Tag: Orpheus

Sennheiser Updates Its Mythical Orpheus HE90 Headphones

Designed 25 years ago, Sennheiser’s Orpheus HE90 is something of a mythical entity amongst audiophiles. With 300 originally produced, and coming in at a hefty €16,000 price tag (which included personal valve amp), the HE90’s decadent presentation and crystal clear sound made it a product ripe for resissue. Well now, and a decade in the making, Seenheiser has unveiled its updated version of the HE90 and it is something of a wonder. Coming in at a cool €50,000, the 2015 version builds on the originals electrostatic design while delivering a new signal processor, marble-clad design, and motorized housing unit. Though ... Read more