HiFiMAN - Sundara

Planar Magnetic Open-Backs

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In case you receive the HiFiMAN - Sundara with a manufacturing defect, please raise a return request within 7 days of delivery.

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Don't sweat it, this HiFiMAN - Sundara comes with a 1 Year warranty from HiFiMAN that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

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Why HiFiMAN is Special

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Designed in China

Established & Reputed

Trust us, our reputation in the audio world speaks for itself!


This headphone or gear comes from a well-respected brand known for its high-quality audio equipment, so you can be confident in your purchase.


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Specialist

A masterpiece from the experts who know audio inside and out!


This headphone or gear is crafted by specialists who know their stuff, ensuring every detail is perfect.


If you see a product marked as “🌟 Specialist”, it means you're choosing a device designed by experts who specialize in creating this specific category of device.

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Born in 2005

Why we love this Headphone

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Ideal for Beginners

Lost in the Audio Maze? Let Us Guide Your Beginner Audiophile Journey!


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Audiophile Community Favourite

This headphone or gear has a seal of approval from our audiophile community.


It is hit among the pickiest of audio enthusiasts. It comes with two thumbs up and is the community’s and one of our favourites.


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Cult Following

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Incredibly Popular

Some things deserve all the attention.


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For Audiophiles at Home

Cause music hit differently when you are in your own space.


This headphone or gear is perfect for those who demand exceptional sound quality in their personal sanctuary.


If you see products marked as “🏠 For Audiophiles at Home”, get ready to transform your living space into an audiophile's paradise, with rich, immersive sound that makes every listening session a masterpiece.

Upgradeable Cable

Not happy with your current cable? Swap it out!


If you're searching for an in-ear monitor with a detachable design, these IEMs fit the bill.


If you see an IEM marked with "🔌 Upgradeable Cable," it means it comes with a detachable cable. You can easily swap or upgrade the cable, allowing for customization or maintenance whenever you desire.

Built like a Tank

No need to worry about durability.


If you're seeking a headphone or gear with a strong, rugged build, this snapshot indicates that this is the one for you.


If you see a product marked with “🪖 Built like a Tank", it means this product is crafted with metal in its design, ensuring exceptional robustness and durability.

Why it Sounds Amazing

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Planar Magnetic Drivers

Flat Sound Signature

For those on a quest to try and hear the “purest” audio possible.


This headphone or gear offers an neutral, uncoloured audio profile, perfect for purists who crave accuracy.


If you see products marked as “📏 Flat Sound Signature”, you’re in for a true-to-life listening experience, hearing your music exactly as it was recorded, without any artificial boosts or tweaks.

Ultra-Wide Sound stage

Do you wish to bring the concert hall to your ears?


This headphone or gear offers an ultra-wide soundstage, giving your music a spacious and immersive feel as if you're right there in the middle of a live performance.


If you see a product marked with "😳 Ultra-Wide Soundstage," it means this product is designed to deliver expansive audio, making your listening experience feel grand and enveloping, perfect for those who love a broad and detailed sound.

Crisp Vocals & Instruments

Vocals and Instruments sound too good, its like a warm hug.


This headphone or gear excels at delivering clear, clean vocals and instruments, making every sound pop.


If you see products marked as “🍿 Crisp Vocals & Instruments”, prepare for an audio experience where every word and note is perfectly articulated, letting you enjoy your music with pristine clarity and detail.

Sharp & Precise Details

Are you a lover of sharp and precise details in your music?


This headphone or gear delivers meticulous and accurate details in your audio, ideal for those who prioritise precise sound reproduction.


If you see a product marked with "📌 Sharp & Precise Details", it means this device excels in capturing fine nuances and intricacies in your music, ensuring a high level of clarity and fidelity.

Perfect to Analyse Music

Delve deeper into the Bassline, Riffs and Harmonies.


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Needs Amplification

I need more power to thrive.


This headphone or gear shines brightest with a bit of extra power. It’s designed to deliver top-notch performance when paired with an amplifier, giving you that full, rich sound you crave.


If you see a product marked as "🚂 Needs Amplification", it means this device is built to excel with an amp, ensuring you get the most out of your music with enhanced volume and clarity. Perfect for audiophiles who love their sound big and bold.

Hi-Fi Sound with Neo "Supernano" Diaphragm and Planar Magnetic Drivers

Sundara has planar magnetic drivers that give you a fast response within the frequency spectrum. The NEO "supernano" diaphragm of the Sundara is 80% slimmer than previous designs resulting in a quicker and more detailed response while retaining the lush musicality. If you favour a more reference-level tuning, you will enjoy the "Sundara" a lot.

A Unique Blend Of Elegant Looks and Durability

HiFiMAN excels in two key areas; build and sound quality. Sundara's lovely fashion-forward looks in no way compromise on sound quality. The aluminium headband is lightweight but durable. The adjustable headband and earpads are made of synthetic leather and offer the comfort of the highest order.

Phenomenal Audio Presentation

Sundara means "beautiful", the literal translation of the word Sundara (Sanskrit). Just like its name means 'beautiful'. "Crisp" is the adjective you can think of to describe how the Sundara sounds. It's difficult to tell whether the Sundara's 'crispness' is a symptom of its frequency response or a personality attribute of its planar magnetic driver.

Delivering Exceptional Soundstage And Imaging

The HiFiMAN Sundara has a superb soundstage, excellent imaging, and a sense of depth and space thanks to its open-back design. The Sundara offers a fully immersive listening experience. These headphones are successful everywhere and add depth and body to every recording. As a result, listeners are treated to an intricately precise sonic voyage.

Experience A Holographic Sonic Voyage

The Sundara has a crisp sound that stands out due to its planar magnetic driver and excellent frequency response. Its soundstage is exceptional, offering clarity, tonality, scale, and dynamics. Prepare to be amazed by the Sundara's ability to capture subtle details, delivering a holographic and airy sound while maintaining coherence and cohesiveness.

Offering Superior Comfort

The Sundara's form factor features a consistent matte black color and high-quality materials with excellent finishing. Its attractive appearance grabs attention with the matte black finish and eye-catching earcup grills. The headphones have an industrial and robust look, suggesting durability even in challenging situations.

A Unique Blend Of Elegant Looks and Durability

HiFiMAN excels in two key areas; build and sound quality. Sundara's lovely fashion-forward looks in no way compromise on sound quality. The aluminium headband is lightweight but durable. The adjustable headband and earpads are made of synthetic leather and offer the comfort of the highest order.

Phenomenal Audio Presentation

Sundara means "beautiful", the literal translation of the word Sundara (Sanskrit). Just like its name means 'beautiful'. "Crisp" is the adjective you can think of to describe how the Sundara sounds. It's difficult to tell whether the Sundara's 'crispness' is a symptom of its frequency response or a personality attribute of its planar magnetic driver.

Delivering Exceptional Soundstage And Imaging

The HiFiMAN Sundara has a superb soundstage, excellent imaging, and a sense of depth and space thanks to its open-back design. The Sundara offers a fully immersive listening experience. These headphones are successful everywhere and add depth and body to every recording. As a result, listeners are treated to an intricately precise sonic voyage.

Experience A Holographic Sonic Voyage

The Sundara has a crisp sound that stands out due to its planar magnetic driver and excellent frequency response. Its soundstage is exceptional, offering clarity, tonality, scale, and dynamics. Prepare to be amazed by the Sundara's ability to capture subtle details, delivering a holographic and airy sound while maintaining coherence and cohesiveness.

Offering Superior Comfort

The Sundara's form factor features a consistent matte black color and high-quality materials with excellent finishing. Its attractive appearance grabs attention with the matte black finish and eye-catching earcup grills. The headphones have an industrial and robust look, suggesting durability even in challenging situations.

Leather Strap

Sundara is pretty comfortable; The headband has a leather adjustment strap underneath for pressure displacement and comfort.

Focus A" Pads

The "Focus A" pads feel luxuriously soft; the clamp strength feels just right for the headphones to stay in place without squeezing your head.

3.5mm Socket

HiFiMAN has spared no expense in designing the "Sundara," which features 3.5mm TRS female connections on each earcup for customising and swapping cables.

Crystalline Copper Cable

High-grade crystalline copper cable with TRS 3.5mm jack on one end and 3.5mm headphone connections on the other. Upgrade for balanced cable and improved audio range.

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    Every once in a while we come across a product that give you a lot more value for the price.


    If you see products marked as "🥜 Value For Money" you can be sure you're getting a great bang for your buck.

  • Ideal for Beginners

    Lost in the Audio Maze? Let Us Guide Your Beginner Audiophile Journey!


    If you are a newcomer in the audio world, this headphone or gear is a stepping stone for those overwhelmed by the plethora of options available.


    If you see a product marked with “🌱 Ideal for Beginners," it indicates that this device is perfect for starting your audiophile journey.

  • Flat Sound Signature

    For those on a quest to try and hear the “purest” audio possible.


    This headphone or gear offers an neutral, uncoloured audio profile, perfect for purists who crave accuracy.


    If you see products marked as “📏 Flat Sound Signature”, you’re in for a true-to-life listening experience, hearing your music exactly as it was recorded, without any artificial boosts or tweaks.

  • Ultra-Wide Sound stage

    Do you wish to bring the concert hall to your ears?


    This headphone or gear offers an ultra-wide soundstage, giving your music a spacious and immersive feel as if you're right there in the middle of a live performance.


    If you see a product marked with "😳 Ultra-Wide Soundstage," it means this product is designed to deliver expansive audio, making your listening experience feel grand and enveloping, perfect for those who love a broad and detailed sound.

  • Crisp Vocals & Instruments

    Vocals and Instruments sound too good, its like a warm hug.


    This headphone or gear excels at delivering clear, clean vocals and instruments, making every sound pop.


    If you see products marked as “🍿 Crisp Vocals & Instruments”, prepare for an audio experience where every word and note is perfectly articulated, letting you enjoy your music with pristine clarity and detail.

  • Perfect to Analyse Music

    Delve deeper into the Bassline, Riffs and Harmonies.


    This headphone or gear is designed for those who dive deep into the nuances of sound, offering precision for music analysis.


    If you see products marked as “🔍 Perfect to Analyse Music”, get ready to dissect every beat, note, and harmony with exceptional clarity, making it an ideal tool for musicians, producers, and audiophiles who crave detailed insights into their music.

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All You Need To Know About The HIFiMAN Sundara

Driver Type
Planar Magnetic
Impedance
37Ω
Wired Connectivity
3.5 Mm
Connector
3.5mm Socket
Microphone
NA
Frequency Response
6Hz - 75kHz


1 Year Warranty

Don't sweat it, this HiFiMAN - Sundara comes with a 1 Year warranty from HiFiMAN that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

Read more about HiFiMAN's warranty in India.

A Decade of Audiophile Excellence

Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Tianjin, China, HiFiMAN stands as a leading manufacturer of audio products, specializing in headphones, amplifiers, and portable audio players. Renowned for its critically acclaimed Planar Magnetic headphones, HiFiMAN is revered among audiophiles for its state-of-the-art driver technology. Led by Dr. Fang Bian, the company has garnered awards and rave reviews for its best-in-class earphones and in-ear drivers.

From the Sundara and Ananda headphones to the RE400 and RE800 earphones, HiFiMAN's products are cherished by audiophiles worldwide for their flawless performance and exceptional sound quality.

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The Sundara has seen several changes over the years. But the latest version of the Sundara is perhaps the best. You will need a powerful amplifier to drive this planar magnetic headphone, and when paired correctly, these are fantastic headphones for any audiophile.

RAGHAV SOMANI

If you’re looking for this type of sound, then you can’t go wrong with the Sundara. For the price it is going very impressive on a technical level and the build quality also is as good as it gets.
I am definitely pleased with the Sundara sounds. The treble, in particular, is done right. It is never harsh or overly peaky with excellent articulation and more than adequate levels of headroom.
These planar magnetic headphones are comfortable, straightforward, and excellent performers. An entry-level set of planar magnetic headphones with a not-so-entry-level performance.
The Hifiman Sundara does lovely things for a headphone of its price, and I think it’s something any audiophile should check out. It is reputed to be a relatively stylish headphone.
If you favour a more reference tuning you will enjoy the Sundara a lot, they have excellent resolution and detail all wrapped up in a relatively refined and smooth presentation.
The Sundara provides a natural, tonally excellent presentation and one of the most accurate midrange timbres in its price range. Buyers would do well to choose the Sundara.
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Sound Signature

Flat: Designed for studio professionals for critical reference monitoring.

Balanced: A neutral sound that doesn't emphasise on one frequency.

Balanced: A neutral sound that doesn't emphasise on one frequency.

Driver Configuration

Planar Magnetic Drivers

Planar Magnetic Drivers

Planar Magnetic Drivers

Design

Open-Back

Closed-Back

Open-Back

Impedance

37 Ohms

20 Ohms

18 Ohms

Our Verdict

The Sundara has seen several changes over the years. But the latest version of the Sundara is perhaps the best. You will need a powerful amplifier to drive this planar magnetic headphone, and when paired correctly, these are fantastic headphones for any audiophile.

A recent review I read compared the Edition XS to the Arya, which is several times the price and said it came pretty close. I have to say, that it's not an exaggeration. They are such a big step up from the Sundara, that I think it's easy to understand why. I think the XS is my favourite Hifiman from their entire lineup.



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    This headphone or gear offers an neutral, uncoloured audio profile, perfect for purists who crave accuracy.


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    This headphone or gear is designed to deliver high frequencies that are gentle on the ears, offering a listening experience that's both refined and delightful.


    If you see a product marked with "🍦 Smooth & Sweet Treble," it indicates that this device offers treble that is smooth and sweet, ensuring your music is free of harshness and full of clarity, perfect for those who love crisp and detailed highs.

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    This headphone or gear is designed for those who dive deep into the nuances of sound, offering precision for music analysis.


    If you see products marked as “🔍 Perfect to Analyse Music”, get ready to dissect every beat, note, and harmony with exceptional clarity, making it an ideal tool for musicians, producers, and audiophiles who crave detailed insights into their music.

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    This headphone or gear offers an neutral, uncoloured audio profile, perfect for purists who crave accuracy.


    If you see products marked as “📏 Flat Sound Signature”, you’re in for a true-to-life listening experience, hearing your music exactly as it was recorded, without any artificial boosts or tweaks.

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    This headphone or gear is designed to deliver a rich, detailed audio experience, with every note and subtlety coming through crystal clear.


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    Delve deeper into the Bassline, Riffs and Harmonies.


    This headphone or gear is designed for those who dive deep into the nuances of sound, offering precision for music analysis.


    If you see products marked as “🔍 Perfect to Analyse Music”, get ready to dissect every beat, note, and harmony with exceptional clarity, making it an ideal tool for musicians, producers, and audiophiles who crave detailed insights into their music.

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  • Value for Money

    Great sound always doesn't have to come with a fancy price tag.


    Every once in a while we come across a product that give you a lot more value for the price.


    If you see products marked as "🥜 Value For Money" you can be sure you're getting a great bang for your buck.

  • For Enthusiasts on a Budget

    We are here to help you find the best bang for your buck.


    This headphone or gear is made for all passionate hobbyists who want top-notch gear without breaking the bank.


    If you see a product marked as “🪴 For Enthusiasts on a Budget”, get ready to indulge in your music with high-quality, affordable products that keep your wallet happy and your enthusiasm alive!

  • Flat Sound Signature

    For those on a quest to try and hear the “purest” audio possible.


    This headphone or gear offers an neutral, uncoloured audio profile, perfect for purists who crave accuracy.


    If you see products marked as “📏 Flat Sound Signature”, you’re in for a true-to-life listening experience, hearing your music exactly as it was recorded, without any artificial boosts or tweaks.

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    This headphone or gear offers an ultra-wide soundstage, giving your music a spacious and immersive feel as if you're right there in the middle of a live performance.


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    If you see products marked as “🍿 Crisp Vocals & Instruments”, prepare for an audio experience where every word and note is perfectly articulated, letting you enjoy your music with pristine clarity and detail.

  • Perfect to Analyse Music

    Delve deeper into the Bassline, Riffs and Harmonies.


    This headphone or gear is designed for those who dive deep into the nuances of sound, offering precision for music analysis.


    If you see products marked as “🔍 Perfect to Analyse Music”, get ready to dissect every beat, note, and harmony with exceptional clarity, making it an ideal tool for musicians, producers, and audiophiles who crave detailed insights into their music.

Customer Reviews

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Sanjay Bhagwane (Bengaluru)
HOLOGRAPHIC

“I am not an audiophile or an audio-whatever”. Having said that, you have been warned to take my layman review with a grain of salt/ sugar/ aspartame or whatever that suits your weight loss plan. With that out of the way and without wasting any more time in the foreplay of fondling with the build quality, comfort et Cetera. I’ll dive in directly into the thick of thing—the sound.

Here go,

To my ears, hifiman Sundara sounded good right out of the box although with a touch of restrain and sound being just a tad bassy for my taste, they got me good right from the start. But something about the headband, it felt like the ear cups on either side are trying to cave into my skull.

It’s been a month now listening to Sundara
and I am convinced to the bone that Sundara are the headphone I been looking for. The sound is clean, very well separated and appears to be just pleasantly flowing out of the ear cups while sundara barely seem to be making an effort in making that sound so good. Although I still find the bass on sundara, to be a shade more for my taste but that doesn’t come in my way of enjoying the music anyhow. Also the handband seems less hostile and seem to hate me little less now.

I must say Sundara do sound adequately loud when I drive them from my iPhone but as many have noted, they do scale a lot better with a good amp. In my case I use FIIO Q5, at low gain with volume dial resting at 1’ o clock; which is my preferred spot when I am listening to sundara. I rarely have to dial the volume past 2’o clock unless I am listening to full dynamic range recording like Bolt Thrower’s 1989 album ’Realm of Choas’.

I am not exactly a ‘high volume junkie’ but
if I’ve to pretend being one for a while and crank the volume all the way up to 80% or more so on my Q5. Sundara still sounds very coherent without busting a single seam at any frequency range. Vocals, Cymbals, snares and guitars continue to rein in their domain without any serious trespassing issues. In fact, I really enjoyed listening to Sundara at the volume I wouldn't have dared to listen if it was my rather misbehaving but beloved —M50x.

My only gripe against Hifiman Sundara, is the cable. While there’s nothing bad with the quality of cable; it’s just that annoying quality of the cable to hold shape. It refuses to be straight or lie flat on the table. They can rightfully be called—The memory cable.

Finally, I would want to thank my headphone Guru, Salim Lakdawala for showing me the light...errr Sound.

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Nilesh Desai, Surat, Gujarat (Jalalpur)
Just Amazing

when i received this headphone and heard first time, i was not that impressed. But after burning @ 50 hrs, listening experience is drastically changed and it is out of world. I am very much thankful to Raghav and headphone-zone team for introducing this masterpiece in India. You guys are doing wonderful job. Thanks again.

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Nipun (Bengaluru)
A very good product at this price, Audiophile grade (highly recommended)

Great Product, sounds fantastic (its a bit dark compared to similar planars), I've hear that the Audeze ones are a little warmer. In any case, do keep in mind that this will be a little heavier than your usual headphones and would be restricted to mostly listening sessions at home. There is a bit of treble, but very controlled, in certain cases this would be very enjoyable.

This would require an amp.

My only gripe here is that the product seems to come not manufacturer or factory sealed, therefore keeping you guessing about its newness. I feel a manufacturer seal is essential when it comes to expensive products, so that the consumer has confidence on what he receives. I have highlighted this to the HFZ team. They seem like a friendly bunch and i recommend having a chat with them about any product listed before placing an order.

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Neelabh (Hyderabad)
Is this the best headphone ever?

It all started when I got bored for using my 8 years old Beats Solo HD on xbox and was not interested in using the Sony 1000XM3 while playing games. I was searching for gaming headphones and reading about them and then read few articles on how Philips SHP9500 + V Moda boom pro is the best gaming combination. They said since Philips SHP9500 is an open back so the sound staging is better plus I thought I could hear my wife calling me. So open backs, huh! Started looking for the Philips one but couldn't find one in India which is selling at correct price.

My next choice was Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro with Schiit stack (all based on readings/videos - no experience with openbacks yet). Meanwhile I started switched off the equalizer on my Sony 1000XM3 and started enjoying it. While I was discussing the headphone with my audiophile friend Kashyap (also known as KCM) and Addy, they told me about Hifiman Sundara. The price was double my budget but they said it is a different technology. Planars, here I come.

I discussed further with Salim from hpz, and he asked me what kind of music i listen, I told him almost everything and he suggested Sundara and Audeze LCD 2. I watched more reviews and my bank account and finalized Sundara and was waiting for it to be restocked. Meanwhile, I had some points at work which could be converted to Amazon vouchers. I checked that hpz accepts amazon pay as one of the payment method and we were sorted.

One fine day I got an email that headphones were in stock, I ordered instantly and they were delivered after 2 days. I also ordered ifi hip dac and that too arrived. Time to test the new headphones. I was excited.

I connected it to my computer and played a flac file. It sounded very shrill and sharp. I could see all my new headphone dreams flushing away but then I got reminded of the burn thing. Not sure if it true or not but started using the headphone and within 2-3 days I noticed that the sound is more clear and smooth now. I don't know if burning is a placebo or Stockholm Syndrome, but I started loving the sound. I experienced what a sound stage is, how bass sounds great without being over bassy. Everything sounded better and open (did we say this IS an open back). I could converse to my wife while listening to music and it was a different experience.

I am playing most of the songs from Tidal (Turkey one - cause its cheaper) and everyday I am discovering a new sound in songs that I have been listening since last 10-15 years. I am not an audiophile and probably will not ever become one, but I know my music and enjoy it. These planars enrich the experience of enjoying music.

PS:- Now I am looking for a case for this one, along with the headset and mic combo i talked about above.
PPS:- Register with Hifiman to get an extra 3 months of warranty.

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Dipanjan Biswas (Kolkata)
My Last Headphone Purchase?

I had worked my up from the Grado SR80E to the Sennheiser 599 SE then to the Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro and finally the Audio Technica ATH R70x. Each stop along the way had been an enriching experience - with each headphone bringing its own distinct sound. With the ATH R70X I had felt that I had reached the pinnacle as I was not sure if there could be anything better. But I wanted to try a planar. The Sundara had rave reviews across considerable time from all reviewers - so that was the obvious choice. And it turned out to be even better. The separation is even better than the R70X; the sound is faster. And I've not even played the headphones for the duration recommended by HiFiMan for burn-in. So I'm pretty much certain that this will be my last headphone purchase in quite some time if not forever. An electrostatic one? Maybe - but definitely don't see myself feeling the urge anytime soon

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