Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back Over-Ear Headphones for Apple Devices Overview
The Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back Over-Ear Headphones for Apple Devices is the ideal choice for Apple users looking for audiophile and pro-grade sound. The EL-8 is the first pair of over-ear headphones from Audeze to feature an integrated Lightning connector for your Apple Devices. It delivers incredible sound quality for every song in your iOS music collection in an attractive, lightweight and comfortable design. The EL-8 provides exceptional performance not only for your music library but also for your personal phone calls, thanks to the built-in headphone amplifier and 24-bit Digital Audio Converter (DAC) included in the Lightning cable. The EL-8 earphones provide an incredibly listening experience that distinguishes itself from other headphones and opens up a new field of sound. Additionally, you'll enjoy all the benefits of Audeze’s impressive planar magnetic technology, created to produce astonishingly clear and accurate sound.See full details
- Comfortable, closed-back circumaural (over-ear) headphones
- Sound isolating design isolates the listener and reduce ambient noise
- Faux leather earpads and headband for maximum comfort and durability
- Sturdy yet lightweight aluminum earphones fold flat for easy portability
- Planar magnetic drivers for better dynamics and frequency response
- Audeze technologies including Fazor elements, Fluxor magnetic arrays and Uniforce diaphragms ensure low distortion and clear, accurate sound
- Sleek and contemporary design by DesignWorks, a BMW group company
- Frequency response: 10 Hz to 50 kHz
- Impedance: 30 Ohms
- Maximum sound pressure level (SPL): >130 dB
- Total harmonic distortion (THD): <0.1% (1 kHz, 1mW)
- Includes microphone and remote on cord to answer calls when on the go
- Product weight: 1.05 lbs.
- Warranty: 1 Year - World Wide Stereo is an authorized dealer for every brand we sell
- World Wide Stereo 60-day guarantee and expert product support
Carefully Crafted and Engineered
The EL-8 features a durable aluminum frame that is designed to last a lifetime. The headband and ear pads are handcrafted with comfortable faux leather material for the best sound and maximum comfort. Audeze designed the headphones to fit everyone and to provide superb long-term comfort for years to come. The EL-8 is made at Audeze’s Southern California factory and carefully crafted to immerse you in an unforgettable sound experience.
Audeze designed the EL-8 earphones to maintain this expressive sound, while crafting them to be convenient enough for everyday wear. State-of-the-art technology helps keep them smaller, lighter and much more efficient than traditional high-end headphones. This closed-back over-ear version for Apple devices provides a high-end audio experience on iOS devices. An additional Digital Audio Converter (DAC) enhances the experience, making your music and phone calls sound better than ever before.
Exclusive Technology for High Efficiency
For years, Audeze has been a leading innovator in designing and creating planar magnetic headphones. They continue to push the envelope, improving their sound by including only the best technology. With the EL-8, Audeze has discovered a way to decrease weight and improve efficiency like never before. They developed the state-of-the-art Fluxor magnet, which nearly doubles the strength of conventional magnetic headphones for lower distortion and greater accuracy. The patented Fluxor magnet makes the EL-8 a powerful yet small and lightweight choice.
The EL-8 is crafted with highly efficient, space-age materials in a near weightless diaphragm that is three times larger than traditional high-end over-ear headphones for quick response times, significantly reduced distortion, higher resolution audio and improved overall imaging. Fazor Elements guide internal headphone soundwaves to avoid resonance, generating a more accurate waveform.
Cutting-Edge Industrial Design
Audeze collaborated with renowned design partner DesignWorks to craft a stunning industrial design for the EL-8’s. Audeze combined their state-of-the-art designs with their own leading planar magnetic technologies to craft an exceedingly accurate sounding pair of earphones with a custom aluminum frame and unique floating headband to maintain maximum comfort over long listening sessions.
Enhance your listening experience with Audeze’s unique CIPHER cable. These headphones feature an inline chip system that brings your music to levels you never thought possibly by excluding the iPhone’s standard internal Digital Audio Converter (DAC) and amplifier and streaming high-resolution audio to our impressive DAC with Digital Signal Processing (DSP) for significantly better audio quality. The Cipher cable also includes a SIRI-compatible microphone for voice commands.
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back Headphones Specifications:
- Style: Closed-back 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: 100dB / 1mW
- Optimal power requirement: 200mW – 4W
- Weight: 480g
What's in the Box
What's In The Box:
- EL8 Closed-Back Over-Ear Headphones
- 2m (6.56 feet) Audeze headphone cable
- 5mm to 1/4in stereo adapter