The Official Sennheiser IE800S thread!
Dec 12, 2020 at 10:41 AM Post #1,216 of 1,228

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Hi Guys,

recently I'm playing a lot with portable DACs and the idea of using very short cables attaching the DAC on my shirt is growing on me :D
Today I ran across another Head-fier's post with an IE 800s + ES100.
FYI, I have no experience whatsoever with that balancing stuff...
But I'm curious now if it's possible to run the IE800s WITHOUT extension cable directly in there?
In the pic below it seems like he's using a very short cable after the Y-splitter.
Can somebody explain why he may be doing that?

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Feb 18, 2021 at 8:51 AM Post #1,217 of 1,228

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Hi Guys,

recently I'm playing a lot with portable DACs and the idea of using very short cables attaching the DAC on my shirt is growing on me :D
Today I ran across another Head-fier's post with an IE 800s + ES100.
FYI, I have no experience whatsoever with that balancing stuff...
But I'm curious now if it's possible to run the IE800s WITHOUT extension cable directly in there?
In the pic below it seems like he's using a very short cable after the Y-splitter.
Can somebody explain why he may be doing that?

JQDqd6VV.jpg
I tested the IE 800s + ES100 at the Y Splitter. Conclusion: left channel goes to right and vice versa, definitely not working correctly.
 
Jun 13, 2021 at 8:50 PM Post #1,220 of 1,228

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Jun 16, 2021 at 10:03 AM Post #1,222 of 1,228

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Hi all,

After 2 years, I finally lost my IE800 ear tip. Can you recommend the best 3rd party brand? Spinfits CP-xxx?

Thanks!
Best regards,
Shu Chern
 
Aug 27, 2021 at 12:09 PM Post #1,226 of 1,228

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I wonder what daps match best with the 800S earphones? I currently use an ancient Fiio X3. Love the Wolfson dac in it but it feels like these headpones need more kraft to get the most out of them. I am looking for a portable dap. Been eyeing with the the Fiio M15 ltd. Unfortunately, I don't have any experience with other brands, like Cayin, A&K, Sony, etc... So any help/guidance would be appreciated. I listen to pcm (including hi-rez) and I never stream. Also, I don't need Blutooth functionality, either.
 
Aug 27, 2021 at 1:27 PM Post #1,227 of 1,228

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I wonder what daps match best with the 800S earphones? I currently use an ancient Fiio X3. Love the Wolfson dac in it but it feels like these headpones need more kraft to get the most out of them. I am looking for a portable dap. Been eyeing with the the Fiio M15 ltd. Unfortunately, I don't have any experience with other brands, like Cayin, A&K, Sony, etc... So any help/guidance would be appreciated. I listen to pcm (including hi-rez) and I never stream. Also, I don't need Blutooth functionality, either.
I'm using an AK Norma (SR15) with my IE 800S, and it sounds just amazing! I think it's a great combo.
 

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