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Review: Sennheiser RS 170 wireless headphones

Review: Sennheiser RS 170 wireless headphones

by Ken Nail

Sometimes it seems like I'm in constant motion, even during my downtime. That can make using regular corded headphones challenging — every time I settle down to listen to a little...

 
Video: Klipsch Quintet Home Theater System

Video: Klipsch Quintet Home Theater System

by Tara W.

The Klipsch Quintet home theater system delivers rich, accurate sound to make all your favorite movies, tunes, and video games more enjoyable. It boasts many of the same technologies and design principles Klipsch uses in their larger Reference Series speakers, so you'll hear distinctive, dynamic sound.

 
Yamaha and Polk home theater system review

Yamaha and Polk home theater system review

by David Brown

Interested in a 5.1-channel home theater? It's easier — and more affordable — than you might think. David Brown assembled a Yamaha and Polk Audio system to prove it. Read his review to find out how this setup performed.

 
Sennheiser RS 180 wireless headphones -- wi-fidelity

Sennheiser RS 180 wireless headphones -- wi-fidelity

by Ralph Graves

It's been several years since I've owned a pair of wireless headphones, so I jumped at the opportunity to take a pair of Sennheiser RS 180 wireless headphones home for a...

 
Bowers & Wilkins P5 headphones -- substance and style

Bowers & Wilkins P5 headphones -- substance and style

by Ralph Graves

First impressions — thinking outside the rectangle I had my doubts when I took the  Bowers & Wilkins P5 headphones  home for review. I like B&W products —...

 
Video: Sennheiser RS 170 wireless headphones

Video: Sennheiser RS 170 wireless headphones

by Ken Nail

The Sennheiser RS 170 wireless headphones deliver lossless CD-quality sound, and give you the freedom to move around while you're listening.

 
Sennheiser PXC 450 noise cancelling headphones

Sennheiser PXC 450 noise cancelling headphones

by Video Guest

Ringo talks about the noise-canceling headphones in the Crutchfield Listening Station, and why he likes the Sennheiser PXC 450 headphones.

 
Grado Reference Series  RS2i Headphones

Grado Reference Series RS2i Headphones

by Ralph Graves

Can material matter that much? Ralph tries out the RS2 headphones with mahogany earcups and says "yes."

 
Bowers & Wilkins C5 In-Ear Headphones Review

Bowers & Wilkins C5 In-Ear Headphones Review

by Dave Bar

Can a company known for their high-end speakers shrink down all their technology and cram it into a set of earbuds? Our resident audiophile tries out the Bowers & Wilkins C5's to find out.

 
Video: Sennheiser Mobile Music Series headphones

Video: Sennheiser Mobile Music Series headphones

by Video Guest

Eric Palonen from Sennheiser was at Crutchfield for a training, and showed us the Mobile Music series headphones.

 
Video: Sennheiser MM 450 noise-canceling wireless headset

Video: Sennheiser MM 450 noise-canceling wireless headset

by Video Guest

Kramer, a Crutchfield advisor, tried out the Sennheiser MM 450 noise-canceling Bluetooth® wireless headset with his iPhone®.

 
AKG K 490 NC Review

AKG K 490 NC Review

by Marshall Chase

I took the noise-canceling AKG K 490 NC headphones to the gym and elsewhere to put them to the test. They passed admirably.

 
Noise-Canceling Headphone Challenge

Noise-Canceling Headphone Challenge

by Dave Bar

Folks in our I.T. department listened to five different models of noise-canceling headphones while we played a variety of sound effects. See what they had to say about each model's sound quality, noise-canceling ability, and fit and comfort.

 
Grado RS1i headphones review

Grado RS1i headphones review

by Woody Sherman

Woody checks out the Grado RS1i headphones. And he didn't get the assignment because of his name, either.

 
Video: Powerbeats by Dr. Dre™ sports headphones

Video: Powerbeats by Dr. Dre™ sports headphones

by Video Guest

Crutchfield advisor CJ tried out the PowerBeats sport headphones at the gym and tells how they did during his workout.

 
Video: Harman Kardon 2013 Headphones

Video: Harman Kardon 2013 Headphones

by Zak Billmeier

Harman Kardon's 2013 headphone line is perfect for anyone who wants great sound on the go. They've got in-ear, on-ear, and around-the-ear models to suit your needs, and all models come with a useful in-line remote for when you're using it with your iPhone, iPod, or iPad. Plus they feature classic styling and the sound you'd expect from Harman Kardon.

 
Beats Executive™ headphones review

Beats Executive™ headphones review

by David Brown

The Beats Executive™ over-ear noise-canceling headphones represent a new direction for Dr Dre's highly successful headphone line.

 
Bose® AE2w Bluetooth® headphones

Bose® AE2w Bluetooth® headphones

by David Brown

Bose offers wireless listening and controls with their first stereo Bluetooth headphones. How do they measure up? David Brown gave them a listen to find out.

 
Harman Kardon CL and BT headphones review

Harman Kardon CL and BT headphones review

by David Brown

Harman Kardon's new on-ear and Bluetooth® headphones share a unique design, yet have very different sound signatures. David Brown auditioned each to see how they measure up.

 
Sennheiser Momentum headphones

Sennheiser Momentum headphones

by David Brown

Sennheiser combines well-balanced sound with true portability in their uniquely handsome around-the-ear Momentum headphones.