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Sennheiser - HD 598 Headphones

( 5.0 Average / 23 Ratings )




Part #

HD 598





Enclosure Type







50 Ω

Active Noise Cancelling


Sensitivity at 1 V RMS

112 dB

Cord Length

10' (3.048 m)

Frequency Response

12 Hz - 38.5 kHz




Eargonomic Acoustic Refinement (E.A.R.) technology simulates sitting in front of a hi-fi speaker set without the expense or space constrictions
Twist-n-lock single sided cable eliminates tangles and simplifies exchanges
Advanced Duofol diaphragm technology effectively eliminates standing waves within the capsule
Extremely fast rest/response time for incredible transient response and treble clarity
Highly optimized, field-strengthened neodymium ferrous magnet system
Premium metal mesh and sophisticated high-gloss burl wood accents
Lightweight aluminum voice coils for high efficiency and excellent dynamics
Plush, luxurious velour ear pads for long, comfortable listening sessions
Gold plated 1/4" plug (optimized for home receivers, hi-fi systems and headphone amplifiers) with 1/8" (3.5 mm) stereo adapter
Optimized for home hi-fi equipment and home entertainment
Best detail and audiophile experience in the 500 series

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Price History (Excluding Tax) History:


Mass_Effect_Fan 8 points 49 months ago
from completed build TDC (Tantalus Drive Core)

Light, comfortable, great looking, and great sounding headphones

collinsmith70@gmail.com 13 points 46 months ago
from completed build Hydra

Absolutely flawless. They are comfortable, and if you have the AMP (I use my motherboard's) they sound amazing. Games, movies and music really comes to life, and I don't know how I lived without these. ;)

DukeofLuke 5 points 36 months ago
from completed build HP stock computer and a half

Sound amazing, although beige and brown, is this Noctua design?

horace528 30 points 33 months ago
from completed build The First of Many

Recently splurged for these pair of cans. Extremely good piece of audio equipment, the HD 598s are perfect for what I want. A great headphone with a large soundstage, great mids and highs that aren't tiring or have sibilance. While many people state that they lack bass, after some burn-in I found that these have the perfect amount of bass, even for EDM music.

Mass_Effect_Fan 9 points 31 months ago
from completed build TDC (Tantalus Drive Core) v2

Light, comfortable, great looking, and great sounding headphones

HipsterPolice 2 points 29 months ago
from completed build The Quiet Build

My favorite set of cans for the price. Not much else to say about it.

FabreMullet 12 points 25 months ago

One of the best purchases I've made. These headphones not only look great, but are extremely comfortable. The sound is excellent and improves any gaming experience.

Nitrouspeed 7 points 24 months ago
from completed build Orion

The best headphones I have ever used. The comfiest headphones I have ever used. The nicest-looking headphones I have ever used. And the best sounding audio I have ever heard. These are cheaper than Beats, feel lighter than earphones, and have more bass than a subwoofer. I'm a student who needs to be able to hear the teacher when its time to stop listening to music so I need open-back headphones, or earphones, and these are flawless allowing me to hear everything outside perfectly, while barely bleeding any sound. I use these to go running with and they never feel like they are falling, and I use these for gaming over my Turtle Beaches because I just play better with them. Ive never had a complaint while wearing them and only got compliments from others who either own them now or want to. If you are thinking of getting these I promise you can't regret it. (P.S. I also purchased a 3rd party 4ft cable and do not use the stock 6m cable.)

Quickshooter 9 points 24 months ago
from completed build Clean Mean Hackintoshing Machine

Superb sound quality for the price and great looks. Also very very comfortable.

I_Lift_For_Zyzz 7 points 18 months ago
from completed build Big Daddy

Everything sounds better with these on. Make sure to enable high fidelity streaming from Spotify.