Learn how to find the headphones for every purpose.
Which headphones are the best? There's no one answer. Here are our recommendations for "the best" based on general usage and situations.
J.R., a Crutchfield advisor, tried out these AKG K840KL wireless headphones. He tells us how they sounded, and how he was able to do chores and play drums while wearing them.
Now you can enjoy all the advantages of an outboard digital-to-analog converter and a headphone amp while listening to music directly from your iPod, iPad or iPhone. Woody tries out the NuForce iDo.
Eric Palonen from Sennheiser was at Crutchfield for a training, and showed us the Mobile Music series headphones.
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.
Looking for a good, basic set of headphones that still deliver great sound? So was I. That's why I checked out the Sennheiser PX 360 headphones.
Our second headphone shootout using the Crutchfield Listening bar focused on noise-cancelling headphones. It featured a three person panel: Dave Bar, audiophile and headphone expert; Marshall...
Our second headphone shootout using the Crutchfield Listening bar focused on noise-cancelling headphones. The noisy call center (where the listening bar is located) was an especially apt...
Find out how to get better sound from the music on your computer using headphones in this short video.
Our first headphone shootout using the Crutchfield Listening bar featured a three-person panel: Dave Bar, audiophile and headphone expert; Marshall...
Our first headphone shootout using the Crutchfield Listening bar can be summed up as 5-4-3. Five tracks, four sets of headphones, three reviewers. Each reviewer listened to every...
Why are there so many makes and models of headphones? Because people make different demands on them — and because people listen to music differently. When hip-hop producer Dr. Dre teamed...
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 —...
Crutchfield Writing Team
Learn about the different types of headphones and popular features.
Whether you're in an office cubicle where blasting your own music isn't appreciated or you're at a home with little kiddies asleep in the...
Bose® QuietComfort® 3 Acoustic Noise Cancelling® headphones use patented Acoustic Noise Cancelling® technology to minimize unwanted sounds.
CJ, a Crutchfield advisor, tried out the Polk Audio UltraFit headphones and gave them a real workout at the gym. He tells us about the 500, 1000, 2000 and 3000; how they fit and how they sound.
The Klipsch Mode M40 headphones are a noise-canceling, over-the-ear model that combine Klipsch sound quality with advanced noise suppression technology. One of our writers tried them out on an airplane and at home, and his findings are detailed here.
If you love big bass, give Denon's Urban Raver headphones a try. When you want to boost the low end, you can activate the built-in amplifier, then back off a bit for your mellower moments.