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Sennheiser HD 560S High Performance Wired Over-Ear Headphones - Black

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Sennheiser HD 560S High Performance Wired Over-Ear Headphones - Black

Open-Backed - 120 ohm Resistance - 110dB Sensitivity - 6Hz to 38kHz - 2 Years Warranty

Reveal the truth in your music
  • Brand: Sennheiser
  • MPN: 509144
  • Part #: HSTSEN509144
  • UPC: 615104356146
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Microphone

No

Rated Battery Life

N/A

Noise Cancelling

No

Wireless Technology

N/A

Interface

3.5mm

IP Rating

N/A

Colour

Black

Multipoint

No

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"These headphones are praised for their pro-level sound quality, flat frequency response, and superior comfort during long sessions. Customers find them perfect for music enthusiast ...view more"

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Summarised by AI 28/05/24
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"Great wide soundscape, nice construction. Would be nice to have longer cable, but still an awesome buy!"

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By: WynnW 29/04/24
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"I know that just some words don't make for a review but it is the nature of this sort of impression sharing that we are brief. I am no sound professional, but I've had an interest ...view more"

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By: SilvianM 31/08/21
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Features

HD 560S - With linear acoustics tailored to extended listening sessions and smooth, gratifying bass performance, the HD 560S was crafted for the analytical audio enthusiast.

 

- Natural and accurate reference sound
- All-new transducer with high-strength magnet effortlessly reproduces deep, defined bass and brilliant treble
- New polymer-blend transducer membrane offers highly-linear excursion for superb control
- Angled transducers recreate the optimal listening position every time, without the need for acoustic room treatment
- Open earcups facilitate the natural expansion of sound waves
- Superb detail retrieval with fast, clear bass response

 

Reveal the truth in your music

Today's audiophiles monitor their music with measured purpose on a wide range of devices from headphone amplifiers, audio interfaces, computers, and more. The HD 560S delivers the linear performance required by analytical audio enthusiasts at a breakthrough value, allowing the listener to have an honest look inside their music whether for pleasure or productivity.

 

Open earcups for open minds

The HD 560S features an open-back design that provides natural propagation of sound waves. The E.A.R. (Ergonomic Acoustic Refinement) angled driver alignment recreates the optimal triangular listening position you would find in hi-fi loudspeaker setups and high-end recording studios. This combination creates a wide, articulate soundstage without the need for room treatment, letting you hear the neutral version of your music unaffected by the artifacts of a confined space.

 

Signature sound

The HD 560S transducers are specifically tuned for accuracy, offering dependable A/B comparisons of components, mixes, and media formats. The entire frequency range is honest, complemented by smooth, deep bass extension that reveals what nearfield loudspeakers often struggle to reproduce-especially between 20 and 50 Hz. The 120 ohm transducer is all-new, featuring a specialized polymer blend in its membrane for linear excursion and improved brilliance above 10 Hz. The drive magnet offers highly efficient power while its sophisticated damping system manages ventilation-this combination yields deeper bass while mitigating the distortion that otherwise impacts clarity-a difference only the most discerning listeners can appreciate. Whether grading a new hi-resolution master or revisiting a vintage audiophile preamp the HD 560S offers a fatigue-free listen that you can depend on.

 

Comfort is king

Although the HD 560S sound is rooted in the reference-level DNA of the beloved HD 660S, its comfort mechanics are based on the chassis of our ultralight HD 599. A headphone this neutral deserves a distraction-free fit and a "barely there" feel on the listener's head. Even the velour earpads have been carefully considered to keep all contact points soft to the touch. The open, around-the-ear design offers benefits beyond natural sound-the ventilated cup remains cool without ever needing to touch the wearer's ears.

 

It's all about connection

Because audiophiles frequent a variety of sources, we developed the HD 560S to provide an exceptional experience regardless of the playback system. The detachable 1.8 metre cable provides the perfect amount of freedom to access your gear, no matter how it may be oriented within your setup. The 6.3mm / 1/4-inch plug lets you connect to headphone amplifiers, audio interfaces, and most hi-fi sources while a flexible 3.5mm / 1/8-inch adapter ensures you can extract the most out of your reference material on portable digital audio players and countless other audio devices.

Specifications

Impedance

120 O

Frequency response

6 Hz to 38 kHz (-10 dB)

Sound pressure level (SPL)

110 dB (1 kHz / 1 V RMS)

THD, total harmonic distortion

< 0.05 % (1 kHz / 90 dB SPL)

Jack plug

6.35 mm with 3.5 mm adapter

Transducer principle

dynamic, open

Weight w/o cable

240 g

Ear pad material

Velour

Manufacturer Part No:
509144
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Product Type:
Headphones
UPC
615104356146
Product Family:
HD
Shipping Weight:
0.791 kg
PB Part No:
HSTSEN509144
Product Model:
560S High Performance
Warranty: 24 months *
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Professional equipment on a budget

These are professional level headphones for producers. Flat frequency response, massive sound stage, perfect for mixing/mastering and for an absurdly low price. Personally, I love open-backs, they're a lot nicer to wear for extended periods.

120 ohms impedance means you'll need an amplifier or a sound card capable of supporting higher impedance or you won't get much out of them. Don't expect much if you're plugging them into your phone.

*bonus: they're actually really great for competitive gaming, as the sound is so crisp it's a lot easier to hear people sneaking up on you. This is assuming you have an amp/sound card that supports 120 o...view more

By: DavidS754 26/04/21
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6 out of 8 users found this review helpful
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A serious headphone for unserious money

I cannot say enough how amazing these headphones sound. The clarity, openess (due to the open back design) and frequency response from deep, tight bass to crisp highs give me more pleasure when casual listening or when concentrating on a piece of music. The effortless way the sound hits my ears means I don't get ear fatigue even after wearing them for 3 or 4 hours. I've bought Sennheisers from the mid 80s & I'll have these to the grave ( unless Sennheiser manage to improve upon them or I win the lotto).

I relied upon a multitude of reviews to guide me as I don't have the time or energy to audition a wide range of products & the huge suppor...view more

By: JohnnyB15 01/12/22
Verified Owner
4 out of 4 users found this review helpful
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One of the best.

Read the reviews of users who have measured the performance of these headphones (such as audiosciencereview) and you will realize that these headphones are one of the best tonally and technically, no matter the price bracket. Low distortion, great tuning, great soundstage and positioning. My only complaint would be that this should also come with a shorter 3.5mm cable and a balanced 2.5mm cable. These are my favorite headphones I've owned out of hd650 k702 ad700x x2hr he-400 he-400i dt770. These headphone remind me of my first experience of a hifi headphone, when I made the jump from generic to the original he400, they just have that wow...view more

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By: DanielP182 11/10/22
Verified Owner
2 out of 2 users found this review helpful
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Suprisingly good for the price

For an entry-level priced "open back" headphone, these are surprisingly good, and I'm very happy with the purchase.

Pros: open back design, great sound, comfortable to wear for long periods, quality cable, reasonably priced.

Cons: the velour earpads are terrible at collecting dust and pet fur, and I can't find anyone that will sell me replacement pads - so at this stage at least, when they're gone, they're gone. Construction feels a bit "plastic-y" but that's to be expected at this price point.

General notes:

They come with a 1/4" (6.5mm) plug as standard, with an adapter down to 1/8" (3.5mm) - this is a hint at their target marke...view more

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By: NicholasB298 02/08/21
2 out of 2 users found this review helpful
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Great value for money

Great headphones that met my needs.
I purchased them primarily to listen to music at home and wanted the open back for the full sound. For this, they are perfect and for the cost, they are excellent value.
They come with a jack adapter so you can use them with your tablet or phone but they do not fold and are pretty bulky so aren’t really suitable for wearing out and about or for travelling.

BB
By: BronwenB3 19/07/21
Verified Owner
2 out of 3 users found this review helpful
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Outstanding headphones

It doesn't get much better than this, and certainly not at this price. These are top quality audiophile headphones for much less than you would normally have to pay for this quality of sound. Obviously they're open-backed (so they let noise in and out) and wired (with a very good long, light cable), so they're not for you if you want noise cancelling or wireless headphones, and it's possible you might prefer something less accurate (e.g. with boosted bass) if you're only wanting them for a narrow range of music genres...but for anyone wanting accurate, gorgeous sounding headphones for all kinds of music including orchestral etc., they're the...view more

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By: SimonW595 05/05/22
Verified Owner
1 out of 1 user found this review helpful
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Amazing performance-price ratio

Father has the HD 600 pair and this pair competes with those at ~half the price point. Great for people who are into 'cold' / 'analytical' sound profiles.

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By: Guest 12/12/21
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Exceptional

I know that just some words don't make for a review but it is the nature of this sort of impression sharing that we are brief. I am no sound professional, but I've had an interest in Hi-Fi for a long, very long time and I don't think I've ever come across a pair of headphones so perfectly tuned. And for the price, it is just exceptional value.

SM
By: SilvianM 31/08/21
Verified Owner
1 out of 1 user found this review helpful
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Lovely!

Great wide soundscape, nice construction. Would be nice to have longer cable, but still an awesome buy!

WW
By: WynnW 29/04/24
Verified Owner
0 out of 0 users found this review helpful
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Replaced my HD595

Great value. I bought these to replace my HD595 which I've had for the last 20 years (still working by the way! just very worn). Very similar feel and sound to those, my only complaint is the cord is shorter

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By: StephenV95 25/03/24
Verified Owner
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Great headphones with super clear sound

Got these a couple of years ago and they have been holding up great.

They sound great. I actually found the sound a little abrasive at first because I wasn't used to such a pronounced high end. I got over it and love them.
One thing to note is the cable is super long. It does get in the way slightly but I really don't mind. Would rather that than poor sound quality.
Build quality is pretty good. I wouldn't take them places without a case as you will probably scratch them like I did.
Definitely a good option for someone who can't quite commit to the higher end Sennheiser models. I'm not an audio engineer but I can't find a fault with them...view more

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By: EdwardC67 04/02/24
0 out of 0 users found this review helpful
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good value for money

Mid range slightly recessed. Good clean bass down to the bottom of the bass guitar and fades somewhat below that. Top end is bright but clear. Overall the voicing is somewhat dark, especially compared to my ancient AKG K601's but to be fair the AKG phones were very much more expensive. The HD560 ,phones are clean even at high levels and it is easy to hear every note as played and to judge the intonation and to play along in tune. Build quality is good, but I suspect that my K601,s could give the HD560,s a 25 year head start and still come out ahead. Have only used these for a week or so. I bought these to practice on my digital piano and...view more

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By: Guest 01/12/23
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Sennheiser HD 560S High Performance Wired Over-Ear Headphones - Black Open-Backed - 120 ohm Resistance - 110dB Sensitivity - 6Hz to 38kHz - 2 Years Warranty

Reveal the truth in your music
  • Brand: Sennheiser
  • MPN: 509144
  • Part #: HSTSEN509144
  • UPC:615104356146
PB Tech price $260.00 Excluding GST PB Tech price $299.00 Including GST

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Features

HD 560S - With linear acoustics tailored to extended listening sessions and smooth, gratifying bass performance, the HD 560S was crafted for the analytical audio enthusiast.

 

- Natural and accurate reference sound
- All-new transducer with high-strength magnet effortlessly reproduces deep, defined bass and brilliant treble
- New polymer-blend transducer membrane offers highly-linear excursion for superb control
- Angled transducers recreate the optimal listening position every time, without the need for acoustic room treatment
- Open earcups facilitate the natural expansion of sound waves
- Superb detail retrieval with fast, clear bass response

 

Reveal the truth in your music

Today's audiophiles monitor their music with measured purpose on a wide range of devices from headphone amplifiers, audio interfaces, computers, and more. The HD 560S delivers the linear performance required by analytical audio enthusiasts at a breakthrough value, allowing the listener to have an honest look inside their music whether for pleasure or productivity.

 

Open earcups for open minds

The HD 560S features an open-back design that provides natural propagation of sound waves. The E.A.R. (Ergonomic Acoustic Refinement) angled driver alignment recreates the optimal triangular listening position you would find in hi-fi loudspeaker setups and high-end recording studios. This combination creates a wide, articulate soundstage without the need for room treatment, letting you hear the neutral version of your music unaffected by the artifacts of a confined space.

 

Signature sound

The HD 560S transducers are specifically tuned for accuracy, offering dependable A/B comparisons of components, mixes, and media formats. The entire frequency range is honest, complemented by smooth, deep bass extension that reveals what nearfield loudspeakers often struggle to reproduce-especially between 20 and 50 Hz. The 120 ohm transducer is all-new, featuring a specialized polymer blend in its membrane for linear excursion and improved brilliance above 10 Hz. The drive magnet offers highly efficient power while its sophisticated damping system manages ventilation-this combination yields deeper bass while mitigating the distortion that otherwise impacts clarity-a difference only the most discerning listeners can appreciate. Whether grading a new hi-resolution master or revisiting a vintage audiophile preamp the HD 560S offers a fatigue-free listen that you can depend on.

 

Comfort is king

Although the HD 560S sound is rooted in the reference-level DNA of the beloved HD 660S, its comfort mechanics are based on the chassis of our ultralight HD 599. A headphone this neutral deserves a distraction-free fit and a "barely there" feel on the listener's head. Even the velour earpads have been carefully considered to keep all contact points soft to the touch. The open, around-the-ear design offers benefits beyond natural sound-the ventilated cup remains cool without ever needing to touch the wearer's ears.

 

It's all about connection

Because audiophiles frequent a variety of sources, we developed the HD 560S to provide an exceptional experience regardless of the playback system. The detachable 1.8 metre cable provides the perfect amount of freedom to access your gear, no matter how it may be oriented within your setup. The 6.3mm / 1/4-inch plug lets you connect to headphone amplifiers, audio interfaces, and most hi-fi sources while a flexible 3.5mm / 1/8-inch adapter ensures you can extract the most out of your reference material on portable digital audio players and countless other audio devices.

Specifications

Impedance

120 O

Frequency response

6 Hz to 38 kHz (-10 dB)

Sound pressure level (SPL)

110 dB (1 kHz / 1 V RMS)

THD, total harmonic distortion

< 0.05 % (1 kHz / 90 dB SPL)

Jack plug

6.35 mm with 3.5 mm adapter

Transducer principle

dynamic, open

Weight w/o cable

240 g

Ear pad material

Velour

Date Created: 20:30, 28-05-2024
Product URL: https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/HSTSEN509144/Sennheiser-HD-560S-High-Performance-Wired-Over-Ear?qr=popular_related_products