Sennheiser HD 598 - Burl Wood Accents + Sonic Electronix Bonus Pack 3

Over-Ear Professional 50 Ohm Open-Back Burl Wood Audiophile Headphones + Extended Warranty & Exchange Policy + 15% off Headphone Amp/DAC Coupon

Here's What You Get with the Bonus Pack 3:

  • Sennheiser HD 598 Headphones
  • 3-year Sonic Electronix Warranty (Headphones Only)
  • Extended 180 Day Exchange Policy (Some Exclusions Apply)
  • 15% off Headphone Amp/DAC or Accessory Coupon: Use Code HPEXPERT1

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    High-End Monitoring with Sennheiser

    The HD 598 Sennheiser is the epitome of Sennheiser, one of the leading headphones manufacturers on the planet. These premium headphones offer impeccable sound quality combined with unparalleled comfort for an out-of-this-world listening experience. The HD 598 is an eye catcher with its cream colored, high-gloss burl wood finish and sleek headphone design. Included with the HD 598's is a single sided, 10 ft cord ideal for connecting to any music device and a ¼” adapter to allow for studio applications. Spoil yourself with the Sennheiser HD 598 headphones.

    Open Back Design for an Immersive Listening ExperienceLegendary Sennheiser Sound

    Sennheiser spared no expense with with HD 598 over-ear headphones. High quality components offer you an outstanding acoustic performance while the special diaphragm geometry combines with a highly constant, compressed cellulose fleece to all but eliminates intermodulation distortion. These headphones are open back allowing for a highly analytical frequency response. The patented Duofol™ diaphragms reduce comb filter effects and distortion, ensuring crystal clear, natural sound quality.

    E.A.R Design

    When you buy a pair of headphones, you should treat yourself to something amazing. A premium pair of headphones can completely transform your music, and the HD-598 headphones will do just that. Sennhesier's Ergonomic Acoustic Refinement (E.A.R) technology allows the audio signal to be channeled directly into your ear for the finest sound quality possible. This specially designed audio channelling gives you better overall sound quality simply because the sound waves run into less resistance getting to your ear drums.

    The HD 598 Headphones Were Designed with Comfort in MindLuxurious Comfort

    To accentuate the amazing sound quality of the HD 598 headphones, Sennheiser put just as much thought into the aethstetics and comfort aspects. With the HD 598 headphones, you'll be able to listen to your music in pure bliss for hours on end without experiencing the slightest discomfort. Elliptically shaped plush oversized velour earpads fully enclose the ear for a natural, comfortable fit and a premium leatherette headband provides the finishing touch on these exceptional headphones.

    Based on the merits of sound quality alone, we would rate the HD 598 as a 9.5. These cans sound remarkable, perhaps the best we've heard under $500.

    - Caleb Denison,

    Sonic Electronix Bonus Pack 3

    Each Sonic Electronix Bonus Pack 3 is intended to help you get the most from your new headphones. The package for the Sennheiser RS 170 Kleer Wireless Headphones gives you additional peace of mind thanks to the 3-year Sonic Electronix extended warranty. We're also giving you an extended 180 day exchange policy just in case you don't absolutely love this player. To top it off, you can use the exclusive 15% off coupon on a select headphone amplifier/DAC or headphone accessory of your choice!

    Sennheiser HD 598 - Burl Wood Accents

    Over-Ear Professional 50 Ohm Open-Back Burl Wood Audiophile Headphones w/ Luxurious Velour Padding
    Quantity: 1

    General Features:

    • Over-Ear Professional Open-Back Audiophile Headphones
    • Over-ear design
    • E.A.R. (Eargonomic Acoustic Refinement) for excellent accuracy and clarity
    • Neodymium magnet system for dynamic frequency response
    • Gloss burl wood parts for sophisticated finish designed after European Sedans
    • Lightweight aluminum voice coils produce life-like details and imagery and minimize weight
    • Duofol diaphragms for transparency and minimal distortion
    • Extremely Lush, and Comfortable Brown Velour Ear Pads (542191) and headband
    • Surround reflector for extended spatial sound field
    • Tangle-free cable for convenient listening
    • Adjustable headband for comfortable listening sessions
    • Gold-plated, corrosion-resistant stereo jack
    • Detachable Single Sided Headphone Cable (3 Meters)
    • Primary Color Tone: Premium Beige with Polished Burl Wood Finish
    • Additional Color Accent(s): Brown Earpads, Cream (Beige Cream) Headband Pads, Black Metal Mesh
    • Manufacturer Part Number: 504633
    • Authorized Internet Dealer
    • 2 Year Manufacturer's Warranty

    Product Specifications:

    • Speaker Type: Dynamic Driver
    • Headphone Fit: Over/Around-Ear
    • Transducer Principle: Open-Back (Open-Aire)
    • Frequency Response: 12-38,500 Hz
    • Sensitivity: 112 dB
    • Nominal Impedance: 50 Ohms
    • THD (Total Harmonic Distortion): <0.1%
    • Magnet Material: Neodymium
    • Cable Length: 10 Feet (3 Meters)
    • Weight Without Cable: 9.52 oz (225g)

    Sennheiser HD 598 Parts:

    What's in the Box?

    Sennheiser HD 598 What's in the Box?
    1. Sennheiser HD 598 Headphones
    2. Detachable 10 ft. Cable
    3. 3.5 mm Adapter

    Sonic Electronix Bonus Pack 3 Includes:

    3-year Sonic Electronix Warranty on the Sennheiser HD 598 Headphones
    • Coverage begins on date of purchase
    • No hassle warranty that comes with all the bells and whistles and no hidden gotchas
    • Comes fully equipped with a 5-day service guarantee, 24/7 Online access to your warranty contract
    • Protection from ALL mechanical and electrical failures

    Note: International Customers are responsible for all shipping, duties and taxes

    15% off Coupon for the Headphone Amplifier, DAC or Accessory of Your Choice
    Extended 180 Day Exchange for the Sennheiser HD 598 Headphones
    • If you don't love your new high resolution music player, exchange them within 180 days no questions asked!
      • Only applies to the Sennheiser HD 598 Headphones
      • Must be returned without physical damage in original packaging with all accessories
        • Defective products still eligible for standard 1 year exchange policy
      • Standard 60 day return policy still applies
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    Headphone Design

    Headphone Type

    This is the design of the earpieces on the headphones. Some headphones go inside the ear, while others rest on the outside of the ear. This helps you know exactly what type of headphones you will be receiving.

    In-Ear: The ear buds go into the ear. Most often, the right and left ear buds are two separate pieces.

    Enclosed-Ear: Usually are found on the larger headphones. They rest on top of the ear and have padding for comfort, as well as enclosing the ear to the speaker. This type of headphone helps to filter out surrounding noise.

    On-Ear: This type of headphone involves the speaker sitting gently on the ear without going in the ear or sealing it off.

    Headband Type

    Headphone type refers to the construction of the headphones.

    Around the Ear means that the headphones wrap around the ear to provide a secure fit. This is most often seen in active and sports headphones.

    Around the Neck means that the headphones wrap around the neck. This is also seen in active and sports headphones.

    Earbuds means that the right and left sides of the headphones are separated and will fit securely into the ear. These are small, compact, and user friendly.

    Over the Head headphones mean that the right and left speakers are connected with a support that goes over the head and rests on top. This is the typical headphone type.

    Over the Head
    Specifically For
    Some headphones can use an IR Transmitter in your vehicle, while some can be plugged into your media device and be used on the go or at home.
    Headphone Application

    This is the application that the headphones are designed for. Each application has unique features that make it perfect for particular uses.

    DJ: These headphones are durable, loud, and will often allow for one ear listening.

    Gaming Delivers explosive sound and allows you to communicate with others.

    Home Hi-Fi: These audiophile headphones are engineered to produce high fidelity and accurate audio.

    Home/Office: These headphones are designed to produce rich, brilliant sounds that the artists would appreciate.

    Sports: Designed for active use. These headphones are made to stay in (or on) the ear during workouts.

    Kids: Feature noise limiting technology so that your little ones don't damage their ears listening to music too loud.

    On-the-Go: On-the-go headphones are lightweight and often fold up for easy storage and portability.

    Student: Compact and rugged enough to survive life in a backpack; inexpensive enough to not hurt the wallet of a student.

    Studio: Reproduce music perfectly without any coloration. Look here for reference quality studio monitoring headphones.

    Traveler/Airplane: These headphones are compact, lightweight, and have a portable design.

    Home Hi-Fi
    Acoustic Principle

    The basic design of the headphones. There are 3 different types:

    Open: Have ports that allow air through the back of the diaphragms, enabling the headphones to sound like the music is coming from an outside source.

    Closed: Completely sealed and have no air passing through the diaphragms. Sounds like you are in a closed off room.

    Semi-open: Have slots or ports in the back of the cup and are partially open. This allows for a mixed sound between an open and closed headphone.


    General Features

    Noise Reduction technology removes unwanted noise from a signal. Background or ambient noise can be removed to produce clearer speech and enhanced hearing. Typically these Active Noise Canceling (ANC) headphones are powered and use batteries to activate the noise canceling technology. Also referred to as Noise Reduction or Noise Cancellation.
    Built-In Microphone
    This means that the headphones or earbuds have a built-in microphone. This can be a microphone on the cord, built into the headphone, or even a boom microphone. These mics can be used for music devices like iPods, for Smartphones to make and receive calls, or for gaming purposes.
    Headphone Connection
    This is how the headphones connect to the audio source.

    Corded means that the headphones use a cord to transfer the audio signal.

    Bluetooth means that the audio signal is transmitted from your device to the headphones via a Bluetooth connection.

    Corded or Bluetooth means that the headphones can be used as corded headphones or as Bluetooth headphones. They have an input in one or both earcups for use as a corded headphone while they also have a built-in battery for use as Bluetooth wireless headphones.

    Wireless means that the audio signal is transmitted wirelessly to the headphones.

    Volume Adjustment
    Volume Adjustment means that the headphone (independent of the source) can adjust the playback volume. Many headphones and ear buds have in-line volume control, which allows adjusting the audible volume from a switch on the headphones cord. Other headphones have a volume knob on the headphone can.
    Connector Type
    The type of connection the headphones use to connect to receive the audio signal from a music source. Traditional headphones use an analog 3.5mm headphone jack. Newer technology has allowed digital signals to be sent directly to the headphone using an Apple Lightning or USB-C cable.

    Audio Features

    Driver Type

    The physical design of the driver in the headphones.

    Balanced Armature:
    A balanced armature driver uses a coil wrapped around an armature which is held in between two magnets until it is stimulated by an electrical current. When stimulated, this armature is magnetized which causes it to rotate one way or the other around a pivot point which moves the diaphragm to create sound. Balanced armature driver headphones are generally earbuds and can have multiple drivers in each earbud.

    Dynamic drivers are the most common driver type. They feature a permanent magnet, usually neodymium, a voice coil and a conical diaphragm to drive your music. A dynamic headphone driver looks pretty much identical to any typical home theater speaker.

    Electrostatic drivers are made up of an extremely thin membrane, usually a coated PET film, stretched between two metal plates. An electrical signal is applied to the metal plates to create an electrical field which, depending on its polarity, draws the speaker diaphragm toward one of the plates which forces air through the perforations in the diaphragm which generates the sound wave.

    Planar Magnetic:
    A planar magnetic driver is made up of a large membrane suspended between two sets of oppositely aligned magnets. An electric charge is applied to the membrane to induce movement and produce sound waves.

    The opposition to electric current, a higher impedance means a higher electrical resistance. This is measured in ohms.
    50 ohms
    An efficiency or sensitivity rating tells you how effectively a speaker converts power into sound. The higher the number, the more efficient the speaker and the louder it will play with the same input power. An efficient speaker helps you maximize your available power. Most sensitivity ratings measure the speaker's output with 1 watt of input, 1 meter from the speaker. Some speakers' sensitivity is measured with 2.83 volts of input, instead of 1 watt.
    Efficiency (1w/1m) is not an accurate indicator of a subwoofer's output capability and should not be used as a comparison to other speakers or subwoofers to determine which one is "louder".
    112 dB
    Frequency Response
    The range of frequencies the speaker will reproduce (lowest frequency to the highest). Bigger is better, meaning the wider the range, the better. The optimal range is 20 - 20,000 Hz (which is the range of human hearing).
    12 - 38500 Hz

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    I bought a Sennheiser a couple of years ago for myself and this Sennheiser looks perfect for my wife.
    PETER C on Sep 23, 2016

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    HD 598_RD-CE0249N3B_180 Day Exchange



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    Warning: The image depicted shows the resistance change when wiring multiple subwoofer terminals. Please refer to your subwoofer's owner's manual for the proper wiring of its terminals. Sonic Electronix, Inc. is not responsible for damage caused to your audio system or vehicle due to improper installation. Please call tech support at 1-877-289-7664 if you require additional assistance.

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