Audeze LCD-X - Music Creator Special - Planar Magnetic Headphones (Lambskin Leather)

BH #AU100LX10150 • MFR #100-LX-1015-00
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Audeze LCD-X - Music Creator Special - Planar Magnetic Headphones (Lambskin Leather)
Key Features
  • For Mixing, Mastering, Reference Hi-Fi
  • Smartphone and Mobile Device Compatible
  • Neodymium Planar Magnetic Transducers
  • Open Circumaural Design
The Audeze LCD-X - Music Creator Special are high-performance reference planar magnetic headphones, designed for professional mixing, mastering, and reference level personal Hi-Fi listening when connected to a low-powered external headphone amplifier or portable device. The Music Creator Special offers the same LCD-X headphones at a more affordable price, but without the professional travel case.
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Audeze LCD-X - Music Creator Special - Planar Magnetic Headphones (Lambskin Leather)

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Audeze LCD-X Overview

The Audeze LCD-X - Music Creator Special are high-performance reference planar magnetic headphones, designed for professional mixing, mastering, and reference level personal Hi-Fi listening when connected to a low-powered external headphone amplifier or portable device. The Music Creator Special offers the same LCD-X headphones at a more affordable price, but without the professional travel case.

The headphones are sensitive enough to be driven by portable music players such as iPods, iPhones, and other smartphones. Instead of utilizing traditional dynamic cone drivers, the headphones implement a neodymium magnetic planar transducer design to deliver a frequency response of 5 to 50,000 Hz with a THD of less than 1%, an impedance of 20 Ohms, an efficiency of 103 dB per 1 mW, and a total output SPL of over 130 dB when driven by 15 watts.

Magnetic planar technology differs from traditional dynamic cone designs by suspending a thin lightweight diaphragm within a parallel magnetic 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.

The benefits of a magnetic planar 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 that cones are susceptible to, and better amplifier compatibility because the circuit functions as an almost entirely restive load.

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.

The headphone earcups are made of anodized aluminum with black lambskin leatherette earpads. The Audeze LCD-X are handmade in the USA and ship with a 1/4" to dual 4-pin mini-XLR cable and a 1/4" to 1/8" stereo adapter.

UPC: 819343011396

Audeze LCD-X Specs

Headphone
Driver Size4.2" / 106 mm
Driver TypePlanar
Magnet TypeNeodymium
DesignOver-Ear (Circumaural)
Earcup StyleOpen-Back
General
Frequency Response5 Hz to 20 kHz
Sensitivity103 dB at 1 mW
Impedance20 Ohms
Maximum Sound Pressure Level (SPL)130 dB
Maximum Power Handling15,000 mW
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)1%
Connectivity
Audio Connector to Source1/4"
Connector to EarpieceMini XLR 4-Pin
Cable
DetachableYes
Cable Length8.2' / 2.50 m
Physical
Weight21.2 oz / 600 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight3.065 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)11.05 x 11 x 7.05"
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