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Smoothing out treble and giving more bass

A Review On: Sennheiser HD 800 Headphones

Sennheiser HD 800 Headphones

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stainless824
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Get a different cable. One fault is the stock cable of the hd800, it's 36AWG, perhaps the bottleneck you are finding with this headphone. Get a different cable because the anemic bass and the hot treble on this is mainly due to this fault in engineering, using 18awg will make it a lot better

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36 AWG sounds like the engineering problem I ran into with my current Corsair® HS-1A's; I lost sound on one speaker, almost certainly due to an overstressed cable. Would all headphone manufacturers used 18 AWG for over-the-ears like Heil®, who build serious headsets for radio station use, with five different microphones available in their Pro-Set line. The Media Pro uses an electret mic; all other models use 600Ω dynamic mics.)
Do you seriously think a company like sennheiser would make a flagship headphone and then "bottleneck" it with a cable? Ridiculous.
Maybe you should go and work for Sennheieser and inform the engineers what they are doing wrong... All that R&D and they used too thin cable! Solved!
Theres nothing wrong with the stock cable. Does it fair better with aftermarket, sure. Doesnt mean the stock is bad. Go stick the 1/4' plug into a vintage pioneer receiver, I doubt youd shame the stock cables again.
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