Sennheiser CH 800 S

Balanced cable for Sennheiser HD 800 headphones

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Uncompromised headphone performance from Sennheiser

Sennheiser has developed the ideal link between its flagship HD 800 headphones and their high-performance amplifiers. The CH 800 S is a high-quality balanced cable designed for their HD 800 headphones. Replace the stock cable with the CH 800 S and connect it to the Sennheiser HDVD 800 or HDVA 600 to open up a world of audiophile delights for your ears to revel in.

This cable's four-pole XLR plug preserves the symmetrical signal flow from your Sennheiser amp through two pairs of silver-plated oxygen-free copper leads all the way to the independent left- and right-earcup connectors. This results in very precise signal transmission with almost no distortion, so you can maximize the sonic potential of your headphones and amplifier. You'll enjoy clean, wide-open sound with fine detail shining through and virtually no noise.

Product Highlights:

  • balanced headphone cable with 4-pole XLR connector
  • left- and right-channel ODU connectors designed for connection to the Sennheiser HD 800 headphones
  • allow balanced connection to the Sennheiser HDVA 600 and HDVD 800 headphone amplifiers
  • two pairs of oxygen-free copper leads maintain a symmetrical signal flow to each channel
  • leads are plated in silver, double-twisted, and shielded
  • gold-plated contacts
  • length: 9.8 feet (3 meters)
  • weight: 4.6 oz.
  • warranty: 2 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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What's in the box?

  • 11.5' (3.5 meters) Headphone cable for HD 800 headphones (with 2 proprietary connectors (ODU) on one end and one XLR-4 connector on the other end)

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Features

Overview: The Sennheiser CH 800 S is a high-end cable for the HD 800 audiophile-grade headphones. It is 11.5' (3.5 meters) long, with two proprietary ODU connectors on one end (headphone) and a single XLR-4 connector on the other end (amplifier). The cable is very flexible, and has an elegant fabric covering to minimize friction and distortion picked up through cable contact.

Matched: The CH 800 S is optimally matched to Sennheiser's HDVD 800 and HDVA 600 headphone amplifiers. These headphone amps have XLR-4 output jacks to accommodate this cable.

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Balanced Cable for HD800

Written By RCBinTN, Tennessee on Sunday, December 07, 2014

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I bought this cable to connect my HDVA600 amp to HD800 cans with a balanced cable. It's simply the same cable that is supplied with the HD800 but with a 4-pin XLR connector. Decent build quality. Decent sound. Much cheaper than most after-market balanced cables for the HD800. If you want to get up and running quickly on a balanced connection with HD800, order this cable along with the cans.

Pros: Build quality, connectors are good. Quite long so will reach across the table when you want to share the outstanding HD800 sound with others in the room.

Cons: None really.

Quality build

Written By amham, New Jersey (what exit?) on Saturday, May 03, 2014

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Quality cable with no noticeable sound quality.. The effect of various cables is a subjective issue which may or may not represent value for you.

Pros: It was FREE!

Cons: none

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