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Headphones buying guide
by David Brown

Trying to decide on the perfect pair of headphones? Read our headphones buying guide to learn about the various styles so you can make the right choice.

Headphones glossary
by Crutchfield Writing Team

Learn about the different types of headphones and popular features.

When I received a pair of Sennheiser HD 800 headphones to try out, I knew right from the outset this would be a different kind of listening experience. How many other headphones come packaged...

Woody tries out the SR325is and finds he not only likes the sound, but also the no-nonsense look of these Grado headphones.

Grado SR80i Headphones
by Woody Sherman

What makes a great set of headphones for work? For Woody, it was something that could let him listen to his music, while still being aware of ambient sounds. The open-earcup design of the SR80i's seemed to fill the bill.

Some headphones just sound as beautiful as they look. And with their mahogany earcups, the Grado GS1000i headphones looked very beautiful, indeed.

Looking for a better-than-average set of basic headphones? Me too. That's why I gave the Sennheiser HD 280 Pros a try.

Eric from Sennheiser dropped by to take us through the MM series of headphones. The MM series offers a wide variety of headphones for listening on the go.

"Portable and compact" doesn't have to mean so-so sound. Bowers & Wilkins has found a way to pack big-headphone sound into a form factor perfect for your smartphone or portable player.

Denon's ultra-versatile Globe Cruiser headphones give you Bluetooth and noise-canceling functions in a great-sounding, comfortable headphone built for the busy traveler.

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.