A quick overview of the three budget priced aviation headsets I have experience with. The short version is that the Kore is probably the overall best, the RuggedAir is acceptable, and the Faro would be the clear winner if the microphone weren’t so weak.
Reviews on whatever I find interesting or just cool.
808 Audio Canz Bluetooth Speaker
A very handy portable bluetooth speaker that fits just about anywhere. I use this thing all the time. I think my only complaint might be that the battery could last a little longer.
Akaso EK7000 4K Action Camera
I think my fascination with budget action cameras stops here. Yes this camera does record in 4K but it’s not GoPro, Garmin, Sony, etc. 4K. You really do get what you pay for and the video from those cameras is markedly sharper with more accurate colors than these budget cameras. While I’m not so disappointed […]
Zoom H4N Pro Portable Audio Recorder
I picked up this recorder a few months ago for recording cockpit audio and various amateur recording tasks where I might want better audio in the field than what simply recording with my phone is capable of. It’s a bit large and the audio quality is massive overkill if you just want it for cockpit […]
Padgene DZ09 Smart (ish) Watch
Somehow between the shower and the office I lost my watch (just an el-cheapo digital no big loss) so in looking for a replacement I came across these cheap “smart” watches on Amazon for just under 20 bucks. This looked like the nicest of the myriad Chinese knockoffs so I figured I’d spend at least […]
Wimius Q1 4K Action Camera Review
This is a great little camera for the money. The only real drawback is that the video has a slightly green hue compared to higher priced cameras. The color balance can be fixed in software and it’s not so bad that it’s a deal breaker, not at the price they’re going for anyway.