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HME 26


The HMD/E 26 brings Sennheiser’s commitment to innovation and remarkable audio to professional broadcasting, indoors or out. Combining closed, on-ear, supra-aural headphones with high maximum decibel performance and ActiveGard© active technology with three switchable attenuation settings, they guarantee you will hear every detail while still protecting your ears in any environment.

The HME 26 excels at the challenging requirements of outdoor broadcasting. Its cardioid condenser microphone features external noise reduction for clear, intelligible audio transmission. Its closed, supra-aural headphones perform well with high decibel levels to ensure you hear every detail, while ActiveGard© limiting technology with three switchable attenuation settings protects your hearing from sudden audio level peaks.


  • Cardioid condenser microphone features external noise reduction for clear audio transmission
  • Comfortable, lightweight design with extra soft cushions for hours of use
  • Accurate, linear sound reproduction for professional radio and TV applications
  • Switchable ActiveGard© limiting technology for protection of noise peaks <110 dB
  • Flip-away headphone for single-sided listening
  • Modular design for using different cables and boom arms
  • Switchable microphone boom for left- or right-side configuration

Top Specs

  • Weight (g)approx. 200g
  • Max. sound pressure level128 dB SPL (ActiveGard off)
  • Transducer principledynamic, closed (Headphones) | pre-polarized condenser (Microphone)
Tech Specs
  • Transducer principle
    dynamic, closed (Headphones) | pre-polarized condenser (Microphone)
  • Total harmonic distortion (THD)
    < 0.1% @ 1kHz, 100 dB SPL
Frequency Specifications
  • Frequency response
    6 Hz – 18,000 Hz (Headphones) | 40 Hz - 20,000 Hz (Microphone)
Acoustic Properties
  • ActiveGard®
    95 dB SPL/110 dB SPL @ 1 kHz
  • Max. sound pressure level
    128 dB SPL (ActiveGard off)
Ambient Conditions
  • Temperature range
    -15 °C to +55 °C (Operation) | -40 °C to +70 °C (Storage)
Electrical Properties
  • Impedance
    64 Ω (Headphones) | 300 Ω (Microphone)
  • Output voltage
    16 mV/Pa @ 1 kHz
  • Weight (g)
    approx. 200g
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  • Quick guide
  • Safety guide
  • Drawstring pouch
  • Large headband padding
  • Foam windshield

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