you will learn about...