Audeze EL-8 Titanium Headphones (Discontinued)
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- EL-8 Titanium Headphones w/ Lightning Cable, DAC, & Headphone Amp
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"The EL-8 Closed-Back is their lightest, most comfortable, best looking, easiest to drive, most affordable, made-in-the-U.S. headphone, and maintains Audeze’s signature sound. Well done!"
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.
Includes lightning cable, DAC, & headphone amp.
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.
Patented Fazor Elements guide internal headphone soundwaves to avoid resonance producing a more accurate waveform.
The world’s first 24-bit Lightning cable for higher-resolution sound
Immerse yourself in sound with Audeze’s one-of-a-kind CIPHER cable for a significant upgrade to your listening experience. It features an inline system-on-a-chip that drives your music to levels you never dreamed of by bypassing the iPhone’s internal DAC and amplifier and streaming high-resolution audio to our high-quality DAC with DSP for significantly better sound quality.The Cipher cable also features a SIRI-compatible microphone for voice calls.
Customize your sound in real-time with the Audeze iOS App
The Audeze DSP app features two presets to personalize your music playback. It features a 10-band equalizer that changes EQ in real time. Refine the bass levels and tamp down the highs on peaky recordings you still love. Save two EQ curve presets that travel with the cable when switching devices.
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
Our strategic partner Designworks, a BMW group subsidiary, provided the industrial design for the SINE. 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.
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Planar magnetic drivers for better dynamics and frequency response
Premium leather for style and durability
Sleek contemporary design by DesignWorksUSA a BMW group company
Light weight and folds flat for ultimate portability
Fluxor magnetic arrays
Style: Closed circumaural
Transducer type: Planar magnetic
Magnetic structure: Fluxor magnets
Magnet type: Neodymium
Driver Size: 100 mm
Maximum power handling: 15W (for 200ms)
Maximum SPL: >130dB
Frequency response: 10Hz – 50kHz
Total harmonic distortion: <0.1% (1kHz, 1mW)
Impedance: 30 ohms
Efficiency: 102dB / 1mW
Optimal power requirement: 200mW – 4W
"The EL-8 is their lightest, most comfortable, best looking, easiest to drive, most affordable, made-in-the-U.S. headphone, and maintains Audeze’s signature sound. Well done!"
- Steve Guttenberg, Sound & Vision
"Beautiful, lifelike sound from one of the industry's top planar magnetic headphone-makers manufactured with high-quality craftsmanship."
- Michael Calore, WIRED
"Audeze's new EL-8 Open-Back Headphones use a unique planar magnetic design to deliver ultra¬-detailed sound with visceral bass — straight from an iPhone!"
- Men's Journal
"The EL-8's special beauty was their holistic way with space and inner details. It sounded stronger, faster, punchier and more transparent than through my big floorstanders."
- Herb Reichart, Stereophile
"It makes for an attractive sumptuousness on material with clean and well-extended bass, an area where the EL-8 unquestionably shines."
- Hi-Fi News
"There are hours upon hours of eloquent beauty to discover in the depths of your music collection when listening through the EL-8s."
- Ryan Waniata, Digital Trends
2m (6.56 feet) Audeze headphone cable
3.5mm to 1/4in stereo adapter
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