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Sennheiser IE 80 S vs Sennheiser HD 579 Comparison

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Brand and Model Specifications

Information about the brand, model release date.

ModelIE 80 SHD 579
Release Date20172016
What Hi-Fi? Rating - -
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General Specifications

Type, design and features.

Headphone TypeIn-ear (earbuds)Over-ear (circumaural)
Earcup Designn/aOpen-back
Noise OptionsNoise-isolatingNone
Transducer TechnologyDynamic
Cable Length~1.2 m
~3.94 ft
~155 in
~3 m
~9.84 ft
~387.5 in
Detachable CableYesYes
Battery Life--
Battery Quick Charge--
Water ProtectionNoNo
Inputs3.5 mm6.3mm (3.5mm adapter)

Technical Specs

Tech specifications of the headphones.

Frequency Response [Hz]10 - 20,00015 - 28,000
Impedance [Ohms]1650
Maximum Input Power [mW]--
Maximum SPL116106
Driver Diameter-38 mm

Dimensions and Weight

Physical characteristics of the speakers (without stands).

Length~1 in
~25.4 mm
~2.54 cm
~7.5 in
~190.5 mm
~19.05 cm
Width~1 in
~25.4 mm
~2.54 cm
~6.6 in
~167.64 mm
~16.76 cm
Height~1 in
~25.4 mm
~2.54 cm
~3.45 in
~87.63 mm
~8.76 cm
Weight~0.0396 lb
~17.96 g
~0.02 kg
~0.47 lb
~213.19 g
~0.21 kg

Packaging Info

Package dimensions and weight.

Shipping Length~7.9 in
~200.66 mm
~20.07 cm
~10.25 in
~260.35 mm
~26.04 cm
Shipping Width~2.4 in
~60.96 mm
~6.1 cm
~8.1 in
~167.64 mm
~16.76 cm
Shipping Height~2.4 in
~60.96 mm
~6.1 cm
~3.95 in
~100.33 mm
~10.03 cm
Shipping Weight~0.66 lb
~299.37 g
~0.3 kg
~1.58 lb
~716.68 g
~0.72 kg

Colors and Accessories

List of available colors and optional accessories.

  • Black
  • Grey
Replacable EarpadsYesYes
What's in the Box
  • Sennheiser IE 80 S Earphones
  • Detachable cable
  • Set of ear-plugs: Silicone, Lamella and Comply (each in size S, M, L)
  • Ear hooks
  • Sound adjustment and cleaning tool
  • Carry case
  • Sennheiser HD 579 headphones
  • 3 m cable
  • 6.3 mm straight plug
  • 6.3 mm to 3.5 mm adapter

Price and Warranty

Satisfaction is (not) guaranteed.

Warranty2 Years2 Years
Amazon Price


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