40points

Sennheiser HD 800

35points

Sennheiser HD 800 S

Sennheiser HD 800
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13 facts in comparison

Sennheiser HD 800 vs Sennheiser HD 800 S

Sennheiser HD 800
Sennheiser HD 800 S
40
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Sennheiser HD 800
35
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Sennheiser HD 800 S

Why is Sennheiser HD 800 better than Sennheiser HD 800 S?

  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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Why is Sennheiser HD 800 S better than Sennheiser HD 800?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs6Hz

Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 800

Buy used:

$1,799.77

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone ...Sennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone System
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$1,659.00
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile O...Sennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile Open Back Headphone
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$474.10
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonBeyerdynamic 459038 DT 990 PRO open Stud...Beyerdynamic 459038 DT 990 PRO open Studio Headphone
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$159.00
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model...Sennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
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$99.95
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$420.29
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$349.00
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 599 SE Around Ear Open Bac...Sennheiser HD 599 SE Around Ear Open Back Headphone
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$199.95
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonHIFIMAN SUNDARA Over-ear Full-size Plana...HIFIMAN SUNDARA Over-ear Full-size Planar Magnetic Headphones with High Fidelity Design Easy to Drive by iPhone /Android Comfortable Headband Open-Back Design Easy Cable Swapping Black
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$349.00
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser RS 175 RF Wireless Headphone ...Sennheiser RS 175 RF Wireless Headphone System
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$219.99

Sennheiser HD 800 S

Buy used:

$1,799.95

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone ...Sennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone System
Amazon logo
$1,659.00
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile O...Sennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile Open Back Headphone
Amazon logo
$474.10
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model...Sennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
Amazon logo
$99.95
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonBeyerdynamic 459038 DT 990 PRO open Stud...Beyerdynamic 459038 DT 990 PRO open Studio Headphone
Amazon logo
$159.00
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional Headphone
Amazon logo
$420.29
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$399.95
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD 599 SE Around Ear Open Bac...Sennheiser HD 599 SE Around Ear Open Back Headphone
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$199.95
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD 300 Pro Collapsible High-E...Sennheiser HD 300 Pro Collapsible High-End Monitoring Headphone + Fiio A3 Headphone Amplifier Black
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$245.95
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD 569 Closed Back Headphone
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$149.95

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser HD 800
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has an over-the-ear form
Sennheiser HD 800
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.
3.has a detachable cable
Sennheiser HD 800
Sennheiser HD 800 S
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

330g

330g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.cable length

3m

3m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
6.has a straight plug
Sennheiser HD 800
Sennheiser HD 800 S
A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

6Hz

4Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

51000Hz

51000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Sennheiser HD 800
Sennheiser HD 800 S
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Sennheiser HD 800
Sennheiser HD 800 S
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
5.impedance

300 Ohms

300 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser HD 800
Sennheiser HD 800 S
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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