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Sennheiser HD 518 Open-Back Around-Ear Stereo Headphones

B&H # SEHD518 Mfr # HD518
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Price: $129.95
Product Highlights
  • E.A.R. Technology
  • Duofol Diaphragms
  • Neodymium Magnets
  • Adjustable, Padded Headband
  • Soft Around-Ear Cushions
  • Single-Sided Detachable Cable
  • 1/4" Plug with Mini Adapter

The HD 518 headphones from Sennheiser provide high-quality audio in a lightweight and stylish design. With a distinctive grille-style housing design, the headphones have innovative Ergonomic Acoustic Refinement (E.A.R.) technology that channels audio directly into your ears for realistic sound reproduction with deep bass. Advanced Duofol diaphragms with neodymium magnet systems and aluminum voice coils provide transparent audio with minimal distortion, high dynamic range, and excellent efficiency.

Designed for lasting comfort, the headphones have a padded, adjustable headband and extra-thick around-ear cushions. The single-sided detachable cable minimizes tangles and is easy to replace. The cable has a 1/4" stereo plug and includes a 3.5mm mini plug adapter for wide compatibility with a variety of pro and consumer audio devices.

Lightweight and stylish design with a distinctive grille-style housing
Innovative Ergonomic Acoustic Refinement (E.A.R.) technology channels audio directly into your ears for realistic sound reproduction with deep bass
Advanced Duofol diaphragms with neodymium magnet systems and aluminum voice coils provide transparent audio with minimal distortion, high dynamic range, and excellent efficiency
Designed for lasting comfort, the headphones have a padded, adjustable headband and extra-thick around-ear cushions
The single-sided detachable cable minimizes tangles and is easy to replace
The 1/4" stereo plug and 3.5mm mini plug adapter provide wide compatibility with a variety of professional and consumer audio devices
Type Around-Ear, Open-Back, Dynamic
Frequency Range 14Hz - 26kHz
Impedance 50 Ohms
Sensitivity Not Specified by Manufacturer
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) < 0.2%
Connectors 1/4" Stereo Plug with 3.5mm Mini Adapter
Cable Length 10' (3 m)
Weight 8.6 oz (255g)
Sennheiser HD 518 Open-Back Around-Ear Stereo Headphones
  • 3.5mm Adapter
  • 2-Year Limited Warranty
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    SennheiserHD 518 Open-Back Around-Ear Stereo Headphones
     
    5.0

    (based on 6 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Good bass (6)
    • Comfortable (5)
    • Great sound (5)
    • Lightweight (4)
    • Stylish (4)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home audio (6)
      • Music (5)
      • Portable devices (5)
      • With my computer (4)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Audiophile (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (5)

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      amazing set of headphone

      By Junho the Kim

      from New York, NY

      About Me Audiophile

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Compact
      • Durable
      • Good Bass
      • Good Value
      • Great Sound
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Cord Too Short

      Best Uses

      • Home Audio
      • Music
      • Portable Devices
      • Relaxing
      • With My Computer

      Comments about Sennheiser HD 518 Open-Back Around-Ear Stereo Headphones:

      If you can appreciate music and want to listen to a song how the artist intended it to be heard, this is your best choice for headphones under 150 dollars. And for those who are worried about the design, it actually kind of grows on you. The only con I can think about is the long cord, but you can get a replacement cord that is shorter.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      best headphone ever used

      By soundaholic

      from perth, australia

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Good Bass
      • Great Sound
      • Stylish

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home Audio
        • Portable Devices
        • With My Computer

        Comments about Sennheiser HD 518 Open-Back Around-Ear Stereo Headphones:

        have used it with mac, ipad and iPhone- amazing sound quality with deep bass even at low volume.
        will certainly recommend to buy

        • Primary Use:
        • Working out
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Good product

        By Vagabond

        from Israel

        About Me Audiophile

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Good Bass

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home Audio
          • Music

          Comments about Sennheiser HD 518 Open-Back Around-Ear Stereo Headphones:

          Connecting to the stereo and watching movies, listening to music.
          Very nice, that it covers the ears fully.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Better than beats

          By Ayden

          from Glenside, Pa

          About Me Teenager

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Durable
          • Good Bass
          • Good Value
          • Great Sound
          • Lightweight
          • Stylish

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home Audio
            • Music
            • Portable Devices
            • Traveling
            • With My Computer

            Comments about Sennheiser HD 518 Open-Back Around-Ear Stereo Headphones:

            Very clear crisp sound. Blocks out all surrounding sounds. Son(14yrs) loves them. Couldn't be happier

            • Primary Use:
            • Listening to iPod
            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            A Great Pair of over the ear Headphones

            By Robbie

            from Auburn, KS

            About Me Audiophile, Teenager

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Good Bass
            • Good Value
            • Great Sound
            • Lightweight
            • Stylish

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home Audio
              • Music
              • Portable Devices
              • Relaxing
              • Traveling
              • With My Computer

              Comments about Sennheiser HD 518 Open-Back Around-Ear Stereo Headphones:

              I love my music to death & am always looking for a better listening experience. I stumbled on these headphones, and they have a pretty balanced sound & are heavier on the low end with bass. Would have to say they are the best pair of earphones I have ever owned and I absolutely am in love with Sennheiser products. The only con I can think of is that they leak sound, so others around you can hear what your listening too, if it is quieter, it isn't muffled too well. But that's honestly nothing to worry about! I definitely recommend these headphones, happy listening!

              • Primary Use:
              • Listening to iPod
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              (2 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              "Excellent."

              By Hannes

              from Iceland

              About Me Gear Head

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Good Bass
              • Great Sound
              • Lightweight
              • Stylish

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home Audio
                • Music
                • Portable Devices

                Comments about Sennheiser HD 518 Open-Back Around-Ear Stereo Headphones:

                "Excellent."

                Thanks

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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