Please read these instructions carefully and completely
before using the headset.
Make these instructions easily accessible to all users at all
Always include these instructions when passing the product
on to third parties.
The product is capable of producing sound pressure levels
exceeding 85 dB(A). In many countries 85 dB(A) is the
maximum legally permissible level for continuous noise
exposure during the working day. Exposure to sounds of
permanently damage your hearing!
Never repair or attempt to repair a defective product
yourself. Contact your Sennheiser agent or the Sennheiser
Only replace those parts of the product whose replacement
is described in this manual. All other parts must be replaced
by your Sennheiser agent.
Protect the product from wetness. Use only a slightly damp
cloth for cleaning. For information on how to clean the
product, contact your Sennheiser agent.
Intended use includes:
having read this instruction manual especially the chapter
"Safety instructions" on page 1.
using the product within the operating conditions as
described in this instruction manual.
Improper use means using the headset other than as described
in this instruction manual, or under operating conditions which
differ from those described herein.
1 wind and pop screen for indoor use
1 wind and pop screen for outdoor use
1 instruction manual
The HME 26 headsets feature dynamic, closed headphones. The
noise-compensating microphone ensures excellent speech
transmission even in noisy environments. The headsets have
been designed for broadcast use, e.g. for outdoor broadcast or
broadcast van applications. The microphone has a cardioid pick-
Extremely comfortable to wear, even for extended listening,
due to the patented two-piece automatic headband and soft
ActiveGardTM (switchable) safeguards you from volume
peaks above 105 dB
"Flip-away" headphone allows single-sided listening
Flexible microphone boom, can be worn on either left or
Noise-compensating pre-polarized condenser microphone
ensures excellent speech transmission
Cable is easy to exchange
Turning the microphone boom
The microphone boom can be rotated by 180°. This allows the
headset to be worn with the microphone boom positioned on
either the left or right-hand side of the head.
Switching the microphone transmission off
If, during turning, the microphone boom is in the middle position
(90°), the microphone transmission will be switched off in order
to prevent disturbing noise.