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Sennheiser HD 205 Closed Back Over-Ear Stereo Headphone With Rotatable Ear Cup

by Sennheiser
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (312 customer reviews)
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  • Closed-back around-ear stereo headphones with rotatable ear cup
  • Neodymium magnets: For balanced, detailed sound with deep bass response
  • Rotatable ear cup: For one-ear listening, suitable for DJ monitoring
  • Compatible with portable audio: Includes MP3, iPod, iPhone, CD Players
  • Closed-back around-ear stereo headphones with rotatable ear cup
  • Neodymium magnets: For balanced, detailed sound with deep bass response
  • Rotatable ear cup: For one-ear listening, suitable for DJ monitoring
  • Compatible with portable audio: Includes MP3, iPod, iPhone, CD Players
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Sennheiser HD 205 Closed Back Over-Ear Stereo Headphone With Rotatable Ear Cup + COILED 3.5mm Stereo Jack to Socket Headphone Extension Cable Lead 4m + Adaptor 6.3mm stereo plug to 3.5mm stereo jack socket
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Product Information

Technical Details
Item Weight45 g
Product Dimensions25.4 x 10.2 x 22.9 cm
Item model number504292
ColourBlack/Silver
Colour ScreenNo
  
Additional Information
ASINB003LPTAZ2
Best Sellers Rank 103 in Musical Instruments (See top 100)
Shipping Weight531 g
Date First Available1 Dec 2005
  
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Product Description

The HD 205 provide an excellent sound quality and a brilliant shielding of ambient noise. The rotatable ear cup as well as the single-sided cable make them a professional companion even for DJ's. The HD 205 come with a convenient protective pouch for storage and transportation.

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68 of 69 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Product - Cheap Price 2 Jan 2011
By Dangoro
I did some extensive research before buying this headphone and looked among others in this price range and in the end this is one really cheap compared to the other 20 more expensive which would not offer the same product.

The sound is exquisite and is quite good in the midtones. Where it shines, in my opinion, is the bass. Some might find it too much or not enough however I find it to be perfectly balanced to ensure an optimal sound experience.

Another bonus point is due to the fact that the cable doesn't keep tangling itself up eventhough the wire has a certain 'grip' whereas a lot of other headphone cables (in a backpack) tangled with barely any movement.

The only negative remark I can make is that it is incredibly tight on your head in the beginning. After a week or so, and bending it a bit each day I find it to fit good and opposed to other headphones it doesn't fall off with any headmovement!
I don't use the rotatable ear cup as I don't need it and find it quite stupid as the ear cup doesn't even sit good on your head when rotated and doesn't feel comfortable when rotated either.

Basically it's a near perfect product in this price range. I doubt you will find better product that offers this high price/quality factor.

It has mainly been used on music and movies.

I have used for over 3 months now and no remarks whatsoever.
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96 of 101 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Highly Recomended 7 Dec 2010
After being advised by Amazon it would take 3 weeks to deliver, they turn up 2 days after ordering. Good start!

I've always been a firm believer that if you want to listen to top quality music, you need a top quality way to listen to them. This is (so far) THE best quality output I've ever used! It captures the highest note to the lowest and thats without even having to turn them up loud! The sound quality is still outstanding when listening to music quietly.

Also, as someone who gets the train to work everyday, I am always concerned about how loud my music. No problem with these, as long as they are firmly on (not uncomfortable) you get no sound leakage (they also keep your ears warm in the winter!).

Only negative is the packaging which was a struggle, but 20 minutes, a pair of scissors and a cut finger later, I have the best headphones I have ever brought, and at £24 a very reasonable price!

Sennheiser are definitely the best brand in the market!
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56 of 59 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Best Headphones So Far 30 Oct 2010
Over many years, I've been a fan of finding the right headphones. A product that was comfortable for a long period of time, incredibly clear sound, great design, deep base, single corded (just more convenient) and most importantly a reasonable price.
These headphones fit this description perfectly.
It's been a while since I bought these headphones, but i'm sure they were slightly cheaper (around £35 I think). It doesn't surprise me though that a perfectly good pair of headphones will raise there price if they are well received. Personally I would be reluctant in buying these headphones for the price they are at now, but that's only because I didn't know what to expect. If I knew then what I do now, I wouldn't hesitate purchasing these brilliant headphones.
These headphones have a crystal clear sound that suits any type of music and movie, especially with deep base songs. The often problem of having headphones that cover your ears, to me, can be that they move around too much if you're running or just in general feel a bit loose. These headphones really clamp onto your ears with a great amount of comfort, and when I say clamp I mean it's really hard to shake them off. They come with a nice 3m cord, which is always useful for home entertainment use and occasionally a bit awkward if walking around with them, but rapping it up with an elastic band makes it much more portable. A big part of the sale for me was and usually is the design of whatever I'm buying, and these look slick, cool and very different from a lot of other headphones. Again, these are suitable for hours of use, without your head or ears getting soar.
A truly highly recommended set of headphones.
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Broken After 9 Months 5 Aug 2013
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The sound quality is fantastic but this is the second pair of Sennheiser headphones that have broken within 12 months for me. Both pairs have had the same fault, a lose connection in the cable at the point where the wire enters the earphone. The cables are far too long and get twisted up easily, this is probably the cause.

Shame really because I really liked everything else about them.
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30 of 32 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Great, I can stop headphone shopping now! 26 Dec 2010
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I've spent ages, with a budget of up to £75, for a decent headphone for use with my iPod. Problem is, I wouldn't spend that much money without listening to them first, with my own Ipod, but most headphones in the shops are in sealed packaging. I managed to listen to these on a special display in a very large well known PC retailer, where they were £48, but decided to shop around and found them on Amazon for half the price. They compared well for sound quality with some DR Dre 'phones that I'd tested in another store - except they were £227! - and sound far better than some costing far more than I'd be prepared to pay.
Build quality seems good too, although the only gripe I have with them is that they can be a little tight, but I've taken to storing them stretched in the open position to try and slacken them off a bit. (4/1/2011 update - stretching not working and they are annoyingly tight, can't wear them for more than an hour or less. For that reason I've downgraded them to 3 stars)
The cord is one sided and 3m long. A little too long for ipod use but I've wound more than half of it up and secured it with tie wraps. Can easily undo it for home hifi use with the jack plug adapter supplied.
Nice quality storage bag supplied too.

I would definitely recommend these 'phones - my son has just ordered a pair.....(he bought the RS120 cordless version, more expensive but far more comfortable to wear and excellent sound)
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars I thought Sennheiser was supposed to be a good brand? Well it isn't in...
I paid £50 for these in a supermarket, all i can say is they are not comfy. They stop all circulation in your ears they're that tight!!!!
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Published 1 day ago by Kyle N
5.0 out of 5 stars excellent..
excellent.....use them for playing on playstation and can always have one ear free..good quality....good sound...thought cable was too long... Read more
Published 4 days ago by paulo
4.0 out of 5 stars great sound reproduction - very tight on the head though ...
great sound reproduction - very tight on the head though - slightly uncomfortable after wearing for a while - recommended though.
Published 6 days ago by Spenno
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Very good product
Published 7 days ago by tracie breakey
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
very pleased all round.
Published 8 days ago by J. E. Jenkins
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great headphones for making music.
Published 17 days ago by Katie
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Gift for my husband and he loves them!
Published 18 days ago by Sharon Turner
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Very comfortable
Published 19 days ago by Sarah Powell
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic performance and durability
I've had these headphones for almost a year now and they perform brilliantly. Really nice and clean sound and good frequency range. Read more
Published 22 days ago by Llewelyn Bailey
4.0 out of 5 stars Mostly comfortable to wear and excellent sound quality
Mostly comfortable to wear and excellent sound quality. If you wear glasses they can become a bit uncomfortable over a prolonged period of time, but that was only a minor niggle.
Published 24 days ago by Nat
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