Portability creates unique challenges for audio engineers as they develop listening technologies, with Knowles Balanced Armature Micro-Acoustic driver technology providing a high-performance solution.
Knowles Balanced Armature Resource Center
Knowles is the world leader in balanced armature solutions. We want you to understand the technology, it’s applications, and how it can work for you. Check back often for the latest information and insights into the future of pure, premium sound.
What is balanced armature?
The Balanced Armature Advantage
The Future of Portable Audio
Learn how balanced armature drivers provide premium sound in a smaller, lighter 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 in-ear wearables.
A comprehensive overview of Knowles Balanced Armature products and applications including historical information and how the technology has developed over time.
Learn how Balanced Armature technology addresses the three most compelling satisfaction criteria of audio consumers: sound quality, aesthetics, and comfort.
As health and fitness enthusiasts take notice of the benefits of “wearable computing” devices, Balanced Armature driver technology stands ready to optimize their in-ear listening capabilities.
The performance and versatility of balanced armature drivers enables premium sound in highly miniaturized devices, from sophisticated digital hearing aids to wearable-computing systems.
More and more consumers are looking to Hi-Res source material and playback devices for a premium listening experience. Balanced armature drivers provide the high frequency bandwidth necessary to demonstrate Hi-Res Audio capability in earphones.