Product Comparison: beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO vs Sennheiser HD 598SR


General Specifications
Brand
Beyerdynamic
Sennheiser
Model
DT 770 PRO
HD 598SR
Origin
Germany
China
About the Product
The beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO headphones have established themselves as a firm favourite amongst music producers, sound engineers and broadcasters and are used in studios all over the world. They reproduce the entire frequency range with incredible precision, and even reproduce low frequencies in punchy detail.
Sennheiser’s open backed HD 598SR are around ear headphones for serious music lovers. Powered by the audio specialist’s transducer technology, they deliver exceptional sound quality with unrivaled comfort for even the longest of listening sessions.
Key Specs
Type
Closed over-ear
Closed over-ear
Sensitivity
96 dB
112 dB
Min. Frequency Range
5 Hz
12 Hz
Max. Frequency Range
35 kHz
38.5 kHz
Impedance
250 Ω
50 Ω
What customers say about "Key Specs"
beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO Studio Headphones - 250 Ohm
  • The sound is pretty detailed with excellent bass response and the soundstage is very good for closed back headphones!
  • The sound quality is incredible. Clear high frequency and very deep bass extension, real nice for causal listening as well as studio works.
  • It's sounds really great. Frequencies comes clear. Lows, mids and highs are nice balanced.
  • The sound you get out of this pair of headphones is clear and honest.
  • There's a lot of low bass if that's what you're after but other than that the sound is a bit sibilant and kind of distant. I expected much more.
Sennheiser HD 598SR Over-Ear Headphone
  • It's also very clean.It has very good separation.
  • Very good midrange, detailed instruments, large soundstage, great positioning and imaging, clear and airy sound.
  • These headphones offer remarkably clear sound, with a very balanced soundscape (i.e., they don't emphasize the bass, unlike so many other headphones.
  • The bass takes a bit of a back seat compared to the other frequencies, yet is still enough to give fullness and punch to the sound. The mids are the star of these headphones' sound signature.
  • These have a very neutral sound, great clarity and a full range of tones. Plenty of bass response, full mids and nice high end.
  • The sound is great with a more neutral sound but still have a somewhat punchy bass.
Size & Weight
Height
8.5 in.
9.45 in.
Width
7 in.
8 in.
Depth
4 in.
3.9 in.
Weight
11 oz.
10.4 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO Studio Headphones - 250 Ohm
  • Professional design and quality, very comfortable, adjustable height, spiral cable.
  • Extremely light weight, the soft pads are extremely comfortable.
  • The headband and ear cups surround your ears and head and it feels like a perfect fit when you adjust them.
  • Headphones are extremely comfortable and lightweight. the velour covers on the ear cups make them nice and cool against your skin
  • They are the most comfortable pairs I've ever had.
  • Attached, weighty cable, headband adjustment can slip out of place.
Sennheiser HD 598SR Over-Ear Headphone
  • They are comfortable. This would include being lightweight, with nice soft ear pads that fit around your ear.
  • Headphones are great, feel great and are very comfortable which was what was most important for me.
  • The over-ear cups are soft and after wearing them for a few hours I didn't have any discomfort which is such a change since all other headphones I've used press on my glasses.
  • The large ear pads feature a velour surface and a soft foam material underneath. The comfort of the headband is also notable.
  • The headphones are very comfortable, completely cover your ears, feel very light weight on your head.
Features
Driver Diameter
1.77 in.
1.57 in.
Detachable Cable
Yes
Yes
Foldable
No
No
Cable Length
9.84 ft.
9.84 ft.
Microphone
No
Yes
In-Line Remote
No
Yes
Headband Material
Leather/Plastic
Leather/Plastic
Extras
Closed diffuse field studio headphone, Innovative bass reflex system, Single sided cable, Soft inner headband, Gold plated jack plug (3.5 mm) and adapter (6.35 mm)
Premium, audiophile-grade over-ear, open back headphones, Excellent connectivity, also with home Hifi equipment, Surround reflector for extended spatial sound field, Lightweight aluminium voice coils for high efficiency and excellent dynamics
What customers say about "Features"
beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO Studio Headphones - 250 Ohm
  • Excellent bass, excellent soundstage, excellent resolution, very comfortable, isolation from external sound
  • Build quality is very nice. Removable headband/Ear cups.
  • They are brilliant for recording vocals, acoustic instruments and anything where you want excellent isolation, which they deliver.
  • These headphones have a very good construction quality and isolation.
  • Its a beautiful model. Build quality level. Headphones pleasant to use.
  • The plastic which makes it feel a little bit cheap.
Sennheiser HD 598SR Over-Ear Headphone
  • These are really astounding quality for the price. The most comfortable headphones I have owned.
  • The provided cables work fine and you get the long cable and the shorter cable with phone controls.
  • These headphones are in a price range that is quite affordable, yet offers sound and build quality that is beyond the standards in its price bracket.
  • This wide sound stage and great imaging also make these ideal for games and movies, as these can enhance audio immersion.
  • Well made headphones, strong made material, and sound quality is great.
  • Downside, the cable is too long for me but manageable.
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications
CE
CE
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
2 year(s)
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
249.95 $


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