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Sennheiser HD 559 review

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Key features
  • Over-ear
  • Wired
Expert review

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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  • What are they?
  • How do they sound?
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  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
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First reviewed by Which?

November 2016

Released

October 2016

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Best Buys and Don't Buys
We have tested 232 headphones and found that there are 49 Don't Buys and 32 Best Buys.
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  2. 54%
    Average score
  3. 91%
    Highest score
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