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Inner Fidelity says:

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If you are an audio professional an have an application where using an open headphone is possible, the Sennheiser HD 800 would be my highest recommendation. quote


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Critic reviews

9.2
6 reviews
  • Sound quality
    8.6
  • Design and form factor
    8.6
  • Comfort
    8.8
  • Noise isolation
    4.0
  • Durability

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9.5
6 reviews
9.0
CNET Oct 14, 2009

Sennheiser's exquisite HD 800s sound more like listening to full-size speakers than any other headphones we've heard to date.

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9.0
Inner Fidelity Feb 17, 2012

If you are an audio professional an have an application where using an open headphone is possible, the Sennheiser HD 800 would be my highest recommendation.

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10
TechRadar Aug 14, 2009

... the HD800 is ruthlessly revealing, but somehow still seems to make the best of whatever redeeming features a recording possesses.

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10
TrustedReviews Jun 8, 2012

Can paying a grand for a pair of headphones ever be worth it? Call us loons in the comments if you like, but the Sennheiser HD 800 prove to us that it can be.

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9.0
Digital Trends Sep 25, 2009

The cans’ flair for accuracy, detail, openness and depth represent a giant leap forward in the world of audiophile gear. As such, we recommend anyone considering a high-end headphone purchase to put these on their short list.

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10
Alondite Alondite

Probably the most accurate headphone in the world. Definitely would be my go-to for mixing/mastering. Very amp-picky; can sound completely different on different setups. Bass is very slightly "one-note" relative to some of its competitors (read: Uber-Class headphones). Soundstage is massive and...

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9.0
taoybb taoybb

Sound very good. Great detail and soundstage. But the bad is very picky amplifier and hungry a lot of power. Very comfortable and light weight.

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10
24bit 24bit

I saw the other day that one of my favorite audiophile albums, After Silence, by the master Trumpet player Andre Heuvelman, is mixed and mastered with the HD800. I have been listening to the album for month and enjoying it tremendously, unknowingly that mixing was done partly on the HD800. No...

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