Brand: Audeze


Audeze EL-8 Open-Back Headphones

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The world’s most advanced planar magnetic headphone, the Audeze EL-8 Open-Back Headphones!

"Just like its upmarket Audeze siblings the EL-8 is designed and made in the US. Not only that, I think it's more comfortable and better looking than Audeze's higher-end LCD series headphones. The EL-8 is one of the few planar magnetic headphones to shine when plugged into portable (battery-powered) music players... I love this headphone, it delivers extraordinary resolution, hard-hitting dynamics, accurate and powerful bass, and spacious imaging. The Audeze EL-8 is a force to be reckoned with." - Steve Guttenberg,

"Bottom line, these sound fantastic and are an absolute joy to listen to music with. If you want that natural sound with a grand soundstage, you got it. Want that fantastic top-end, and tricky-to-master smooth midrange? That’s in abundance too. These cover the full sound spectrum with consummate ease. Moving from the bassy kick in up-tempo music, to the instrument and vocal separation in live performances, the EL-8 adapt almost seamlessly... Fantastic sound quality packed into a beautifully crafted design." - Michael Sawh,

"Audeze’s brazenly advanced EL-8 come dangerously close to the performance you’d expect from headphones costing upward of $1,000... if you’re looking to step into serious performance for under a grand, Audeze’s EL-8 are a shining beacon at the top of their class." - Ryan Waniata,

The Audeze EL-8 Open-Back Headphones are flexible, portable, lightweight and loaded with new technology for extreme performance. It works beautifully with most portable players and phones. Designed by BMWDesignWorks USA and available in open and closed-back models, 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.

Patent-Pending Features:
Fazor elements
Fluxor magnetic structure
Uniforce diaphragms

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

Package Includes
2m (6.56 feet) Audeze headphone cable
3.5mm to 1/4in stereo adapter

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