Sennheiser hd380 Headphone Reviews

Manufacturer Sennheiser Model hd380
Headphone Type Closed Supraaural Headband Type Single
Weight (g) 220 Driver Type Dynamic
Enclosure Material Plastic Isolation (dB) 10
Impedance (ohms) 54 Cable Length (cm) 130
Frequency Response (Hz) 8 - 27000  
Connector 3.5mm with 6.5mm adaptor Street Price US$100
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Average reviewer scores
Bass Extension 7.0 Bass Impact 6.0
Bass Quality 6.0 Mids Quality 9.0
Highs Quality 7.0 Soundstage 9.0
Detail 10.0 Portability 3.0
Isolation 8.0 Comfort 4.0
Durability 5.0 Improvement With Amplification 6.0
Value for Money 7.0    
Overall Score 7.2 Total Reviews 1

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Review by Member arthurking on 14 Nov 15  15:00
Individual review
Bass Extension7
Bass Impact6
Bass Quality6
Mids Quality9
Highs Quality7
Detail10
Comfort4
Durability5
Value7

Build: decent quality, well built nothing much to complain about or to give praise to.

Earpads can really heat up your ear due to closed architecture. Made me sweat a lot.

The HD380 were the first headphones that made me feel like to much clarity is not good. It was my first try with a closed circumaural model and I had a pretty hard time getting used to how enveloping the sound is. I usually use headphones at work. So I need to focus on multiple things. But this headphones simply don;t allow you that. The sound is so realistic and so precisely transited to you ear (and skull) trough the direct contact to the earpad that it really envelops you.

Great headphones for am immersive experience.

But for me it was a bit freaky. The sound isolation is very good and the detail is high... very high. To high for me.

But in the end I sold them and am using now Grados. I prefer to have my ears getting some air and not heating up so much. The sound is also more natural. Or at least that's how I perceive it.

Conclusion: great analytic headphones for immersive experience. But I wills till go with a pair of Grados for now.