HD 490 PRO

HD 490 PRO

Built to handle the complexities of today's music production


The perfect mix of clarity, comfort, and reliability.

Harnessing decades of Sennheiser engineering expertise, HD 490 PRO headphones are equipped to handle all the complexities of today’s music production, mixing, and mastering. Featuring an open-back design that delivers an extremely wide, dimensional sound stage and ultra-precise sound reproduction, HD 490 PRO gives you the clarity needed for your most critical decisions. 

Features at a glance... 

  • Backed by decades of Sennheiser engineering, technology, research and development  
  • Open-back design with an extremely wide, dimensional sound stage and ultra-precise localization   
  • Uncolored frequency response for honest, dynamic sound reproduction across the full spectrum  
  • Innovative low-frequency cylinder system for full, accurate, and clearly defined low end   
  • Precision-engineered ergonomics eliminate pressure points and deliver supreme, flexible, lightweight comfort  
  • Sennheiser Open-frame Architecture reduces total harmonic distortion (THD) and minimizes resonance, improving audio accuracy
  • Includes Dear Reality dearVR MIX-SE plugin, turning your DAW into an ultimate virtual mixing environment via advanced spatial audio technology  
  • Two unique sets of ear pads for producing or mixing help eliminate ear fatigue and pinpoint frequencies   
  • Sustainability-inspired with washable, replaceable pads and FSC-certified, forest-friendly packaging  
  • Geometrically angled earcup design optimizes transducer placement for a consistent listening experience   
  • State-of-the-art neodymium magnets for superior driver performance and efficiency  
  • Patented cable coil structure blocks cable-borne noise, ensuring the clearest signal  
  • Ultralight voice coil for remarkably authentic and dynamic audio reproduction  
  • Right and left ear jacks with detachable cable easily adapts to any studio configuration  
  • Patented accessibility features: braille-guided L/R earcups and grooved ear pads for eyeglasses  
  • Open-mesh metal earpiece covers provide natural ventilation  
  • Durable design meticulously engineered in Germany and hand-assembled in Romania 


Also, check out HD 490 PRO PLUS which includes:  

  • 1.8 m cable,  
  • 3 m cable, case,  
  • Mixing ear pads,  
  • Producing ear pads,  
  • Extra headband pad
  • Premium case 

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