Sennheiser's Momentum headphones reproduce sound quality so detailed, so dynamic, so lifelike, you'd swear you were at the performance. They offer a natural and authentic sonic presentation, just as the artist intended.
Legendary Sennheiser engineering
Decades of transducer design experience combine with new technologies in the pursuit of perfect sound. Add to that premium metal and leather materials with exceptional fit and finish. Not only do they highlight Momentum's sophisticated design they also supply special sonic characteristics. Non-resonant metal ear cups provide structural rigidity, allowing neodymium magnet driven transducers to deliver outstanding clarity. The leather used for the headband and ear pads provides absolute softness and breathability for comfort during long listening sessions.
Momentum's 18-ohm operating impedance and 3.5-mm stereo jack mean it's optimized for premium performance and connectivity to any portable audio device. You also get two audio cables, one for standard stereo connection and the other employing an integrated smart remote with microphone for controlling your iPad, iPhone, or iPod. You can use it to adjust volume, select tracks, take phone calls, and activate the voice control feature.
- Closed-back, over-ear headphone design isolates ambient noise improving listening enjoyment
- Integrated smart remote with in-line microphone controls iPad, iPhone, and iPod
- Finely selected materials for a premium luxurious feel
- Soft, supple, and breathable leather headband and ear pads deliver exceptional wearing comfort
- Stainless steel headband and metal ear cups supply maximum durability and custom fit
- Powerful and efficient neodymium driver magnets deliver high SPL capability (110db) and low distortion (<0.5% THD)>
Did you notice?Transition seamlessly from music and videos to an incoming call on your iPhone without sacrificing sound quality or comfort.
Apple Recommends ForListen to the music on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod in contemporary style, exceptional comfort, and with outstanding sound quality.
What's in the Box?
- Sennheiser Momentum Headphones
- Hard carry case
- Headphone cable with microphone and smart remote to control iOS devices (detachable, 2.6 ft./0.79 m) terminated with 1/8 in./3.5mm rotatable plug cable
- Standard headphone cable (detachable, listen-only, 3.9 ft./1.2 m) terminated with 1/8 in./3.5mm) plug
- 1/4 in. stereo adapter plug
- Frequency Response: 16-22,000 Hz
- Impedance: 18 ohms
- THD: <0.5%
- Other Features: With Remote and Mic, Stereo
- Form Factor: Over Ear
- Cable Length: 55 in./1.4 m
- Mfr. Part Number: 505630sen
- UPC or EAN No.: 615104241978
- Note: Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple's Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.
- Warranty: Two-year limited
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Ratings & Reviews
Momentum basically address everything I expect!!!
I made comparison among Bose qc15, Beats studio, momentum.
1)display Momentum basically address everything I expect!!!
I made comparison among Bose qc15, Beats studio, momentum.
everyone has their own taste. I personally like wearing Studio at GYM, momentum and Bose qc15 at other places.They are somehow low key. I think Momentum black looks better than Bose Qc 15
Bose wins. Bose, yeah! Quality is great. Momentum is also good but momentum has two lines exposed outside handband adjustment parts. Beats studio is like 80% plastic. One thing you need to know momentum replacement I-device cable is over 120 bucks.
Studio put its into the first place. Momentum has huge case. Bose QC15 is flat but cannot be fold. Studio case is relative small and fold.
4)Noise Cancellation and sound leakage.
Bose QC15 blows others away. Momentum is great. It blocks a lot of noise. Beats studio noise cancellation works a little. With respect to sound leakage, Momentum is the best. It is sealed headphone. Bose QC 15 goes to second place. Beats studio just play music for everybody!!!
Momentum is much better than the other two. The sound is crisp, clear, and strong. It has the best sound quality in this three.The feeling of the momentum is accurate! Nothing is overpower just perfect! It has more bass than QC15. The highs and mids is better than beats studio. It pretty balance headphone and performs great in a variety of songs. …
- Written by Mars P from Allston
65 of 72 people found this useful
Awesome Sounding Stylish Headphones
So after having a pair of Beats by Dre Solo HD for almost 2 years, I was finally deciding on buying a great pair of headphones wit So after having a pair of Beats by Dre Solo HD for almost 2 years, I was finally deciding on buying a great pair of headphones with "actual" precision sound quality and maybe some style. These Momentums met the requirement; in terms of sound quality, these things are very balanced. Bass is solid with a good "thump" while at the same time, not over powering the treble. Basically you can't go wrong with sound quality.
Build quality is great as well; stainless steel bands feel durable while the leather earcups are very comfortable
For $350, you can't go wrong with these headphones, try them out and buy them!! …
- Written by Keanu P from Fairbanks
21 of 23 people found this useful
Two questions answered - sound and comfort?
Enough detail written elsewhere already...
Two questions worth addressing:
Sound: By far the best I've experienced yet, a g Enough detail written elsewhere already...
Two questions worth addressing:
Sound: By far the best I've experienced yet, a good notch up from my QC15s (which surprised me), although I'm sure on a noisy aircraft Bose remains king. Listening directly from my iPhone 4, they sound good. Put a Fiio line-out adapter on the iPhone and go to a Total Bithead amp and then to the headphones and the whole experience goes up an order of magnitude - incredible dynamics and clarity and so very well balanced.
Comfort: I read all the "too small" comments and decided to try based on Apple's 14 day no cost return policy. I note that they are smaller inside than the QC15 and the headband feels just a little harder. I wondered if I'd be returning them. 3 minutes later, felt as though they had vanished, incredibly comfortable - but you do have to "tuck your ears in". The test for me was 45 minutes playing drums lots of movement and heat. No rubbing, no soreness and my ears are 2.5" long (yes I measured)...
Beautifully built, great sound, comfortable and Highly recommended! …
- Written by Simon C from Raleigh
18 of 19 people found this useful
Great Headphones! Small earpads.
These headphones are amazing in nearly every aspect expect for one. This ear pads are WAY to small! When I put them on for the fir These headphones are amazing in nearly every aspect expect for one. This ear pads are WAY to small! When I put them on for the first time I thought I had mistakenly brought the on-ear version. I may have above average sized ears but these things are just ridiculous. I had all my friends try them on and they barely fit any of us. This is major problem because everyone around you can hear what you are listening to and it makes listening to music on them for extended periods of time uncomfortable. I payed near $150 extra for the over-ear style only to get a headphone thats lost in the middle between on-ear and over-ear. Besides that problem the headphones are amazing. I listen to nearly every kind of music. Soul, Punk Rock, Heavy Metal, Classical, you name it. The new type of these were just released on Sennheisers website and have bigger ear pads and a lot of cool new features. My advice, go with the new ones. I don't think you will be disappointed. …
- Written by Josh P from louisville
Expensively Flat Sounding
These have to be some of the most flat sounding headphones I've ever bought from Sennheiser. Regret picking them up, wouldn't reco These have to be some of the most flat sounding headphones I've ever bought from Sennheiser. Regret picking them up, wouldn't recommend them to anybody and quite frankly for the price you might as well buy something with bluetooth and noise cancelling capabilities.
I've played around with the EQ but these don't quite handle bass too well, treble's always too high and it just sounds so flat. Do not buy if you don't enjoy rich sounds. Just too flat sounding for me. …
- Written by Arslan S from Toronto
1 of 10 people found this useful
Great Build, Excellent Sound, Uncomfortable
I really wanted these headphones as they are superior in quality build and sound than most headphones I have tried. The real leat I really wanted these headphones as they are superior in quality build and sound than most headphones I have tried. The real leather cups and stainless steel are a cut above Bose, Beats, and others. Unfortunately, with my slightly larger than average sized ears, these were just too small to be comfortable. Like others have said on other sites (Amazon, Best Buy) these really are between on-ear and around the ear. If you have small ears, they would work well. I contacted Sennheiser and they said they are familiar with the complaints about earcup size but have no current plans to offer larger ones or redesign this one. If you can wear these, they'd be great. …
- Written by Robert F from North Las Vegas
4 of 7 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
Has anyone run these through a portable DAC and into an iPod?
- Asked by Will P
- Sep 21, 2014
I have. The DAC is an HRTmicrostreamer. Works well. Basically my travel set up is ipod touch 5th I have. The DAC is an HRTmicrostreamer. Works well. Basically my travel set up is ipod touch 5th gen >> lightning to USB cable >> USB A to USB mini B cable >> DAC >> Sennheiser Momentum. Volume needs to be quite high on ipod touch (or ipad) but just normal volume when the same set up goes from my my MacBook.
I feed it with high (CD) quality streams (via TIDAL service) and it sounds great. However, these things are very subjective and what works for me as a good sound might not work for you! …
- Answered by David F
- Nov 19, 2014
Has anybody taken these headphones on a flight or a long journey. If so, what are they like?
- Asked by Graeme F
- Jul 18, 2013
Perfect for longhaul. Very comfy. No noise.
- Answered by Anthony M
- Aug 11, 2013
Are the Sennheiser Momentum Over Ear Headphones Compatible with the MacBook Air?
- Asked by Annette P from Perth
- Nov 21, 2014
Yes, it uses the standard 3.5mm jack
- Answered by Haeison R from Essendon
- Nov 23, 2014
Can I skype on my iPad using this microfone?
- Asked by Pam D from Sydney
- May 30, 2014
Whats the better headphone or what are their diferences, b&w p5 or the momentum? Thanks
- Asked by Brando L from Queretaro
- Apr 11, 2013
Both headphones sound really great however the Momentums offer a slightly better soundstage due to b Both headphones sound really great however the Momentums offer a slightly better soundstage due to being around the ear headphones instead of on the ear like the P5s. Personally I prefer the P5s as I find them more comfortable and I really like the design. The Momentums are comfortable too they just don't fit my head as nicely as the p5s. You really can't go wrong with either pair. …
- Answered by Chai L from Mount Isa
- Apr 22, 2013