HIFIMAN Sundara Open-Back Planar Magnetic Headphones

HIFIMAN Sundara Open-Back Planar Magnetic Headphones

HIFIMAN Sundara Open-Back Planar Magnetic Headphones

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Product Highlights

  • Circumaural, Open-Back Design
  • For Mobile Devices and Headphone Amps
  • Large Planar Magnetic Drivers
  • Ultra-Fine Diaphragms
  • Frequency Response: 6 Hz to 75 kHz
  • Impedance: 37 Ohms
  • Hybrid Headband Design
  • Symmetric Earcup Design
  • 4.9' Detachable Cable
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HIFIMAN SUNDARA overview

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Named after the Sanskrit word that literally means "beautiful," the HIFIMAN Sundara Open-Back Planar Magnetic Headphones are designed to deliver a detailed and natural sound. They are easily powered from a wide variety of audio sources including smartphones, moderate-power desktop amplifiers, portable digital audio players, and more, in the comfort of your home or on the go.

Made of proprietary, light and high-tensile material, the Sundara's ultra-fine diaphragms produce a wide frequency response of 6 Hz to 75 kHz with fast transient response, low distortion levels, and high dynamic range. The hybrid headband design and gently beveled earpads evenly distribute the headphones' weight around your head to provide a secure grip and a comfortable fit for long listening sessions.

The Sundara headphones ship with a detachable 4.9' cable terminated with a 3.5mm plug.

Planar Magnetic Drivers
  • Open-back, circumaural headphones with large planar magnetic drivers, can be powered from a wide range of audio sources 
  • Wide frequency response: 6 Hz to 75 kHz
  • Fast transient response
  • Detailed and natural sonic signature
Ultra-Fine Diaphragm
  • Made of proprietary, light and high-tensile material
  • Low-mass and ultra-fine diaphragm delivers low distortion levels and high dynamic response
Hybrid Headband Design
  • Ergonomic and comfortable headband is contoured to fit a broad variety of head shapes
  • Headband evenly spreads headphones weight over your head
  • Unibody yoke attaches the frame to the earcups making a seamless sweeping curve that is both elegant and functional
  • Single-piece, metal construction is durable enough to withstand the rigors of modern urban life
Symmetric Earcup Design
  • Earcups and gently beveled earpads conform around your ear, distributing the weight evenly to offer a secure grip and a comfortable fit for long listening sessions
Grilles
  • Outer grilles provide the diaphragms with a sturdy, protective barrier without coloring the sound
  • Glossy, jet-black finish contrasts against the matte black earcups
Cable
  • Includes a detachable 4.9' cable with 3.5mm plug
  • Crystalline copper wire provides low-resistance signal transmission and high mechanical strength for daily use
Earcup Connection Sockets
  • Sturdy physical cable connection via 3.5mm sockets on the left and right earcups
  • Large contact surface for enhanced signal transmission
In the Box
HIFIMAN Sundara Open-Back Planar Magnetic Headphones
  • Detachable Cable with 3.5mm Plug (4.9')
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    HIFIMAN SUNDARA specs

    Headphone
    Driver Type Planar
    Design Over-Ear (Circumaural)
    Earcup Style Open-Back
    General
    Frequency Response 6 Hz to 75 kHz
    Sensitivity 94 dB
    Impedance 37 Ohms
    Foldable No
    Connectivity
    Audio Connector 1/8" (3.5 mm) Straight
    Connector to Earpiece 2 x 1/8" (3.5 mm)
    Cable
    Detachable Yes
    In-Line Remote/Microphone No
    Type Copper
    Cable Length 4.92' / 1.5 m
    Physical
    Material of Construction Aluminum
    Weight 13.12 oz / 372 g 
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 3.65 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 11.9 x 10.9 x 6.7"

    HIFIMAN SUNDARA reviews

    Sundara Open-Back Planar Magnetic Headphones is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 1.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Pleasant, Natural Sound Great sound quality and extension at both ends of the spectrum. These are very open cans and the outside noise does affect the sound quality quite a bit. Prefect for media comsumption and immersive video gaming. Amazing for audiophile listening in all genres except classic rock. Get these if you adore classical and instrumental music. You will be blown away by their very natural soundstage and representation. Would be a 5 star review if it wasn't for the build. These are comfortable cans but only after you get them adjusted properly. The headband is, well only just above cheap. The adjustment system works the metal notches wear down noticeably after about ten changes. After I got everything situated, I was able to comfortably listen for long sessions. The cable is good but only just because it is light and thin. Feels like it's made out of medical tubes. If you have a prominent jaw line like me. You will not be able to open your mouth all the way without pressure and pain on your jaw.
    Date published: 2018-07-27
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