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headphones: cans for nerds, stuff that matters

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• /r/headphones is a community for discussion around all topics related to headphones and personal audio.

If this is your first visit to our community, please familiarize yourself with the all content in this sidebar - as it will make your stay more pleasant. You are also encouraged to check the menu at the top of the screen, containing links for further learning, past discussions, and to a number of audio-friendly subreddits.

Before posting, please consider using the search function. A lot of questions have already been answered in the past, often comprehensively.

Enjoy your stay!


  1. All requests that solicit product opinion or ask for purchase advice must be posted in our purchase sticky
  2. Be most excellent towards your fellow redditors. And by "be most excellent" we mean no personal attacks, threats, bullying, or behavior that makes humanity look like scum
  3. All requests for tech support must go in the tech support sticky
  4. No affiliate links, or linking to affiliate link farms. And no lotteries, giveaways, or sweepstakes
  5. Keep content work/family-friendly
  6. Absolutely no links to "pirated" music or videos
  7. Follow the rules of Reddit, and observe reddiquette
  8. There is no selling of equipment here - see /r/AVexchange
  9. No picture posts that dont include a comment which adds value - see /r/headphoneporn

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Related Subreddits

  • /r/audiophile - Speakers and audio reproduction
  • /r/audioengineering - Pro audio/engineering
  • /r/diyaudio - Do-It-Yourself Audio - also /r/diytubes and /r/diysound
  • /r/headphonemods - DIY Headphone mods
  • /r/headphoneporn - Headphone pictures
  • /r/audiophilemusic - Music for audiophiles
  • /r/audiorepair - Repair help for audio gear
  • /r/AVexchange - Trade used AV gear
  • /r/avporn - AV pictures
  • /r/CarAV - Car Audio and Video
  • /r/vintageaudio - Vintage audio gear
  • /r/vinyl - Turntables & Records

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