43points

Sennheiser HD 800

39points

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
43
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Sennheiser HD 800
39
points
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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

  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?

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

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs6Hz

Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 800 S

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$514.00

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Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone ...Sennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone System
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$1,599.00
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD 820 Closed-Back Headphone
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$2,398.74
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile O...Sennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile Open Back Headphone
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$499.95
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$299.00
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$399.93
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model...Sennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
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$99.93
Sennheiser HD 800 S Amazonbeyerdynamic T1 2nd Generation Audiophil...beyerdynamic T1 2nd Generation Audiophile Stereo Headphones with Dynamic Semi-Open Design (Silver)
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$689.99
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD 598 Cs Closed Back Headpho...Sennheiser HD 598 Cs Closed Back Headphone
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$256.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience. Show more

Sennheiser HD 800
Sennheiser HD 800 S
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

Sennheiser HD 800
Sennheiser HD 800 S
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sennheiser HD 800
Sennheiser HD 800 S
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

330g

330g

5.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

3m

6.has a straight plug
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A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

Sennheiser HD 800
Sennheiser HD 800 S

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

51000Hz

51000Hz

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

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

6Hz

4Hz

3.has passive noise reduction
?

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

For example

Skullcandy Method ANC

Sennheiser HD 800
Sennheiser HD 800 S
4.impedance
?

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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

300 Ohms

300 Ohms

5.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

For example

Skullcandy Crusher ANC

Sennheiser HD 800
Sennheiser HD 800 S

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Sennheiser HD 800
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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