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Astell & Kern AKT1P Beyerdynamic Tesla Balanced Semi-Open Back Stereo Headphones

Astell & Kern AKT1P Beyerdynamic Tesla Balanced Semi-Open Back Stereo Headphones
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Beyerdynamic + Astell and KernBeyerdynamic's top-of-the-line T1 model returns with a new and improved tesla driver and lowered ohm impedance in collaboration with Astell and Kern. AK T1p provides distinguishing sound and mobile flexibility in comparison with the AK T5p, the first collaboration closed back headphone between the two companies but also beyerdynamic's 600ohm open back T1 headphone. Users can experience impressive, spacious sound, detachable cables and luxury grade surface finish with Astell and Kern's portable players. An additional 2.5mm balanced cable for Astell and Kern portable audio devices is included with a 3.5 mm audiophile grade cable. Just like all of beyerdynamic's headphones, the AK T1p is handmade in Germany with the greatest attention to detail. About BeyerdynamicEstablished 90 years ago, 1924, in Berlin, Germany by Eugen Beyer, Beyerdynamic is the essence of audio technology. Beyerdynamic is the leading audio equipment worthy of its name that has developed controller-mounted wireless conference system starting with the world's first dynamic headphone - the DT 48, which is available even today. As the inheritor of the Eugen Beyer brand, Beyerdynamic maintains the leading corporate image, vision and role put in place by the founder. The technological advancements, continuous innovation and the world's best quality have made Beyerdynamic the undisputed industry-standard and sound technology market leader. TESLA TECHNOLOGYThe pinnacle of beyerdynamic's premium class is called Tesla. The specially developed Tesla technology is a milestone in the beyerdnamic innovation history. With Tesla, named after the pioneer of the alternating current Nikola Tesla, expert describes the strength of magnetic field that has an impact on a current carrying conductor. For beyerdynamic Tesla means redesigned transducers which are distinguished by their very strong magnetic drive and transparent sound. Mobile sound experience throughout your homeUntil now, those who wished to enjoy the exceptional acoustics of the T 1 would relax in front of their stereo system with a drink in hand. Despite the powerful Tesla transducers, the flagship from Heilbronn still required an equally impressive hi-fi or headphone amplifier. The new AK T1p is a different: Even portable devices, such as the high-resolution players from Astell and Kern, allow it to demonstrate its full potential. Thanks to the 32 ohm Tesla technology, the output of the AK T1p when paired with mobile players, smartphones or tablets is significantly louder than the T 1 with its 600 ohm transducers. It thus becomes a universal listening device ? be it when chilling on the sofa, out on the terrace or even in bed. Discerning audiophiles and digital natives are now able to carry their high-end systems with them at all times. Ideal for high-resolution playbackWith its open design, the AK T1p is particularly capable when it comes to reproducing the full musical wealth offered by high-resolution audio files. Instruments and voices separate from the headphones and create a virtual soundstage. No closed headphones can achieve such levels of transparency and airiness. Owners of one of Astell and Kern's high-end players can connect the AK T1p directly to the symmetrical output of their portable device using the supplied cable with its 2.5 mm jack plug. As a result, the lead has virtually no impact on the sound, thus allowing listeners to enjoy studio masters with 24-bit resolution or high-res files in DSD format in their full, pure glory - just as the sound engineer in the studio intended. It goes without saying that a standard 3.5 mm jack cable is supplied for all other players. Perfection Made in GermanyLike all other premium headphones from beyerdynamic, the AK T1p is manufactured entirely by hand in Heilbronn. Featuring Tesla technology of the second generation, it will have audiophile listeners in raptures. Additional attenuation at the heart of the Tesla driver eliminates even the last traces of resonance in the high frequency range. beyerdynamic has also optimised the geometry of the baffle design and replaced the single-layer baffle material with a more stable, high-tech compound. This reduces the vibration of the material to a minimum, which in turn delivers even clearer sound combined with ultra-precise bass. Specifications: Transducer type: Dynamic Operating principle: Semi-Open Frequency response: 5 ? 50,000 Hz Impedance: 32 ohms Nominal sound pressure level: 102 dB Sound Coupling to the ear: Circumaural THD+N: 0.05 percent Power handling capacity: 300 mW Max. sound pressure level: 126 dB Weight Without Cable: 360 g Cable: 2.5mm 4-pole balanced cable / 3.5mm 3-pole standard cable / 3.5mm to 6.35mm adapter (detachable, OCC 7N copper conductors, textile braided)

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Brand Astell & Kern
Manufacturer Astell & Kern
MPN 2EP008-CMBL82
Base SKU AKT1P
UPC 821566015303

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