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Sennheiser HD 599

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User ratings:
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4.3 out of 5
44 user ratings
5 stars
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4 stars
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3 stars
15 %
2 stars
2 %
1 stars
2 %
Consumer ratings:
4.7 / 5
Editorial reviews:
4
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4 editorial reviews
In 1960 Sennheiser presented the MD421 to the world and it put the Sennheiser name on the world wide map. Now there is the Sennheiser HD599, a new classic?Read more
A while back, I posted a Sennheiser HD 559 review. I left a little bit… cold. They felt muffled. I was disappointed with them, to say the least. But now we're back. We've raised the stakes by a couple model numbers and a few dollars for a sort of rematch. We're looking at the open-back, over-ear Sennheiser 599s. The sticker on these is $199 – about double that of the 559s. The 559s (...Read more
Let the music flow. Sennheiser’s always been in the forefront of audio peripherals for several years, and their current flagship, the HD 599 is no exception. The Sennheiser HD 599 is mostly plastic, though its sturdy build is something that should make survive everyday usage. The padded headband also helps you wear the headphones for …Read more
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Pros

  • Detailed in the treble with nice sparkle
  • are pretty light and fit well on my head
  • The build quality is good it s made in China and it feels pretty solid

Cons

  • sound being too bass-light or trebly
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  • locking mechanism it might be harder to find a proper aftermarket cable

Key specs

  • 50 Ω
  • 12, 38500 Hz
  • Open
  • Stereo
  • Over-Ear
  • Wired

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Sennheiser HD 599 - Pros & Cons

Sennheiser HD 599

Pros

  • Detailed in the treble with nice sparkle
  • are pretty light and fit well on my head
  • The build quality is good it s made in China and it feels pretty solid
  • plenty of range and a great sound output
  • high efficiency
  • excellent dynamics and extremely low distortion
  • HD560s is very easy to drive
  • excellent timing and ability to provide a relaxing listening experience
  • The Upper and lower mids are excellent
  • Awesome comfort
  • Nice build and premium look

Cons

  • sound being too bass-light or trebly
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  • locking mechanism it might be harder to find a proper aftermarket cable
  • mechanical keyboard clicking away as I type
  • distortion rate is twice as low
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  • bass was not skewed
  • threaten the position of the HD 800
  • are soft but not so thick
  • The adapter is a bit bulky Sennheiser HD
  • headphones are a little bit bulky

Sennheiser HD 599 - Technical Overview

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IconDriver size
38 mm
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50 Ω
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250 g
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Sennheiser HD 599 - Full Specifications

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Technical details
Sound outputStereo
StyleOver-Ear
Connectivity technologyWired
Headset (integrated/enclosed microphone)no
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Dimensions
Weight8.82 oz
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Connectivity
Cable length1.2
3.5 mm/6.3 mm adapter includedyes
Type of connector
  • 3.5mm
  • 6.3mm
USBno
Detachable cableyes
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Design
Colour of productBrown,Ivory
Acoustic designOpen
Attachment typeHeadband
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Sound
Impedance50.0 Ω
Frequency range12 - 38500
Driver technologyDynamic
Driver size1.5 in
Total harmonic distortion (THD)0.1 %
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Power
Battery operatedno

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