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Sennheiser HD598 CS Special Edition plus a hard shell black with red trim carry case
Absolutely mint condition - have seen less than an hour on anyone's head. Spent 48 hours playing through the Complete Bach Cantata cycle (Suzuki - BCJ) to themselves.
Full original packaging - provided with two cables and a faux leather bag.
Includes as an extra a very nice hard shell zip protective carry case.
Shipping - R99 Postnet counter to counter.
Collection - Definitely preferred
Reason for selling - These were an impulse purchase - retail therapy actually because I was feeling a bit down in the dumps and needed cheering up. They're very adequate cans but simply not to my taste. I'm spoiled by my more expensive P5 S2 for mobile listening. Sound profile seemed a bit mid heavy to me - and a little dry in the bass for my my taste but I have read opinions different to mine.

Price for Hardshell case plus Cans - R2200 - Not keen to sell separately

http://www.bidorbuy.co.za/item/260297208/Sennheiser_HD598_CS_Closed_Back_Special_Edition_Headphones.html

Pics of actual item via Whatsapp on request.


« Last Edit: August 06, 2017, 08:41:10 AM by Davidvdw »

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Re: Sennheiser HD598 CS Special Edition Headphones plus hard shell zip case
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2017, 10:48:58 AM »
Hi David, for clarification: are these the closed back or open back that you are selling? I think the picture in your ad is of the open back ones.
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Re: Sennheiser HD598 CS Special Edition Headphones plus hard shell zip case
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2017, 11:01:52 AM »
Are they? Oops i think you are right.

These are closed back .... billed as noise isolating on the box.

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Re: Sennheiser HD598 CS Special Edition Headphones plus hard shell zip case
« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2017, 03:09:33 PM »
I may have undersold these in my original description.

Also open to trades if you have anything interesting? A little dac or headphone amp perhaps?

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Re: Sennheiser HD598 CS Special Edition Headphones plus hard shell zip case
« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2017, 09:32:57 PM »
Howzit, i have a millet valve hybrid hp amp with 3 sets of valves that i would swop?



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Re: Sennheiser HD598 CS Special Edition Headphones plus hard shell zip case
« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2017, 07:48:20 AM »
Thanks Adrian. Not sure that's for me thanks though.

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« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2017, 09:56:22 AM »



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Re: Sennheiser HD598 CS Special Edition Headphones plus hard shell zip case
« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2017, 11:18:06 AM »
Maybe a little price drop .... 2k? Nice hardshell included.

Brand new... 10/10 condition.

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Re: Sennheiser HD598 CS Special Edition Headphones plus hard shell zip case
« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2017, 01:59:46 PM »
I own a pair. Probably the most comfortable headphone I've ever worn. Those pads are just excellent! GLWS

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Re: Sennheiser HD598 CS Special Edition Headphones plus hard shell zip case
« Reply #9 on: August 12, 2017, 09:33:37 PM »
Gentle tweaking transforms the HD598 into the sonic twin of the HD600. Someone just buy this and thank me later  :)
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Re: Sennheiser HD598 CS Special Edition Headphones plus hard shell zip case
« Reply #10 on: August 21, 2017, 10:41:42 AM »
Is the economy so in it's m~#%r that noone can treat themselves to these quality closed back super comfy sennheisers?

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Re: Sennheiser HD598 CS Special Edition Headphones plus hard shell zip case
« Reply #11 on: August 21, 2017, 12:33:34 PM »
Is the economy so in it's m~#%r that noone can treat themselves to these quality closed back super comfy sennheisers?

Simply put, yes.  :headbanger:
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Re: Sennheiser HD598 CS Special Edition Headphones plus hard shell zip case
« Reply #12 on: August 23, 2017, 07:31:08 AM »
I have a well used HD598 that I use daily. Will never sell it. Great sound and low impedance. has no issue to play direct from mac or from iphone...
Curious about the tweaks Scubadude spoke about.

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Re: Sennheiser HD598 CS Special Edition Headphones plus hard shell zip case
« Reply #13 on: August 23, 2017, 10:34:50 AM »
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Re: Sennheiser HD598 CS Special Edition Headphones plus hard shell zip case
« Reply #14 on: August 23, 2017, 11:15:18 AM »
Just a reminder that these ones I am selling are the CS version of the 598. They are closed back rather than the open back of the 598 (retro styling, beige colour with brown pads) or the 598 SE (same open back design but in black).

These CS SE 598 offer a different sound obviously. I wanted to use them for listening in public spaces but I prefer my B&W.

I had a pair of the 598's and good as they were, the 600 are just way nicer in my view. Not as comfy though.