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The drivers are the same. See my post at Head-fi for proof.
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Here is what I know. Talking to a certified Senn. repair man he confirmed that the drivers are identical. They have identical replacement part numbers. When he repairs 555 he uses the same drivers from Senn. as he does for the 595 when he repairs them. The housing to the driver is also identical in terms of replacement part number. From that my understanding is that the difference is merely cosmetic. They have a different "shell" with a different cosmetic design. But the drivers and housing are 100% identical.

There has also been mods done, that using a dremel to remove the plastic from behind the driver you get better sound stage. You can see the plastic on the %%%'s if you look into the metal grill on the outside of the headphone piece. Behind the grill is a holey piece of plastic that can carefully cut out. The modder claimed that it greatly improved the sound stage of the headphones. I never cared to try as they sound plenty good enough to me.
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