Monday, April 4, 2016
Need Headphones? Consider SennheiserHD 598s
This is the case with much of the HD series, but at a typical street price of $150, the HD 598s are particularly good value for audio enthusiasts without hundreds to spend on higher-end cans. Right now, though, Amazon has them down to $130. That’s not the lowest they’ve been — they fell under $100 around Black Friday — but it’s a good discount all the same.
This deal applies to the “Special Edition” HD 598s, which are no different from the originals aside from using an all-black color palette instead of the usual brown and beige. If anything, it might be a more agreeable take on their retro look.
Either way, the HD 598s are comfortable, reports BusinessInsider. They’re lightweight, with plush velour earcups and a soft leatherette headband. There’s a fair amount of plastic here, so they don’t feel all that high-end, but they’re pleasant to wear for hours at a time.
That pleasantness applies to their sound, too. For this range, the HD 598s are clean, balanced, and accurate.
(Tom Notes...this article is NOT a paid advertisement!)
Posted 3:03:00 AM