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Sennheiser HD 559 review

Key features
  • Over-ear
  • Wired
Reviewed

The Sennheiser HD 559 over-ear headphones are designed to give good sound quality without being quite as expensive as the top-of-the-range models. They might not be wireless or have noise cancelling, but that won't hold these headphones back if their sound quality is up to scratch. We sent them to our lab to find out if they're worth the money.

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  • Pros and cons
  • What are they?
  • How do they sound?
  • What are they like to live with?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Should I buy them?
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Test results

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We have tested 214 headphones and found that there are 48 Don't Buys and 32 Best Buys.
Range of Headphone scores
  1. 18%
    Lowest score
  2. 54%
    Average score
  3. 91%
    Highest score
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