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Ultrasone Edition8

Ultrasone Edition8
alaScore 82

81 reviews

Feb, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 81 reviews of Ultrasone Edition8. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Opinions about the durability and usability are generally positive. The design and portability are also mentioned favorably, but views are divided on the price.

sound, portability, design, usability, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Ultrasone Edition8 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 user reviews of Ultrasone Edition8 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Reviewers are impressed by the usability and durability. The design and portability also get good feedback. The size and bass quality get critical views. There are some mixed views about the price.

sound, portability, design, durability, usability

bass quality, size

76% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Ultrasone Edition 8 S-Logic Plus Natural Surround Sound Professional HeadphoneUltrasone Edition8 Palladium Special Edition Headphones (Black and Silver)Ultrasone Edition 8 Headphones

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: Steve Guttenberg (

Ultrasone Edition 8 review: Ultrasone Edition 8


We've reviewed a number of Ultrasone headphones over the years--everything from the iPod-inspired iCans to the luxurious HFI-2200s . But the new Edition 8s are, in so many ways, a very different Ultrasone. First, the Edition 8s have, according to...

Compact (for a full-size model), high-end over-the-ear headphones; excellent isolation from external noise; compatible with iPods and portable players; includes 13-foot extension cable and soft goatskin travel/storage bag; three-year warranty coverage.

Extremely steep price.

Ultrasone's Edition 8 headphones cost a mint, but they deliver stellar sound at home and--especially--with iPods.

Oct, 2009

Expert review by: Ken Rockwell (

Ultrasone Edition 8 Review


Ultrasone warned me that I'd better be sure I had good recordings, because these headphones would uncover all the faults. Quite to the contrary, I'm astounded at how great everything sounds on the Ultrasone Edition 8. While the Stax Lambda Pro are so...

Jan, 2012

Expert review by: S. Andrea Sundaram (

Ultrasone Edition 8 Headphones


In the past decade, the ubiquity of the Apple iPod and other portable music players has dramatically increased the market for headphones. While the prices of these new offerings run the gamut from throwaway to four figures, most, in keeping with the...

The Ultrasone Edition 8s combine the traditional advantages of a sealed design -- superb isolation and extraordinary bass extension -- with the flat frequency response and articulation of the best open designs. They deliver an astounding level of...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: Mike (

Ultrasone Edition 8


High end and portability doesn't usually go together, but Ultrasone has made it happen with the Edition 8. I've always associated high end with big oversized set ups that include masive amplifiers with

The Edition 8 is for people who wants great hi-fi with no strings attached. While I personally love oversized amplifiers and top end sources to feed signal to my headphones, I can understand that other people doesn’t want to deal with the mess. There...

Feb, 2010

Expert review by: Tom Martin (

PLAYBACK 23: Ultrasone Edition 8 Headphones


For those of you unfamiliar with Ultrasone, they are a German headphone company (as are Sennheiser and Beyerdynamic, with AKG hailing from nearby Austria). Founded in 1991, Ultrasone is focused exclusively on headphone design and manufacture (whereas...

Aug, 2009

Expert review by: Anthony Kennada (

Ultrasone Edition 8 S-Logic Headphones


Looking for high-end audio that fits on your head? These ear splitters are for you - if you can afford them.

Just as most automotive enthusiasts can appreciate quality German engineering, high-end audio consumers recognize Ultrasone as a superior headphone manufacturer. The company’s latest Edition 8 headphones are a stunning addition to its product line,...

Expert review by: Jonathan Margolis (

Ultrasone Edition 8 S-Logic headphones


They're nice, but are they £1,100-nice?

Jan, 2010

Expert review by: (

Ultrasone Edition 8 headphones


The Ultrasone Edition 8 headphones are closed back headphones featuring S-Logic Plus and natural surround sound ULE technology. They have a frequency range of 6-42,000Hz and weigh 260g. Ultrasone Edition 8 headphones is tagged with Ultrasone Edition 8...

Oct, 2009

Consumer review by: Rox (

Real nice headphones


This is a nice pair of headphone. Well, for the price it's normal to expect that. Actually, there only drawback is the price. If you want performance, quality, luxury, compactness for a full headphone, comfort and lightweight... and you have the money,...

Clear Sound ; Compact ; Durable ; Easy To Use ; Lightweight ; Versatile

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Rox (

Real nice headphones


This is a nice pair of headphone. Well, for the price it's normal to expect that. Actually, there only drawback is the price. If you want performance, quality, luxury, compactness for a full headphone, comfort and lightweight... and you have the money,...

Clear Sound ; Compact ; Durable ; Easy To Use ; Lightweight ; Versatile

Mar, 2012

Product Specifications

Edition 8 incorporates stunning attention to detail in every aspect of headphone design. Ultrasone's headphones essentially orchestrate unique features. Each Ultrasone Edition model's extensive development additionally brings together the latest progression in technologies, brilliance in design, premium quality of materials and long-standing expert knowledge in natural sound performance. Edition 8 is hand-made in Germany. The outer ear cups are covered in Ruthenium. This precious metal is known for its brilliant metallic sheen and durable properties. The outer ear cups are emblazoned with a decorative clasp of noble metal. The interior ear cups and the headband are covered in very soft sheepskin leather. This is the finest leather available and provides the finest isolation of any leather. In addition to a titanium plated tri-bass-tube driver, this is the first Edition series headphone that follows Ultrasone's newest S-Logic Plus technology. The Edition 8 also contains MU-Metal shielding that reduces magnetic field emissions.

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Ear-cup
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Response Bandwidth:6 - 42000Hz
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Audio System

Recommended Use:Professional audio system

Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Ultrasone

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty