boasting some of the world’s most advanced technology,
and Sony Music Studios, an expert in the art of music production.
Unleashes artists’ imagination and supports ideal music production.
Both substantial mids and panoramic imaging are clear
in the audio quality of these headphones, which was
refined over nearly four and a half years.
The achievement here was to retain a focus on the
essential midrange while accurately catching lows and
highs as well.
Provides a broad view across the entire performance
space, revealing instrument placement and reverberant
Resolution that reveals
the overall balance
Driver units developed in-house directly and accurately
reproduce a high-resolution range beyond the limits of
Greatly surpassing the resolution needed in monitoring,
they offer faithful audio quality from overall imaging to
The headphones support Hi-Res Audio content, which is
now more popular as audio formats have evolved.
Arranging a fully high-resolution environment from
recording to monitoring enables recording and mastering
truer to the artist’s vision.
of mechanical noise
Silicone rings by joints ensure smooth movement. A
meticulous approach was taken to reduce noise from
body movement during monitoring. With swiveling
housings that fold flat, the headphones are also quite
portable and easy to store.
directs sound straight
to the ear
To deliver sound directly, driver units are arranged to
match the angle of ears. Ergonomic, 3D-stitched ear
pads fit well with less pressure on the ears. Designed
for both comfortable listening and a good fit.
The detachable cable can be replaced as needed, and
both durability of moving parts and impact resistance
have been improved. Quality to withstand the rigors of
professional use is evident in details such as
PVD-coated sliders and sweat-resistant stainless steel screws.
|Type||Closed dynamic headphones
|Driver units||40 mm, dome type (CCAW voice coil)|
|5 to 80,000 Hz (JEITA)|
|Impedance||24 Ω (at 1 kHz)|
|Maximum input||1,500 mW (IEC*1)|
|approx. 2.5 m, with standard
|Weight||approx. 215 g (excluding cable)|
*1 Measured according to International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)
No warranty period is offered for these headphones, which are designed
to professional specifications and intended for studio use. All repairs are fee-based.