Headphones. Open-back. Planarmagnetic. High efficiency ([email protected]/1kHz). 31.6 Ohm input impedance. CNC-d aluminium structure. Carbon fibre upper headband with a winged leather lower headband to better distribute the headphone’s 430g. Rinaro-designed diaphragm (0.16g, 4650mm2) w/ two-part trace: switch-back for mid/bass, spiral for higher frequencies. Swappable earpads. €2999 all up with optional balanced cable going for €349. The full monty nudges three and a half large.
Those are the CliffsNotes on Meze Audio’s flagship headphone, the Empyrean, first caught by yours truly at Munich High-End 2018.… Read the full article