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Sennheiser HD 471

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Sennheiser HD 471 review: specs and price

Sennheiser HD 471
Sennheiser HD 471
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Why is Sennheiser HD 471 better than the average?

  • Impedance
    32 Ohmsvs33.15 Ohms
  • Sound pressure level
    114dB/mWvs105.2dB/mW

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser HD 471

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a detachable cable
Sennheiser HD 471

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has an over-the-ear form
Sennheiser HD 471

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

4.can be folded
Sennheiser HD 471

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

5.travel bag is included
Sennheiser HD 471

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

6.has a straight plug
Sennheiser HD 471

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

24000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

16Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Sennheiser HD 471

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.sound pressure level

114dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

32 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser HD 471

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser HD 471

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser HD 471

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sennheiser HD 471

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

2.warranty period

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

3.has an in-line control panel
Sennheiser HD 471

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

4.number of microphones

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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