small electric device converting electric signal to sound with low volume intended to be held close to a user's ear, usually used in pair placed near to the ears
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1970's headphones

Headphones are electronic audio devices that people wear over their ears. They let people hear sounds on a walkman, MP3 player, mobile phone or computer. Headphones come in many different sizes from big to small. They are also known as earphones, stereophones, headsets or even 'cans'. </nowiki>Earbuds are inserted into the ear.[1] Headphones typically uses small plug for connection. Some use a Bluetooth connection so they don't have the cord in the way.

There is a risk of deafness if listening to headphones with a high volume for a long time.


  1. "Wireless Earbuds". Tabers Truth. Retrieved 11 September 2017.

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  • Headphones – Find out more about the different Headphones.