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
- 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
54 of 60 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
15 of 16 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
9 of 9 people found this useful
Sennheiser Momentum vs Beats Studio 2.0
I own the Sennheiser Momentum and Beats Studio 2.0 headphones. The Sennheisers are super for home listening. They have a natural I own the Sennheiser Momentum and Beats Studio 2.0 headphones. The Sennheisers are super for home listening. They have a natural sound that balances bass and treble beautifully. They are also incredibly light for an over-the-ear headphone. And they look great, without being flashy. I bought the Beats for their active noise cancelling function as I travel a lot. They are also great - especially their ability to remove the drone of air travel - but are a little bass-heavy. The design is a little shout for me (look at me, I bought beats!!). They also weigh 70% more the the Sennheisers, which can be fatigueing. Bottom line, if you are shopping for a $300 over-the-ear headphone then either of these will be good for you. Just decide if you need noise cancelling. …
- Written by Roth N from Vancouver
Beware if you wear eyeglasses!
Wonderful buttery-good sound.
Your head will feel like it's in a vise after 15 minutes as it presses your eyeglasses into the sid Wonderful buttery-good sound.
Your head will feel like it's in a vise after 15 minutes as it presses your eyeglasses into the side of your head.
Momentum on-ears are more comfortable and sound comparable. …
- Written by Neil M from Toronto
4 of 4 people found this useful
AN AMAZING PAIR OF HEADPHONES AT AN AMAZING PRICE!!!
So I recently got the Sennheiser Momentum headphones for my birthday and I have just LOVED THEM. The sound quality and comfort lev So I recently got the Sennheiser Momentum headphones for my birthday and I have just LOVED THEM. The sound quality and comfort level is superb, and I have never looked more stylish! The smooth, laid back look of the Momentums fits perfectly with my style. Even though I just purchased them, they also seem quite durable, from the strong and flexible metal headband to the sturdy removable, kevlar reinforced cable. Many might say paying $300 for a pair of headphones is ridiculous, but after you hear the Momentums you may change your mind.
Trends like Beats by Dre come and go, but the style, structure, and sound of these headphones will last me a lifetime. …
- Written by Scott B from Shoreline
2 of 2 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
Can I skype on my iPad using this microfone?
- Asked by Pam D from Sydney
- May 30, 2014
No answers yet
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
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