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Sennheiser HD535 Headphones with DSP-360 Surround Processor

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Pros: Great Sound, very little power required, mini jack

Cons: Old tech, Itchy pads, bad connection to the cans

Considering ten years of wear and tear, these phones are in great shape, they don't even distort at low volumes! The Treble is upfront, but not fatiguing, the mids are clear. The bass is a little thick, but an eq fixes that. The open back design give these sound an incredible sound stage. Sometimes I plug them into my amp, put the speakers on, and pretend I'm at a concert. It would work if not for how uncomfortable they are. The pads are plastic, with very litle actual padding. The headband has a fabric hanging off it, but no real padding. The phones are mostly held up by the user's ears then the users head. The adjustable headband is very smooth, so you can find the sweet spot, but its a pain. As far as amping these headphones go, its fairly easy. I have found they really shine through any speaker amplifier's headphone jack. Ipods are a no go. I have found that they work fine with the Fiio E6, and they don't drain much of the battery. Overall these are a great Hi-Fi headphone. I have also used them on long carrides, and for watching movies on my computer. They are not very good for portable use, and you might look stupid anyhow, cause the cans are very thick. Even when I had very long and think hair, they were a litte too big. I gave an overall rating of 4, because the sound quality was very good, and they are probably comprable to some 150 dollar heaphones on the market today. They may not have any new technology in them, but thats a nice change, because its so simple. You just plug it into your amp and enjoy. If you could find these heaphones for anything less than 100 dollars, you should go right for it. Again this was a review for the HD 525 not the 535, because Head-Fi doesn't have the 525s listed at the moment, and I thougt this would be easier. (Side note: I may have gotten these for free, as a birthday present, but they originally retailed for around $100)
 

Sennheiser HD535 Headphones with DSP-360 Surround Processor
Description:

Innovation and know-how - those are the hallmarks of one of the world's leading companies in the area of electro-acoustics. From individual audio products to complete system solutions - Sennheiser Electronic has the knowledge and the experience to lead the way in the constantly developing audio market. The key factors in its extraordinary success are its customer orientation, the performance of its employees, and its worldwide market presence.PRODUCT FEATURES: High quality entertainment hi-fi stereo headphone; Functional, advanced design which takes account of ergonomics; Neodymium magnets for powerful dynamics and high sensitivity; Extremely light AlCu power coils for high transient fidelity; Fresh graphic equalization - powerful bass and finely tuned treble; Very sturdy, plug-in connection cable of Kevlar fiber-reinforced; OFC copper; Gold-plated connector plug, ensuring a connection with lasting reliability for all playback equipment; Optimal wearer comfort - adjusts to allow a perfect fit.

Details:
DetailValue
BindingElectronics
BrandSennheiser
EAN0615104050242
Feature40 Hz to 18 kHz frequency response
Height10 inches
Length8 inches
Weight4 pounds
Width8 inches
LabelSennheiser
List Price$149.99
ManufacturerSennheiser
ModelHD535DSP
MPNHD535DSP
Package Quantity1
Product GroupCE
Product Type NameHEADPHONES
PublisherSennheiser
StudioSennheiser
TitleSennheiser HD535 Headphones with DSP-360 Surround Processor
UPC615104050242
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