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Consumer Reports Reviews Headphones

Consumer Reports is the best place to come to find expert Headphone reviews. We review different types of Headphones. Our Headphone reviews will help you decide what Headphone is best for you.

Consumer Reports Headphone reviews will provide you with recommended models based on the combination of price and performance. You can also subscribe for our Headphone ratings where you will see our Headphone reviews on Sensitivity, Design, Sound quality, Noise reduction and Type. You will also see Consumer Reports take on each model of Headphones that we review. This is a quick summary of what we think works well for this model, and possibly what doesn't.

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Headphone Reviews from Consumer Reports

ratingsPhiaton Chord MS 530 Reviews
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Phiaton Chord MS 530
Type: Wireless home/studio style headphones
Summary: Home/studio-style noise-canceling, closed, wireless Bluetooth on-ear headphones that come with a detachable audio cable with built-in volume control (for any audio device) and microphone, and answer/player control button for iPhone/iPod/iPad and smartphone use, a USB charging cable, a mini-plug-to-airplane-jack adapter, and a carrying pouch.
 
 
The Phiaton Chord MS 530 Headphone has the following features: Weight (oz.), Cable length (in.), Battery type, Plug type, Works with noise reduction off, Integrated microphone, Call connect/disconnect control, Integrated volume control, Integrated player control, Detachable cable, Noise canceling unit in earpiece, Battery life (hrs.), Battery recharge time (hrs.), Low battery indicator, Warranty (mos.): parts/labor, Additional features and Included accessories.
ratingsJBL by Harman Synchros S300a Reviews
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JBL by Harman Synchros S300a
Type: Portable stereo headphones
Summary: Portable closed on-ear earphones that come with a carrying case and a detachable audio cable with built-in mic and answer/player control button for iPhone/iPod/iPad, and smartphone use.
 
 
The JBL by Harman Synchros S300a Headphone has the following features: Cord length (in.), Weight (oz.), Integrated microphone, Call connect/disconnect control, Integrated volume control, Integrated function control, Warranty: parts, labor (mos.), Additional features, Included accessories and Plug type.
ratingsAKG by Harman K323XS A Reviews
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AKG by Harman K323XS A
Type: Portable stereo headphones
Summary: Portable isolating ear-insert earphones that come with four pairs of earpieces of various sizes and types and a carrying bag.
 
 
The AKG by Harman K323XS A Headphone has the following features: Cord length (in.), Weight (oz.), Integrated microphone, Call connect/disconnect control, Integrated function control, Warranty: parts, labor (mos.), Additional features, Included accessories and Plug type.
ratingsSennheiser RS 180 Reviews
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Sennheiser RS 180
Type: Wireless home/studio style stereo headphones
Summary: Home/studio-style digital wireless, open, over-the-ear headphones that come with a wireless transmitter, AC adapter with US, EU, UK, and AU outlet adapters, mini-plug to mini-plug line cord for connection of transmitter to audio source, mini-plug-to-1/4-inch-adapter, and mini-plug-to-stereo-male-RCA-plug Y adapter.
 
 
The Sennheiser RS 180 Headphone has the following features: Cord length (in.), Weight (oz.), Integrated volume control, Warranty: parts, labor (mos.), Additional features, Included accessories and Plug type.
ratingsPanasonic RP-HT470C Reviews
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Panasonic RP-HT470C
Type: Home/studio style stereo headphones
Summary: Home/studio-style closed, over-ear headphones.
 
 
The Panasonic RP-HT470C Headphone has the following features: Cord length (in.), Weight (oz.), Integrated microphone, Call connect/disconnect control, Integrated volume control, Integrated function control, Warranty: parts, labor (mos.), Additional features, Included accessories and Plug type.