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Neumann NDH-20 Studio Headphones

Neumann NDH-20 Studio Headphones

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Get Studio Grade Monitoring Wherever You Go With The Neumann NDH-20 Studio Headphones

Neumann’s first-ever headphone is bound to become a milestone: The NDH 20 offers uncompromising linearity and definition, just like our acclaimed studio loudspeakers, while its excellent isolation allows you to work anytime, anywhere.

Veteran experts may tell you that closed-back headphones sound are no good for mixing as they sound too “boxy.” That’s true. And then the NDH 20 happened. Neumann’s engineers took great care to rid the NDH 20 of those nasty resonances in the midband in order to create a smooth and “honest” sound image. The NDH 20 is a dream come true: reliable studio grade monitoring in a handy package.


The NDH 20’s newly designed 38 mm drivers with high-gauss neodymium magnets ensure high sensitivity and low distortion. In other words, you won’t need a dedicated headphone amplifier; the NDH 20 sounds just as great on mobile devices such as laptop computers. Want to mix your new record on the night train to Paris? Now you can! The NDH 20’s excellent isolation makes sure you won’t be disturbed by snoring passengers, nor will sound spill wake them up.

Thanks to its over-ear construction and large memory-foam cushions the NDH 20 feels extremely comfortable. Its entire construction is true Neumann quality: The headband is made of flexible spring steel while the ear cup covers are machined from lightweight aluminum. For easy transportation, the NDH 20 is foldable. A great sounding, classy looking headphone for music production… and listening to your favorite tracks!


  • Monitoring, editing, and mixing in the studio, at home, on the road
  • Working in loud environments, including FOH applications
  • Music listening

  • Linear sound balance, like Neumann's acclaimed studio monitors
  • Closed-back construction allows working in noisy environments
  • High long-term comfort and easy transportation
  • Studio quality sound with outstanding resolution
  • Excellent sound isolation with high long-term comfort
  • High quality metal construction

  • Wearing style: Headband
  • Foldable: Yes
  • Ear coupling: Circumaural
  • Acoustic principle: Dynamic Closed
  • Transducer diameter: 38 mm (1 1/2")
  • Transducer magnet: Neodymium
  • Diaphragm material: Duofol
  • Transducer protection: Cloth covered grille
  • Nominal Impedance: 150 Ohms
  • Frequency response: 5 - 30,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity at 1 kHz/1 Vrms: 114 dB SPL (1 kHz, 1 Vrms)
  • Max input power handling: 1000 mW
  • Continuous input power handling: 200 mW
  • THD at 1 kHz and 100 dB SPL: <0.10%
  • Sound isolation: >34 dB (>4 kHz)
  • Cable entry: Single sided, right ear cup
  • Connectivity: 3.5 mm (1/8") TRS jack plug (straight), adapter for 6.3 mm (1/4")
  • Cable length: Spiraled 1.5 - 3.0 m (5' - 10'), Straight 3.0 m (10')
  • Cable weight: Spiraled 100 g (3.5 oz), Straight 60 g (2.1 oz)
  • Ear cup contact pressure: 5.5-6.8 N
  • Weight excluding cable: 390 g (13 3/4 oz)
  • Detachable cable: Yes
  • Replaceable earpads: Yes
  • Colours - headband: RAL 9006 White Aluminium / RAL 7016 Anthracite Grey
  • Colours - ear cups: RAL 9006 White Aluminium
  • Colours - ear pads: RAL 7016 Anthracite Grey / RAL 2011 Deep orange
  • Colours - cable: RAL 7016 Anthracite Grey
  • Materials - headband: Spring steel strip, aluminium and plastic fittings, plastic trimming
  • Materials - ear cups: Aluminium
  • Materials - ear pads: Cloth covered memory foam
  • Operating conditions:  +10 degrees C to +40 degrees C (+50 degrees F to +104 degrees F); <90% RH, non-condensing
  • Transport/storage conditions: -25 degrees C to +70 degrees C (-13 degrees F to 158 degrees F); <90% RH; non-condensing

Manufacturer: Neumann
Model: NDH 20
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
SKU: I582280-N-5
UPC: #615104326040
Listing ID: NA92080