We take a look at two popular items, the Sennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional Headphone and the STAX SR-007A MK2 Electrostatic Earspeaker. You might think it all comes down to the price, but frankly there is a lot more to it. You might also be interested in our article 10 Best Audiophile Headphones of 2022
The first product we will be looking at is the Sennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional Headphone.
Now we will have look at an alternative, the STAX SR-007A MK2 Electrostatic Earspeaker. These headphones are made in Japan using latest technology which helps improve high fidelity sound. It has a novice electrode structure which has fewer holes than the conventional electrodes found on the previous Earspeakers. The result is that the diaphragm has increased vibration producing even rich sound. You can see the gold plated electrodes through outer casing.
STAX name is known for its delicate headphones that are designed for professional use. This one carries the same reputation and has all premium quality components ideally suited for home use. The metal housing is in fact quite rigid though allowing least to no distortion. It has a high price tag but when you look at the features it has and sounds it gives, it is justified!
HEAD TO HEAD COMPARISON
Sennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional Headphone
STAX SR-007A MK2 Electrostatic Earspeaker
+ High precision detailed sound with modern earbuds
+ New technology with improved sound quality and earbuds
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This product from Sennheiser is perhaps the best headphone from this brand on accounts of its high fidelity sound combined with comfortable experience. These earphones is worth every penny as it comes with a two year warranty which makes it a safe purchase.
The STAX SR-007A MK2 is a looker too which gives us all the more reason to love this product. It is a masterpiece of detailed and careful Japanese audio engineering and high-quality materials. For all these qualities, they are definitely good value for money too. STAX SR-007A MK2 are not wireless headphones.
Check out Music Critic's in-depth article 10 Best Audiophile Headphones of 2022 which includes even more information.