HD 800 S

The audiophile headphones all others are measured against.

$3,099.95Incl. GST

Smashes the ceiling for critical listening

Combining the care devoted to a handcrafted instrument and the precision of modern manufacturing, the HD 800 S lets you explore your entire music collection from the inside out.

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The Exploration of Sound

The HD 800 S demonstrates over 75 years of audio expertise, redefining the critical listening experience.

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It Has a Ring to It

The heart of the HD 800 S and its striking sound is the 56mm Ring Radiator transducer.

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Solid as a Rock

The headphones’ vibration damping chassis and inert headband insert provide complete stability—what you put into the HD 800 S is precisely what you will get out of it.


  • Reference class open-back audiophile headphones
  • Impressively natural and spatial listening experience
  • Ultra-ergonomic adjustable metal headband with inner damping element
  • Premium matte black metal components
  • Impedance: 300 ohms
  • Total harmonic distortion: 0.02 % (1 kHz 1 Vrms)
  • 56mm Ring Radiator dynamic transducer system
  • Acoustic absorber system prevents frequency masking for unheralded detail
  • Luxuriously comfortable microfiber ear and headband padding on key contact points
  • Developed in Germany and precision-built at Sennheiser’s state-of-the-art Ireland plant
  • Frequency Response: 4 - 51,000 Hz (-10 dB)
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All the World’s a Stage

The HD 800 S features a mesmerizing soundstage that seemingly transports the listener into the recording environment.

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Advanced sound reproduction system

Delivered by the high-performance transducer with incredible extension.

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Behind the Mask

Using a high-performance transducer with incredible extension is just one element of the HD 800 S and its advanced sound reproduction system.

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An Ergonomic Treat

The HD 800 S delivers on long-term wearing comfort too, providing a listening experience as luxurious as it is immersive.

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  • Reference class open-back audiophile headphones
  • Open-back design
  • 56mm ring radiator transducers
  • German craftsmanship
  • Detachable cable


Frequency response (speaker)
4 Hz - 51,000 Hz
Sound pressure level (SPL)
102 dB (1 V)
300 Ω
Total harmonic distortion (THD)
< 0.02 % (1 kHz 1 Vrms)

What's included

  • HD 800 S
  • Cable with 6.35 mm jack plug
  • Cable with balanced 4.4 mm jack plug
  • Manual



Accessories & spare parts

We are committed to the longevity of our products.

  • Cable 3m with plug ODU and XLR-4, black
    Cable 3m with plug ODU and XLR-4, black
  • Cable 3m with plug ODU and 6.35mm jack, black
    Cable 3m with plug ODU and 6.35mm jack, black
  • CH 800 P
    CH 800 P

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