AUDEZE MM-500 Headphone launched
“Finally some headphones that I can mix my tracks with” – Manny Marroquin, 11-time Grammy Award winner
Designed and optimized in one of the world’s most acclaimed recording studios, the Audeze MM-500 is a tool made specifically to make mixes conscientiously translate and capture in detail the emotion of the artist. Lighter than the famous LCD-X, the MM-500’s sleek and durable chassis offers comfort even when used all day.
Say hello to the headphones used to mix Kendrick Lamar’s first album, “Mr Morale & The Big Steppers,” at Larrabee Studios.
Like nearfield monitors, these headphones remove the room from the equation to deliver studio-quality sound anywhere. They are compatible with virtually any audio interface or console and have everything you need to become the go-to headphone for someone as demanding as Manny Marroquin.
A tool up to any situation
“In my studio, I use MM-500s as much as monitors” – Manny Marroquín
The Audeze MM-500s have been designed to meet the demands of long listening sessions that go on throughout the day. World-Class studio monitor? Yes. Reference to use anywhere? No problem. Do you hear them go on late into the night? Done. Thanks to the easy movement of its drivers, comfortable fit and reliable sound, you can count on the MM-500 in any situation.
Headphones as a lifestyle
“When you want studio quality sound wherever you are” – Manny Marroquín
You need to hear everything in its purest, most natural form, anytime, anywhere. Manny knows the importance of headphones in today’s world: from the studio to the stage, from the café to the beach, the MM-500 are the reference for the soundtrack of your life.
Elegance, comfort and durability
“Putting on the MM-500s gives me the confidence to deliver the best mixes” – Manny Marroquín
With premium leather ear cushions, a spring-steel headband, and a metal-plated aluminum frame, the MM-500s are noticeably lighter. Like Audeze’s top-of-the-line headphones, the MM-500s are handcrafted at Audeze’s Southern California factory to deliver years of quality and comfort in headphones made to look, play and listen to.
Improve your Professional Audio
“The MM-500 is a must have in my studio, just like any other piece of my gear” – Manny Marroquín
Offering studio-grade sound quality always at hand, the MM-500s are the next level in professional audio reproduction. Whether you come to them from the LCD-X or from another brand, the MM-500 will soon become an essential piece of your life, like your favorite headphones.
Award-winning Audeze technology
“The best definition, sharpness and depth among all the headphones I know” – Manny Marroquín
The MM-500’s Planar Magnetic drivers deliver a realism that sound professionals like Manny “can’t live without.” With lightning-fast crossovers, accurate frequency response and reliable mix translation powered by proprietary Audeze innovations, the MM-500 delivers unparalleled sound quality other headphones can only dream of.
Specifications Audeze MM-500
- Type: Over-ear, open-back
- Transducer: Planar Magnetic
- Magnetic structure: Fluxor™ magnet array
- Phase Management: Fazor™
- Magnet Type: Neodymium N50
- Diaphragm: Ultra-Thin Uniforce™
- Transducer size: 90mm
- Maximum SPL: >130dB
- Frequency response: 5Hz – 50kHz
- THD: <0.1% @ 100dB SPL, 1kHz
- Sensitivity: 100dB/1mW (at Drum Reference Point)
- Impedance: 18 ohms
- Maximum supported power: 5W RMS
- Recommended minimum power: >100mW
- Recommended power: >250mW
- Weight: 495g
- Includes: MM-500 Headphones, Braided Cable, Economy Travel Case, Certificate of Authenticity and Warranty Card*
RRP from €1969