SoundMAGIC VENTO P55 US & Canada Review Tours
Nov 16, 2015 at 7:32 PM Thread Starter Post #1 of 12

nmatheis

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Hello Head-Fi community,
 

Being a happy SoundMAGIC HP200 owner, I was quite excited to see the recent VENTO teaser. Thanks to @SoundMAGIC US, @hakushondaimao and I will be kicking off parallel US & Canadian tours for the SoundMAGIC VENTO P55 On-Ear Headphones in December, giving several Head-Fi'ers the chance to try them out and provide valuable feedback for the rest of the Head-Fi community.
 
[size=small]Founded in September 2005 and registered its own brand "Sound-Magic ", Shenzhen SoundMAGIC Technology Development Co., Ltd. is mainly engaged in designing, researching and developing acoustic products. In November 2006, we established our own production factory, transforming from designing company to design and manufacture of integrated plant. On March 12, 2009, we amended and registered our new trademark "SoundMAGIC" which is our final trademark, and used it from then on. As a result of fast growing business overseas, we registered our own company in [/size][size=1em]Hong Kong[/size][size=small] [/size][size=small]on March 3, 2010, named "SOUNDMAGIC TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CO., LIMITED." As a professional design and production company, we are mainly engaged in acoustic products, such as middle and high-end music earphones, wireless earphones, head[/size][size=small]phone amplifiers, sound boxes, bluetooth and so on.[/size][size=small] [/size]
There are a lot of widespread products in our company, especially PL11,PL12, PL20,PL21,MP21, PL30,PL50. 


With the help of unique and innovative design, and high cost performance, our products are widely accepted, and receive a good reputation. Therefore, our registered brand "SoundMAGIC" spread widely, too. Up to now, there are about 30 distributors, throughout Asia, Europe, and America. Therefore, our products enjoy a high popularity both at home and abroad, which makes us coming to the fore quickly in this line. 


When our brand "SoundMAGIC" expands at a great speed, we also establish long-term cooperative relations with some companies who produce world famous brand of headsets. Our company has been growing steadily, and maintained the growth rate of 1.5 to 2 times although the global economic environment deteriorated. 


There are advanced production lines and precise electro-acoustic testing equipments in our company. With meticulous manufacturing process, all products must be tested at least three times. At the same time, our products must pass full-featured inspection when delivered, making sure the high quality of our SoundMAGIC products. We promise all our products are guaranteed with three months for replacement and one year warranty. 


Mr. Xu, the principal, initially set goals of three stages development for our company.Namely:first is primary stage, it is to popularize our "SoundMAGIC" globally and establish our brand image. Second is growth stage, it is to perfect our production line, make a further expansion for our products, and improve our market share. Third is mature and sustainable development stage, it is to lay foundation for "SoundMAGIC" to be a well-known brand and expand production lines to manufacture consumer electronics products. At present, we has been basically completed the first stage, and we are in the second stage which is set for 3 to 5 years. As to the schedule of the third stage, it has not been set. 

 
Enterprise strengths: original creative products, beautiful design and process, perfect quality control and professional sound design. 
Enterprise ambition: establish a world famous brand "SoundMAGIC" Enterprise orientation: research, develop and manufacture high quality product.
Enterprise culture: innovation, talent orientation, active struggle and stick to promise. 
Enterprise operation principle: quality first, customer paramount.
 



DESCRIPTION
SoundMAGIC’s Vento P55 On-Ear Headphone represents the next stage in the evolution of the SoundMAGIC brand. Italian for “wind”, the name Vento was chosen by Head Designer, Tony Xu, to express the control the Vento headphone has over moving air. 

With a two year development period, the Vento is the first SoundMAGIC headphone where every single component is manufactured in-house. The proprietary driver has been developed from the ground up by SoundMAGIC’s team of expert engineers, and tweaked to deliver unrivaled precision and a vastly superior sound stage. Using an ultra-thin copper winding imported specially from Japan, the driver is able to deliver an accuracy and clarity that is normally reserved for high-end audiophile headphones.

With a stainless steel headband, aluminum ear cups and soft leather ear pads, the SoundMAGIC Vento is designed to withstand daily use, but comfortable enough for extended listening sessions. The included hard case and traveling pouch offer two options for transporting and storing the Vento P55 headphones.
 


  1. Detailed and Accurate Sound – The Vento’s proprietary driver features ultra-thin copper winding for incredible detail retrieval.
  2. Stylish looks – With a sleek stainless steel headband and brushed aluminum ear cups, the Vento P55 is an understated but beautiful headphone.
  3. Replaceable cable – The Vento features a replaceable cable, allowing the listener to switch between the included “C” cable that includes a mic and smartphone remote, and the regular cable. With spare cables available to purchase, this feature means that the Vento really is a headphone to keep for life.
  4. Smartphone compatible – The included “C” cable is compatible with most smartphones and offers call answer, track start/stop, track skip and volume controls.
 
 
 
 
SPECIFICATIONS
  1. Drivers: - 40mm Neodymium Dynamic
  2. Frequency range: 15Hz~22KHz
  3. DC resistance: 35±10%Ohms
  4. Sensitivity: 110±2dB
  5. Maximum input power: 20mW
  6. Cable length: 1.2m
  7. Connector: Stereo 3.5mm °60 gold-plated jack plug 
  8. Weight: 285g


PACKAGE INCLUDES
  1. SoundMAGIC Vento P55 on-ear headphones
  2. Standard Cable (1.2m)
  3. “C” cable with mic and remote (1.2m)
  4. VoIP adapter
  5. Phone adapter
  6. Hard case
  7. Soft carrying pouch
 
 
LINKS OF INTEREST
SoundMAGIC VENTO website: LINK
Pre-order in the US: LINK
 
 
 
TOUR GUIDELINES
  1. We're looking for 5-10 Head-Fi members in the US & Canada to review the SoundMAGIC VENTO P55 On-Ear Headphones
  2. Applicants should be solid Head-Fi members with 100+ posts. Positive buyer/seller feedback and/or review experience is a plus.
  3. Post in this thread, acknowledging the Tour Guidelines and indicating your location to express interest in the tour.
  4. Participants will have a 7 day audition period.
  5. Each tour member agrees to pay for shipping to the next participant, including tracking and signature.
  6. Upon receipt, post to notify that you received the P55 and indicate if anything is wrong with them.
  7. To avoid any delays, immediately PM the next participant on the list to arrange shipping.
    1. If the participant is unresponsive for several days, move on to the next in line so the tour keeps moving.
  8. Please PM @nmatheis (US tour) or @hakushondaimao (Canada Tour) with any issues or updates, including dropping out or rescheduling your position in the tour.
 
 
REVIEWS 
  1. Please feel free to post your thoughts, initial impressions, pairing results, comparisons, etc. on the SoundMAGIC Vento Speculation/Discussion Thread.
  2. After your time with the P55, please post your review within a reasonable time in the Head Gear section: LINK.
 
 
Thanks for taking the time to read this. I look forward to seeing what we all think of SoundMAGIC's new creation!
 
Cheers,
Nikolaus
 
Nov 16, 2015 at 7:35 PM Post #3 of 12

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All aboard!
 
Nov 16, 2015 at 7:42 PM Post #5 of 12

RedJohn456

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  All aboard!

 
 
  Welcome aboard, my intrepid co-pilot!!!

 
I agree to terns and conditions and would love the opportunity to be able to review the P55!
Location: Richmond Hill, Ontario

Whohoo! Been excited about this since it was unveiled. I loved the HP150 so I am quite curious to see what direction they're taking with the new Vento offering
 
Edit: You guys both put in a ton of work organizing all these tours, thanks for putting this shindig together 
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Aug 19, 2016 at 5:53 AM Post #11 of 12

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Yes, the Vento P55 went back to the drawing board after a planned launch back in November 2015.  The launch was pulled at the last minute and Tony Xu (owner and lead designer) went back to re-engineering the driver.  A couple of review samples made it out, but we're told by SoundMAGIC that none were sold.
 
After over 60 tooling revisions the SoundMAGIC Vento P55 is now finally ready to be launched.  We've just taken on initial stock.  The sound is quite a different character to what was heard in the one or two review samples that made it out last November.
 
Oct 6, 2017 at 6:14 AM Post #12 of 12

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Any idea about whats happening with these now? There are barely any reviews, and Im not sure if they are for teh current revision of the cans?

But on the soundmagic website they are only £60!! Surely they are getting rid of the old ones at that price?
 

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