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open-back headphones

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Shure SRH1440 Professional Open Back Headphones hands-on

The SRH1440 headphones are comfortable and ruggedly built with highly detailed sound that will surely thrill audiophiles.

By June 29, 2012

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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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AKG K 702 Open Back Dynamic Reference Headphones

The AKG K 702 Open Back Dynamic Reference Headphones offer an ultracomfortable way to enjoy sound that is remarkably more open than most sets; they're like personal speakers for your head.

May 1, 2009

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AKG K 702 Open Back Dynamic Reference Headphones photos

The AKG K 702 Open Back Dynamic Reference Headphones offer an ultracomfortable way to enjoy sound that's remarkably more open than most sets; they're like personal speakers for your head.

5 Images By April 3, 2009

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Oppo PM-3: Planar magnetic headphones go mobile

Planar magnetic drivers are usually found in high-end, open-back models, but the new closed-back, $399 Oppo PM-3 breaks new ground.

By May 14, 2015

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The Koss ESP-950 headphone dazzles the Audiophiliac

It's a classic audiophile design: the large, over-the-ear Koss ESP-950 sounds like no other headphone.

By January 30, 2016

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Grado SR80e: Great-sounding headphones for under $100

Grado's comfortable open-back, on-ear model delivers high-quality sound for an affordable price of $99.

By July 17, 2014

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Grado Prestige Series SR80e

While the open-back design isn't good for noisy environments, the Grado SR80e headphones sound exceptionally good for $100 and are also comfortable to wear.

By July 17, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating July 17, 2014
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Shure SRH1840 Professional

One of Shure's first open-back designs, the SRH1840 headphones are comfortable and light, and the sound will surely thrill demanding audiophiles.

By June 14, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating June 14, 2012
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Before you buy full-size headphones, read this

Open-back headphones let you hear the world around you and closed-back headphones hush external noise. We compare the two types.

By August 17, 2010

Review

AKG K 702

The AKG K 702 Open Back Dynamic Reference Headphones offer an ultracomfortable way to enjoy sound that is remarkably more open than most sets; they're like personal speakers for your head.

By April 2, 2009

4 stars Editors' rating April 2, 2009