Sennheiser IE8 Earphones

Sennheiser IE8 Earphones

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Introduction


IE8 is the name of the latest high end in-ear offering from Sennheiser. Like the other earphones in the IE-line these utilize a dynamic driver, but as an added bonus these have adjustable bass response. Besides the bass trim feature the IE8s also boast a user replaceable cable which is a neat feature. Design wise the IE8s are pretty much in tune with the rest of the IE-series earphones. State of the art in-ears usually cost a bit, and the IE8s are no exception to this rule as the going rate for a set is around $400 online which is quite a bit.

Specifications

  • Frequency response: 10 Hz – 20 kHz
  • Cable length: 1.2 m, symmetrical (earphone to separator: 0.4 m; separator to plug: 0.8 m)
  • Impedance: 16 ohm
  • THD, total harmonic distortion: < 0.1%
  • Sound pressure level (SPL): 125 dB (1 kHz, 1 Vrms)
  • Attenuation (passive): up to 26 dB (95%)
  • Connector: 3.5 mm, angled
  • Ear coupling: Intra-aural (ear-canal fit)
  • Transducer principle: Dynamic
  • Weight: 5 g
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