HD 518 Home Audio Headphone
The Sennheiser HD 518 open-backed, ‘around-the-ear’ headphones prove that quality and affordability can go hand in hand. Fitted with innovative angled driver technology for the accurate channelling of audio signals into your ears to provide a superb home listening experience. Advanced double-layer diaphragm technology reduces unwanted distortion for absolute accuracy and clarity. To amplify your listening pleasure even further, thickly cushioned ear pads, large oval cups and a wide padded headband provide outstanding wearing comfort, for long relaxed listening sessions.
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An open-backed design allows you to really hear music at its natural best with a light airy feel and a sense of spaciousness. Sennheiser’s innovative (E.A.R.) technology uses angled drivers to channel the sound to the front of the ear simulating a home stereo loudspeaker experience. Neodymium magnets exhibit tremendous strength for a given size effortlessly delivering a dynamic and detailed soundstage, whilst also ensuring that the headphone is very lightweight.
HD 518 Home Audio Headphone
- High-end open ‘around-the-ear’ headphones which offer a ‘true-to-life’, well-balanced sound with deep rich bass that is not overpowering
- Sennheiser's innovative “Eargonomic Acoustic Refinement” (E.A.R.) design simulates the effects of full-size speakers at home
- State-of-the-art, advanced diaphragms for transparency and minimal distortion
- Lightweight aluminum voice coils follow the highs and lows of your music effortlessly
- Highly optimized neodymium magnet systems for clear trebles and punchy bass that is not overdone
- Soft, crackle-free ear pads and headband cushion provide outstanding listening comfort using a breathable fabric
- Distinctive grille-like ear cup casing design
- Single-sided cable with ‘turn-to-lock’ cable mechanism so replacement is made easy; also eliminates tangle
- Optimized for home Hi-Fi/AV systems, may be used with portable devices
- Simple modular constructions with field replaceable parts for a long lifespan
- 2-year warranty
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This pair of headphones offers you an unrivalled entry-level audiophile music experience. Strong build quality, superb comfort and an extremely accurate sound to reveal hidden detail in your music that you have never heard before.
Sennheiser recommends this headphone for...
... home Hi-Fi use. The HD 518s will also bring audiophile sound quality to your PC or Mac, tablet or smartphone. Use for well recorded rock, pop and classical music styles. Remember to burn them in well. Using a headphone amplifier will improve the listening experience even further.
The HD 518 can be connected to any 6.3 mm headphone socket on home audio devices. Also supplied with a 3.5 mm adaptor for portable use.
The Sennheiser HD 518 is covered by a global warranty of 24 months. Sennheiser's worldwide service network will provide swift and smooth handling of any case of warranty claim that might occur. German design and build quality.
Sennheiser is the brand of choice for many high-profile recording artists and live sound engineers, delivering the ultimate audio experience to people who crave true-to-life sound. For over 65 years, Sennheiser has applied its in-depth audio research to the development of premium headphones, microphones and headsets. Every Sennheiser product endures rigorous quality control tests to ensure you receive durable, great-sounding headphones that will withstand daily use in a variety of environments.
Meet the Range
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|Type||Full-Size Circumaural, ‘Around-the-ear’ Headphone ||Full-Size Circumaural, ‘Around-the-ear’ Headphone ||Full-Size Circumaural, ‘Around-the-ear’ Headphone |
|Frequency Response ||14 - 26,000 Hz ||15 - 28,000 Hz ||12 - 38,500 Hz |
|Acoustic Design||Open-Backed For Excellent, Natural And True-To-Life Sound Reproduction ||Open-Backed For Excellent, Natural And True-To-Life Sound Reproduction ||Open-Backed For Excellent, Natural And True-To-Life Sound Reproduction |
|Impedance||50 Ohms||50 Ohms||50 Ohms|
|Cable Length||3 m OFC Single-Sided, Exchangeable ||3 m OFC Single-Sided, Exchangeable ||3 m OFC Single-Sided, Exchangeable |
|Connector Plugs||6.3 mm Plug, With 3.5 mm Adaptor ||6.3 mm Plug, With 3.5 mm Adaptor ||6.3 mm Plug, With 3.5 mm Adaptor |
|Sound Pressure Level||108 dB||112 dB||112 dB|
|Warranty||2 years||2 years ||2 years |