Sennheiser has revamped one of its most popular headphone ranges, the HD 500 series . The new range consists of three open-design models, HD 559, HD 579 and HD 599 , as well as a closed model, HD 569 . The new range is characterized by its marked retro style and by having EAR (Ergonomic Acoustic Refinement) technology . All of this with the comfort, build quality and great sound that the company is accustomed to. Let's review what the new Sennheiser HD 500 series headphones offer us .
The new HD 500 range incorporates a new design that maintains a high build quality and that, especially in the higher-end models, offers a more retro , timeless style. In terms of sound, these headphones feature EAR (Ergonomic Acoustic Refinement) technology developed by Sennheiser . This consists of tilting the internal speakers at a slight angle, thus directing the signal directly to the ears, in such a way that the sound arrives optimally channeled . In addition, they have powerful neodymium magnets and Duofol diaphragms, which guarantee a natural and realistic reproduction of every musical detail and a low vibration of plastic materials. All this prevents distortions in the sound image.
The top of the range model, the Sennheiser HD 599 offers a unique and original style, with an exterior in ivory color combined with leather and brown tones , and finishes in matt silver. A design that evokes past times without giving up the most current image. Like the other models in the series, the HD 599 offers large capsules with soft, replaceable ear cushions, which take pressure off the ears. Its audio technology also places it as a high-end model, in which the special geometry of the diaphragm has been taken care of to the maximum to minimize distortion during sound reproduction. It is also provided with a highly compressed cellulose liningwhich reduces the total harmonic distortion below 0.1%. In addition, it offers a complete frequency response ranging from 12 to 38,500 Hertz . The Sennheiser HD 599 will be available on the market with an official price of 250 euros .
Also aimed at the high-end we have the Sennheiser HD 579 . A model with an open and elegant design , with large capsules and a very comfortable headband, which allows the user to listen to music for hours without causing fatigue. Its design stands out for a striking matt silver finish , mixed with metallic touches. Headphones that provide clear and powerful sound . The Sennheiser HD 579 are sold with 3 meter cable with 6.3 mm connector and an adapter 6.3 mm to 3.5 mm , extending its versatility. The Sennheiser HD 579 will go on sale with an official price of200 euros .
The HD 500 series also incorporates a closed model. The Sennheiser HD 569 stand out for their black finish and for combining good ergonomics with quality audio. The HD 569s provide a complete soundstage with a powerful and detailed bass response , as well as effective isolation from external noise . This model includes two detachable cables , one of 3 meters with a 6.3 mm straight connector for use at home; and another 1.2 meters with a straight 3.5-millimeter connector, with a one-button remote control and microphone included, which allows you to manage calls, for use with your smartphone or tablet. TheSennheiser HD 569 will go on sale with an official price of 180 euros .
Finally we have the Sennheiser HD 559 , the entry model of the series. Like its bigger brothers, this model is provided with large, soft replaceable ear cushions and a headband cushioned by a large cushioned band. On a sound level, they offer great audio quality with deep and defined bass . The Sennheiser HD 559 are sold with detachable cable 3 meters , finished in a straight connector 6.3 mm . The Sennheiser HD 559 will go on sale with an official price of 150 euros .