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Sennheiser HD 555 Headphones
Entry level audiophile headphones

We take an in depth look at the Sennheiser HD 555 headphones, a good example of entry level audiophile headphones.

About Sennheiser

Sennheiser is a leading name for headphones in general and audiophile headphones in particular and its technology is based on producing the best sounds a headphone can provide with any music device or stereo.

Their headphones are reasonably priced and provide maximum sound satisfaction for a variety of users who are particular about sound quality in a headphone.

True sound provided by the best acoustic engineering technology available is present in a majority of sennheiser headphones and many other headphone brands pale in comparison to the sennheiser brands.

Many people who have not really placed particular emphasis on sound quality when choosing headphones will be surprised at the quality of sound a sennheiser audiophile headphone provides. Sennheiser headphones demand pretty good hardware devices to get optimum sound quality.

Using them on iPods and other mobile music devices will give good sound but you will want to try them on amplifiers to get them to their highest level.

The Sennheiser HD 555 headphone is a good example of an entry level audiophile headphone from Sennheiser. If you are just getting to know and appreciate good quality sound from a headphone, these are a good place to start.

You will be surprised at the quality of sound you will get from these headphones compared to other entry level headphones on the market.


Sennheiser HD 555 Headphones
These headphones are very comfortable on the ears and allow for extensive wear without feeling discomfort. Sennheiser HD595 headphones are one of the best audiophile headphones on the market but the HD 555 headphones are a close substitute.

The HD 555 headphones have similar sound quality and sonic nature to the HD595 which only have slightly higher treble and bass quality sound. Of course, the HD595 headphones are more expensive but the HD 555 deputize pretty well at a lower price.

The Sennheiser HD 555 audiophile headphone features an internal sound reflector which generates extended spatial sound fields making it ideal for home theater and other related music.

Other features of these headphones include; sennheiser's E.A.R technology and optimized Duofol diaphragms that bring a whole new dimension to sound quality and provide optimal audio satisfaction; neodymium magnets help to accurately optimize and deliver deep, full bass level sounds together with crisp high notes and velour ear pads which also allows you to wear sunshades or eyeglasses when listening to music on your device for a more comfortable wear.

Sounds provided by the Sennheiser HD 555 headphones are well balanced and pick out the tiniest sound detail.

These headphones have the power to be driven by devices without amplifiers or bass/treble controls and will still give a healthy balanced sound. Its open air format still manages to reduce outside noise leakage to the barest minimum and sounds will not be noticeable by people a couple of feet away.

Also, its open ear system helps to provide quality sound as air needs to vibrate to produce good sound. Closed headphones on the other hand may help mute outside noise leakage considerably but will dampen sound quality in all situations.

These headphones are also great for getting good sound quality while watching movies as sennheiser uses sound reflection technology to create a more real experience.


The Sennheiser HD 555 headphones are standard entry level headphones within the sennheiser series of audiophile headphones.

They provide good quality sound especially for one who is just moving up to good sound quality headphones. The price attached is reasonable compared to its many quality specialized features and beats the prices of most headphones in its range.

From an economical point of view, you cannot get a better headphone on the market that balances good quality sound with fair pricing.

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