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· Computer-optimized magnet systems minimize harmonic and intermodulation distortion
· Extremely lightweight aluminum voice coils ensure excellent transient response
· Neodymium ferrous magnet systems ensure optimum sensitivity and a very wide dynamic
· Exceptionally natural, spatial and accurate sound
· Detachable OFC copper cable, Kevlar-reinforced, with very low handling noise
· Velour ear cushions
Technical Data
Frequency response
12­38,000 Hz
Transducer principle
dynamic, open
Frequency characteristic
diffuse field equalized
Nominal impedance
Characteristic SPL at 1 kHz
97 dB
Load rating
200 mW
0.1 %
Ear coupling
Contact pressure
approx. 2.5 N
Weight (without cable)
9.17 oz
1/8" stereo mini jack plug with adapter
to 1/4" stereo jack plug
Connection cable
3 m, detachable dual-sided OFCp copper cable
HD 580
HD 580 Dynamic Headphone
The HD 580 Precision are award-winning, audiophile-quality, open dynamic hi-fi/professional
stereo headphones. The advanced diaphragm design eliminates standing waves for warm,
natural sound. The HD 580 Precision can be connected directly to hi-fi systems of the highest
quality, in particular DAT, DVD, MiniDisc and CD players. These headphones are an ideal
choice for the professional recording engineer recording classical music.
Optional Accessories
Stereo volume control
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Telephone: 860-434-9190 · Fax: 860-434-1759 · Web:
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Manufacturing Plant: Am Labor 1, 30900 Wedemark, Germany