Sennheiser HD 280 Pro Studio Headphones - Closed-Back


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Sennheiser HD 280 Pro Studio Headphones

These have been Sennheiser's most popular headphones with home recording enthusiasts for years and they continue to sell well at most online music gear stores..

They are designed to be collapsible and have swivel ear cups.


  • Magnet Type: Neodymium
  • Frequency Response: 8 Hz to 25 kHz
  • Impedance: 64 Ohms
  • Sensitivity: 102 dB
  • Max Input Power: 500 mW
  • Weight: 7.8 oz (220g) without cable
  • Connectivity: 9.8' cable with 1/8" plug and 1/4" adapter


Customer reviews center around the quality of the audio and the durability of the product. In fact many reviewers compared the Sennheiser HD 280 Pro favorably with the industry standard Sony MDR-7506 (above) often stating that the Sennheiser HD 280 Pro has a clearer sound. They are well liked for both monitoring and tracking.


Some owners complained that these feel 'tight' on their heads. Some also complained that they are heavy, however they are lighter than many of the headphones in this price range.


These have been popular home recording headphones for a long time because of their versatility in terms of both monitoring and tracking.

We are currently recommending these in our guide to Cheap Studio Headphones.