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Sennheiser HD 800 S High-Resolution Audiophile Headphones

SKU:
HD800S
UPC:
615104273009
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  • Sennheiser HD 800 S High Resolution Headphones Angle
  • Sennheiser HD 800 S High Resolution Headphones Front
  • Sennheiser HD 800 S High Resolution Headphones Side
$1,699.95

Description

The striking industrial design combines form and function seamlessly, the layered metal and plastic headband construction attenuating vibrations to the earcups while the handmade microfiber earpads offer exceptional comfort for even long periods of listening enjoyment.

Crafted for perfection, the HD 800 and the HD 800 S are precision-built in Germany from only the finest materials and components. The transducer is encased by stainless steel, while the headband and headphone mounting utilises the most advanced materials developed in the aerospace industry for high strength with minimal weight.

The new HD 800 S offers even better high precision connectivity options and is now supplied with two connection leads, a 6.3mm connector and a XLR-4 balanced cable to offer even better quality sound from sources with balanced outputs such as the Sennheiser HDVD 800 headphones amplifier.

Absorber technology of the HD 800 S
The enhanced sound reproduction of the HD 800 S is achieved through the addition of the innovative absorber technology that was pioneered in the Sennheiser IE 800a breakthrough that preserved the audibility of very high frequency sounds by eliminating a phenomenon known as the masking effect, where the human hear struggles to hear frequencies of sound when lower frequencies of a higher volume occur at the same time. By absorbing the energy of the resonance, Sennheisers patented absorber technology prevents any unwanted peaks and allows all frequency componentseven the finest nuancesin the music material to become audible. This innovation was a key element in making the IE 800 the worlds best sounding in ear headphone, and in the HD 800 S it helps to bring even greater purity and precision.

Such enhancements build on the formidable achievements of the classic, with the 56mm sound transducerthe largest ever used in dynamic headphones. The unique ear cup design directs sound waves to the ear at a slight angle to create an impressively natural and spatial listening experience.

While much appears the same, the enhanced performance within is revealed by a distinctive new look, with the silver finish of the 2009 classic HD 800 making way for high-class matt black for the HD 800 S.

Features:

  • 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 matt 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

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Format:
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Features:
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Features:
Replaceable Earcups
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