What are the parts of an earbud?
Simply so, what is the squishy part of an earbud called?
Also known as earbud "sleeves." The rubber, foam, or silicone material on the end of most earbuds that fits into the ear canal. Many earbuds come with a variety of gel sizes to fit the unique size and shape of an individual's ear canal.
Subsequently, question is, how do earbud speakers work? In principle, headphones work the same as speakers, and the opposite of microphones — that's to say, they essentially turn electrical energy into sound by using magnets to vibrate the air, which creates sound. That signal is sent through your headphones' wires, and into the headphones themselves.
Subsequently, one may also ask, why does my earbuds work on one side?
There can be many reasons that a pair of headphones only play audio out of one ear. The most common reason for sound to only come out of one side is the wires near the audio jack have gotten bent back and forth so many times that it has caused a short in the wiring.
What are the loops on my earbuds for?
These white rubber loops on my Bluetooth headphones. You are supposed to rotate them so they lock under the lip of your ear bowl. Supposedly they keep your earbuds from jostling out when running or raking leaves or whatnot.