According to experts,
over-ear headphones are more comfortable than earbuds for longer periods of
usage. With their circumaural design, these over-ear headphones provide a
solid, flexible option for home entertainment. The Sennheiser HD 518 headphones
are reinforced with Sennheiser’s recognizable technology that includes the
“Eargonomic Acoustic Refinement” (E.A.R.) design, allowing the audio
signals to go directly into your ears. If you want high-quality headphones for
your home A/V system, when you don’t want to interfere with the environment, a
good choice would be this Hi-Fi headset, where the wire length doesn’t have to
be a critical factor. Thanks to their contemporary design, they are
ergonomically designed and at the same time attractive.
type: Dynamic, open
response: 14 – 26,000 Hz
distortion: < 0.2% (1 kHz/100 dB SPL) · Sound pressure level (SPL): 108 dB · Impedance: 50 Ohms · Cable length: 3m · Jack plug: 6.3mm · Weight: 255g The Sennheiser HD 518 headphones are designed for use with home entertainment systems hence the 6.3mm jack and long lead. Since they are 'semi-open' design, they leak sound, so others may hear what you're listening to. While this is a downside, the upside is that sound never sounds 'boxed in' and artificial. These headphones will perform far better than any mp3 or streaming internet video is capable of driving them and sound absolutely great when you plug them into a decent amplifier. They offer extremely good value for money and you would have to spend a lot to get better sound quality. The Sennheiser HD 518 headphones are a proof that quality and affordability can go hand in hand. Mirnes I.