On the market appeared magnetic-planar headphones Meze Audio Empyrean, created by the companies Meze Audio and Rinaro Isodynamics. The first was responsible for the design and design of the device, and the second — for the technical component. New products have drivers with a hybrid magnetic matrix, sound coils zigzag shape and anatomical shape of the bowl.
In the teardrop-shaped bowls are installed the lightest of the existing magnetic-planar drivers with a hybrid matrix, made by hand by Rinaro specialists. Neodymium magnets arranged symmetrically with respect to the diaphragm on both sides, create the most effective magnetic field necessary for the uniform operation of the diaphragm itself. In the construction of the latter, a special isotropic thermostabilized polymer with a conductive layer is used.
The power of the headphones has been increased thanks to a specially designed spiral-shaped sound coil. It is located right in front of the user's ear canal, providing direct sound direction in the middle and high ranges without any delay. The voice coil in a zigzag shape, located in the upper part of the driver, ensures the improved transmission of low frequencies.
The weight of the headphones was reduced by evenly distributing the elements of the magnetic system. The lightweight body is made of aluminum and carbon fiber. The acoustic aluminum grating is made of a single piece of aluminum using high-precision laser cutting. The patented leather headband design with optional side wings provides an increased area of contact with the user's head, allowing pressure points to dissipate and making the Empyrean comfortable to wear.
Specifications of Meze Audio Empyrean:
- Type: full size, open
- Drivers: isodynamic, production Rinaro
- Frequency range: 4 to 110 000 Hz
- Impedance: 32 Ohms
- Sensitivity: 100 dB/mW
- Connector: Mini-XLR four-pin
- Weight: 430 g
The package, in addition to the headphones themselves, includes an audio cable with a 3.5 mm plug and a case-suitcase for transportation.