Tue, 01 Sep 2009 Sennheiser HD 238 Precision headphones review
High-quality lifelike stereo sound experience from dependable
- Manufacturer: Sennheiser
- Pros: Rich, full, detailed sound reproduction; wide stereo stage; lightweight and portable; comfortable fit; ideal for home listening especially when alone; Sennheiser quality.
- Cons: Cabling doesn't feel as study as some headphones, adaptor needed for hi-fi 6.35mm stereo jack sockets, music bleeds due to open back.
- Min specs: - Transducer principle Dynamic, open - Frequency response 16 – 23000 Hz - Impedance 32 ohms - THD 0.5% (1kHz/100dB) - Sound pressure level (1 kHz / 1Vrms) 114 dB (1kHz/1Vrms) - Weight 286g - Cable length 1.4 m single-sided OFC cable - Connector 3.5 mm straight plug - Two year guarantee
- Price: £70 including VAT
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Macworld Buying Advice
The Sennheiser HD 238 Precision headphones score full marks for exceptional sound reproduction that, in the right environment, bring new clarity and detail to even the most familiar of songs. Listening to your music collection, particularly through a hi-fi but also an iPod, can be a revelation, remastering without the need to invest in new versions of old favourites.