Audeze EL-8 Open Headphones

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The EL-8 is the clear choice for anyone looking for audiophile and pro-grade sound. Users worldwide rave about the quality and clarity of sound in this portable, over-the-ear headphone.

Features

  • Planar magnetic drivers for better dynamics and frequency response
  • Premium faux leather for style and durability
  • Sleek contemporary design by DesignWorksUSA a BMW group company
  • Light weight and folds flat for ultimate portability

Exclusive EL-8 planar magnetic technology

Acoustically engineered for accuracy

Audeze’s innovative planar magnetic technology delivers astonishingly clear and accurate sound.

Diaphragms thinner than a human hair

We use space-age materials in a near weightless diaphragm that’s three times larger than typical headphones for fast response times, dramatically reduced distortion, higher resolution and improved imaging.

Near zero distortion

Patented Uniforce™ voice-coil technology delivers a uniform driving force across the entire diaphragm for near zero distortion.

Nearly double the magnetic driving force

Patented Fluxor™ Magnet Arrays focus the magnetic flux nearly doubling the power driving the diaphragm for even lower distortion and greater accuracy.

Internal soundwaves

Patented Fazor™ Elements guide internal headphone soundwaves to avoid resonance producing a more accurate waveform.

Engineered and handcrafted in our California factory

The sturdy aluminum frame is built to last a lifetime, the earpads and headband are handcrafted with luxurious faux leather for best sound and maximum comfort. The headband fits everyone and contributes to superb long-term comfort. The EL-8 is made at our Southern California factory and engineered to immerse you in sound.

Cutting-Edge Industrial Design by BMW's i8 Team

The Strategic partner Designworks, a BMW group subsidiary, provided the industrial design for the EL-8. Audeze combines their cutting-edge designs with our own advanced planar magnetic technologies to create an astonishingly accurate sounding headphone with a custom aluminum frame and unique floating headband to provide maximum comfort over long listening sessions.

Specs

Technical Features

Style
Over-ear, open-back
Transducer type
Planar Magnetic
Magnetic structure
Fluxor™ magnet array
Phase management
Fazor
Magnet type
Neodymium N50
Diaphragm type
Ultra-thin Uniforce™
Transducer size
100 mm
Maximum power handling
3W RMS
Maximum SPL
>130dB
Frequency response
10Hz - 50kHz
THD
<0.1% @ 100dB
Impedance
30 ohms
Sensitivity
102 dB/1mW (at Drum Reference Point)
Minimum power requirement
>250mW
Weight
1.15lb (520g)

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