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Beyerdynamic Headzone Home HT 5.1 Surround Sound Amplifier & DT 880 Headphones Combo

5.1 Surround Headphone Package System w/ Headzone Head Tracking Consistent Sound Direction w/ DT 880

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Hear as it's Meant to be Heard

The Headzone Home HT 5.1 surround headphone system includes the HBC 1 base station and the DT 880 headphone for a complete home theater experience. The HBC 1 station is designed with optical or coaxial inputs that automatically decode audio ranging from DTS, Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic, and PCM Stereo. Semi-open over-head DT 880 headphones provided the natural textures of a traditional open-back headphone with added sound isolation and minimized sound leakage. An adjustable headband with soft earcups make the DT 880 comfortable for long periods of listening. Advanced room modeling and beyerdynamic's patented Headzone tracking system create a private surround sound and consistently precise sound imaging so that you hear movie audio as it was intended.

beyerdynamic's patented Headzone system utilizes ultrasound sensors and powerful digital signal processors that guarantee consistent sound imaging regardless of your position to the signal. The Headzone head tracking system reproduces dialogues, instruments, or noises in the film so that sound comes from the direction the producer originally intended. Defying the expectations of home theater speakers, the Headzone reproduces the experience of natural surround in comfortable and private enclosed headphones.

Product Features: DT 880
  • Wired open-back circumarual headphones
  • Impedance: 250 Ohms
  • Frequency Response: 5Hz-35,000Hz
  • Sensitivity: 96dB
  • 1/8" (3.5mm) stereo mini jack with 1/4" (6.35mm) adapter
Product Features: Headzone
  • S/PDIF optical or coaxial digital 5.1 Audio Inputs
  • S/PDIF optical digital audio output
  • Decodes DTS, Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic, and PCM Stereo
  • Power Demand: 20W max
  • 1/4" (6.35mm) stereo jack headphone connection
  • Maximum Output: 100mW at 250 Ohms
  • S/N Ratio: 98dB at 1kHz
  • Frequency Response: 10Hz - 20,000Hz
  • THD: 0.006%
  • Output Impedance: 100 Ohms
  • Power supply: 240V AC
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 2-Year Manufacturer's Warranty
  • Part Number: 498610

Headphone Design

Headphone Type

Headphone type refers to the construction of the headphones.

Around the Ear means that the headphones wrap around the ear to provide a secure fit. This is most often seen in active and sports headphones.

Around the Neck means that the headphones wrap around the neck. This is also seen in active and sports headphones.

Earbuds means that the right and left sides of the headphones are separated and will fit securely into the ear. These are small, compact, and user friendly.

Over the Head headphones mean that the right and left speakers are connected with a support that goes over the head and rests on top. This is the typical headphone type.

Over the Head
Earpiece Design

This is the design of the earpieces on the headphones. Some headphones go inside the ear, while others rest on the outside of the ear. This helps you know exactly what type of headphones you will be receiving.

In-Ear: The ear buds go into the ear. Most often, the right and left ear buds are two separate pieces.

Enclosed-Ear: Usually are found on the larger headphones. They rest on top of the ear and have padding for comfort, as well as enclosing the ear to the speaker. This type of headphone helps to filter out surrounding noise.

On-Ear: This type of headphone involves the speaker sitting gently on the ear without going in the ear or sealing it off.

Enclosed-Ear
Specifically For
Some headphones can use an IR Transmitter in your vehicle, while some can be plugged into your media device and be used on the go or at home.
Home/Portable
Lifestyle

This is the lifestyle that the headphones are designed for. Each style has unique features that make it perfect for particular people.

Athlete:
Designed for those that are active. These headphones are made to stay in the ear during workouts. Whether you frequent the gym a lot or go running outside in the fresh air, these active style headphones will be your best friend.

Audiophile:
For those that need the best in music quality. These audiophile headphones are engineered to produce high fidelity and accurate audio replication.

DJ:
Disc Jockeys (DJs) require a special type of headphone that can meet their professional needs. These headphones are durable, loud, and will often allow for one ear listening.

Fashion Enthusiast:
For those that want to make a fashion statement with their headphones. Not only are these headphones designed with great sound quality in mind, but also great looks!

Gamer
This lifestyle speaks for itself! If you love video games and want a pair of headphones that will deliver explosive sound and allow you to communicate with others, this is where you need to shop!

Music Lover:
These headphones are made to sound great. They are designed to produce rich, brilliant sounds that will play your music in a manner that the artists would appreciate. These headphones are for those that love music.

Musical Production / Recording Artists:
You're a music creator. Whether you're producing and mixing it down or in the studio recording yourself, you need a pair of headphones that will reproduce the music perfectly without any coloration. Look here for reference quality studio monitoring headphones.

Student:
Headphones need to be affordable and durable to keep up with the student lifestyle. A variety of styles can be considered a pair of student headphones.

Traveler:
Those that often find themselves on planes or on the road a lot. These headphones are compact, lightweight, and have a portable design. Some of the headphones in this lifestyle will feature noise cancellation technology that will help shut out outside noise.

Audiophile
Acoustic Principle
The basic design of the headphones. There are 3 different types: Open: Have ports that allow air through the back of the diaphragms, enabling the headphones to sound like the music is coming from an outside source. Closed: Completely sealed and have no air passing through the diaphragms. Sounds like you are in a closed off room. Semi-open: Have slots or ports in the back of the cup and are partially open. This allows for a mixed sound between an open and closed headphone.

General Features

Noise-Canceling
Noise Reduction technology removes unwanted noise from a signal. Background or ambient noise can be removed to produce clearer speech and enhanced hearing. Typically these Active Noise Canceling (ANC) headphones are powered and use batteries to activate the noise canceling technology. Also referred to as Noise Reduction or Noise Cancellation.
No
Headphone Connection
This is how the headphones connect to the audio source.

Corded means that the headphones use a cord to transfer the audio signal.

Wireless means that the audio signal is transmitted wirelessly to the headphones.

Corded
1/4" Stereo Jack Adapter
Some headphones will come with a 1/4" stereo jack adapter to connect the usual 3.5mm jack to a 1/4" stereo plug.

1/4" Stereo jack is a larger audio jack that select electronics have.

Yes
Volume Adjustment
Volume Adjustment means that the headphone (independent of the source) can adjust the playback volume. Many headphones and ear buds have in-line volume control, which allows adjusting the audible volume from a switch on the headphones cord. Other headphones have a volume knob on the headphone can.
No
Built-In Microphone
This means that the headphones or earbuds have a built-in microphone. This can be a microphone on the cord, built into the headphone, or even a boom microphone. These mics can be used for music devices like iPods, for Smartphones to make and receive calls, or for gaming purposes.
No
Frequency Response
The range of frequencies the speaker will reproduce (lowest frequency to the highest). Bigger is better, meaning the wider the range, the better. The optimal range is 20 - 20,000 Hz (which is the range of human hearing).
5 - 35000 Hz
Sensitivity
An efficiency or sensitivity rating tells you how effectively a speaker converts power into sound. The higher the number, the more efficient the speaker and the louder it will play with the same input power. An efficient speaker helps you maximize your available power. Most sensitivity ratings measure the speaker's output with 1 watt of input, 1 meter from the speaker. Some speakers' sensitivity is measured with 2.83 volts of input, instead of 1 watt.
 
Efficiency (1w/1m) is not an accurate indicator of a subwoofer's output capability and should not be used as a comparison to other speakers or subwoofers to determine which one is "louder".
96 dB
Driver Type
The physical design of the driver in the headphones.
Dynamic
Impedance
The opposition to electric current, a higher impedance means a higher electrical resistance. This is measured in ohms.
250 ohms
Primary Color
This is the main color of the item.
Silver
Secondary Color
A color that compliments the main color of the product.
Black

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Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
2 years
Labor Warranty Duration
2 years
Warranty Provider
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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

Headzone Home HT

UPC

4010118498619

Weight

1.00lb

Internal SKU

headzonehomeht

Internal Product ID

45327

Sonic Electronix Wiring Guide

Wiring Diagram Legend

Warning: The image depicted shows the resistance change when wiring multiple subwoofer terminals. Please refer to your subwoofer's owner's manual for the proper wiring of its terminals. Sonic Electronix, Inc. is not responsible for damage caused to your audio system or vehicle due to improper installation. Please call tech support at 1-877-289-7664 if you require additional assistance.

Product Name: Beyerdynamic Headzone Home HT 5.1 Surround Sound Amplifier & DT 880 Headphones Combo

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