In honor of the anniversary, Sennheiser introduced the HD 25 headphones in a retro color
In celebration of their own 75th anniversary of the company Sennheiser releases a limited version of its professional earphones series HD 25. In contrast to the classical design of this model is completely black in color, the limited edition will come with a pair of bright yellow ear pads, as in the other cult, the brainchild of Sennheiser ? HD 414. The company also reduces the price of headphones from $149 to $99, selling model limited edition.
The catch that is guaranteed to get limited edition headphone Sennheiser is not so easy ? specifically, this «retro» item is not for sale. Instead, if you liked novelty, you will have to order a regular HD 25 in the official store Sennheiser and cross your fingers in hopes of getting headphones limited edition. The manufacturer States that they will release only 25 000 pairs of the limited edition, which will be sold around the world.
The model headphone Sennheiser HD 25 have has a pretty interesting history. According to Sennheiser, headphones are used by passengers of British Airways supersonic aircraft Concorde (Concorde) between 1989 and 2004. And these audio devices are proven in terms of loud environment. They do not have active noise cancelling, as many modern headphones, but Sennheiser says that their design is great for passively blocking out background noise — handy when you’re travelling on a supersonic aircraft, which creates sonic booms. It’s quality made Sennheiser HD 25 popular with many DJs.
Another model — the HD 414 dated to an even earlier appearance in 1968, and, according to CNET, it was the world’s first open-type headphones, with the ear pads are yellow. Sennheiser HD414 no longer produces, but in its heyday they reportedly were one of the best selling headphone of all time.
Limited edition HD 25 by Sennheiser will be available for sale until the end of June, after which their price will return to the standard bar $149,95.