Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
Top 33%429 points
Top 33%
Lowest frequency
Number of headphones
lowmidhigh
Top 95%
285 headphones
9.25Hz - 17.5Hz
NaN% of all headphonesYes
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lowest frequency
highest frequency
impedance
sound pressure level
weight

Audeze EL-8 Open-Back: 13 facts and highlights

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
50000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
152
0

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
10Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
141
0

3. weight

460g
AKG IP2: 3g
122
0

4. impedance

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.
30Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
97
0

5. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
36% have it
86
0

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
102dB/mW
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 130dB/mW
78
0

7. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
73% have it
72
0

8. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
100mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
51
0

9. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
55% have it
49
0

10. has an over-the-ear form

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.
Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
42% have it
46
0

11. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.20m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
35
0

12. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
88% have it
28
0

13. is open backed

The device is designed to allow sound out through the back of the earcup and provides very natural and accurate sound. It's good for home listening.
Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
10% have it
26
0

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