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EL8 Open Back Over-Ear Headphones

The Audeze EL8 Open Back headphones are the clear choice for anyone looking for audiophile and pro-grade sound in a portable, planar magnetic headphone. Their innovative design features a near weightless diaphragm, plus patented Uniforce voice-coil technology.

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Planar Open-Back Design

Experience the listening thrill of a huge soundstage

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Multiple Cable Options

Configure for Apple, Pono/Sony, Astell&Kern, or standard

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Designworks Design

Cool design from a BMW group subsidiary

  • Audeze uses space-age materials in a near weightless diaphragm that’s four times larger than typical headphones for fast response times, higher resolution and improved imaging, and dramatically reduced distortion.
  • Patented Uniforce voice-coil technology delivers a uniform driving force across the entire diaphragm for near zero distortion.
  • 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.
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Color Dark Wood / Black
Operating Principle Open-Back
Impedance 30 Ohms
Sensitivity 102db
Transducer Type Planar magnetic
Amplifier Recommended No
Wired or Wireless Wired
Noise Control Noise Isolating
Volume Control On Cord No
Built-In Microphone No
Adjustable Headband Click
Detachable Cable Yes
Cable Length 47"
Tangle Free Cord No
Replaceable Earpads Yes
Travel Friendly Yes
Connection Either Side No
Inputs Supported 1/8" (3.5mm)
1/4" (6.35mm)
Amp Built In No
Driver 100mm Planar Magnetic
Ear Coupling Circumaural
Frequency Response 10 - 50kHz
Foldable Yes
Works With Portables Yes
Accessories 2m (6.56 feet) Audeze headphone cable
3.5mm to 1/4in stereo adapter
Parts Warranty 1 Year Earpads/Headband/Cables
3 year LCD Planar Drivers
Labor Warranty 1 Year Earpads/Headband/Cables
3 year LCD Planar Drivers
Open/Closed Back Open-Back

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