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Sennheiser HD 820 & HDV 820 Reference Headphone & Amplifier System

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Sennheiser HD 820 & HDV 820 Headphone System

Sennheiser HD 820 & HDV 820 Reference Headphone & Amplifier System

Doug Brady HiFi

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Kingsway Studios
Kingsway North
Warrington WA1 3NU
United Kingdom


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Kingsway Studios - Warehouse
Kingsway North
Warrington WA1 3NU
United Kingdom


The Sennheiser HD 820 closed back headphones packaged with the HDV 820 headphone amplifier will open up your music collection to new tonal horizons and will take you into a world full of musicality, passion and emotions. Enjoy this limited time offer for the renowned closed dynamic HD 820 headphones bundled with Sennheiser’s HDV 820 the perfect stay at home system.

Technology-wise, the Sennheiser HD 820 headphone breaks fresh ground and, with its powerful, neutral and transparent sound, sets a new benchmark for closed-back headphones. 

With its black anodised housing and white LEDs, the HDV 820 perfectly matches Sennheiser's HD 820 flagship high-end headphones to deliver the ultimate audiophile listening experience.

Sennheiser’s HDV 820 is the next generation of its acclaimed digital headphones amplifier, designed to complete the Sennheiser audio experience and perfectly complement its high-end audiophile headphone range for the ultimate acoustic performance.

With a breadth of audio outputs that include XLR3, XLR4, 6.3 mm- and a 4.4 mm Pentaconn socket, it is easy to find the optimal way to connect your headphones with the HDV 820. It performs brilliantly with digital sources, whether optically, coaxially, or via USB, and features balanced (XLR) and unbalanced (RCA) analogue inputs. The HDV 820 also comes supplied with a dedicated, country-specific power cable.

Features of the HD 820 Closed-back, dynamic reference headphones

  • Circum-aural, wired

  • Natural listening experience – realistic and natural sound field with minimal resonance

  • 56 mm ring radiator transducers – unique, innovative dynamic transducer design

  • Closed acoustic diffraction housings with convex glass panes for outstanding acoustics and a visible transducer architecture

  • Absorber technology – unwanted rear sound is directed into dampened chambers and eliminated

  • Specially tuned balanced, impedance matching cables with low capacitance

  • Special high-precision ODU connectors

  • Handcrafted ear pads, made of high-quality microfiber fabric

  • Metal headband with inner damping element

  • Engineered and handcrafted in Germany

  • 2-year warranty

Features of the HDV 820 Headphone Amplifier

  • Symmetrical signal processing with exact signal transmission over the entire frequency spectrum and extremely low harmonic distortion

  • Dynamic range of more than 120 dB, wide bandwidth and high transient response due to short signal paths

  • Outstanding ESS SABRE32 DAC (digital-analog converter) with a resolution of 32 bits and a sampling rate of up to 384 kHz

  • Automatic adjustment of the sampling rate (44.1 kHz to 384 kHz)

  • USB Audio (up to 32 Bit/384 kHz and up to DSD256)

  • Can be used with up to four dynamic headphones

  • 3 balanced headphone sockets (2 x 4.4 mm Pentaconn jack socket, 1 x XLR-4 socket)

  • High-quality XLR-3/1⁄4" (6.35 mm) jack combo socket for connec- tion of unbalanced headphones

  • High flexibility due to different connection possibilities: – Digital inputs: S/PDIF coaxial/optical, USB
    – Analog inputs: balanced XLR-3, unbalanced RCA

  • Analog output: balanced XLR-3, level adjustable (for connection of active loudspeakers or a power amplifier)

  • Engineered and handcrafted in Germany


HD 820

  • Impedance
    300 Ohms
  • Frequency response (Headphones)
    12 - 43800 Hz (-3 dB)
    6 - 48000 Hz (-10 dB)
  • Sound pressure level (SPL)
    103 dB at 1 kHz, 1V
    • Ear coupling
      around the ear
    • Jack plug
      6.35 mm / 4.4 mm
      XLR-4 (optional)
    • Cable length
    • Weight
      360 g without cable
    • Transducer principle (headphones)
      dynamic, closed


HDV 820

  • Frequency response
    < 10 Hz to > 100 kHz
  • THD, total harmonic distortion
    < 0.001 %
  • Weight
    Approx. 2.25 kg
    • Power consumption
      Nominal 12 W
      (2 x 300 Ω headphones connected to the 4.4 mm outputs)
    • Gain
      UNBAL input/XLR-4 output:
      Adjustable 14 dB, 22 dB, 30 dB, 38 dB, 46 dB
      BAL input/XLR-4 output: 16 dB
    • Operating voltage (mains)
      100 – 240 V ~, 50 – 60 Hz
    • Dynamic range
      > 115 dB @ 600 Ω load (A-weighted)
    • Dimensions
      Approx. 224 x 44 x 306 mm


Sennheiser HD 820 & HDV 820 Headphone System
Sennheiser HD 820 & HDV 820 Reference Headphone & Amplifier System Sale price£2,998.00 Regular price£3,998.00