The closed-back EL-8 offers all the benefits of the open-back EL-8 — flexible, lightweight and loaded with new technology — while isolating the listener and reducing ambient noise as no sound escapes the earcups. The EL-8 closed-back is also sensitive enough to be driven directly by portable players and smartphones, but an external amplifier produces better results. They're built with superb craftsmanship, wood veneer accents and enormous attention to detail.
2m (6.56 feet) Audeze headphone cable
3.5mm to 1/4in stereo adapter
Fluxor magnetic structure
Style Closed-back circumaural
Transducer type Planar magnetic
Magnetic structure Fluxor magnets
Magnet type Neodymium
Driver Size 100 mm
Maximum power handling 15W (for 200ms)
Maximum SPL >130dB
Frequency response 10Hz – 50kHz
Total harmonic distortion <0.1% (1KHz, 1mw)
Impedance 30 ohms
Efficiency 100dB / 1mW
Optimal power requirement 200mW – 4W
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