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Sennheiser Upgrades its Popular HD 200 and HD 400 Headphone Line: Combining Well-Defined Sound with Stylish Looks

Six New Models Deliver Great Sound and Bold Style

OLD LYME, Conn., November 7, 2011 — Audio specialist Sennheiser announced the introduction of its stylish new HD 200 and HD 400 series headphones. The line includes six new models: the HD 219, HD 229, HD 239, HD 429, HD 439 and the HD 449 headphones.

“Our new HD 200 and HD 400 series headphones offer a significant acoustic upgrade from stock headphones with fashion-forward design,” commented Sennheiser product specialist Eric Palonen. “Each headphone stands out with bold colors and an intricate ear cup design, while offering a variety of sonic signatures fit for any music fan.” All six models are also optimized for listening on MP3 players, tablets, Android, Windows and Blackberry smartphones, laptops, netbooks and Apple devices including iPods*, the iPad series* and all iPhone* devices. Some models feature a rotating earcups or cable systems fit for portable or at home use.

HD 200 Series: Combining stylish, on-the-ear design and great sound
The Sennheiser HD 229 in orange / white (click on image for hi-res).
  • HD 219: The HD 219 features a rich sound and dynamic bass. The closed ear cups keep background noise to a minimum, and the minimalist, yet sophisticated design is both fashionable and flexible. (Street price: $59.95)
  • HD 229: The HD 229 offers thick, rich bass performance and is available in white with orange accents or black with deep red accents. Powerful neodymium magnets help deliver a precise stereo sound with impressive depth. The closed ear cup design helps keep the sound in and background noise out. (Street price: $79.95)
  • HD 239: The HD 239 features outstanding and balanced sound and is optimized for both portable players and home audio systems. With powerful neodymium magnets and a frequency response of 16 to 23,000 Hz, the HD 239 provides hyper-realistic and detailed sound reproduction. (Street price: $119.95)

HD 400 Series: Detailed sound and design for an immersive listening experience

The Sennheiser HD 439 closed back headphone (click on image for hi-res).
  • HD 429: The closed-back HD 429 headphones feature powerful, dynamic bass response and a modern design. The tangle-free, single-sided cable and replaceable leatherette ear cushions offer a comfortable listening experience. A ¼-inch adapter is included for use with home stereo systems. (Street price: $79.95)
  • HD 439: The closed-back HD 439 features a futuristic transport-inspired  design, and plush, breathable earpads. Powerful neodymium magnets offer stereo sound with powerful bass performance. The headphone includes an exchangeable cable for easy toggling between home stereo systems and portable devices. (Street price: $99.95)
The Sennheiser HD 449 provides lifelike sound (click on image for hi-res).
  • HD 449: The closed-back HD 449 is acoustically tuned for lifelike detail and natural frequency response. This design shields against outside noise, and an additional extension cable makes it easy to lounge at home beside a stereo system or on-the-go using portable devices. An convenient storage pouch is included. (Street price: $119.95)
For more information on these or any other Sennheiser products, please visit www.sennheiserusa.com or contact an authorized Sennheiser retailer.
About Sennheiser
Sennheiser is a world-leading manufacturer of microphones, headphones and wireless transmission systems. Established in 1945 in Wedemark, Germany, Sennheiser is now a global brand represented in 60 countries around the world with U.S. headquarters in Old Lyme, Conn. Sennheiser’s pioneering excellence in technology has rewarded the company with numerous awards and accolades including an Emmy, a Grammy, and the Scientific and Engineering Award of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. For more information, please visitwww.sennheiserusa.com.
 

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