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Sennheiser HD 4.30

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Brand, Model and Release Date

Information about the brand, model release date.

Manufacturer Sennheiser
Model HD 4.30
Release Date 2016
HifiSpecs Rating
Amazon Rating

General Specifications

Type, design and features.

Headphone Type Over-ear (circumaural)
Earcup Design Closed-back
Noise Options Noise-isolating
Transducer Technology Dynamic
Microphone Yes
Connectivity Wired
Cable Length ~1.4 m
~4.59 ft
~180.83 in
Detachable Cable Yes
Battery Life -
Battery Quick Charge -
Water Protection No
Driver Diameter Unknown
Inputs 3.5 mm
Controls 3-button inline remote
Foldable Yes

Technical Specs

Tech specifications of the headphones.

Frequency Response [Hz] 18 - 22,000
Impedance [Ohms] 18
Maximum Input Power [mW] -
Maximum SPL 120
Distortion <0.5%
Driver Diameter Unknown

Product Dimensions and Weight

Headphone dimensions and weight.

Length ~7.5 in
~190.5 mm
~19.05 cm
Width ~4.5 in
~114.3 mm
~11.43 cm
Height ~1.8 in
~45.72 mm
~4.57 cm
Weight ~0.515 lb
~233.6 g
~0.23 kg

Packaging Info

Package dimensions and weight.

Shipping Length ~9 in
~228.6 mm
~22.86 cm
Shipping Width ~7.2 in
~182.88 mm
~18.29 cm
Shipping Height ~4 in
~101.6 mm
~10.16 cm
Shipping Weight ~1 lb
~453.59 g
~0.45 kg

Colors and Accessories

List of available colors and optional accessories.

  • Black
  • White
Replacable Earpads Yes
What's in the Box
  • Sennheiser HD 4.30 headset
  • RCA 4.30 – 1.4m detachable single-sided cable with 3-button remote 3.5 mm straight plug
  • Storage pouch
  • User manual

Price and Warranty

Satisfaction is (not) guaranteed.

Warranty 2 Years
Manufacturer URL

Personal Review

"I recently conducted a comprehensive review of Sennheiser HD 4.30 headphones. The headphones possess a solid and sleek design, primarily made of a quality matte plastic with a stylish metallic grey accent. Inside the headband is a rubber lining and although there's minimal padding, they're comfortable to wear for extended periods. The ear cups pivot smoothly for easy adjustments but the size of the headphones is somewhat bulky. The ear pads, made from leatherette, are generously cushioned but they do have a narrow oval shape which could be problematic for users with larger ears. In terms of functionality, the headphones feature a tangle-free flat cable with a user-friendly, three-button remote and a microphone that ensured clear voice calls. The main praise of these headphones is their sound quality, equipped with 32-millimeter drivers and a closed-back design, they deliver a rich, dynamic bass with clear detail in the mids and highs. Despite a few minor drawbacks, the headphones provide exceptional value for money, offering excellent build, comfort, and sound quality under $100."

Bass Response
The headphones display an emphasis on bass, which is weighted and responsive. The bass hits hard but does not come across as boomy. The kick drum feels punchy, and deep bass music will leave listeners pleasantly surprised. However, the bass does not overpower the overall sound; instead, it adds more impact.
Treble Detail
The headphones maintain a good amount of detail in the highs, especially considering their price range. They deliver brilliant highs that are not fatiguing, even after long listening sessions. Although there might be a preference for brighter sound among pickier listeners, these headphones provide overall satisfactory performance in the treble detail.
Midrange Clarity
The Sennheiser HD 4.30 handles the midrange frequencies well. Vocals and instruments come across as clean and natural sounding. In genres such as pop and rock, everything feels more powerful without losing any detail in the mids.

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