Hear The Unheard

I now had the chance listening to the Sennheiser HE1 headphone system, which is basically build up by the new Sennheiser Orpheus headphone coming with a 10 pin connection leading to a sophisticated amplifier based on 8 tubes.

DSC_1002-01

Needles to say it is an overwhelming sound. But what is so special? I always used the same excellent test CD, Rolling Stones, Sticky Fingers, Wild Horses. My different testing models were a Sennheiser HD 850 S headphone with a HDVD 800 headphone pre, my own Sennheiser Orpheus HE 60 with the Stax SRM 007tII preamp modified by some vintage Tungsram tubes (see:  Headphones)

The HD 850S sounds clear, precise but also a bit on the bright side. The HE1 and my own system additionally bring more wide and soft soundstage into the picture, the HE1 even a bit more.

vs11-06_1318cxs.0-01

DSC_1001-01

A96C9495-01

 

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s