Sennheiser HD800 S High Resolution Headphone

Styled with flair, Sennheiser’s reference class HD 800 headphones showcase a perfect mix of form and functionality.

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The HD 800 line from Sennheiser is a benchmark for high end headphones, providing a balanced sound signature, wide soundstage, and comfortable design suitable for hours of listening. The HD 800 S is a new tuning of the original and well-loved HD 800, that comes with updated accessories. Along with the comfortable, and replaceable, earpads and headband, the HD 800 S includes both a standard 6.35mm cable as well as a new XLR balanced cable that allows the user to connect to high end balanced DAC/AMP setups like Sennheiser’s own HDV 820.

A product of extensive audio-acoustic research, the HD 800 S tunes the clinical, technically impressive HD 800 sound towards a slightly warmer bass response. This means a more musical, relaxing listen while still preserving most of the clarity of the HD 800. It is a highly detailed, balanced headphone made for the most enthusiastic of music lovers. The balanced signature of these headphones make it suitable for any genre, but the HD 800 S is particularly suited for classical or jazz where it delivers a pristine, critical listening experience.

While the HD 800 S delivers a tight and refined bass response, it is by no means a bass-heavy headphone. If you prefer a thicker, warmer sound, consider the MrSpeakers Ether Flow, and for a more intimate sound have a listen to the Audeze LCD4.

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  • Further optimised reference class in wired headphones

  • Open, circum-aural dynamic stereo headphones

  • Enhanced sound reproduction achieved through absorber technology

  • Additional cable with balanced XLR4 connector

  • High-class matte black metal parts

  • Natural hearing experience - realistic and natural sound field with minimal resonance

  • Biggest transducers ever used in headphones including new innovative dynamic transducer design

  • Uncovered earcups for enhanced acoustics

  • Handcrafted ear pads, made of high-quality microfiber fabric

  • Metal headband with an inner damping element

  • Specially tuned balanced, impedance matching cable with low capacitance

  • Special high precision headphone connectors

  • 2 year warranty

  • Cable with 6.35mm jack connector
  • Balanced cable with XLR4 connector
  • Microfibre cleaning cloth
  • Manual
  • Storage Box
  • USB flash drive
  • Color: Black 
  • Wearing style: Headband 
  • Impedance: 300 Ω 
  • Audio-XLR connector: XLR4 
  • Frequency response: 4 - 51,000 Hz (-10 dB) 
  • THD, total harmonic distortion: 0.02 % (1 kHz 1 Vrms) 
  • Contact pressure: ~ 3,4 N (± 0,3 N) 
  • Ear coupling: Circumaural 
  • Jack plug: 6.3mm/ XLR4 
  • Cable length: 3m 
  • Transducer principle: Dynamic Open 
  • Weight w/o cable: 330 g
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    What the HD800 lacks, the HD800S picks up. You will find the HD800S has a similar level of detail and stage but with added warmth giving it a more musical touch. The highs have been slightly toned down and the bass lifted slightly.

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