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Sennheiser Launches the Momentum Series Headphones

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Perfect sound can be heard, felt and seen: the new MOMENTUM from Sennheiser's Style Selection combines an excellent sound experience with high-quality material and minimalist style. The new headphones are the perfect choice for anyone unwilling to compromise on sound quality and style. The MOMENTUM's minimalist design resolutely cuts out anything superfluous, making the headphones appear understated and stylish.

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Spec's?

THD?
Frequency response?
Impedence?
SNR?
Driver and cone materials?
They sure are pretty, but do they sound good?
 
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I have the HD555 headphones and although the sound quality is really good the build quality of the headphones isn't. Plastic build and the ear cushions tore after a year. Leather is much better and it looks like it might be steel build. I will get this once I know more about it.
 
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The volume control on the cord isn't the best thing they could have done. They are known to break down quite easy on any headphone.

It looks really nice tho. I got a AKG K601 myself.
 

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THD?
Frequency response?
Impedence?
SNR?
Driver and cone materials?
They sure are pretty, but do they sound good?
Useless details, the only thing you need to know is whether it sounds good or not. Too many headphones claiming great numbers and materials fall flat when it comes to actual testing.
 
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When buying headsets, I always test the on site and on person. I have found this way that 100$ sets can sound and feel much more better than even 300$ ones, so it's just the taste actually...
 
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When buying headsets, I always test the on site and on person. I have found this way that 100$ sets can sound and feel much more better than even 300$ ones, so it's just the taste actually...
Agree, it all comes down to what sound you prefer. However when you get into $300+ range you really need a good headphone amplifier to make them sound good.
 
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Nice design but they can do without the volume control on the cord.I already have volume control within reach on my speakers, monitor, keyboard,windows software,case and maybe I missed one.They can put the extra resources on the internals.It's like fancy car makers that put a nice clock smack in the middle of the dash, If you can afford a $200.OOO Car you probably have a wrist watch,it's just fluff.
 

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Nice design but they can do without the volume control on the cord.I already have volume control within reach on my speakers, monitor, keyboard,windows software,case and maybe I missed one.
Based on the PR this is to be used with portable media players, I think its understandable that they include the inline volume control.
 
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it's an Apple inline remote. this headphone will join the ranks of Harmon Kardon CL and B&W P5.
 
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it's an Apple inline remote. this headphone will join the ranks of Harmon Kardon CL and B&W P5.
I just can't see me walking around with these plugged into my iPhone:wtf:. I use these Senns. Nothing fancy but have funny shaped ears so regular ear buds fall out of my ears so these do the job nicely and have the inline mic/controls
 
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Are reviews out for this to confirm?
Probably not, but going by that these have some fancy materials and design I would guess that when it comes to the quality of the sound they won't be up there (it's won't be bad however).
You could also compare them to HD600, but I bet the 600's destroy them.

EDIT: should of added that this is just my guess based on the info available!
 
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Hmm, I think I will keep to my Beyer DT150 for that raw retro look instead of trying to mimic it.
 
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my problem with these types of "executive headphones" is they sound like a $100 headphone with $50 worth of bling and charge $249-$399.