Over-ear headphones are designed for long term personal audio. They are more suitable for multiple hours of use without causing discomfort, unlike on-ear headphone models. This selection features high end brands like Sennheiser and House of Marley, designed to provide hifi surround sound. These headphones are perfect for pro audio recording and playback, as well as professional gaming applications. Some models include accessories such as noise-cancelling options, wireless transmitters, and stands or cases. It is highly recommended to pair these headphones with a preamplifier or receiver to improve the sound quality, especially from sources such as a mobile device or CD player.