Sennheiser HD490 PRO Plus Studio Reference Headphones

The perfect mix of clarity, comfort, and reliability, HD 490 PRO studio headphones are built to handle all the complexities of today’s music production. The open-back design delivers an extremely wide, dimensional sound stage and ultra-precise sound reproduction.

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Sennheiser HD490 PRO Plus Studio Reference Headphones

The perfect mix of clarity, comfort, and reliability, Sennheiser HD490 PRO Plus studio headphones are built to handle all the complexities of today’s music production. The open-back design delivers an extremely wide, dimensional sound stage and ultra-precise sound reproduction.

Wear These Forever

Handcrafted and German-engineered with built-to-last components and a lightweight, comfortable design, HD 490 PRO lets you feel the music and forget about the headphones. Meticulously engineered ergonomics eliminate pressure points while the open-back design provides natural ventilation, making hours in the music feel like minutes.

Switchable EarPads

Eliminate ear fatigue with the two sets of switchable ear pads. Each has a unique sound signature and keeps sustainability and durability in mind. You will be able to wear them for long hours of mixing and producing. Also, they’re both washable and replaceable.

dearVR MIX-SE plugin

HD 490 PRO mixing headphones also include the innovative dearVR MIX-SE plugin from Dear Reality. This places you in the “sweet spot” and turns your DAW into an ultimate virtual mixing environment. Also, DearVR MIX-SE simulates the carefully designed acoustics of mixing studios. Consequently, helping you ensure a balanced, consistent translation of your mix on different systems.

Above all, HD 490 PRO helps you achieve your full creative vision. Furthermore, it eliminates audio blind spots, putting you in full control of every detail, ensuring accurate playback beyond the studio.

HD490 PRO Plus Key Highlights:

  • Open-back design with an extremely wide, dimensional sound stage and ultra-precise localization
  • Innovative low-frequency cylinder system for full, accurate, and clearly defined low-end
  • Uncolored frequency response for honest, dynamic sound reproduction across the full spectrum
  • Backed by decades of Sennheiser engineering, technology, research and development
  • Open-back design with an extremely wide, dimensional sound stage and ultra-precise localization
  • Uncolored frequency response for honest, dynamic sound reproduction across the full spectrum
  • Innovative low-frequency cylinder system for full, accurate, and clearly defined low-end
  • Precision-engineered ergonomics eliminate pressure points and deliver supreme, flexible, lightweight comfort
  • Sennheiser Open-frame Architecture reduces total harmonic distortion (THD) and minimizes resonance, improving audio accuracy
  • Includes Dear Reality dearVR MIX-SE plugin, turning your DAW into an ultimate virtual mixing environment via advanced spatial audio technology
  • Two unique sets of ear pads for producing or mixing help eliminate ear fatigue and pinpoint frequencies
  • Sustainability-inspired with washable, replaceable pads and FSC-certified, forest-friendly packaging
  • Geometrically angled earcup design optimizes transducer placement for a consistent listening experience
  • State-of-the-art neodymium magnets for superior driver performance and efficiency
  • Patented cable coil structure blocks cable-borne noise, ensuring the clearest signal
  • Ultralight voice coil for remarkably authentic and dynamic audio reproduction
  • Right and left ear jacks with detachable cable easily adapts to any studio configuration
  • Patented accessibility features: braille-guided L/R earcups and grooved ear pads for eyeglasses
  • Open-mesh metal earpiece covers provide natural ventilation
  • Durable design meticulously engineered in Germany and hand-assembled in Romania

Acoustic Principle: Open
Ear Coupling: Circumaural
Transducer Principle: Dynamic
Transducer Size: 38 mm
Transmission Range: 5 to 36 Hz, 100 Hz (-10 dB)
Sensitivity: 105 dB SPL (1 kHz/1 Vrms), 96 dB SPL (1 kHz/1 mW)
Max. Sound Pressure Level: 128 dB SPL (1 kHz 5 % THD)
Distortion (THD): <0.2 % (1 kHz, 100 dB SPL)
Impedance: 130 Ω (1 kHz)
Power Rating: 300 mW (100 h, noise IEC 60268)
Temperature Range: Operation: +0 to +50 °C, Storage: -25 to +70 °C
Relative Humidity: Operation: 10 to 80% not condensing, Storage: 10 to 90%
Weight (w/o Cable): 260 g

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