McIntosh Laboratory has launched its first-ever headphone. MCHEAD2

“The McIntosh-designed headphone driver in the new MHP1000 has been carefully engineered to complement any current or legacy McIntosh headphone amplifier, plus a wide range of third-party electronics” says the company’s press release, continuing “The MHP1000 has been voiced to deliver a smooth yet transparent, full-bodied, non- fatiguing output, and is both supremely comfortable and easy to listen to over long periods. Its closed-back, circumaural design eliminates external noise and distractions for a fully immersive personal listening experience”.

Specifications

Transducer type:                     Dynamic, 40mm-diameter 3-layer compound diaphragm with

viscoelastic centre layer

Operation:                               Circumaural, closed-back, bass-ported

Frequency response:              5Hz to 20kHz

Impedance nominal:               200 ohms

Nominal SPL:                          97db (1Mw @ 500Hz)

Max SPL:                                122dB (300Mw @ 500Hz)

Magnetic circuit:                     One Tesla annular neodymium magnet motor assembly Headband and ear

Pads:                                      Leather

Detachable cables included:  1x 1-metre cable with 3.5mm stereo connector; 1x 3-metre cable with 6.3mm stereo

Weight:                                   464 grams

Price and availability

The MHP1000 sells for £1,995 and is available now.

 

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