Sennheiser - HD 650

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Don't sweat it, this Sennheiser - HD 650 comes with a 2 Year warranty from Sennheiser that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

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Designed in Germany

Established & Reputed

Trust us, our reputation in the audio world speaks for itself!


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Revered by Audiophiles

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A masterpiece from the experts who know audio inside and out!


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Value for Money

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Great for Studio & Professionals

When you need the best to deliver your best.


This headphone or gear meets the high standards and requirements of a professional and studio environments. Plug these in and focus on doing your best work.


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Upgradeable Cable

Not happy with your current cable? Swap it out!


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If you see an IEM marked with "🔌 Upgradeable Cable," it means it comes with a detachable cable. You can easily swap or upgrade the cable, allowing for customization or maintenance whenever you desire.

Why it Sounds Amazing

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42mm Dynamic Drivers

Flat Sound Signature

For those on a quest to try and hear the “purest” audio possible.


This headphone or gear offers an neutral, uncoloured audio profile, perfect for purists who crave accuracy.


If you see products marked as “📏 Flat Sound Signature”, you’re in for a true-to-life listening experience, hearing your music exactly as it was recorded, without any artificial boosts or tweaks.

Crisp Vocals & Instruments

Vocals and Instruments sound too good, its like a warm hug.


This headphone or gear excels at delivering clear, clean vocals and instruments, making every sound pop.


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Smooth & Sweet Treble

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Perfect to Analyse Music

Delve deeper into the Bassline, Riffs and Harmonies.


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Needs Amplification

I need more power to thrive.


This headphone or gear shines brightest with a bit of extra power. It’s designed to deliver top-notch performance when paired with an amplifier, giving you that full, rich sound you crave.


If you see a product marked as "🚂 Needs Amplification", it means this device is built to excel with an amp, ensuring you get the most out of your music with enhanced volume and clarity. Perfect for audiophiles who love their sound big and bold.

This headphone is a classic. The Sennheiser HD650 isn't a new headphone, but it's still a favourite amongst audiophiles. The sound signature can be best described as 'reference grade' because so many people over the years have used this as a benchmark for use in the studio and at home. Pair it with a decent tube amplifier to hear it sing.
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About RAGHAV SOMANI

Raghav Somani is the Founder & CEO of Headphone Zone. An avid audiophile and musician since 2008, his choice of headphones include STAX Electrostats, Audeze LCD 3, and for music on the go, the JH Audio Roxanne + Astell&Kern SP1000 is never too far away. On his playlist, you'll find A.R. Rahman, Michael Jackson, and the Eagles.

OPEN BACK DESIGN DELIVERING REFERENCE-GRADE SOUND QUALITY

The Sennheiser HD 650 headphone has been engineered to give you studio-quality audio output. HD 650 features an open back design with an industrial-grade build, which allows the ear pads to fit comfortably and deliver transparent natural-sounding audio. The HD 650 reproduces subtle details in your tracks with a fluid signature tuned for hours of fatigue-free listening. You will quickly become captivated with the expressiveness and emotion whilst also enjoying the absolute control and precision of the headphones.

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PREMIUM COMPONENTS FUSED WITH DYNAMIC DESIGN TO ELEVATE YOUR SONIC EXPERIENCE

The Sennheiser HD 650 is designed with high-quality components to deliver pristine audio. Coming with a driver unit which these beasts produce an aural experience like never heard before, offering a tremendous frequency range of 10 to 39500Hz. The 42mm transducer deploys a 38mm diaphragm with an aluminium voice coil specifically tuned for overall treble and low-frequency presence, while the midrange is reproduced with lifelike composure. The neodymium magnets have been highly modified, reducing the air turbulence and providing you with a sonic experience that leaves you amazed. The lightweight aluminium voice coils promise a great transient response.

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MADE IN ROMANIA TO DELIVER MORE WITH A MODULAR DESIGN

Everything about the HD 650 was made with more in mind, more details discovered, more musicality, and more time for monitoring. Made in Romania at a state-of-the-art production facility, the HD 650 combines the best of modern transducer manufacturing with the attention to detail required to handle a wide variety of acoustic materials. For example, the resonators feature stainless steel mesh to guarantee uniform performance after manufacturing. Even better, most parts on the HD 650 are modular, making it a dream to keep operational as your go-to reference monitoring solution.

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OFFERING PREMIUM-GRADE LUXURY, UNMATCHED COMFORT AND DURABILITY

A headphone that has been handpicked and made with genius craftsmanship with premium quality materials is bound to provide you with the luxury you have been pining for. The titanium/steel finishes of the headphones not only gives them a great look but add to the quality sound as well. The generously velour padded earpads provide unparalleled comfort, not to forget the generously padded headband, that make these headphones appropriate for long usage, without your head feeling sore. The insides of the speaker unit have a specific damping element, created from extremely fine acoustic mesh, that successfully covers the diaphragms and keeps them so in changing climates. The HD 650 comes bundled with a high-quality tangle-free & oxygen-free copper cable, which is extremely conducive and highly durable.

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WIDE RANGE OF CONNECTIVITY OPTIONS FOR CONVENIENCE

Paired with a detachable and impedance-matched cable, the Sennheiser HD 650 offers ultra-low capacitance. These cables come with an audiophile-grade ¼-inch / 6.3mm stereo connector that can be used with headphone amplifiers, A/V receivers, digital audio players and more. With 9.8 feet / 3m long cables, you can move around freely while the premium 6.3mm to 3.5mm / ⅛-inch adapter allows you to connect the Sennheiser HD 650 to countless other audio devices.

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HIGH-QUALITY KEVLAR REINFORCED OFC CABLE WITH 1/4” PLUG INCLUDED

The Sennheiser HD 650 comes bundled with a custom modulated detachable cable made from highly conductive OFC copper wires. The oxygen-free nature of the cable allows for audio transmission with an ultra-low level of distortion and low noise floor. This is further enhanced by a Kevlar coating to enhance the durability of the cable. The cable included is 3 meters in length, featuring a dual-sided gold plated 1/4” connector. There is also an adaptor provided to convert the 1/4” jack to a 3.5mm jack for use with various devices.

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2 Year Warranty

Don't sweat it, this Sennheiser - HD 650 comes with a 2 Year warranty from Sennheiser that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

Read more about Sennheiser's warranty in India.

75 Years of German Excellence and Innovation in High-Fidelity Audio

Established in 1945, Sennheiser, a German audio company based in Wedemark, boasts a 75-year history crafting high-fidelity products like microphones and headphones. Helmed by third-generation co-CEOs Daniel and Andreas Sennheiser, the globally acclaimed company is committed to audio innovation, offering diverse audio solutions from trusted classics to cutting-edge wireless models, shaping the future of audio experiences.

With a customer-centric approach, Sennheiser focuses on fostering trust in audio equipment for an exceptional music experience, featuring iconic models like the Sennheiser HD800, HD800S, HE1, and IE series of IEMs. Today Sennheiser’s headphones and IEMs are used by the top Music Producers, Mixing and Mastering Engineers in studios across the world.

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Cnet

"Sennheiser's flagship headphones have high-tech styling, extraordinary bass response, and an extremely comfortable design.The formidable HD 650 headphones are fit for a king."

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"The HD 650 has superbly low harmonic distortion and precision sound reproduction across the entire frequency range. The bass is well balanced and crisp, with authentic deep bass reproduction."

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HiFi+

"Sennheiser’s promise to give the HD 650 more room, especially for mid-bass, is definitely kept. This makes the sound of these headphones warmer than that of the HD 600."

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Sound Signature

Flat: Designed for studio professionals for critical reference monitoring.

Flat: Designed for studio professionals for critical reference monitoring.

Flat: Designed for studio professionals for critical reference monitoring.

Driver Configuration

42mm Dynamic Drivers

42mm Dynamic Drivers

38mm Dynamic Drivers

Design

Open-Back

Open-Back

Open-Back

Impedance

300 Ohms

300 Ohms

300 Ohms

Our Verdict

This headphone is a classic. The Sennheiser HD650 isn't a new headphone, but it's still a favourite amongst audiophiles. The sound signature can be best described as 'reference grade' because so many people over the years have used this as a benchmark for use in the studio and at home. Pair it with a decent tube amplifier to hear it sing.



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Customer Reviews

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Kabir (Bengaluru)
A comfortable allrounder

I have been using HD650 for two years now and this is my experience:

Sound:
This does not have a neutral sound signature - it inclines towards darker tone. The bass, even though slightly more pronounced, sounds amazing – with a solid body albeit a bit slow, and blends beautifully with the mids. The mids are clear, slightly dark. Both male and female voices sound beautiful. Highs are the weakest point of this headphone. They are laid back and not bright. Personally I prefer this, because this allows for prolonged listening sessions without getting fatigued whatsoever.

I primarily listen to western classical music. For specifically classical – string instruments sounds wonderful with intricate details, percussions are good as well – but bit slow. For Piano though – I am not very happy with a rather thin sound. However – this just maybe due to the dac and amp. Indian songs are reproduced with excellent details with a soothing quality. Jazz sounds exemplary in my experience.

Source dependency:
HD650 sound quality is highly dependent on the source. I have high quality 320kbps MP3 which sound surprisingly veiled. FLAC does better, but even a very minute noise in the file is noticeable. WAV sounds the best. I did not notice any significant quality improvement with DSDs.

Different amps and dacs sound very different with this headphone. Better to mix and match depending on music preference. Note that you need a decent set of dac+amp for this headphone – else it will not do justice to the quality of sound HD650 can produce.

I use Fiio X5 II and Fiio E12A (this has a brighter tone which complements nicely with darker tone of HD650) as my all-time-use setup with HD650.

Summary:
Paired with a good amp and dac, HD650 is an amazing headphone for relaxed and lazy listening. This headphone is pure joy to listen to even for a prolonged time. If you just want to close your eyes and enjoy the music without being analytical – HD650 is possibly the best headphon...

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Nimish Dubey (New Delhi)
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So pleasant that one could call them the "Bose of Audiophile Phones"

These are very early days of my usage but the Sennheiser HD 650 do sound wonderful. They not as spacious or as sharp as the AKG K712 - the soundstage is kind of narrow and the sound is on the warmer side. And to be honest, they really needed better design on these - the plastic headband seems a little on the fragile side. But heck, you forgot all that when you hear them. I would say that they are best suited for music because they sound incredibly, well, for want of a better word "pleasant." There is the slightest stress on bass - about as much as you can get on an open-back headphone set - but the overall effect is very pleasant. I love to call them the "Bose of Audiophile Phones." Yes, they do benefit from a decent DAC - I mainly used a Fiio Q1 Mark 2, but the interesting part is that they worked reasonably well even off Apple's lighting and USB Type C connectors, which is surprising. I hope to be using better DACs and let's see how that changes matters.

I first heard them in 2010, and well, I recently got them for about Rs 22,495 - close to half what they once cost. One heck of a deal.

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We are so happy you took out time & elaborately reviewed the product. We are sure this will help our customers to make an even better & informed decision.

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Ramesh (Chennai)
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the best value for money in audio

there are always fotm headphones, having heard every flagship from almost every company, i keep coming back to the hd 650, if fed via a good dac and a tube amp, it wud put most modern kilobuck headphones to shame. extremely resolving and mids to die for

Hey Ramesh,
We are glad you had a comfortable shopping experience with us & it is delightful to read such positive reviews on your product! Cheers & Welcome to the club!

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Kk (Delhi)
Best bargain audiophile headphones

This headphone is more refined version of all time classic hd600. Initially it sounded muffled and bass heavy but after about 100 hours with isotek burn in track it sounds extremly clean and detailed. Bass and mid bass are lot fuller and sound has lot more body. Treble is one of the most clean and refined you would ever hear. There are no peaks to frequency response and sound is extremely smooth. I use it with chord mojo and it does full justice to mojo's insane resolution. People coming from beyerdynamic sound may feel the combo with mojo a bit on warmer side but I bet mojo plus hd650 combo is impossible to beat even with much more expensive headphones simply because this headphone has one of the least distortion figures. Impedance of 300 ohm goes very well with mojo and mojo gives plenty of volume and I never needed to go beyond green to light green volume of mojo and still plenty of volume range of mojo left. People looking for high end sound need not to see beyond thid headphone. Only one thing is that to enjoy the music fully with this headphone you need to listen in a calm environment as it is a open back design and easily affected by ambient sound. Overall great buy for audiophile and all music lovers alike.

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Aditya Mhatre (Mumbai)
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Perfect for audiophiles.

These sound very flat compared to any other headphones in this price. Perfect for mixing.

Hey Aditya,
We are glad you had a comfortable shopping experience with us & it is delightful to read such positive reviews on your product! Cheers & Welcome to the club!

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