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Audeze MM-500 Planar Magnetic Headphones

BH #AUMM500 • MFR #100-MM-1030-01
Audeze MM-500 Planar Magnetic Headphones
Key Features
  • For Mixing, Mastering, Reference Hi-Fi
  • Neodymium Planar Magnetic Transducers
  • Open Circumaural Design
  • 5 Hz to 50 kHz Frequency Response
Professional audio engineers, sound designers, and producers in search of a pair of headphones that will deliver mixes that consistently translate should look no further than the Audeze MM-500, a pair of high-performance reference planar magnetic headphones, designed for professional mixing, mastering, and reference level personal Hi-Fi listening.
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Audeze MM-500 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2At a Glance
  • 3A Serious Tool for Every Situation
  • 4Elegance, Comfort, and Durability
  • 5The Lifestyle of Headphone Listening
  • 6Elevate Your Professional Audio Game
  • 7Award-Winning Audeze Technology
  • 8Planar Magnetic Technology
  • 9Performance
  • 10Neodymium Magnets
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Professional audio engineers, sound designers, and producers in search of a pair of headphones that will deliver mixes that consistently translate should look no further than the Audeze MM-500, a pair of high-performance reference planar magnetic headphones, designed for professional mixing, mastering, and reference level personal Hi-Fi listening.

Designed in collaboration with award-winning producer/mixer Manny Marroquin, the M-500 were conceived and refined in one of the world’s most acclaimed studios. Not only do the MM-500 consistently translates to all playback systems, but they recreate the captured emotion the artist intended. The headphones are lighter than the LCD-X and feature a sleek and study chassis that's designed for all-day comfort.

At a Glance
  • Specifically designed to deliver mixes that consistently translate well
  • Like near-field monitors, they remove your room from the equation and give you studio-quality sound anywhere
  • Durable, lightweight chassis featuring machined aluminum and spring steel
  • Compatible with virtually all audio interfaces or consoles
  • Designed in collaboration with award-winning producer/mixer Manny Marroquin
A Serious Tool for Every Situation
The MM-500 is designed to suit the requirements of long daily listening sessions under almost any condition. With its ease of drive, comfortable fit, and trustworthy sound, you can count on the MM-500 to deliver in every situation.
Elegance, Comfort, and Durability
Featuring extra-plush premium leather earpads, an adjustable spring steel headband, and a machined aluminum structure, the MM-500 feels substantial, yet lightweight. Just like the flagship headphones, the MM-500 is hand-crafted in Audeze's Southern California workshop to provide years of reliable comfort in a package that calls out to be held, admired, and listened to.
The Lifestyle of Headphone Listening
You need to hear everything at its most natural and pure—exactly when you need it—anywhere, anytime. Manny knows the importance of headphone listening in today's world: studio to stage, cafe to beachfront, canal to jetway, the MM-500 is the reference to the soundtrack of your life.
Elevate Your Professional Audio Game
Offering studio-quality sound, always within reach, the MM-500 is truly the next level of performance in pro audio. Whether you're stepping up from the LCD-X or from another brand, the MM-500 will be as much a part of your life as your favorite pair of sneakers.
Award-Winning Audeze Technology
The MM-500's planar magnetic drivers provide realism that audio professionals like Manny "can't live without." With lightning-fast transients, accurate frequency response and trusted mix translation powered by Audeze's patented innovations, the MM-500 produces unparalleled audio quality that other headphones can only dream of.
Planar Magnetic Technology
Planar magnetic technology differs from traditional dynamic cone designs by suspending a thin lightweight diaphragm within a parallel plane comprised of an array of magnets. The diaphragm is much lighter when compared to a traditional dynamic cone and has a printed circuit spread across a thin film substrate on the surface of the diaphragm as opposed to a cone attached to a voice coil. When the audio signal from the amplifier reaches the circuit, it magnetizes the diaphragm within the field and produces sound.
Performance
The benefits of a planar magnetic design include faster transient response due to the lighter diaphragm, a wide frequency with low distortion, better heat dissipation, fewer moving parts for greater durability without the kind of sonic degradation for which cones are susceptible, and better amplifier compatibility because the circuit functions as an almost entirely restive load.
Neodymium Magnets
The magnetic structure creates a uniform magnetic field across the diaphragm without the need for additional ferromagnetic material traditionally found in other planar headphones to remove magnetic interference, reduce harmonic distortion, and lower overall weight. The headphones also feature Audeze's patent-pending Fazor elements that guide and manage the flow of sound through the earcups for a more enveloping sound stage and improved frequency extension.
UPC: 819343014694

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