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Hifiman HE-6SE and HE-1000SE announcement-

Discussion in 'Headphones (full-size)' started by Ithilstone, Aug 10, 2018.
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  1. Ithilstone
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  2. Lv100Pidgeot
    If this is effectively an HE6 with the newer headband style, I'm all in!
     
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  3. wuwhere Contributor
    I just want the new headband to fit the old HE-6. I hope HF-man would sell it.
     
  4. 55Powers
    Hoping those are 3,5 mm connectors too!
     
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  5. pedalhead Contributor
    Interesting stuff. Looks like the magnet array has changed on the HEKSE, resulting in higher sensitivity (apparently). Crucial thing I suspect, especially with the HE6SE, will be the pricing. That one would be killer in the market if released at a similar price to the original HE6, especially if they could make it a little easier to drive.
     
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  6. ZenErik
    impedance and sensitivity are the same according to the pic for the he6se. Won't be any easier to drive. It appears to be 32g lighter too.
     
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  7. pedalhead Contributor
    Facebook post & translation mentions that the HE1000SE is easier to drive, but could be a translation issue....

    HIFIMAN新品亮相2018香港高級視聽展,它們分別是HE1000se和HE6se,展會期間均可現場試聽!香港灣仔會議展覽中心展覽廳3 E03,歡迎體驗!
    HE1000se:應用隱形磁體技術,讓磁體在聲波面前隱形,得到更純粹完整的聲音。外觀更精緻,靈敏度更高,更易於驅動。
    HE6se:一代名器經典再現!採用黃金塗層導體振膜,細節分毫畢現。新工藝、新造型,使重量更輕。採用全新混合結構頭梁,佩戴更舒適。

    Hifiman new goods debut 2018 Hong Kong Senior Audio-visual show, which are he1000se and he6se, which are available on site during the show! Hong Kong Convention Exhibition Centre Exhibition Hall 3 E03, welcome experience!
    He1000se: Apply Stealth Magnets technology to get the magnets invisible in front of the sonic and get more pure full sound. The look is more exquisite, sensitive and easier to drive.
    He6se: a generation of were classic recreate! With Gold Coating Conductors, the details are it. New craftsmanship, new styling, make weight lighter. Using brand new hybrid structure head liang, wear more comfortable.
     
  8. ZenErik
    Right. But for the hd6se it is the same as he6.

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    That's from the original HE6 product page.

    Compare to the new one:

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  9. pedalhead Contributor
    Ah ok fair enough. I suspect a lot of people will be chuffed about that...must be some demand for an HE6 with a decent head band (and a decent price)
     
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  10. chimney189
    470g is quite heavy.

    The longer I stay in this hobby the more I realize how important comfort is.
    I have a feeling that the weight will be distributed somewhat evenly, but still!
     
  11. ZenErik
    Suspension systems can help quite a bit. Rather than regular headbands that often put all the pressure in a very small area because they don't necessarily accommodate your head size and shape.
     
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  12. FastAndClean
    Omg the legend is back, I hope that Fang will upgrade the old but gold HE-500 to
     
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  13. SHAMuuu
    Fang strikes again! Hifiman back into the battlefield.

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    genius
     
  14. 55Powers
    Instabuy, yes please.
     
  15. Mizicke5273
    Yeah, or maybe another collaboration with Massdrop like the HE-4xx.
     
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