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Sennheiser IE800 In Ear Isolating Earphones

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  • Available For Demonstration - Call Us Now!

  • What Hi-Fi? 2013 Award Winner: Best In Ears £300+

  • Linear-phase driver with extremely wide bandwidth and very low overall harmonic distortion

  • World's smallest wide-band driver system

  • Ceramic housing, steel vents and Kevlar coated cable


Sennheiser IE800 In Ear Isolating Earphones

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Brimming with ground-breaking technologies the IE800 are the ultimate IEM for bass lovers. Big warm and powerful sounding, beautifully engineered with an ergonomic and attractive design, these are very special IEMs

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Sennheiser IE 800

Brimming with ground-breaking technologies the IE800 embodies the most innovative portable music solution Sennheiser has ever created. A welcome addition to Sennheiser's popular audiophile range, the IE800 meets the demands of portable audio with perfect sound and comfort.

The IE 800s rank among the very best in-ear headphones we’ve ever heard.

What Hi-Fi?

The extra wide band transducer system with a diameter of just 7mm is the smallest wide-band driver system currently available in dynamic earphones. Featuring linear-phase driver system that achieves distortion-free sound even at high sound pressure levels.

Innovative vent holes in the housing of the IE800 direct the air flow in a specific direction resulting in minimal distortion levels. Sennheiser's revolutionary dampened two chamber absorbers eliminate the masking of low volume frequencies by absorbing the energy from the loud low-frequency sounds.

With scratch-resistant ceramic housing, stainless steel air vents and Kevlar coated audio cable the IE800 is sure to deliver long lasting pleasure. Two protective meshes, one situated in the ear cushion and one in the cone protects the IE800 against residue and contamination.

Discover new realms of portable listening.

 Sennheiser IE800 In-Ear Sound Isolating Audiophile Earphones

Available for Demonstration
To help you choose your perfect setup we have the Sennheiser IE800 available for testing in our purpose built demo room. Our experts are available for questions you may have and to demonstrate the very best headphones and hifi accessories.   

Innovative Driver
With a diameter of just 7mm, the extra wide band transducer system is the smallest wide-band sound transducer currently available in dynamic earphones. This linear-phase driver system achieves distortion-free sound even at high sound pressure levels.

Vented Airflow System
Innovative vent holes in the housing direct the air flow in a specific direction resulting in total harmonic distortion levels of less than 0.06%.

Dual-Chamber Absorber
Sennheiser's revolutionary dampened two chamber absorbers eliminate the masking of low volume frequencies by louder frequency sounds by absorbing the energy from the loud low-frequency sounds.

Durable Materials
With scratch-resistant ceramic housing, stainless steel air vents and Kevlar coated audio cable the IE800 is sure to deliver long lasting pleasure.

Protective Meshing
Two protective meshes, one situated in the ear cushion and one in the cone protects the IE800 against residue and contamination.

Maximum Comfort
Newly developed ergonomically designed oval eartips in four sizes ensure perfect fit and sound isolation. The package also includes conventional round eartips.

Sennheiser IE800 In-Ear Sound Isolating Audiophile Earphones

Try Sennheiser Headphones

We have Sennheiser's Orpheus range headphones and amplifiers on demonstration in our amazing purpose built demo room that is kitted out with everything you will need to audition your stunning new Sennheiser headphone or amp.

Audio experts are on hand, eager to answer any questions you may have and to demonstrate the very best headphones and hifi accessories. As you lose yourself in your favourite music, tell us what your ears are feeling, and we will help fine tune your set up until it is perfect for you.

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Sennheiser IE800 Reviews

What Hi-Fi? 2013 Award Winner: Best in-ears £300+

Best in-ears £300+

"The Sennheiser IE 800s are superbly made, brilliantly accomplished in-ear headphones."

 

Stuff Magazine Awards IE800 Earphones with 5 Stars

 Stuff Magazine Awards IE800 Earphones with 5 Stars

"They do everything - dynamics, detail, staging, integration, focus - and they do it beautifully."

Trusted Reviews Celebrates IE800 Earphones - Impressive

Trusted Reviews Celebrates IE800 Earphones – Impressive

"They offer superb sonic integrity, there's no mistaking the Sennheiser IE 800 for anything but world-class earphones."

T3 Magazine Evaluates Sennheiser IE800 - Excellent

T3 Magazine Evaluates Sennheiser IE800 - Excellent

"You'll struggle to find sound quality like this is any in-ear headphones - or many on-ear headphones, in fact. " 

Technical Specifications

  • Frequency: Diffuse field equalized
  • Transducer principle: Dynamic, vented closed
  • Driver size: 7mm
  • Ear coupling: Intraaural
  • Frequency response: 8Hz - 41kHz (-3 dB)
  • Frequency response: 5Hz - 46.5kHz (-10 dB)
  • Sound pressure level (SPL): 125dB
  • Impedance: 16Ω
  • THD, total harmonic distortion: < 0.06%
  • Cable length: 1.2m symmetrical, oxygen-free (OFC) copper cable
  • Jack plug: 3.5mm stereo plug
  • Operating temperature: -10°C - +55°C
  • Attenuation (passive): - 26dB
  • Weight: 8g

Sennheiser IE800 In-Ear Sound Isolating Audiophile Earphones

Sennheiser IE800 Features

  • Dynamic linear-phase driver with extremely wide bandwidth (XWB)
  • Very low overall harmonic distortion
  • Oval-shaped eartips for maximum comfort
  • Two protective meshes protect against contamination
  • Attenuated dual-chamber absorber (D2CA)
  • Extremely deep, distortion-free bass
  • Ceramic housing, stainless steel vents and Kevlar coated cable
  • Premium leather carrying case
  • 2-year warranty
  • Available for demonstration - call us now!

Sennheiser IE800 In-Ear Sound Isolating Audiophile Earphones

Package Includes

  • Sennheiser IE800 In-Ear Sound Isolating Audiophile Earphones
  • 5 pairs silicone eartips in different sizes
  • Premium leather carrying case
  • Cleaning tool
  • Instruction manual

Sennheiser IE800 In-Ear Sound Isolating Audiophile Earphones

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Club Orpheus has been created around the very same values as this superlative product - its members represent the finest and most experienced audio retailers in the UK. In buying from a Club Orpheus member, you receive a range of benefits not found anywhere else. These include unparalleled expertise and first-class service. You can also be confident that you are getting the very best in quality from an approved Sennheiser specialist.

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  • Confidence that you are buying from an approved Sennheiser specialist
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  • Demonstration facilities with unparalleled expertise

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Try Sennheiser IE800 Earphones

The Sennheiser IE800 is available to try at our demo room facility in Lancing, Sussex (close to Brighton and just 1 hour and 20 mins from London Victoria by train).

To book a session you can fill out our Appointment Form or call us on 01903 768910.

You can also find out more about Sennheiser on our dedicated Brand Page.

BrandSennheiser
Product TypeEarphones
ColourBlack
Feature KeywordComfortable, Ear Canal, In Ear, Lightweight, Noise Isolation, Portable
Recommended UseDigital audio player, Portable audio system
Manufacturer Warranty2 Years
Included Accessories5 pairs silicone eartips in different sizes, Premium leather carrying case, Cleaning tool, Instruction manual
Part Number505484
GTIN4044155075625
Headphone Fit TypeIn-Ear
Headphones TypeHeadphones - binaural
Cable EntryNo
Cable Length1.2m
Connector AngleAngled
Connector TypeHeadphones (3.5 mm stereo jack)
Detachable CableNo
Driver Size7mm
Driver TypeDynamic
Connectivity TechnologyWired
Earcup DesignNo
Frequency Response5Hz - 46.5kHz
Headphones Form FactorIn-Ear
Headphones TechnologyDynamic
Impedance16Ω
Number of DriversSingle Driver
Sensitivity125dB
Sound Isolation (dB)26dB
Sound Output ModeStereo
Smartphone CompatibilityNo
Smartphone ControlsNo
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)<0.06%
Wireless TechnologyNo

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The best possible sound IF you can do without the isolation
by Malcolm on 17/09/2016
Always been a fan of armature based IEMs, but decided to have a try with the dynamic IE800s. Being used to memory-foam tips with all my other IEMs, my first day with the IE800s was very frustrating as I tried to find a fit. The supplied silicon tips are comfortable, but I found the feeling of an insecure fit and almost total lack of external noise isolation disconcerting. In the end I forced some foam tips onto the IE800s, this gave me a secure fit and sound isolation, but killed the sound. So, back to experimenting with the supplied tips. Eventually I discovered the correct positioning was with the medium silicon tips, just making a light seal in the outer part of the ear canal. A much shallower insertion than I am used to with say Shure SE846s.
BUT it was worth the effort. Using the supplied tips and correct insertion provided the best sound that I have ever achieved with IEMs. Using a Sony ZX-2 DAP into a Chord Hugo DAC/amp the IE800s produce a detailed, airy sound, with plenty of bass extension, and a much bigger soundstage than my deeper inserted armature designs. Sounding closer to the full size HD800s (perhaps this is no surprise).
So, in a quiet venue and sitting still, the best possible sound is available with the IE800. However, I wouldn't dream of trying to use these in the gym, or even sittng still in a noisy plane.

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