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DT 860 Edition

DT 860 Edition

Made in Germany
Article Number: 484253

Hi-Fi headphones, open

Due to modern developments of the headphone transducer, the DT 860 allows audio performances unheard of even just a few years ago. You can now enjoy the sensation of actually being at the concert or in the recording session, with the sound completely enveloping you. Whether it’s popular, classical, jazz or soul, the DT 860 will deliver a true and powerful sound combining smooth highs, precise mids and truly astonishing bass. A leatherette storage case is also supplied.

• Open, dynamic headphone
• Matte chromium-plated housings
• Breathable, skin friendly ear pads
• High wearing comfort
• Easy to service due to exchangeable components
• Single-sided straight cable with gold-plated stereo jack plug
• High gauss, Neodymium magnet driver and high precision voice coil


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74072 Heilbronn - Germany

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technical data

Transmission type   Wired
Headphone design (operating principle)   Open
Headphone impedanceAlso known as nominal impedance. The impedance is the AC resistance of the coils of loudspeakers and headphones in ohms. Since impedance depends on the frequency, it is always specified at a frequency of one kilohertz.   32 ohms
Headphone frequency responseThe frequency response specifies the highest and lowest frequencies reproduced by the acoustic transducer of the headphones.   5 - 35,000 Hz
Nominal sound pressure levelThe acoustical level, the headphone transducer produces to an artificial ear (a measurement device, which simulates a human ear) with an input power of 1 mW (dB/mW @ 500 Hz).   97 dB
ConstructionSound coupling to the ear. A differentiation is made between supraaural headphones, circumaural headphones and in-ear headphones.   Circumaural (around the ear)
Cable & plug   Straight connecting cable with mini-jack plug (3.5 mm) & ¼“ adapter (6.35 mm)
Net weight without packaging   425 g

Spec Sheet


Spec Sheet

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A headphone with a powerful, lifelike sound
DT 860 Edition
DT 860 Edition

"An open-back headphone that delivers a powerful, lifelike sound, the Beyerdynamic DT 860s are ideal for listening to music at home or on the road."
"As a result, listeners can enjoy the sensation of actually being at the jazz concert or listening in on a classical recording session."
"For comfort and portability, this headphone is a great asset to those who love excellent sound quality and comfort rolled in one. So definitely take the extra step to try out a pair for yourself. I’m sure in no time you’ll see that this Headphone will be the perfect choice for you."[...]


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