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The Difference Between On Ear and Over Ear Headphones

If you are looking for new headphones, you have probably come across the terms 'On Ear' and 'Over Ear'. But what exactly is the difference between these two types of headphones? We explain to you on this page the difference between on ear and over ear headphones, so you can make the right choice.

On Ear Headphones

Difference Between On-Ear and Over-Ear Headphones

On ear headphones, as the name suggests, rest on your ears. They are generally lighter and more compact than over ear headphones, making them ideal for travelling. However, because they rest on your ears, they can feel uncomfortable after a while. Also, on ear headphones generally have inferior noise cancellation because they do not cover the whole of your ears and therefore let in other sounds.

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Over Ear Headphones

Over Ear Headphones

Over ear headphones, on the other hand, encompass your entire ear. They are often larger and a bit heavier than on ear headphones, but offer better sound quality and noise isolation. Over ear headphones are also ideal for long-term use, as they do not sit on your ears but around them. Which makes them more comfortable than on ear headphones.

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On ear or over ear headphones?

Ear pads over ear headphones

Choosing between on ear or over ear headphones depends on your personal preferences and needs. We at Repeat audio focus on the best sound quality/experience and comfort for prolonged listening, This is why we have chosen to only offer over ear headphones. The difference between on ear and over ear headphones goes beyond the way they fit on or over your ears but also has a huge effect on the overall listening experience.

Wireless over ear headphones

Our over ear bluetooth headphones offer the best of both worlds: the superior sound quality and comfort of over ear headphones, combined with the freedom of wireless listening. Here, we have chosen to use oval ear pads instead of the normal round ear pads normally used. so they fall perfectly around your ear and have no bass leakage. In addition, we made the over ear ear cushions extra thick so you can listen to music comfortably for hours without your ears hurting. Regardless of your ear size!

We at Repeat Audio offer three types of over ear headphones, a wired version, a wireless headphone and our flagship model the PRINCE: wireless over ear noise cancelling headphones.

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All models come with a 30-day free trial. If you change your mind, just send them back to us. 

Want to try them out? Check out our    for the nearest location!

You can also buy our headphones without purchasing Free Repairs. All our spare parts are available separately in your account assigned when you purchase your headphones via our website. Want to buy the Free Repairs at a later date, or purchase them with an annual subscription? You can! Also only when you really need a repair.

Don't want to buy Free Repairs or don't want a year's subscription? Then you can buy the parts separately here! 

See below an overview of the cost of the individual parts.

Sound box (each)€35 (Day), €45 (Boss), €99 (Prince)
Ear cushion (each)€ 20,00
Pillow€ 20,00
Headband€ 10,00
Button€ 10,00
3.5mm cable€ 12,50
USB-C cable€ 12,50

Too good to be true? Yet the answer really is; yes. Even battery life is covered by your lifetime warranty! As a Repeat user, you can always order parts. And we pay the shipping costs, also for returns. We do always oblige you to return the broken parts again 🙂 . 

Finding it hard to choose and want all the features listed? Scroll down and check out the differences!

Do you have a subscription with us, and would you like to change your account number from which we debit? As this cannot be done manually at the moment, it has to be done this way:

Place a new order with your new account number, and we will send you a new account to replace your current one. Don't forget to inform us to cancel your old subscription. Could you use our help? Email, WhatsApp Or call us on 06-36444658!

Switching is possible if you still have a current subscription with us. If you bought headphones, you can't!

Via the returns page, you will find the steps to return the headphones. As soon as your headphones reach us, we'll cancel your subscription. And we'll make sure your headphones make someone else happy again! 

Then order your chosen model from our website. 

Have you been a customer for some time and are you curious about the possibilities of buying the headphones? Then contact us at the WhatsApp or e-mailWe are happy to help!

It's always a question of finding out exactly what's wrong with your headphones - it's a shame if you order the wrong part! We are happy to help you find out what the problem is. 

Now that you know which part is broken, order it in your account!

Have you already bought your Repeat headphones, but haven't taken out Free Repairs yet because you had to think about it for a while? Or because you wanted to wait until you really needed it? Then log into your account and add the Free Repairs to your headphones.

Don't have an account (yet)? Then you can order the Free Repairs via the following; is your model not listed, because you have a Gerrard Street model of headphones, for example? Then please contact felicia@repeat.audio.

Choose your model:

Repeat PRINCE

Repeat BOSS

Repeat DAY

Don't want to buy Free Repairs or don't want a year's subscription? Then you can buy the parts separately here.

What a shame the headphones are not to your liking, but no problem! Via the returns page you will find the steps to return the headphones. As soon as we receive your headphones, we will refund the purchase price (if purchased 30 days ago - a few days later is no problem either). And we'll make sure your headphones will make someone else happy again!

What a pity you want to quit, obviously no hard feelings! 

Via the returns page, you will find the steps to return the headphones. As soon as your headphones reach us, we'll cancel your subscription. And we'll make sure your headphones make someone else happy again!

Need help with assembly? Click on your model below for the manual!

Didn’t find the answer you were looking for? You can always emailcall us, send a message (0636444658) or chat on the website!

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