Audeze EL-8 Headphones


Reg. price £600.00

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The EL-8 is flexible, portable, lightweight and loaded with new technology for extreme performance. It works beautifully with most portable players and phones. Designed by BMWDesignWorks USA they're built with superb craftsmanship, wood veneer accents, and enormous attention to detail. The EL-8 features the world's most advanced planar magnetic technology with sound quality unheard of in this or any other price category.

The EL-8 headphones use planar magnetic technology. This technology, also found in some esoteric speakers is related to electrostatic technology, made famous by Quad in the past. Planar magnetic headphones have a super-thin diaphragm suspended in magnetic fields created by tiny magnets placed either side of it.

To create movement the audio signal is passed through an electrical circuit printed on the wafer thin diaphragm which when combined with the magnetic field produces an electrical force that moves the diaphragm back and forth. The lack of mass involved in this type of audio driver results in stunning dynamics and low level detail.

They are solidly constructed and in fact slightly heavier than some alternatives but they're also comfortable. The headband is very well cushioned as are the earcups themselves making long term listening a breeze.

On listening to the EL-8's you will find confident, detailed and agile bass lines combined with sweet open mids and a top end with exceptional clarity that always remains smooth.

Style Open 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
Weight 460g
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