Sennheiser HD 800 S
The Sennheiser HD 800 S is the audiophile headphones against which all others are compared, and it doesn’t merely raise the standard for critical listening—it breaks it. Sennheiser’s state-of-the-art facility in Germany assembles the HD 800 S so you may explore your complete music collection from the inside out.
Sennheiser HD 800 S signature sound – the synergy of every world-class component makes it possible
Long-term comfort is provided by a vibration-dampening chassis with luxuriously soft earpads that wrap around the ear. Enjoy the stunning sound of a vented earcup, which allows soundwaves to organically expand and is intended for a wide, realistic soundstage and reference-grade audiophile sound quality. Transducers in the ring Radiator provide amazing detail and extension.
The headphone comes with two cables for connecting to 1/4-inch (6.3mm) single-ended and balanced 4.4mm Pentaconn outputs used in headphone amplifiers, A/V receivers, audio interfaces, and other devices. Sennheiser items are handcrafted in Germany using high-quality materials.
The headphones hearth – Ring Radiator transducer carefully tested and handcrafted
The 56mm Ring Radiator transducer lies at the core of the HD 800 S’s stunning sound.
It makes use of a large speaker diaphragm’s air displacement while maintaining the rigidity of a smaller one.
As a consequence, you get a lightning-fast response with incredible detail throughout the whole frequency range.
The HD 800 S’s vibration-damping frame. Inert headband guarantee that whatever you put into it is exactly what you receive out of it.
For the most reliable performance right out of the box, each transducer produced and tested. calibrated to the closest tolerances.
Even the 40mm voice coil wrapped in-house to guarantee the greatest level of form and consistency.
Each HD 800 S contains a frequency response plot exclusive to those precisely matched transducers. Devoting all available resources to assist you in retrieving. The most important information from every part of your music collection.
Management of compounding frequency for true-to-source acoustics
Compounding frequency clusters that create unwanted masking effects must also managed in order to achieve true-to-source acoustics.
Sennheiser included a unique frequency absorber to minimize resonances, which may obscure important musical nuances.
Furthermore, the transducer system housed in an aerospace-grade vibration dampening chassis.
As a consequence, the troublesome energy peaks of lower frequencies reduced, revealing the purity of your hi-fi system.
Sennheiser HD 800 S Specifications
- Frequency response: 4 – 51,000 Hz
- Impedance: 300 Ohms
- THD: <0.02%
- Sensitivity: 103 dB at 1 kHz, 1V
- Cable: Detachable; 3 meters (9.8 feet) length
- Weight without cable: 330 grams (11.6 ounces)
- Included accessories: 3-meter cable with 6.3mm stereo plug (¼ inch), 3-meter balanced cable with 4.4mm Pentaconn plug, USB manual with frequency response plot, deluxe storage box