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Sennheiser’s Closed-Back HD820 And MORE! – CES 2018

By | January 12th, 2018|Categories: Audiohead|Tags: , , , , |

One of the biggest reveals of CES this year was the mammoth announcement of a flagship HD800-like closed back headphone. The new naming number system for this year added a 20 to the end, and as such, the HD820 has been born.

The outside look is definitely takes some queues from the 800, including a spider-web collection of inward driving “ring radiators”, all neatly packed behind a clear, outward facing peak-a-boo window made of guerrilla glass. From the press release:

Over each of the legendary Sennheiser Ring Radiator transducers are unique glass covers.Read the full article

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Sennheiser teases HD820 closed-back headphones

By | January 8th, 2018|Categories: DAR|Tags: , , , , |

First blood on product announcements for CES 2018 falls to Sennheiser with their HD820 high-end headphone: an iterative development of the HD800/S that puts Gorilla glass on the back of the German manufacturer’s Ring Radiator driver to seal sound in for a closed-back version.

Per the press release: “The patent-pending curved Gorilla glass serves to reflect the sound waves from the rear of the transducer to two absorber chambers, which results in minimal resonance.”

The HD820 are made in Germany, feature a metal headband, non-allergenic synthetic leather / microfiber pads, silver-cladded OFC cables and gold plated plugs.… Read the full article

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