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Sennheiser HD 579 vs Sennheiser HD 558 Comparison

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Brand and Model Specifications

Information about the brand, model release date.

ModelHD 579HD 558
Release Date20162010
What Hi-Fi? Rating -
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General Specifications

Type, design and features.

Headphone TypeOver-ear (circumaural)Over-ear (circumaural)
Earcup DesignOpen-backOpen-back
Noise OptionsNoneNone
Transducer TechnologyDynamic
Cable Length~3 m
~9.84 ft
~387.5 in
~3 m
~9.84 ft
~387.5 in
Detachable CableYesYes
Battery Life--
Battery Quick Charge--
Water ProtectionNoNo
Inputs6.3mm (3.5mm adapter)6.3 mm (3.5 mm adapter)

Technical Specs

Tech specifications of the headphones.

Frequency Response [Hz]15 - 28,00015 - 28,000
Impedance [Ohms]5050
Maximum Input Power [mW]--
Maximum SPL106112
Distortion<0.2%< 0.1%
Driver Diameter38 mm40

Dimensions and Weight

Physical characteristics of the speakers (without stands).

Length~7.5 in
~190.5 mm
~19.05 cm
~7.5 in
~190.5 mm
~19.05 cm
Width~6.6 in
~167.64 mm
~16.76 cm
~6.6 in
~167.64 mm
~16.76 cm
Height~3.45 in
~87.63 mm
~8.76 cm
~3.5 in
~88.9 mm
~8.89 cm
Weight~0.47 lb
~213.19 g
~0.21 kg
~0.573 lb
~259.91 g
~0.26 kg

Packaging Info

Package dimensions and weight.

Shipping Length~10.25 in
~260.35 mm
~26.04 cm
~9.15 in
~232.41 mm
~23.24 cm
Shipping Width~8.1 in
~205.74 mm
~20.57 cm
~8.07 in
~167.64 mm
~16.76 cm
Shipping Height~3.95 in
~100.33 mm
~10.03 cm
~3.95 in
~100.33 mm
~10.03 cm
Shipping Weight~1.58 lb
~716.68 g
~0.72 kg
~1.6 lb
~725.75 g
~0.73 kg

Colors and Accessories

List of available colors and optional accessories.

  • Grey
  • Black
Replacable EarpadsYesYes
What's in the Box
  • Sennheiser HD 579 headphones
  • 3 m cable
  • 6.3 mm straight plug
  • 6.3 mm to 3.5 mm adapter
  • Sennheiser HD 558 Headphones
  • 3.5mm plug adapter
  • Warranty.

Price and Warranty

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Warranty2 Years2 Years
Amazon Price


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