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Sennheiser HDV 820 Digital Headphones Amplifier

BH #SEHDV820 • MFR #507444
Sennheiser HDV 820 Digital Headphones Amplifier
Key Features
  • High-Quality ESS SABRE32 DAC
  • 32-Bit/384 kHz Sampling Rate
  • Supports DSD256 files up to 12.3 MHz
  • Optical, Coaxial, and USB Digital Inputs
The HDV 820 Digital Headphones Amplifier from Sennheiser is powered by a high-quality ESS SABRE32 DAC (digital-to-analog converter). It has a resolution of 32-bit/384 kHz sampling rate and can play DSD256 files of up to 12.3 MHz. Featuring output connectors such as 3-pin XLR, 4-pin XLR, 1/4", and 4.4mm Pentaconn sockets, the amplifier is also equipped with several input formats to easily connect your headphones to the amplifier.
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Sennheiser HDV 820 Overview

The HDV 820 Digital Headphones Amplifier from Sennheiser is powered by a high-quality ESS SABRE32 DAC (digital-to-analog converter). It has a resolution of 32-bit/384 kHz sampling rate and can play DSD256 files of up to 12.3 MHz. Featuring output connectors such as 3-pin XLR, 4-pin XLR, 1/4", and 4.4mm Pentaconn sockets, the amplifier is also equipped with several input formats to easily connect your headphones to the amplifier.

The HDV 820 performs with digital sources via optical, coaxial, or USB sources and has balanced XLR and unbalanced RCA analogue inputs. This amplifier is designed to complement Sennheiser's high-end headphones range and offers higher resolution and ultra-low distortion, which opens a whole new listening experience for the most demanding audiophiles. Additionally, a power cable is also included.

UPC: 615104301450

Sennheiser HDV 820 Specs

Form FactorTabletop
Number of Headphone ChannelsSingle Channel
Headphone Output PowerBalanced:
480 mW into 600 Ohms (Max)
Performance
Frequency Response10 Hz to 100 kHz
Gain/Trim Range14 to 46 dB
Dynamic Range> 115 dB (A-Weighted, 600-Ohm Load)
THD+N< 0.001%
Crosstalk93 dB (1 kHz)
Power
Power RequirementsAC Input
AC Input Power100 to 200 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
Power Consumption12 W (Typical)
18 W (Maximum)
Physical
Operating Temperature41 to 113°F / 5 to 45°C
Storage Temperature-40 to 158°F / -20 to 70°C
Operating Humidity10 to 80%
Storage Humidity10 to 90%
Dimensions12 x 8.8 x 1.7" / 306 x 224 x 44 mm
Weight5.0 lb / 2.2 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight7.25 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)16.95 x 11.7 x 6.3"
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Could I use this with the iPhone X or iPad? I have a pair of Sennheiser HD 800S headphones.
Asked by: Gregory
Yes. Connect your iOS device via the USB input.
Answered by: Mark S.
Date published: 2019-11-15

Can I use it with windows 10? I read it has ...

Can I use it with windows 10? I read it has signature issues while connect with windows. Is it have any solutions to resolve?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, the Sennheiser HDV 820 Digital Headphone Amp is compatible for use with Windows 10. Here is a link to the user manual which has information on how to install the drivers for use with Windows: https://assets.sennheiser.com/global-downloads/file/8823/HDV820_Manual_570794_1119_EN.pdf
Answered by: Lisa
Date published: 2020-10-13

Where is this item manufactured?

Where is this item manufactured?
Asked by: John
The HDV 820 headphone amp is manufactured in Germany.
Answered by: Lisa
Date published: 2021-06-10

has anyone compared this to Chord hugo 2?

has anyone compared this to Chord hugo 2?
Asked by: Juan
This review addresses your question: http://enjoythemusic.com/magazine/equipment/1117/Sennheiser_HDV820_DAC_Headamp_Review.htm
Answered by: Charles
Date published: 2019-09-22
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