Sennheiser HD 800 S Dynamic Open-Back Stereo Headphones

Sennheiser HD 800 S Dynamic Open-Back Stereo Headphones

Sennheiser HD 800 S Dynamic Open-Back Stereo Headphones

B&H # SEHD800SBLK MFR # 506911
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Product Highlights

  • 56mm Dynamic Transducers
  • Open-Back Construction
  • Sound Absorber Design Preserves High End
  • Earcups Provide Realistic Spatiality
  • 1/4" and Balanced XLR4 Connections
  • Microfiber Ear Pads
  • Headband Features Inner Damping Element
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Price:  $1,699.95

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Sennheiser HD 800 S overview

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An update on the well-regarded HD 800, the HD 800 S by Sennheiser comprises a pair of open-back headphones designed for use in studio situations, particularly when referencing between monitors and cans. Its 56mm transducer is housed in stainless steel, while its headband and mounting utilize industrial, aerospace-grade materials to emphasize durability at a relatively light weight of 11.6 oz. Sennheiser's proprietary sound absorber technology preserves the integrity of the highest of high ends by eliminating the "masking effect," a phenomenon in which the ear struggles to hear particularly bright signals when lower-frequency material occurs simultaneously at a louder volume. In reducing this masking effect, every nuance of the frequency spectrum is represented and made audible.

The design of its earcups directs sound to the ear at a subtle angle, thereby aiding in a realistic—and realistically stereo—monitoring experience. Additionally, there are two different possibilities for audio connection: a stereo 1/4" connector, and an XLR4 balanced cable for connecting to balanced outputs, such as a headphone amplifier.

Key Features
  • Open-back, circumaural dynamic sound reproduction achieved through absorber technology
  • Additional cable with balanced XLR4 connector
  • Matte-black metal parts
  • Realistic and natural sound field with minimal resonance
  • Large transducers with finely crafted dynamic transducer design
  • Uncovered earcups for enhanced acoustics
  • Handcrafted ear pads made of microfiber fabric
  • Metal headband with an inner damping element
  • Tuned and balanced impedance-matching cable with low capacitance
  • High-precision headphone connectors
UPC: 615104273009
In the Box
Sennheiser HD 800 S Dynamic Open-Back Stereo Headphones
  • Cable with 1/4" / 6.3mm Connector
  • Cable with Balanced XLR4 Connector
  • Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
  • USB Flash Drive
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    Sennheiser HD 800 S specs

    Wearing Style Headband
    Transducer 56 mm
    Impedance 300 Ohms
    Frequency Response (-10 dB) 4 Hz to 51 kHz
    Total Harmonic Distortion 0.02% (1 kHz 1 V RMS)
    Contact Pressure ~ 3.4 N (± 0.3 N)
    Transducer Principle Dynamic open
    Jack 1/4" / 6.3 mm or XLR4, depending on connection cable used
    Cable Length 9.8' / 3 m
    Weight 11.6 oz / 330 g, without cable
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 5.95 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 14.6 x 11.8 x 6.9"

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