ABYSS has given their AB-1266 Phi Reference Headphone a new suit, made of, what they say is, “the hardest thin film coating on Earth”.  A coloured polymer ceramic coating (CC) is factory applied and oven cured. This gives a two-tone luxury black finish and ABYSS say it also enhances the quality of sound by further improving upon the anti-resonant nature of its all aluminium components. It also allows for custom colour options.

ABYSS has also improved upon the ear pads in both appearance and function. The new pads are deeper and more comfortable, and are said to improve acoustics.  The new pads will be standard issue with the new CC model, and will also be sold separately as an upgrade for any older model AB-1266.

Pricing for the new AB-1266 Phi CC is $4995 USD for the Lite version, $5995 USD for Deluxe, and $7995 USD for the Complete. Current Euro prices will remain the same.



Read More Posts Like This

  • The ABYSS Diana luxury line of headphones was launched in early 2018. ABYSS has now produced a second higher performance Diana version that incorporates the Phi planar speakers from their flagship AB-1266 Phi CC. ABYSS has also created a new ear pad to better match the acoustics of the new Phi drivers. Pricing for the new Diana Phi is $3995 USD…

  • Abyss 120,000 Euro Headphone System At Munich High End 2017

    Abyss Headphones got in touch to tell us what they are demonstrating at High End Munich: “Along with the world debut of our sexy Diana headphone dressed in various outfits, Abyss Headphones will have a very special high-performance headphone system sporting a retail price in excess of 120,000 €, the finest in headphone systems”. “Visitors can sit and enjoy high…

  • Sennheiser Headphone Circle

    For two days Custom Cable of New Malden, Surrey will feature a “Sennheiser Headphone Circle” where five models from Sennheiser, including the range topping HD800 and popular Momentum models will be available for you to try. Connected to the company's HDVD800 headphone amplifier and playing high-resolution music from computer or audio CDs, this will be a rare opportunity to audition…

You must be logged in to leave a reply.