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Update (25.07.2022): The Neumann NDH 20 is now available in a new Black Edition. You can purchase it from our affiliate partner Thomann * for EUR 569, down from EUR 599.


Neumann – Germany’s premium microphone inventor – chose NAMM 2019 to debut its first-ever studio headphones. Meet the Neumann NDH 20, a set of closed-back headphones made out of sleek and lightweight aluminum. The manufacturer is citing flat frequency response, natural stereo image, and high fidelity as the set’s key advantages. They make it suitable for monitoring, editing, and mixing in noisy environments. That, and audiophile listening.

Technically, the NDH 20 implements a newly designed 38mm driver with high-gauss neodymium magnets for high sensitivity and low distortion. According to Neumann, these drivers eliminate the need for a dedicated headphone amplifier as they can be just as easily powered by mobile devices like smartphones and laptop computers.

Describing the headphones’ construction, Neumann flaunts a flexible spring steel headband, aluminum ear cup covers, large and soft memory foam ear pads, and a foldable design which aids portability. The headphones work with detachable cables, with two of them (straight and coiled) included in the box together with a 1/4-inch adapter.

The cans’ frequency response is rated at 5Hz to 30kHz, which sounds great for reliably checking the spectrum’s upper and lower extremes. With the NDH 20’s addition, Neumann’s line-up of studio gear, which also includes studio monitors, comes complete.

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Neumann NDH 20 – Price and availability

Both the Neumann NDH 20 (EUR 499) and the newly released Black Edition (EUR 569) are available now from our affiliate partner Thomann *:

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    Black paint is expensive appanrently

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