Beyerdynamic announced a number of new products over the summer, but it apparently isn’t done for the year. On Wednesday, the company announced its new Amiron Home open-back headphones, and said it will be showing them at the 2016 Tokyo Headphone Festival next month.
The company says the new Amiron Home is the successor to its popular T 90 headphones, which were the first to use Beyerdynamic’s Tesla technology, which has been used in the majority of the company’s higher-end headphones since. These acoustic transducers use copper wires half as thick as a human hair and offer increased precision.
Beyerdynamic says these Tesla transducers are dampened on the rear, ensuring more balanced midrange response. For the low end, the ear pads use a new acoustically effective filling material that aims for increased bass precision. The company says the Amiron Home headphones offer the warm, open, airy sound that open-back
The frequency range of the headphones is claimed to be an impressive 5 Hz to 40,000 Hz, well beyond the standard human hearing range, meaning that no detail in the music should go untranslated. The Amiron Home uses 250-ohm transducers, so even mobile devices should have no trouble driving the
If you’ve seen other headphones from Beyerdynamic, the Amiron Home will likely look fairly familiar, as they share a design aesthetic that is similar across many of the company’s open-back
The Beyerdynamic Amiron Home will sell for $700 and will be available beginning in November via authorized dealers. For more information, see the Beyerdynamic website.