The HD 650 is richly detailed and offers a natural sound that is smooth, effortless and relaxing to listen to. You will quickly become captivated with their expressiveness and emotion whilst also enjoying their absolute control and precision.
The HD 650s feel luxurious with a thickly padded headband and ear cushions with a high-tech lightweight titanium-silver finish that is both understated and elegant. An open-back design ensures the sound is natural.
Some time in use is recommended for these headphones to sound optimal. The HD 650 is not just for critical listening or classical music and is also often used by sound professionals in studios, for example, who understand that a high quality pair of headphones is crucial to their success. A dedicated headphone amp is definitely preferable, but not essential. A balanced cable will help you raise the stakes even further (CH 650S).
...those who have a passion for headphones and for music – and who want to enjoy hours of listening pleasure in comfort. These headphones are an ideal choice for the professional recording engineer recording classical music.
The HD 650 is intended for home use rather than portable listening.
|Ear Pad Material||Velour||Velour||Microfibre|
|Frequency Response||12 Hz - 39,000 Hz||12 Hz - 39,500 Hz||10 Hz – 42,000 Hz|
|Max SPL (dB, 1 kHz, 1V)||97 dB||102 dB||105 dB|
|Wearing Style||Over-The-Head, Around-The-Ear||Over-The-Head, Around-The-Ear||Over-The-Head, Around-The-Ear|
|Impedance (Ohms)||300 Ohms||300 Ohms||150 Ohms|
|Cable Length/Orientation||3 m/ Straight ¼” Plug||3 m/ Straight ¼” Plug||3 m/ Straight ¼” Plug|
|Total Harmonic Distortion||0.1%||<0.1%||<0.03%|
|Weight (Grams, No Cable)||260 g||260 g||270 g|
|Unique Feature 1||Steel Blue Speckled Finish||Specially Tuned Voice Coils Reproduce Liquid Smooth Audio Across the Entire Frequency Spectrum||Exclusive Magnet Ventilation System Directs Airflow, Preventing Unwanted Transducer Movement|
|Unique Feature 2||Very Close To Neutral, Superb Mid-Range||Computer Matched Transducers Are Assembled in Ireland for Impeccable Quality Control||Angled Transducers Simulate A High-End Speaker Array’s Soundstage|