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DT 660 Edition

DT 660 Edition

Made in Germany
Article Number: 484245

Premium hi-fi headphone (closed) for the hi-fi system

The DT 660 features a fully closed bass reflex construction with high ambient noise attenuation. Furthermore, your enjoyment won’t disturb others who may not share your good taste in music. The DT 660 provides a most sophisticated sound with a detailed reproduction.

• Closed, dynamic headphone with high ambient noise attenuation
• Matte chromium-plated housings
• Skin friendly ear pads
• High wearing comfort
• Easy to service due to exchangeable components
• Single-sided straight cable with gold-plated stereo jack plug
• High gauss, Neodymium magnet driver and high precision voice coil


Peter Carini
Sales Manager
Consumer Business Unit

beyerdynamic Inc. USA
56 Central Ave
Farmingdale, NY 11735

Office 631.293.3200 ext.17
Fax 631.293.3288
Mobile 516.848-3902

technical data

EAN   4010118484247
Transmission type   Wired
Headphone design (operating principle)   Closed
Headphone impedanceAlso known as nominal impedance. The impedance is the AC resistance of the coils of loudspeakers and headphones in ohms. Since impedance depends on the frequency, it is always specified at a frequency of one kilohertz.   32 ohms
Headphone frequency responseThe frequency response specifies the highest and lowest frequencies reproduced by the acoustic transducer of the headphones.   5 - 35,000 Hz
Nominal sound pressure levelThe acoustical level, the headphone transducer produces to an artificial ear (a measurement device, which simulates a human ear) with an input power of 1 mW (dB/mW @ 500 Hz).   97 dB
ConstructionSound coupling to the ear. A differentiation is made between supraaural headphones, circumaural headphones and in-ear headphones.   Circumaural (around the ear)
Cable & plug   Straight connecting cable with mini-jack plug (3.5 mm) & ¼“ adapter (6.35 mm)
Net weight without packaging   0 g

Spec Sheet


Spec Sheet

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Balanced sound that is convincing 11/2012
Title: Great Listening – Headphones and Headsets for a better laptop sound
Author: Michael Moser 11/2012
Title: Great Listening – Headphones and Headsets for a better laptop sound
Author: Michael Moser

Translated from the original German test report


The sound of the audiophile tuned headphone primarily makes an impression on music friends, but it is also suitable for gaming. Its balanced sound is convincing across the entire frequency spectrum, the high resolution, however, also reveals deficiencies of bad recordings.
Conclusion middle class: When testing the middle class the field is tight. Downwards there are no spikes, but upwards.  (…) and the pure beyerdynamic DT 660 headphone share the first place of this category.

Powerful bass response
DT 660 Edition
resume-services, 06/2010
DT 660 Edition

"Closed-style headphone with detailed audio reproduction and powerful bass response"[...]

Detailed audio reproduction
DT 660 Edition, 06/2010
DT 660 Edition

"[...] the beyerdynamic DT 660 attenuates ambient noise so effectively that outside distractions are almost completely blocked out."
"[...] the DT 660's extremely strong neodymium magnet system offers a detailed audio reproduction and powerful bass response [...]"
"And as a bonus, the headphones fold up into a compact footprint, making them easy to store and transport."

Beyerdynamic DT 660 Edition – razor-sharp
DT 660 Edition under test, 09.12.2011, Author: Tamay Jentjens

(In extracts. Translated from German to English.)

[...] razor-sharp precision and straight-forwardness in the treble, mids and upper bass. I was really surprised to recognize some scratches or even distortions in my well-known test files in an absolutely clear and starkly way. Even some studio monitors for multiple price are not as precise as the DT 660 is. [...]


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