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Is there a big difference between the two?

Is the HD595 worth it for $80 more?
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The hd595 reaches far higher freqs, wich is better for the harmony in listening.

I haven't listened to either of em, so i don't know about the actual sound.

But the specs tell you this much
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post #3 of 60
Someone described the HD595 as just like the HD555, only MORE. Same sound signature, but more detail, lower bass, etc.


I'd say it's worth it, but I'm not the one buying. And I do love my HD555s.
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Mmmm

How is the sound leak? If you have an MP3 player or something on medium volume would somebody standing next to you be able to hear everything clearly?
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Its an open design, so yes it'll be heard
If you don't want this you'll have to go looking for a closed type.
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Its an open design, so yes it'll be heard
If you don't want this you'll have to go looking for a closed type.
Of which I recommend the Beyerdynamic 770's...
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post #7 of 60
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Do open headphones sound better though?

I don't mind it being heard, just wondering
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post #8 of 60
Judging from their being more open (dynamic) systems in the high end headphones, i'd say they are better.

But in this price range it really does'nt matter
Just find the one you like and sounds best to you

Let's say you'll have to worry about open or closed systems affecting frequencies after you've doubled your price range
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Ok thanks
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post #10 of 60
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Originally Posted by JacKz5o View Post
Is there a big difference between the two?

Is the HD595 worth it for $80 more?
Hey Jack you live right near me. You can come over or something I have the Senn HD595's you can check them out if you want to. PM me with your response
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