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A Review On: Sennheiser HD 518

Sennheiser HD 518

Rated # 13 in Over-Ear
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Price paid: $100.00
akshayshah12
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Pros: Very comfortable, Rich and Laid back bass, industrial looks

Cons: None so far

I was initially confused between HD 558 and HD 518 at the time of buying, but then some articles and forums on Head-fi helped me to decide for HD 518 as these were best bang for the buck and HD 558 did not justify their cost premium over these in terms of quality.

Design : Cord is detachable. Body is made up of plastic, so they are very light when you compare them with their looks. Plastic used for these is good quality plastic. Head band gives a little scare but It's not delicate, just not as strong as it should be. The grilled design is unique and looks good to me.

Comfort: Head Band cushion and ear pads are very soft and you won't feel sweaty or uncomfortable for listening sessions even more than 3-4 hours. So pretty much comfortable.

Audio Quality: 10/10 for the price. Sounds overall a tad bass heavy for audiophile standards but not much.

Value: 10/10 again without a doubt. Currently at 60 USD. so no brainer.

2 Comments:

Good review, good choice for a buddy audiophile looking for an all-round can
i have one of these, i'm very happy with them
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