I saw a news report recently that said kids as young as 6 were requesting electronic devices for Christmas. When they’re still tiny, you can distract your kid with the pretend device that let’s them hear the kitty say “meow”, but eventually, they’re going to want a real device. Some MP3 players have built-in volume-limiting methods, but not all players do. These MyPhones headphones from Griffin are sized to fit kids, but they were designed by music lovers to sound great at any level. The MyPhones have “30 mm drivers in a custom designed shell for great sound” and a “built-in, always-on sound-control circuit to cap peak volume levels at 85 decibels”. (That’s the maximum level recommended by auditory health organizations.) MyPhones are white with swappable inserts for a custom look: blue robot with circuit board design, pink panda with bamboo, or stars on an orange background. The normal price is $39.99, but Griffin is selling them for $29.99 right now.
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