Full Specifications and Features


Size & Weight

Approx. 7.76 oz without cable

General Features

Driver Unit
1.57", dome type (CCAW Voice Coil)
Impedance (Ohm)
24 Ω at 1 kHz
Diaphragms with titanium-coated domes
Frequency Response
5–60000 Hz
Sensitivities (dB/mW)
103 dB/mW
Cord Type
Cord Length
Approx. 3.94 ft
L-shaped gold-plated 4-pole mini plug
Wearing Style
Circum Aural


Unit of Microphone
Electret condenser
Direction of In-Line Microphone
Omni directional

Color Options



High-Resolution Audio for uncompromising sound

Experience digital music to the fullest with High-Resolution Audio. By capturing music at a higher rate than CD, increasing both audio samples per second and the bitrate accuracy of each sample, High-Resolution Audio offers an uncompromised rendition of an artist's music. Savor every breath and subtle movement for a truly emotional experience.

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Titanium-coated diaphragm domes for superior clarity

Diaphragms with a titanium-coated dome give a more consistent and precise sound across the entire frequency range. Sound energy lost during transmission to the headphone housing is more uniform for a true and authentic performance. 

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Dynamic HD drivers deliver authentic sound

1.57" High-Resolution compatible HD driver units reproduce frequencies up to 60 kHz and deliver a powerful, responsive low range. The lightweight CCAW voice coils deliver a high-linearity response for stable, true-to-source high frequencies.

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Tangle-free cable

The cable has a serrated design to resist snags and tangles, keeping your headphones knot free.

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Beat Response Control

Beat Response Control technology delivers a tight, deep bass response, making it perfect for low-end focused music styles. Acoustic port on the housing controls air flow for the low frequency range and optimizes diaphragm movement to enable more accurate reproduction of bass.

Inline remote and mic for hands-free calls

Take hands-free calls and switch tracks without ever having to touch your smartphone, thanks to the inline remote and mic.