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Sennheiser HD 820 vs Sennheiser HD 558 Comparison

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Brand and Model Specifications

Information about the brand, model release date.

ModelHD 820HD 558
Release Date20182010
What Hi-Fi? Rating
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General Specifications

Type, design and features.

Headphone TypeOver-ear (circumaural)Over-ear (circumaural)
Earcup DesignClosed-backOpen-back
Noise OptionsNoneNone
Transducer TechnologyDynamicDynamic
Cable Length~3 m
~9.84 ft
~387.5 in
~3 m
~9.84 ft
~387.5 in
Detachable CableYesYes
Battery Life--
Battery Quick Charge--
Water ProtectionNoNo
Inputs6.35 mm, 4.4 mm, XLR-4 (optional)6.3 mm (3.5 mm adapter)

Technical Specs

Tech specifications of the headphones.

Frequency Response [Hz]12 - 43800 Hz (-3 dB), 6 - 48000 Hz (-10 dB)15 - 28,000
Impedance [Ohms]30050
Maximum Input Power [mW]0.5-
Maximum SPL103112
Distortion-< 0.1%
Driver Diameter56 mm40

Dimensions and Weight

Physical characteristics of the speakers (without stands).

Length~7.6 in
~193.04 mm
~19.3 cm
~7.5 in
~190.5 mm
~19.05 cm
Width~7.6 in
~193.04 mm
~19.3 cm
~6.6 in
~167.64 mm
~16.76 cm
Height~4.4 in
~111.76 mm
~11.18 cm
~3.5 in
~88.9 mm
~8.89 cm
Weight~0.8 lb
~362.87 g
~0.36 kg
~0.573 lb
~259.91 g
~0.26 kg

Packaging Info

Package dimensions and weight.

Shipping Length~13.4 in
~340.36 mm
~34.04 cm
~9.15 in
~232.41 mm
~23.24 cm
Shipping Width~11.4 in
~289.56 mm
~28.96 cm
~8.07 in
~167.64 mm
~16.76 cm
Shipping Height~5.1 in
~129.54 mm
~12.95 cm
~3.95 in
~100.33 mm
~10.03 cm
Shipping Weight~8.38 lb
~3801.1 g
~3.8 kg
~1.6 lb
~725.75 g
~0.73 kg

Colors and Accessories

List of available colors and optional accessories.

  • Black
  • Black
Replacable EarpadsYesYes
What's in the Box
  • Sennheiser HD 820 headphones
  • connection cable: ¼” (6.35 mm) stereo jack plug, unbalanced
  • 4.4 mm stereo jack plug, balanced
  • USB flash drive (SD-U16L version) with instruction manual (as PDF file)
  • Instruction manual
  • Storage box
  • Microfiber cloth
  • Sennheiser HD 558 Headphones
  • 3.5mm plug adapter
  • Warranty.

Price and Warranty

Satisfaction is (not) guaranteed.

Warranty2 Years2 Years
Amazon Price


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