Audio players

The audio player is a portable device designed to store and play music files that are stored digitally on a memory card or flash memory.
It can also be considered an improved form of the cassette recorder, which, thanks to technological innovations, has gained a compact appearance and the ability to play music files of different formats.

Manufacturers produce these devices of three types:

Today’s market is represented by a huge selection of audio players, which differ from each other not only by the set of functions, but also by the features of the hardware.

MP3 Player

This is the simplest and most budget-friendly version of audio players. The functional characteristics of such models are narrow, they are mainly designed to play music. Some manufacturers additionally equip players with a voice recorder and a radio receiver.

Multimedia players

This type of device has more extensive options, they are considered digital technology. Most models come with a powerful battery and a loudspeaker. They can be used as a stationary (desktop) or portable version.

Hi-Fi player

This is a multi-channel music player that allows you to listen to files in high quality. The main disadvantage of devices is considered to be a rather high price.

How to choose?

Today, almost every audiophile has an audio player, which allows a fun way to spend your leisure time and life. If this device is purchased for the first time, you need to take into account many nuances, which will determine its further life and sound quality.

It is necessary to pay attention to the type of locking. It can be set either independently by pressing a button or a special lever, or programmatically. Thanks to the lock the main buttons are in the off state, and the player does not switch when moving. For sports, you need to choose models that do not allow you to feel uncomfortable during exercise. Such variants are characterized by a miniature appearance and are often equipped with special clips for fixation on clothing.

  • In advance, you need to decide on the type of memory device.
  • The duration of the device on a single battery charge plays a huge role.
  • In addition, it is necessary to clarify whether it is possible to view the video on the player.
  • The ability to listen to the radio, recording voice memos are also considered important.
  • One of the main attributes of an audio player is headphones.
  • Models with an equalizer are very popular because they allow you to conveniently adjust the frequency level and adjust the accuracy of music playback.
  • Separate attention should also be paid to the material from which the body of the device is made.