Beyerdynamic DT990 - 600 Ohms

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    The DT 990 Edition is a headphone that has been in the hearts of many hi-fi and music lovers... more

    Product information "Beyerdynamic DT990 - 600 Ohms"

    The DT 990 Edition is a headphone that has been in the hearts of many hi-fi and music lovers since the 1980s. For many years it has been convincing with its lively and natural sound, which is suitable for many musical styles. 
    It has been part of the beyerdynamic portfolio for over 20 years and is still very popular. All components are available as spare parts and make the DT 990 Edition a long-time companion.


    The DT 990 Edition is an open headphone. This means that ambient noise outside the headphones remains noticeable even at higher volume levels. This construction method gives the music a wide stage, a feeling of space that comes close to the enjoyment of music with loudspeakers. The sound is spectacular: pronounced highs and intense basses mate to a perfect fullness of sound. Rock and pop fans especially appreciate this.


    The supple headband and velvety soft ear cushions provide for a wearing comfort "par excellence". The ear pads are known for their breathable and skin-friendly velour. This means that even after a longer period of music enjoyment, there is no excessive heat development.
    The combination of a comfortable headband, ear cushions and aluminium handset forks gives the headphones a sturdy appearance and a comfortable fit for long listening sessions.


    The DT 990 Edition headphones for home use and the DT 990 PRO studio headphones: Both sound identical. The identical transducers are used. However, the Edition models have a slightly softer temple for the enjoyment of music at home, while the Pro handsets sit a little tighter on their heads to stay there in the studio even with faster movements. The PRO version is also supplied with a spiral cable and the Edition version with a stretched cable.


    The quality promise "Made in Germany" starts with the high quality components. The next step involves handcrafting in Germany, where the product is manufactured with care and attention to detail. Finally, our products are characterized by their long service life, as many individual parts are interchangeable and replaceable.

    DT 990, 32 Ohms            for mobile applications
    DT 990, 250 Ohms            for home stereo systems
    DT 990, 600 Ohms            for HiFi systems or special headphone amplifiers

    Features Beyerdynamic DT990

    • Open diffuse field equalized studio headphones
    • Professional version of the multiple award-winning "DT 990".
    • Extremely light membrane for extraordinary impulse behaviour
    • Excellent reproduction accuracy
    • Robust and service-friendly construction due to easy exchangeability of all parts
    • 3.0 m coiled cable (one-sided)
    • Including draw bag

    Technical specifications

    • Transmission type: Wired
    • Construction (working principle): Open
    • Headphones Impedance: 600 Ohm
    • Headphone frequency response range: 5 - 35,000 Hz
    • Sound pressure level: 96 dB
    • Type: Ear-closing
    • Cables & Plugs: Spiral connection cable with 3.5 mm stereo jack plug and 6.35 mm adapter
    • Net weight without packaging: 250 g
    Headphone output: 1x 3.5 jack
    1x 6.3 Jack (with adapter)
    Cable length: 3.0 m
    Application area: Hifi
    Construction Type: Over-Ear
    System: Open
    Connection Mode: Cable
    Impedance: 251-600 Ω
    Rotatable auricle?: No

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    5 / 5 Points

    Very good product

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    In line with its reputation and my expectations

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    for the price the quality is perfect ... it is very comfortable on the ears, and the sound is great we can hear the spatialization very well ... I recommend it for mixing and mastring ....

    5 / 5 Points

    purchase ok

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    great product, professional seller

    5 / 5 Points

    Meets the test results

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    I can only confirm everything from the tests

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    The Dt 990 Edition 600 Ohm sits more comfortably on the head than the Pro version, the contact pressure of the upholstery is lower. Compared to the DT 990 Pro, the 600 Ohm version of the Edition has a finer resolution in the mid-high range, the mids are more present, the bass is firmer, faster and slimmer, the sound is more linear. However, this makes the mids look less beautiful and are not as full and warm, the tweeter and mids appear more present, the sound is cooler. Ultimately, it is a matter of taste, I personally like the Pro better.

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    Great price. Fast delivery. So shopping is fun.

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    The processing quality is very high, the cable is thick & also high quality. The ear pads are very soft & do not press too hard. The headphones are neither too light nor too heavy. It sits pretty well. You don't hear outside noise & the sound is quite good. The headphones are mmn. worth the price.

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