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Sennheiser IE 80
8.9 out of 10

Sennheiser IE 80

The IE 80 is the pinnacle of portable hi-resolution-ready portab Read more

Great Deal: $329.95

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Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

head-fi.org
26 July 2012
  • Summary: My head gear background in short: CX-870, Cowon i10, ATH-M50, HD-650 (HK 3490), IE 80 I got the IE 80 few days ago after coming back to my old CX-870 (after a pleasurable winter of using my ATH-M50 as my on the move head gear) and noticing that their bass is, though strong enough, muddy and boomy...
  • Pros: Accuracy, clarity, strong and controlled bass, soundstage for IEMs
  • Cons: Absolutely requires a proper long burn-in, difficult carrying case
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Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

head-fi.org
26 July 2012
  • Summary: IE80 - High End Earphones I think there's a point to where you draw the line for a Price Point, this goes over that boundary and breaks the rules of it's price, which is unfortunate. I feel something in this asking price needs to meet some standards, Comfort, Unique Sound, & Build Flexibility.
  • Pros: Great Soundstage, Not Congestive, Wide
  • Cons: Design, Functionality, Can Hurt Ears
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Overall 10
10

Expert Review

head-fi.org
26 July 2012
  • Summary: I love these little beasts. I pair them with my goto player the Colorfly C3 (Hidden Gem) - If you have a good source track these little iem's shine - the sound is pristine and crystal clear - They have a lovely wide soundstage way out of proportion to their size; The Bass is a little weak but the...
  • Pros: Massive Soundstage - crystal clear sound
  • Cons: Weak in Bass - though adjustable they are too heavy if pushed too high
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Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

head-fi.org
26 July 2012
  • Summary: I count myself really lucky. I was convinced that these phones were too treble-ey and didn't have good bass. I tried some after market foam pads and the bass just came pouring out of them.
  • Pros: Great, neutral sound balance
  • Cons: Very sensitive to correct position in ears/pad choice
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Overall 10
10

Expert Review

head-fi.org
26 July 2012
  • Summary: Anyone aspiring to be an audiophile would have heard the name of these IEMs, they are one of the very best around and only a few are in the same league as this one. The IE80 was released a few years ago, following the IE8 which was for a long time, the best that Sennheiser had to offer in this...
  • Pros: Amazing Sound Quality, Tunable Bass, Replaceable Cables, Great Micro-phonics, Excellent build quality, Looks, Value for Money, 2 Year Guarantee
  • Cons: The housing is a bit huge. If you seek isolation, the stock tips will not cut it for you.
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Overall 9
9.0

Sennheiser IE80

Pocket Lint
20 January 2012
  • Conclusion: £200 is a lot to spend on headphones, but these come with decent accessories, sound terrific and have customisation potential most headphones can only dream of. In short, we like them, a great deal.
  • Pros: Tuneable bass, brilliant accessories
  • Cons: Bit flimsy, expensive
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Overall 10
10

Sennheiser IE 80 review

Stuff.tv
4 January 2012
  • Summary: We were rather fond of the old Sennheiser IE 8 in-ears . Massively comfortable, well made and deeply, adjustably bassy, they were great for fluid tunes on a long commute. But it's possible they were just a touch too smooth, which could take some of the kick out of pumping tracks.
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