Sennheiser HDV 820

  • High-quality ESS SABRE32 DAC (digital-to-analog converter) that offers higher resolution of 32 bits and a sampling rate of up to 384 kHz.
  • Support for DSD256 files up to 12.3 MHz.
  • Compatibility with XLR3-, XLR4-, 6.3mm- and 4.4mm Pentaconn sockets
  • New anodized black finish perfectly complements the new HD 800 S

Building on the winning formula of its acclaimed HDVD 800 – Sennheiser’s first ever amplifier for dynamic headphones, the HDV 820 has been created to complete the Sennheiser audio experience and perfectly complement its high-end audiophile headphone range for the ultimate acoustic performance. It offers consistently symmetrical signal processing and extremely low harmonic distortion to ensure unadulterated and perfect music enjoyment. Designed and manufactured in Germany, the new HDV 820 builds on the success of its predecessor with a new design and enhanced components that offer even greater precision and sound quality.

The new HDV 820 is powered by a high-quality ESS SABRE32 DAC (digital-to-analog converter) that surpasses the previous generation with an even higher resolution of 32 bits and a sampling rate of up to 384 kHz. The amplifier is also capable of playing DSD256 files of up to 12.3 MHz. With a breadth of audio outputs that include XLR3-, XLR4-, 6.3mm- and a 4.4mm Pentaconn socket, it is easy to find the optimal way to connect your headphones with the amplifier. The HDV 820 performs brilliantly with digital sources, whether optically, coaxially or via USB, and it also features balanced (XLR) and unbalanced (RCA) analogue inputs. The new model also comes supplied with a dedicated, country-specific power cable.

Fittingly for a product that delivers such an incredibly pure sonic experience, the HDV 820 has also been created to delight visually. It features a new anodized black finish with white LED lights that has been designed to perfectly complement the latest version of Sennheiser’s flagship high-end headphone, the HD 800 S – an ideal partnership for the ultimate audiophile listening experience.