Moderators may remove posts at their discretion. The other difference is the finishing, which is matt midnight blue, and the shorter cable with a terminating 3.5mm connector, which is mobile-friendly. Could be the build quality overall has changed or perhaps the build on the hd6xx is a bit cheaper than the latest hd600/650 models. [–]Halo909 9 points10 points11 points 2 years ago (0 children). The Massdrop HD6XX is a hugely popular twist on the Sennheiser HD650 variant headphone and a partnership between Drop and Sennheiser. It is a high-end headphone with a fix at less kind of deal and has an impressive design. If this is your first visit to our community, please familiarize yourself with the all content in this sidebar - as it will make your stay more pleasant. 8 min. REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 9270 on r2-app-0dd168aafb392a3df at 2020-12-13 12:45:06.303026+00:00 running 85e58d4 country code: IN. Until I finally got a chance to review the newest HD 660 S in 2018. The HD650 is readily available in the preowned market for around S$350 to S$450 depending on age, making it a great value. I've previously written about Sennheiser's Marketing strategy concerning the HD6..-series of headphones. The HD650 appeals to me with its generous ear cushion size that do not press on my ears and my specs. At $200 the price becomes highway robbery. I think the difference sonically that you found with the 650 vs 6xx is likely just variation in the units themself. I thought they're whole gimmick was "unlocking" lower price points (some, not all items) if enough people ordered, but you're always guaranteed the purchased item. I paid $315 for the name and not having to wait instead of $199. The thinner soun… Once shunned by me due to sound leakage, I found out an excellent advantage: I can hear what’s happening around me. The transducer is different from the other 2, resulting in a brighter sound signature that might please the younger generation of listeners that are more inclined towards a higher fidelity sound, while the lower frequencies remain somewhat similar. Footnote: I see people trying to sell the HD6XX on our local auction site TradeMe (NZ) for a marked up price similar to the HD650 and also want to know whether this is dishonest. [–]Piedra-magica 4 points5 points6 points 2 years ago (0 children). If you want an objective measure for how good a pair of headphones is, look at how long it’s been on sale. I bought the HD 650 after auditioning the HD660S loan unit, and reluctantly sold off the MrSpeakers Aeon. When you find the HD650 a bit too ‘dark’ go buy the HD600 which doesn’t have the ‘boost’ in the lows. The plots below are of the earlier type, black internals and the flatter earpads. I know you can buy the Sennheiser HD650 from common HIFI retailers, the headphone will come with the crisp packaging, warranty cards, accessories, branding and will be returnable to the vendor. Sennheiser HD600 vs HD650. But by a all account they seem to be the seme thing. V200 I love this piece of music, with its gentle violin and slow build-up. Both headphones have set the bar way high for good audiophile headphones, and while they are not considered the top tier headphones by the audiophile community, the good news is that they both provide enough performance to ensure that people are getting the best of both worlds. Sennheiser HD600 vs HD650: Pros & Cons and Verdict. MrSpeakers Aeon delivers a more impactful and clinically detailed sound thanks to the closed back isolation, but my ears get hot after a while, and the headphones are even more picky to drive. No that's true, Massdrop obviously increased the sales numbers of the HD650, no argument there. Hörlurar: HD6XX från Drop vilket är Drops version av HD650 They also have HD58X jubilees on massdrop for 150 which many seem to count as an upgrade over HD600/650, got a set coming to compare. The bass is more boosted than the 650. Sennheiser HD600 vs. 650 Sennheiser HD600 vs. 650 HD650. With an impedance of 150 ohms, these headphones are much easier to drive than the other 2. No, massdrop started that idea. However, I did get the 58X and am enjoying the hell out of them and don’t feel the need to baby them. Sure its business and all but heritage and reputation is above all. Rendered by PID 9270 on r2-app-0dd168aafb392a3df at 2020-12-13 12:45:06.303026+00:00 running 85e58d4 country code: IN. Tl;dr: I dont know if there are compromises in the manufacture of the Sennheiser HD6XX because its crowdsourced and potentially built to a different price point to the HD650 its based on. I'm just saying, don't overestimate their influence - Sennheiser isn't vitally linked to Massdrop. You do not need HD600/HD650 for audio production, but if you have the cash to spare, go for it. Share. This headphone is officially not available for Singapore, but Massdrop sells it at US$199.99 during limited periods, and you can get it through a forwarder or from Carousell. [–]I_want_all_the_tacosRME/887/ZDT Jr>Auteur/Atticus/HD800(SDR)/Elex/LCD2C/Verum1/HD6XX 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (2 children). With over 20000 unique visitors per month, Music Photo Life publishes weekly articles of products reviewed by Chester Tan. Has another company manage to do the same? Post was not sent - check your email addresses! With the HD650 it seems like there is more going on in the music, however. Jämför priser på Sennheiser HD 650. Sennheiser HD6XX vs HD650 quality question Comparison Request Tl;dr: I dont know if there are compromises in the manufacture of the Sennheiser HD6XX because its crowdsourced and potentially built to a different price point to the HD650 its based on. You have to remember just because the first number is a 5, it’s not a 500 series headphone. He is also contributes articles to NXT Tech Magazine. Tjena tänkte se intresset av min nuvarande ljudsetup för datorn, blivit sugen på trådlöst Allting är köpt i vintras och fungerar jättebra och är i nyskick. The treble is expressively natural, devoid of the excessive sizzle, which many get too used to, resulting in the perception that the HD650 is “flat”. The other factor that I would like to add is that with a heritage like Sennheisers, it says a lot if they decided to put massdrops branding on their legendary headphones as a partner. But my appreciation for audio balance has changed. Hitta deals från 25 butiker och läs omdömen på Prisjakt. Think of the Beyerdynamic DT770 16-Ohm variant, which was exclusively sold through Guitar Center. Disclaimer: The Massdrop HD6XX sent to us is a sample in exchange for our honest opinion. Oh for sure, of all the things Sennheiser makes money on, I don't believe for a second HD650/6XX sales are much of a blip for them. Given that they are technically identical, the differences may be attributed to batch differences, age, cable, earpads. The HD 650 don’t feel as tight as the HD 660 S do, which could be more comfortable for most people. Then why not listen with speakers? The large open ear cups have a suede-like finish on the padding that gives these headphones a premium appeal. Chester Tan is an award-winning music composer with a healthy appetite for technology and social media. [–]oratory1990acoustic engineer 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). My buddy has the Massdrop HD6xx which to my understanding is essentially an HD650. Do audiophile androids dream of electrostatic sheep? What the headphones need is a capable amplifier to drive the 300 ohm so that the musical reproduction can be better presented. We thank the team at Massdrop for giving us this opportunity. After a while, I almost forgot I am wearing them. Andro 2020 | 6XX | ER4XR | AeonFlowC | KPH30i | ES100, RME/887/ZDT Jr>Auteur/Atticus/HD800(SDR)/Elex/LCD2C/Verum1/HD6XX, HE 560 / K7XX / M50X / Pinnacle PX / SE215, HE-4xx | ibasso DX120 | Alo National | WH1000xm3 | Tinhifi P1. it's less about the actual sales numbers, because that's not where the money comes from. Bringing the Utopia into my set-up has finally given me that wild wow-factor of a listening experience, PS DL III>Silver Serpent ii XLR>Phonitor>K702/HD650/HF2. read Hey there friend, and Welcome aboard!! [–]awesomecvlHE 560 / K7XX / M50X / Pinnacle PX / SE215 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child), Yeah I feel like I would listen to them for a week and go back to my HE-560s, [–]I_want_all_the_tacosRME/887/ZDT Jr>Auteur/Atticus/HD800(SDR)/Elex/LCD2C/Verum1/HD6XX 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children). 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The FiiO Q1 is a good low cost USB-DAC/amp, for use with a computer (PC, Mac, other), that also happens to come with a built in battery. It simply reinforces the previous impressions I have had of Sennheiser at this level. [–]FinBentonHD600, HD58X, Sundara 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (0 children). Sennheiser HD650. Sennheiser has been a renowned name for the good quality headphones and music devices that not only perform well but are also reasonably priced as per the features and quality. While I enjoy the latter, I find the HD650 a fantastic value and lower maintenance cost (cheap replacement ear cushion and cables). They probably choose Massdrop as the outlet of that "flood" because that way they can precisely control how many units are being sold. © 2020 reddit inc. All rights reserved. From what I hear, the HD6XX sounds identical at the lower frequencies, but at the upper range, I felt there is a slight veil, which is only noticeable if you do a comparison. So it’s kind of an odd duck but still feels like a member of the family. [–]awesomecvlHE 560 / K7XX / M50X / Pinnacle PX / SE215 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (4 children), In your personal opinion, how do the 58X compare to the 650s? And it appears to be cheaper when the right amount of subscriptions are made to its purchase. As it is an upgraded version of the HD650, they have similarities in their design. In short: The HD6XX is much cheaper because Sennheiser actively decided to flood that price segment with a "more expensive" headphone. And why is that a good thing? These legendary Sennheiser headphones have such huge ear cushions that covers more than your ears that they feel absolutely comfortable to wear. Oh I totally agree about the bigger profits of selling millions of cheaper products. You are also encouraged to check the menu at the top of the screen, containing links for further learning, past discussions, and to a number of audio-friendly subreddits. use the following search parameters to narrow your results: • /r/headphones is a community for discussion around all topics related to headphones and personal audio. I guess i find myself unfairly putting the HD6XX down because it doesnt appear to me like a 'proper' factory Sennheiser headphone despite the general consensus on this forum being that theyre essentially interchangeable. What I experience is a more open, room-like acoustics. I do admit that there are headphones out that that delivers excellent high treble fidelity yet not fatiguing, and the HD650 is not one of them. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The HD650 is the oldest model among the 3, so I shall use this as the benchmark to describe the rest. It tends to smooth over the rough edges in music, like sandpaper to wood. crinacle's Ranked IEM List (over 274 Entries), EQ information and settings for many headphones, Sennheiser HD6XX vs HD650 quality question. EDIT: also there have been instances where retail-companies made headphone manufacturers provide them with specially branded versions. [–]I_want_all_the_tacosRME/887/ZDT Jr>Auteur/Atticus/HD800(SDR)/Elex/LCD2C/Verum1/HD6XX 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (5 children). I think another benefit of the 6XX is that it introduces people to quality Sennheiser products at a lower price point. If Massdrop didn't make HD6XX, how many HD650's do you believe would have sold in that same period? What sets them apart are the colours, and the HD660S has a Sennheiser logo on the metal mesh. The Sennheiser HD 650 and the Sennheiser HD 660 S are very similar headphones. The headphones offer bright treble and strong bass which I loved 2 years ago, giving it very high ratings on my review. I dont own either (instead owning the Grado SR325i amped with a Fiio A5) but i have always wanted a HD650 and want to know whether i should consider the HD6XX as a solid contender but will get the HD650 if it offers more. The Sennheiser HD650 Headphones are a bit old now, almost 15 years! [–]oratory1990acoustic engineer 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (8 children). Learn how your comment data is processed. Have they ever not delivered on a product for not meeting minimum sells? As for the HD6XX, the cost to ship to Singapore is a little prohibitive, but if you have contacts who can bring it in, then it is definitely the best value option to own a brand new Sennheiser HD600 series. I have heard of the legendary HD 600 series headphones for years. The real question isn't comparing the new hd6xx vs the 15 year old hd600, but the new hd6xx vs the latest hd600/650. It comes from the exact same factory in Ireland, from the same assembly lines, assembled by the same people as the "original". He loves them, great price. For more comparison, do click the image to read the detailed comparison. The bass lacks the pumping intensity but therein lies the musicality without overpowering. I wouldn't say it's all bad for the HD650 / K. The higher second order of the HD650 does translate into a … I've never considered Massdrop as "crowdsourcing" like Kickstarter/Indiegogo. It is priced at $199. detailed, amount of audio information). As for the HD6XX, the cost to ship to Singapore is a little prohibitive, but if you have contacts who can bring it in, then it is definitely the best value option to own a brand new Sennheiser HD600 series. (money comes from the very cheap products where you sell millions), and more about driving competitors out of the $200 segment. They have existed for over 2 decades, but I wasn’t a fan of open back headphones. No, it is literally only a different paint. It’s fun and easily worth the price, but IMO the 650 is better. (C) 2020 Chester Tan. The HD650 offers a warmer and more relaxed overall sound. Their build is almost identical and their sound profile is practically the same as well. The midrange is well portrayed with the right amount of warmth yet the energy dissipates to avoid lingering too long to cause any hazing. The 58X is misleadingly hard to drive, I end up using a portable amp with it. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Grammar/spelling fixes. Before posting, please consider using the search function. I did not realise that the HD700 isnt a commercial success. There is no difference other than branding - these will have Drop logos/HD6XX printed on the headband, while the 650 will have no Drop logo and will say HD650 instead. I don't think that Sennheiser would've sold as many 650s (6XXs) in the past 2 years without Massdrop. Because open back headphones are way less noisy than loudspeakers, so it is a fantastic compromise. [–]I_want_all_the_tacosRME/887/ZDT Jr>Auteur/Atticus/HD800(SDR)/Elex/LCD2C/Verum1/HD6XX 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), Sennheiser isn't vitally linked to Massdrop. My experience with Sennheiser HD 660 S changes my perception for open back headphones. But people familiar with the old HD650 signature might need adjusting to the new headphones. But the comment you replied to was saying Massdrop was instrumental in specifically boosting sales of HD650/6XX (in terms of numbers) that Sennheiser wouldn't have been able to do without Massdrop. My first setup. Dont have 6XX but what Im gathered it just has a different paintjob than original, which is propably not a big deal as the paint is almost completely chipped away from my originals after 8 years of heavy use. The Sennheiser HD6XX can be the perfect headphone for you if you are an audiophile and at the same time looking for a headphone of modest price. Sennheiser HD598 vs HD650: "is it worth it?" and join one of thousands of communities. * Hello! It sounded more transparent and cleaner. The HD650 has been in production for a long time and is basically "paid off" (cost of research and development has been covered by sales), which means that Sennheiser could probably even sell them at <50 € (material cost only) and still make a profit, if they wanted to. 9/4/19. [–]Boltonator[S] 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children). Sennheiser HD600 has a sharper edge on the strings, it has a better defined placement of instruments. The reason why I do not listen to headphones at home is I do not want to isolate myself. All Rights Reserved. If I could do it over, I’d get the 6XX and ride them hard. The Sennheiser HD650 have the same design as the HD 600 with a few minor differences. The HD6XX and the HD650 are identical. Honestly, I feel a little silly for that after they became a lot more easy to get but it’s kinda nice to have the “real” 650 but only for superficial reasons. I want to know if the model is in any way different apart from the different label on the stirrups. By Marea Harris Leave a Comment. Some thoughts on the new Moondrop B2: Dusk. Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. The Fidelio X2 I previously owned is an semi-open back headphones, meaning it offers some isolation but the audio leaks from the earcups. Besides the standard 3-metre 6.3mm connector, it comes with 4.4mm balanced cable. 3,508 word post, approx. So pick your color. But come to think of it, this is no different from playing music over loudspeakers. It’s better suited for casual listening where your goal is to sit back, relax, and not analyze the music too much. I guess i expect a compromise because of the lower price and i have other hobbies where that is commonplace (fountain pens being the main one). With Sennheiser HD660S (or most open-back headphones like HD 560S), I can still hear my family, so at least I can acknowledge them when needed. If you doubts on the “flat treble” of the HD650, then the HD660S will appeal. But they are still considered one of the best, if not THE best headphones on that price range, and they even sound exactly as good or even better than other headphones of double the price range. I see the HD6XX advertised on Massdrop and it gets good reviews. The HD660S has a matt black finishing with the logo imprinted in white at the left instead of centre. Sennheiser is one of the leading brands when it comes to headphones, and HD 650, as well as HD 600, justify its position as one of the leaders in this segment. I won't post 120Hz since both look similar. That doesn't mean that "nobody managed to do it", it just means that "nobody else thought of doing it". 15 years is a long time. [–]semicc 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (5 children). Edit: The bots have construed this as purchase advice. Don't over-estimate the influence that Massdrop has. The best part is that it costs below S$300. The 650 and 6xx have been confirmed to be sonically identical with various reliable sources including Sennheiser who have confirmed this. It’s really a 600 family but using the new 150 Ohm driver design similar to the 660S. Additionally, sitewide rules and reddiquette applies. Thank you for your response. Long time lurker here. Only a tiny fraction of the population has even heard of Massdrop. All Rights Reserved. Official retail price is S$829, visit the website here for more info. Please sign up to receive new article notifications. About HD6XX. I dont understand the full story of crowdsourcing and how it applies to this headphone but ill explain what i do understand. It’s not as smooth in the upper range, so the 650 is better for long listening sessions to me. The biggest difference is how they feel once on your head. Someone also said there's a difference in sound but I would just rule that out as comparing a used well broken in device and with a newer more fresh from the factory device. I want opinions and comparisons of the quality of both relative to each other and ill make my own decisions. I like the HD660S sound thanks to its heightened treble tuning. Your linked comment from the other thread was an eye opener. Updates 8/27/19. 9/13/19. To group-buy specially labelled headphones? [–]oratory1990acoustic engineer 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child). I baby them a little too much probably because I paid the premium. If you made a post to /r/headphones that is in accordance with our rules as listed above, and it doesn't seem to appear on the front page, please message the moderators. I've owned both. Fiio q1 would be for use with the Sony's, not sure if it would have enough power to drive the 300-Ohm HD600/HD650. Massdrop HD6XX (currently $199): I thought this was an HD650 clone but it might be an HD600 clone (perhaps someone knows fer sur). Added Video Comparison/Shootout. Before we get into the Sennheiser HD 600 vs. HD 6XX, Yeah, so I wanted to buy a pair of quality open backed headphones that could be Oratory1990 EQ'd, as he indeed does have an EQ profile for the Sennheiser HD600 - but do you know if his EQ is based on the new version or the old version of the HD600, and as you can see that links into my main question of whether the new version of the HD600 has a different sound signature/frequency … Any insight from members who own one or both of the models would be appreciated. It feels less focused, but wider sounding. the HD650's were my main headphones for many years and they are fantastic headphones for $500. On the violin soloist passages, the HD600 is a clear favorite, but when the drama comes, I am not quite as sure on which is better. Yep, and they're 150ohm so easier to drive vs. the 300ohm HD600/HD650. Haven't heard the K7xx but I do own both an HE-400i (same as HE4XX) and recently a Sennheiser HD6XX. Acoustically, they are identical. Sitemap. Sennheiser HD600 vs HD650 – Which One is Better [Full Comparison] James Powell October 21, 2019. Essentially if i pay the full price i have a guarantee and can reasonably expect the headphone to have a specific fit and finish and sound good. That changed my perception and led me to a new revelation that completely altered the way I listen to music at home. HD6XX: Flat with a slight emphasis on mid-highs, and a slight emphasis on the entire low spectrum. We know they have sold around 50,000 HD6XX's in that time period. [–]chocoholix21HE-4xx | ibasso DX120 | Alo National | WH1000xm3 | Tinhifi P1 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), A guy I know said that the plastic used in the HD 6xx was slightly inferior to the HD 650. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. [–][deleted] 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (1 child). 3 comments. The 58X is a bit “quicker” but I’m slightly disappointed in the detail of vocals. - My thoughts. More recently, the HD 560S launched in Sep 2020 turns out to be a new classic for accurate reference listening. The X2 treble is bright, but not as resolving (i.e. The battle of the German Gods: the legendary hd600 vs its descendant, the hd650/6xx! [–]gydotAndro 2020 | 6XX | ER4XR | AeonFlowC | KPH30i | ES100 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (9 children). If he’s not shooting photos or composing music, he’s likely to be tinkering with headphones, mobile devices or other electronic gadgets.His passion for technology lifestyle shines through on his blog, where he shares insight, reviews and opinions on some of the newest gadgets and apps. I was undecided whether to get the HD650 or the HD6XX Massdrop edition, but I managed to find a friend who ordered it, so I borrowed from him. They are the same headphone. (C) 2020 Chester Tan. Sennheiser HD6XX/HD650 + Modmic + Amp/Dac. Since the last I published this article, the HD 560S is launched in Sep 2020 and instantly became the new reference headphones for accurate listening. I bought the 650 simply because I missed the first drop on the 6XX and didn’t want to wait. It's fair to say the HD600 generally outperforms the HD650/K in the bass, except for the sub bass, which we will be generous and say that it's a wash. thecoopidea BEANS PRO 2 Review: More Affordable ANC... 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