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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Regions of the frequency spectrum
(20Hz - 80 Hz)
(80 Hz - 300 kHz)
(300 Hz - 1000 kHz)
(1 kHz - 6 kHz)
(6 kHz - 10 kHz)
(10 kHz - 20 kHz)
|TRANSDUCER PRINCIPLE||Dynamic Open|
|THD||0.02 % (1 kHz 1 Vrms)|
|CONTACT PRESSURE||~ 3,4 N (± 0,3 N)|
|SENSITIVITY||102 dB @ 1 kHz|
|FREQUENCY RESPONSE||4 – 51000 Hz (- 10 dB)|
|MAX INPUT POWER||700 mW|
|WIRED CONNECTIVITY||6.35 mm/ 4.4 mm
|BOX CONTENTS||1. Sennheiser - HD 800 S Headphones|
|2. Cable with 6.35 mm jack plug|
|3. Cable with balanced 4.4 mm jack plug|
|4. USB Flash Drive|
|5. Microfiber Cleaning Cloth|
|COUNTRY OF ORIGIN||Ireland|
|IMPORTER DETAILS||Importers Name: Sennheiser Electronics India Pvt. Ltd.
Address: 104 A, B, C, First Floor, Time Tower, M.G. Road, Sector-28,Gurugram,Haryana-122002
Contact No: 1800 22 3632
The Sennheiser Spirit
Sennheiser is determined to design and develop one-of-its-kind music experiences for its customers to enhance the future of audio. As a company which is led by the third generation family, Sennheiser takes pride in its rich history and achievements while being ambitious about making its humble contribution in improving the future of the audio world.
The History of Sennheiser
Sennheiser made its humble beginning in 1945 and was founded by Fritz Sennheiser as a venture which in today's time is known as a 'start-up'. It all began in a farmhouse near Hanover. After realising the potential of highly growing business opportunities, applying the expertise and experience of his scientific career he started the company to meet the rising demand of measuring devices and microphones. The story of innovation which started then continues till date. Even today if you visit Sennheiser headquarters for listening sessions, product support or to get a factory visit you can sense their passion and unending energy for excellence and innovation.
The Sennheiser Vision
The one thing that connects Sennheiser employees and associates around the world is its vision. A vision of developing never like before sound experiences that would prove instrumental in shaping the future of the audio world. Sennheiser has always been a very customer-centric audio company. Sennheiser also understands that the first step for any music listener is to trust the audio equipment and that is precisely why they are focused on delivering reliable audio products. At heart, Sennheiser is a team of audio enthusiasts who employ technology to make you reach new dimensions of the audio world for an unforgettable sound experience.
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"Listening to the Sennheiser HD 800 S is a unique delight, and that's ultimately the best reason to spend money on luxury technology."Read More
"The HD800 is known as one of the very best headphones for what transparency, detail, layering, neutrality and positioning are concerned."Read More
"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."Read More
"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."Read More
"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."Read More
"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."Read More
"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."Read More
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.
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 .
Sennheiser - HD 800 S
Thanks for the review :)
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.
Asowm sound.. Out of the world
The 1st thing you will notice once you play any music on these soo wide soundstage. They were absolutely amazing! I can’t explain my experience in appropriate audiophile terms, but I felt like I was listening to the music and not the headphones. They were immersive and they were detailed. you cant find any negative points in it except if you love bass then this is not for you.
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