Sennheiser HD 419
The strong all-black countenance of the Sennheiser HD419 closed-back headphones says it all. No extraneous Candy-fied flash or bells and whistles needed, just killer percussive bass-powered tone perfect for street and campus jams or chilling with some blissful tunes anywhere your music takes you. The HD419 was engineered by Sennheiser audio geeks for ideal efficient synergy with portable devices like iPod, iPad, or mp3 players with no amp needed. Oversize plush velour earpad cushions guarantee your ears well-padded comfort during those long listening sessions. Short 4.5 cable avoids tangles while on the move.
- Understatedly cool all-black looks avoids candy-color schemes
- 4.5ft short headphone cable ideal for mobile / portable listening
- Tough-built design efficiently engineered for iPod, iPad, and laptop computer use
- Solid environmetal noise isolation from sealed-back earcups with plush velour earpads
- Free 2-year Sennheiser manufacturer's warranty
What's In The Box:
- Sennheiser owner's warranty statement
The entry way to Sennheiser's amazing and affordable line of 'HD400' series headphones, the Sennheiser HD419 has some wonderfully rugged looks matching its tough-built design and great no-nonsense sonic performance. The HD419 eschews the overworked cosmetics of "fashion" headphones to focus on acoustic sensibility and musical comprehension as its highest goals without any other extraneous -- albeit colorful -- distractions getting in the way of your listening experience. Full-size sealed-back earcups isolate well against environmental noise and allow you to get deep into the music without turning up the volume to overcome ambient noise, a nice thing to do for your long-term hearing safety. The Sennheiser HD419 bass response is definitely alive and kicking but avoids the dreaded 'one-note' bloat that so often passes as "great bass response" from less adroit headphone makers. If we had a quibble, we would add a bit more hair on the uppermost treble extension but that may almost be considered a red herring unless you listen exclusively to high-resolution uncompressed music. With iTunes store-bought music at 256k, the acoustic performance remains robust and engaging without highlighting compression artifacts or other subtle flaws lurking in most mp3 audio files.
The full-size Sennheiser HD419 headphones have circumaural earcups that normally fit completely around the ear on most wearers and deliver a secure, correct fit without undue headband clamping force ruining your listening experience. The short cable is designed for mobile/portable applications and is a non-detachable, 'single-sided' design (extra-nice for eliminating dreaded cord tangling!) extends from the left earcup and runs about 4.5ft to a 3.5mm (1/8") 'mini' plug termination. Leatherette earpad cushions are both durable and comfortable for extended jam sessions. They can also be easily replaced when the pads eventually wear out. NO full-size 1/4" jack stereo adapter is included in the package, so you'll need to pick one up if plugging the HD419 into full-size stereo 1/4" connections. The excellent 2-year manufacturer's warranty remains free with your HeadRoom '100% authorized dealer' purchase receipt.
- Headphone Type: Full Size
- Connector Type: 1/8
- Weight: 0.95oz (w/o cord)
- Isolation: -12dB ~ 15dB
- Impedance @ 1kHz: 32 Ohms
- Detachable Cable: No
- Cord Length: 4.5ft
- Cord Type: Straight Left-Side
- Ear Coupler Type: Full-Size
- Driver Type: Dynamic
- Acoustic Seal: Closed
- Manufacturer Warranty: 2 Years
- Sensitivity: 108 dB