Sennheiser HD 598
Top 32%436 points
Top 32%
Lowest frequency
Number of headphones
lowmidhigh
Top 95%
280 headphones
9.25Hz - 17.5Hz
NaN% of all headphonesYes
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lowest frequency
highest frequency
impedance
sound pressure level
weight

Sennheiser HD 598: 14 facts and highlights

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
38500Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
152
0

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
12Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
141
0

3. weight

270g
AKG IP2: 3g
122
0

4. impedance

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.
50Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
97
0

5. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Sennheiser HD 598
36% have it
86
0

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
112dB/mW
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 130dB/mW
78
0

7. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Sennheiser HD 598
73% have it
72
0

8. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Sennheiser HD 598
37% have it
63
0

9. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Sennheiser HD 598
54% have it
49
0

10. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Sennheiser HD 598
73% have it
47
0

11. has an over-the-ear form

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.
Sennheiser HD 598
42% have it
46
0

12. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
35
0

13. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Sennheiser HD 598
87% have it
28
0

14. is open backed

The device is designed to allow sound out through the back of the earcup and provides very natural and accurate sound. It's good for home listening.
Sennheiser HD 598
10% have it
26
0

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