How can i become a headphone engineer?
I love headphones(in ear aswell) and i want to become a headphone engineer, im mostly interested in the mechanics (all the stuff inside the headphone) and was wondering what to major in and what classes i should be taking to become one, i was thinking electrical engineer but i was also thinking mechanical engineer or even audio engineer.. im not sure..help please
- steveLv 77 years agoFavorite Answer
You could look into 'Acoustic Engineering'
Here are a variety of colleges offering degrees --
Though, you'll need to see if they offer the proper sub-discipline associated with headphone engineering.
Also look at this --
Or read these articles --Source(s): Other links -- http://faraday.theiet.org/resources/overview/acous... -- might be what you're after http://acousticalsociety.org/education_outreach/ca... https://server2.acosoc.org/ http://www.almainternational.org/ You also might find this extensive comparison of high-end headphones interesting -- http://www.head-fi.org/t/634201/battle-of-the-flag... These are some of the best values (though they're not cheap, by any means) http://www.amazon.com/HiFiMAN-HE-400-Planar-Effici... http://www.amazon.com/Sennheiser-Dynamic-Professio... Though, I'd love to try these -- http://www.amazon.com/HiFiMAN-HE-500-High-Performa... Or watch this -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAAn-xM3JSk