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Sennheiser HD 800 Audiophile Headphones

A modern classic, Sennheiser’s reference class HD 800 headphones deliver sound that is as natural as possible and true in every detail. Utilising the largest dynamic transducer ever in a headphone ensures an open sound with rich bass and crisp detail.

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R 22,500.00

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The Ultimate in Natural Music Reproduction

There has always been a debate between electronic reproduction and natural sound. The Sennheiser HD 800 is the headphone that has been specifically engineered in replicating the basic acoustic conditions of natural hearing. This level of performance has yet to be matched by any competitor. The HD 800 is the ultimate headphone to deliver nature.

Premium Materials & Technology Deliver Premium Sound

More than 60 years of ingenious headphone engineering has been applied into the HD 800. Incorporating Sennheiser’s most advanced driver technology, these open, circum-aural dynamic stereo headphones redefine what reference-level audio is all about. You will form an altogether new height of sonic perspective as you experience a high-fidelity natural hearing experience. Premium parts have gone into their production – the transducer is encased by a precision material made of stainless steel; ear pads are made of special high-quality Japanese Alcantara; while the headband and headphone mounting utilizes the most advanced development from the aerospace industry.

From Rich Bass to Definitive, Detailed Highs

In terms of connectivity, these headphones utilise specially designed, four-wire, high-performance connections with Teflon insulation. These headphones have been developed to provide the closest match to “being there” than any other available headphone. The Sennheiser HD 800 is for the discriminating audiophile seeking the best and most natural sound available. From rich bass lows to definitive highs, the Sennheiser HD 800 headphones deliver the exclusive sound that nature had intended.


  • Reference class in wired headphones
  • Open, circum-aural dynamic stereo headphones
  • High-class 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
  • Optional accessory: cable with balanced XLR-4 connector
Sennheiser HD 800 S Audiophile Headphones

Improved HD 800 S

Improving on a seemingly perfect formula is not a task undertaken lightly, but Sennheiser’s engineers have succeeded in enhancing still further the sound reproduction in the open, circumaural HD 800 S.

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Acoustic Seal

Open Back

Detachable Cable


Driver Type


Frequency Response

14 Hz – 44.1 kHz

Headphone Type

Circumaural (around ear)


300 Ohm

Noise Attenuation

Not Disclosed By Manufacturer

Nominal SPL

Not Disclosed By Manufacturer


330 g