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Balanced Armature Advantage

The Future of Portable Audio

Learn how balanced armature drivers provide premium sound in a smaller package.
An overview of the benefits of balanced armature technology for today’s demanding devices.
See how balanced armature is poised as the driver of choice for the premium sound revolution in earphones and hearables.

WP01The Journey of SoundWhite Paper
WP02aHearables: Achieving Longer Battery Life and Superior Sound with Greater ComfortWhite Paper
WP03The Science of Premium Sound Using Miniature TransducersWhite Paper
WP04Measuring Balanced Armature Drivers for Hi-Res Audio EarphonesWhite Paper
WP05Earphones with Noise Cancellation: Balanced Armatures Support ANC While Delivering Premium SoundWhite Paper
WP06TWS Earphones for Real Life: BAs Support Robust Water Resistance While Delivering Premium SoundWhite Paper
WP07HD Audio Delivery and Playback in TWS EarphonesWhite Paper