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What Is That Hiss In Your Speakers And Headphones?

Author: 
Jon Dough

Vinyl recordYou have probably noticed that whenever you turn up the volume on your music device, that you can hear a hissing sound even though no music is playing. 

The source of that annoying hissing sound is a byproduct of atomic physics at work. 

No matter how much money you spend on audio equipment, you will never get rid of all of the hiss, however you might reduce it to level so low that you can't really hear it. 

This video by DNews goes into more detail about the source of this natural phenomenon and the things you can do to reduce it to less annoying levels. 

Let us know your tips and tricks for reducing hiss in the comments section below!