Articles & Videos: Over-the-ear Headphones

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.

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

Eric Palonen from Sennheiser was at Crutchfield for a training session, and showed us the Sennheiser HD 800 headphones, stereo headphones designed for audiophiles.

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

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...

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

These handsome Bowers & Wilkins headphones will catch eyes. Will their sound attract ears as well? Crutchfield Home A/V writer David took a listen to find out.