Experience clean sound that’s free of distortion with the HiFiMAN HE400se. This planar magnetic headphone uses high-end drivers for an impactful sound. Its low sensitivity, multiple connector options and lightweight build make it perfect for long listening sessions with just about any audio source device of your choice.
The Better Headphone
What makes the HiFiMAN HE400se better than regular headphones? It’s cutting-edge planar magnetic drivers! These drivers feature conductive layers that cover almost the entire diaphragm for much lower distortion when compared to dynamic driver headphones.
Advanced Magnets for Better Sound
Conventional drivers create sound waves that cause a lot of interference when these waves pass through the magnet. The HiFiMAN HE400se uses advanced Stealth Magnets to reduce this. It ensures acoustic transparency throughout the frequency range with extremely low wave diffraction turbulence and pure sonic output.
Lightweight, Adjustable & Comfy
Enjoy your music for long hours with the HiFiMAN HE400se. The lightweight adjustable headband and plush ear cushions ensure comfort and keep your ears cool during warm weather. A durable casing protects the drivers from external elements.
Compatible & Comfortable
The HiFiMAN HE400se’s high sensitivity makes it compatible with all kinds of low-voltage sources. This includes portable hi-res audio players as well as smartphones. A dual-sided high-performance cable with a durable 3.5mm termination and 6.35mm adapter makes it compatible with a wide range of audio devices.
Disclaimer - Coming from ATH-M40X & also I am no Audiophile.
These headphones have much better soundstage & I even heard instruments that I hadnt heard with my ATH cans, but these are harder to drive, even though I was able to get to comfortable volume using my old DAC (without amplifier) & Laptop & even my phone (needed 90-100% of volume), the Bass is lacking.
This is expected as these headphones require a lot of power to run & have a much more neutral to recessed Bass response tuning (harmann curves? - Youtube will help you figure this out)
I am in the process of buying a new Amp/Dac combo so this problem will be resolved, otherwise the sound quality is phenomenal.
Build quality is OK, feels sturdy, doesn't feel like made of cheap materials although there are some plastics used (on the circumfrence of the cans - otherwise a lot of metal parts also used).
The supplied wire seems better than the ones i saw on youtube so I dont think I will have to buy a new one for the time being
I have been using these headphones non stop for several hours & my ears dont feel tired or even sweaty. I had this problem with my ATH headphones even in winter.
The pads are huge & very comfortable.
Skull size is larger than average & I dont feel like these are clamped too hard for me.
Maybe smaller people will feel it to be a bit loose.
If you are short on budget (like me) then you cant go wrong with these headphones esp. when coming from closed back headphones like ATH-M40x , just be sure to pair it with a good amp/dac to get the most out of it, but even without those you will hear a lot of difference (in a good way).
Hope this was helpful i was quite anxious before i bought these cans but i am quite satisfied now.
I booked these today and got them today itself. Awesome delivery time.
Still burning them in, but the clarity of sound is breathtaking.
Very good headphones. A must buy. I would seriously recommend them to you guys.
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Very Useful Product for USB C easily connect headphone for the music listener.
I write this review after almost 6 months of purchase. During this period I bought several other IEMs and was listening to a variety of sounds. The Moondrop Kato is a unique iem in its own way. Perfect balanced sound for all genres of music. All frequencies shine on this iem. My only problem is with the fit. It's a bit heavy, being solid CNC machined metal. I haven't tried the more evolved tips to resolve the fit issue. The sub bass and mid bass are quite surprisingly more prominent than some of the planar IEMs I listened to. The vocals and high frequencies were so much clear and bright with no distortion or sibilance even at higher volumes. The Kato is easy to drive and expose nuances in music that remain subdued on other IEMs. Its a whole new experience listening to hi definition music on Kato. Slowly building on you as it gradually burns in. The Kato is a must for aspiring audiophiles. It also is a reference monitor for comparisons with other Hybrid, Planar and BA iems. I am sure, you won't be disappointed with its performance.
Great Purchase, totally recommended.
Price to performance ratio is awesome.
These are pretty great modular cables, which has a good price to performance ratio. Build quality relatively sturdy.
Wow..these are still V Shape tuning king...edm or rock...electronic music is excellent in this. The recent zeros are too hot in treble for me.
Excellent bullet earphones...if you give it some power....this will blow your mind for sure...not good for phone output..you need a very good dongle like tempotec hd pro or ibasso dc03 pro...excellent pairing.
First time ordering from this store, ordered on the 18th morning and got it on 19th afternoon (Chennai). At first I was disappointed but as I listen I can hear more details, I don't know if it's a good thing as some of the songs I listen to have some anoying background noises and the vocals seems enjoyable. Fit is comfortable and easy to put on. Overall I think it's worth the money.
Gives required boost from Mobile audio out to My IEM and DT 770 pro 250 OHMS Headset
Great power output and sounds sweet. Few a very minor cons, but overcome by the pros. Its a good buy overall.
Other options for portable players available now with almost double the price is shanling m0 pro or hiby R2
The DAC was purchased with lot of apprehensions on the sound quality. But it came out a winner. Beautiful sound, punch bass, solid mids and very airy and clear highs. A superb combo for your iPhone to listen to hi-res music!
An iem I like a lot, it delivers good bass and fairly good mid and treble too, i use it with a lotion paw s1 and spinfit 100 eartips.Worth every penny. Excellent value.
These IEMs live up to the name. The music sounds lively and precisely the way you want to hear it—a very close or almost Harman-curved sound signature. The only con is the plastic feeling of the shell and the cable and sticks a little out of the ear. Although, the most powerful in my collections to likes of Ikko Oh01, BQEYZ Summer, TruthEar Zero, and KZ EDX pro.
These IEMs kind of felt dull in the beginning but boy, they do not fail to amaze at all. Such a balanced sound signature, although not a wide soundstage but very enjoyable. These are available for 129$ on Linsoul and it is blessing we're getting it only for 49$ here in India.
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