Sennheiser unveils HD 560S headphones

Sennheiser explains that its new HD 560S headphone is: “tailor-made for listeners who need to understand a tune in all its detail, from the recording studio to the sound file.” Its transducers are specifically tuned for accuracy to offer A/B comparisons of mixes, sources and media formats and the HD 560S features open-back ear-cups angled at the optimal triangular listening position of loudspeakers for a wide, articulate soundstage. Offering a frequency response of 6Hz–38kHz, the headphone has a quoted 110dB/1V sensitivity and <0.05 percent THD (at 90dB).

The HD 560S uses an ultra-light chassis for comfortable long-term listening, the voice coil has been developed to work well regardless of the playback system, while the quoted 120ohm impedance allows it to be used with virtually any audio source. For maximum versatility, the headphone comes equipped with a detachable 3m cable, 6.35mm jack and a 3.5mm socket adapter with a flexible 15cm lead..

The HD 560S is available to buy now for £170 and you can read more about it here.