A versatile pair of cans that will have you covered for mixing and various multi-media applications, the Beyerdynamic DT 990 PRO are a very popular pair of open back headphones that offer comfort and quality at a price that makes them hard to resist.
They are bright but not harsh, thick but not cloudy, warm but also sincere, and in terms of comfort they are a joy to wear for long periods.- musicradar.com
The Beyerdynamic DT 990 PRO Headphones have been crafted to meet the standards of even the most demanding of professionals. They offer the characteristic pulse of electrostatic headphones, thanks to the incorporation of the extremely low-weight diaphragm and moving coil. They manage to offer a beautifully natural tone and a balanced sound, thanks to a specifically-engineered frequency range of 5 – 35 Hz.
With their open back design, the Beyerdynamic DT 990 PRO Headphones are acoustically transparent, allowing sound to travel more naturally through them. This gives you accurate monitoring of bass response, with nothing added, along with crisp and tight mid and high response, and detailed stereo sound. It’s this acoustic openness that makes them excellent for mixing, as you need to know exactly what your sound is doing, something the high, 250 ohm impedance certainly helps with.
Comfort for Extended Periods
As mixing session last a long time, the Beyerdynamic DT 990 PRO Headphones have been designed with the comfort of the user in mind.
Covered in fabric, so you avoid getting sweaty ears, the cups of the Beyerdynamic DT 990 PRO are equipped with comfortable padding and are circumaural in their design; covering the ears in their entirety. The headband is crafted from robust steel and also offer soft padding with a lining, for full comfort wearing.
So it doesn’t get in the way of your creativity, the coiled cable is fixed to one side and offers 3.0 m (9.8 ft.) of length. This culminates in a gold plated stereo jack plug (3.5 mm), and a 1/4" adapter (6.35 mm) is included, so you’re covered for a variety of applications.
The Beyerdynamic DT 990 PRO Headphones also comes supplied with a drawstring bag for travel and storage, and all parts are replaceable, so if one part fails you can just swap it out.
Manufacturer Beyerdynamic Model DT 990 PRO Transmission type Wired Headphone design (operating principle) Open Headphone impedance 250 ohms Headphone frequency response 5 - 35.000 Hz Nominal sound pressure level 96 dB Construction Circumaural (around the ear) Cable & plug Coiled connecting cable with mini-jack plug (3.5 mm) & ¼“ adapter (6.35 mm) Net weight without packaging 250 g
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