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Sennheiser HD 598

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Brand, Model and Release Date

Information about the brand, model release date.

Manufacturer Sennheiser
Model HD 598
Release Date 2010
HifiSpecs Rating
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General Specifications

Type, design and features.

Headphone Type Over-ear (circumaural)
Earcup Design Open-back
Noise Options None
Transducer Technology Dynamic
Microphone No
Connectivity Wired
Cable Length ~3 m
~9.84 ft
~387.5 in
Detachable Cable Yes
Battery Life -
Battery Quick Charge -
Water Protection No
Driver Diameter 40 mm
Inputs 6.3 mm (3.5 mm adaptor)
Controls No
Foldable No

Technical Specs

Tech specifications of the headphones.

Frequency Response [Hz] 12 - 38500
Impedance [Ohms] 50
Maximum Input Power [mW] -
Maximum SPL 112
Distortion <0.1%
Driver Diameter 40 mm

Product Dimensions and Weight

Headphone dimensions and weight.

Length ~7.5 in
~190.5 mm
~19.05 cm
Width ~7.7 in
~195.58 mm
~19.56 cm
Height ~3.4 in
~86.36 mm
~8.64 cm
Weight ~0.55 lb
~249.48 g
~0.25 kg

Packaging Info

Package dimensions and weight.

Shipping Length ~8.1 in
~205.74 mm
~20.57 cm
Shipping Width ~9.7 in
~246.38 mm
~24.64 cm
Shipping Height ~4.3 in
~109.22 mm
~10.92 cm
Shipping Weight ~1.3 lb
~589.67 g
~0.59 kg

Colors and Accessories

List of available colors and optional accessories.

  • Ivory
Replacable Earpads Yes
What's in the Box
  • Sennheiser HD 598 headphones
  • 3 m cable (6.3 mm jack)
  • 1 x 3.5 mm adapter
  • User manual

Price and Warranty

Satisfaction is (not) guaranteed.

Warranty 2 Years
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Personal Review

"In this comprehensive review, I share my honest thoughts on the Sennheiser HD 598 Over-Ear Headphones, covering their sound quality, build, comfort, and more, while comparing them to other popular models in the market."

Bass Response
These headphones provide a smooth and tight bass response. It's not overly punchy or bloated, offering a refined and controlled low-end that's perfectly balanced for most genres. However, they might not satisfy bass heads looking for overwhelming bass impact.
Treble Detail
The treble detail is crisp without being overbearing. High frequencies are handled with precision, enhancing the overall clarity without causing fatigue. Sibilance is well managed, maintaining a pleasant and engaging listening experience.
Midrange Clarity
The HD 598 excels in midrange clarity, delivering vocals and instruments with natural and authentic tonality. It’s particularly effective at presenting the nuances in vocals and midrange instruments, making it perfect for vocal-heavy genres.

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