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Sennheiser - HD 800 S

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Designed in
Germany

Balanced Sound
Signature

Ideal for
Audiophiles

2 Year of
Warranty

Open-Back
Design

Replaceable
Cables

56mm Dynamic
Drivers

Needs
Amplification

DESCRIPTION

OUTSTANDING REFERENCE QUALITY AUDIO REPRODUCTION

The Sennheiser HD 800s sport an open, circum-aural dynamic stereo headphone design that makes you feel directly connected to the music. Music emerges from silence and sounds so profound that would travel into a soundstage of amazement. Soundstage refers to being able to sense the spatial surroundings of a recording.

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PATENTED DYNAMIC TRANSDUCER TECHNOLOGY

Headphones have always had a basic physics problem when it comes to transducers. Better sound always requires a larger surface area but this also results in more distortion due to oscillation at high frequencies. Sennheiser essentially blew everyone’s mind when they showed off the Neodymium-powered two-layer ring radiator inside the HD 800 S. Firing at your ear in a strategic 60-degree angle to simulate free-air sound arrivals it has claimed to sport the largest diameter ever seen for such applications.

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RING RADIATOR DRIVER TECHNOLOGY FOR CONTROLLED OSCILLATIONS

The 56mm or 2.205" (with a 40mm voice coil) is twice the size of your average tweeter. Generally, you don't encounter them until you shell out about 100 times that for the full speaker. This results in controlled oscillations, which leave the headphones to do what headphones do best, that is create the best and clearest sound possible.

COMFORTABLE CIRCUMAURAL DESIGN WITH ALCANTARA EARCUPS

The Japanese Alcantra Earcups boast of suede-like fabric material that you’ll find used for the interior of many high-end automobiles and racecars. It definitely feels like an airy version of suede, as it doesn't have the heft of most leather materials. Also the fabric breathes, which is great for long listening sessions when you don’t want to have to air out your ears. Handcrafted ear pads made of high-quality microfiber fabric and the ear cups are covered with a thin metallic mesh.

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INGENIOUS KEVLAR-REINFORCED CABLES FOR MINIMAL LOSS

3 meters of fabric-sheathed Kevlar-reinforced Teflon-insulated 4-strand straight OFC copper wire in a Y harness. The cable is covered with a fabric sheath, making it flexible and non-microphonic. Two connection leads, a 6.3mm connector and an XLR-4 balanced cable to offer even better quality sound from sources with balanced outputs.

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OPEN-BACK DESIGN FOR AN AIRY, EXPANSIVE SOUNDSTAGE

Any set of headphones that give a real sense of ‘being there’ are open-backed, meaning that air and sound can come in and out of the headphones. The sound has less of a ‘laboratory feel’ this way. It’s not great for noise isolation, as people will be able to hear whatever music or movies that you’re listening to.

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DESIGNED KEEPING WEIGHT DISTRIBUTION AND COMFORTABILITY IN MIND

The headphones come in at a pretty heavy sounding 11.5 oz (or 330 grams for the metric folk), but they manage to distribute the weight evenly so that you don’t really notice the weight at all. They are large headphones and cover even the largest of ears. But they feel light and after a two-hour film, your head won’t be sore at all.

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SPECS

AUDIO SPECIFICATIONS
IMPEDANCE 300 Ohms
SENSITIVITY 102 dB @ 1 kHz
FREQUENCY RESPONSE 4 – 51000 Hz (- 10 dB)
MAX INPUT POWER 700 mW
MAGNET TYPE Neodymium
CONTROLS & CONNECTIVITY
WIRED CONNECTIVITY 6.35 mm/ 4.4 mm
XLR-4 (optional)
MICROPHONE No
COMPATIBILITY Universal
DESIGN & BUILD
WEARING STYLE Over-Ear
WEIGHT 330g
CABLE TYPE Fabric-sheathed
Kevlar-reinforced
Teflon-insulated 4-strand
straight OFC
copper wire
IN THE BOX
BOX CONTENTS 1. Sennheiser - HD 800 S Headphones
2. Cable with 1/4" / 6.3mm Connector
3. Cable with Balanced XLR4 Connector
4. USB Flash Drive
5. Microfiber Cleaning Cloth

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WARRANTY & MEDIA REVIEWS

2 Year Warranty

Don't sweat it, this Sennheiser HD 800 S comes with a 2 year warranty from Sennheiser that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

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The Verge

"Listening to the Sennheiser HD 800 S is a unique delight, and that's ultimately the best reason to spend money on luxury technology."

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HeadFonia

"The HD800 is known as one of the very best headphones for what transparency, detail, layering, neutrality and positioning are concerned."

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Rtings

"The HD 800s have one of the best audio reproduction that we've measured so far. They have a well-balanced mid-range that isn't too forward sounding with instruments and vocals."

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What HIFi

"Sennheiser’s latest high-end headphones are a treat, & a clear step up from the standard version,Detailed and articulate sound, Nicely balanced presentation, Composed and refined, Comfort and build."

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Trusted Reviews

"The Sennheiser HD 800 S have an immensely wide, expansive and detailed soundstage, providing a “3D” sound that’s better than what most surround-sound headsets can create."

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Head Fi

"I do with they used more premium materials that the plastic used but the audio quality is just so, amazingly, clean & pure I can honestly say that I love this headphone with every fiber of my being."

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Major HIFi

"Both the Sennheiser HD 820 and the Sennheiser HD 800 S have earpads that follow the asymmetrical shape of their earcups. As a result, their earpads are the same shape as each others."

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Customer Reviews

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Great Headphones! Unhappy with damaged packaging & case

The Headphones are truly well made and sound excellent , The Packing & shipping left a lot to be desired as the product case was torn and damaged plus the case that was meant to protect the phones was also damaged and the phones had come loose from their slot . Obviously this was not treated as a fragile item and was thrown around .

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Sennheiser - HD 800 S

Thanks for the review :)

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The Samurai of Sound

Seen Kill Bill? Remember Thurman’s sword? Hattori Hanza steel! The way it slices legs, torso and scalp. The sharpness, the shine! That is HD 800S for you! Sharp as a Hattori Hanza blade, it cleaves through every possible form of music, revealing every tune with crystal clarity. No dust, no grain, no veil, just the sparkle of sound, as the world around you stills, and you are transported to the world of music, glistening as on the first day of creation!

Of course, you would not race a Persian thoroughbred stallion through lanes and trenches, you would not feed it coarse fodder! Remember, this headphone is water, it takes the shape of the vessel. Feed it dehydrated MP3s, through a bloated DAC, power it through an anemic amp, and you get a sound which you could have got through a thousand rupee headphone. A paper knife! But feed it MQA/DSD/FLAC through a competent resolving DAC and a muscular amp, and feel the magic of a Hattori Hanza blade, the growl of a crouching tiger and the menace of a hidden dragon!

People with thin audio palette may find the sharpness fatiguing, the detail retrieval overwhelming, but if you prefer the open sky to an embellished dome, and a live performance to a recorded one, go for it, because HD 800S will take you there.

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animash

Asowm sound.. Out of the world

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Best one I have in my kitty ..yet

Goes toe to toe with my much-loved LCD-X and comes out unbruised.
The sound is crisp, Bass is tight though not as punchy as the LCD-X..
Together they make a great pair for almost any genre of music out there.

These Sennheiser - HD 800 S cans are phenomenal and worth investing in if you care about hi fidelity sound.

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