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headphone break-in

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Sennheiser's new €50,000 headphone breaks the 'sound barrier'

The all-new Sennheiser Orpheus electrostatic headphone/amplifier system wows the Audiophiliac.

By November 12, 2015

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Best headphones of 2016

Whether you're out listening to your MP3 player or out at home with your high-end stereo, your headphone choice is critical. Here we've picked our five favorites across every style and category, but if you already know which type of headphones you want, use the links at the left to get more options.

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NAD Viso HP50 headphone: An audiophile-grade headphone that won't break the bank

The well-designed and comfortable NAD Viso HP50 ($300) is all about clean, very accurate sound, making it an audiophile favorite.

By March 4, 2015

Review

NAD Viso HP50

The NAD isn't head and shoulders above the competition in its price class, but it does sound really good and should be given careful consideration if you're looking for an audiophile-grade headphone that won't break the bank.

By March 4, 2015

4 stars Editors' rating March 4, 2015
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Magzet aims to reinvent the audio jack with the 'power of magnets'

Tired of having your headphone jack or plug short out and break? Magzet is hoping to change all that with a new accessory that promises safer connections.

By March 23, 2015

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Hands-on: Pluggy Lock adds an anchor hook to any smartphone

Break out your lanyards! This Kickstarter project leverages your phone's headphone jack to add a secure but easily removable hook.

By May 8, 2014

Review

RHA SA950i

While the RHA SA950i may not excel in any one area, it's an all-around solid on-ear headphone that won't break the bank.

By December 7, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating December 7, 2012
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Why do my headphones keep breaking?

You buy a decent pair of earphones, you expect them to last for several years. But all too often they don't. Here are some tips to make sure you don't get burned if you're someone who's hard on your headphones.

By April 2, 2009

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Headphones for under 25 smackaroos

CNET editors round up a handful of headphones that won't break the bank.

By March 12, 2009

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Radius Atomic Strap Earbuds

The Radius Atomic Strap Earbuds are a solid option for 3G iPod Nano owners who like lots of bass and don't want to break the bank to get it. They're not the most versatile earphones, though.

By July 9, 2008

3.5 stars Editors' rating July 9, 2008