Full Specifications & Features




Size & Weight

245 g (without cable)

General Features

Closed Type
Driver Unit
40 mm dynamic – Dome type
Dynamic Type
Impedance (Ohm)
Frequency Response
Sensitivities (dB/mW)
106 dB/mW
Cord Type
Cord Length
1.2 m
Gold-plated L-shaped four-conductor stereo mini
Wearing Style
Headband, Over-Ear


Direction of In-Line Microphone
Omni directional

Color Options


What's In The Box

  • Operating instructions


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Advanced Direct Vibe Structure for balanced bass

The headphones’ Advanced Direct Vibe Structure ensures you’ll be able to enjoy balanced bass response – whatever your musical style. Each ear cup contains two flexible diaphragms, front and rear, that are tightly sealed to isolate your music’s bass signatures for a smooth, resonating low-end response.  

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Tight bass with Beat Response Control

Beat Response Control technology delivers a tight, deep bass response, making it perfect for low-end focused music styles. An air vent maximises airflow within the low frequency range, optimising the efficiency of the diaphragm to enable more accurate reproduction of bass rhythms.  

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Dynamic Neodymium drivers deliver precise sound

Lightweight 40mm dynamic Neodymium driver units enable the headphones to deliver a punchy, rhythmic response to even the most demanding track. Combined with a highly sensitive diaphragm, you’ll be able to turn the headphones up louder – without the need for an amp – and still enjoy clear, precise audio across the spectrum.

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Wide frequency response for a full range of sound

The wideband frequency range – spanning 3Hz to 28kHz* – is designed for today’s bass-heavy music. The 3Hz low end of the frequency range picks up every powerful sub-bass note, while at the 28kHz high-end, you’ll be able to enjoy vocal melodies in outstanding clarity. * Passive operation only; 20Hz to 20kHz A2DP

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High sensitivity for a loud, clear sound

With a high sensitivity of 106dB/mW, these headphones are highly efficient in converting electricity into acoustic signals. This means you’ll hear a louder sound across the entire audio spectrum (compared to less sensitive headphones) when listening to music through the same source and at the same volume level. 

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Pressure-relieving earpads seal in sound

 The oval earpad design with pressure-relieving cushions has been engineered to match the shape of your ears, ensuring a secure fit with minimal sound leakage. Ultra thick earpads with seamless 3D sewing seal in sound, reflecting acoustics back towards your ears. As a result, you’ll hear more of your music with less outside interference and maximum bass signatures.  

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Swivel folding design makes travel easy

The perfect pairing for those who live life on the go. The sliding metal headband and swivel folding design makes it easy to store your headphones when not in use or while traveling. The earcups swivel flat to allow easy packing in a suitcase or for slipping into a bag.  

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Metal headband for a comfortable fit 

A metal headband with soft head cushion helps ensures a snug, comfortable fit, wherever your music takes you. It also gives the headphones a premium look and feel.

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Aluminium fascia for punchy bass 

The light but rigid aluminium fascia on top of the housing suppresses unwanted vibration to preserve deep, punchy bass sounds. 

In-line remote and microphone for hands-free calls

With an in-line remote and built-in microphone on the headphone cord, you can take hands-free calls from your Android smartphone or iPhone while listening to music. Switch easily between songs and calls with no need to remove your headphones.