SENNHEISER HD 25

Design & Construction

The Sennheiser HD 25 is the more expensive option to the HD 25 Light, but has more flexibility in terms of connectivity and usability. The headband and earcups bear the Sennheiser logo. The headphones is very light-weight and suitable for long DJ festivals. The earpads are quite thin but provides a very comfortable experience. The headband splits into two which allows for the headphones to rest on the DJ's head without worrying about falling off. There is also some thin cushion on the headband which does provide some comfort. The earcups swivel 90° for easy, one-ear monitoring. The exterior of the earcups has a black matte-like finish and the whole headphone is made of plastic. The earcups do also pivot left and right and folds up for easy storage.

 

Sound Quality

The Sennheiser HD 25 produce a very dynamic sound signature that is well suited for EDM or club like music. The highs are crisp and mids have clarity and bass is resonates strongly for the impressive thump. The soundstage and instrument separation is excellent with distinct left and right channels being heard clearly. This makes the headphones great for all genres of music ranging from soothing jazz to fast-paced EDM tracks. There was some sound leakage at full volume but no high-volume distortion. Based on user experience, the noise isolation is top-notch, I could not hear much of my surroundings even when I am using it at a low volume level.

Connectivity & Portability

The headphone operates passively via the supplied cables. It is also good to know that all the cables are detachable so you can replace them if you break or lose them. The package includes a 1.2 m - 3 m coiled cable, a 6.3 mm (1/4") screw-on adapter, 1 additional pair of soft earpads and 1.5 m - 3 m straight cable. The headphones fold flat or fold up to fit in a soft carrying pouch which protects the headphone from scratches.

 

PROS

  • Balanced Sound Signature with Clarity

  • Lightweight & Comfortable

  • Variety Of Cables & Adapters

  • Compact Profile For Storage

  • Carrying Pouch

CONS

  • Only One Colour Available

The Bottom Line

The Sennheiser HD 25 is a lightweight monitoring headphone with a variety of accessories and an energetic sound signature. It is highly recommended for audio monitoring and DJing. Overall, it is a perfect DJ reference headphone that has practically no flaws to be nitpicky about.

WE RATE IT!

10/10

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