Designed & Made
in the USA
AUDEZE PRESENTS THE ALL-NEW MM-500 HEADPHONES DESIGNED IN COLLABORATION WITH 11-TIME GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING PRODUCER/MIXER MANNY MARROQUIN
Audeze began in a garage in Orange County, Ca, like many other high-tech companies. It did not take long for the founders to recognise that they had the potential to be one of the most significant companies in the headphone market. Audeze was born as a result of this. The MM-500 headphones feature a lot of technology that delivers an audiophile-grade experience that can compete with some of the top sound systems in the world. Audeze is attempting to expand its product line with the MM-500, a new premium headset developed in collaboration with their new head of professional products to provide a new studio-quality open-back headphone. Manny Marroquin, an award-winning engineer and producer who helped build and design the MM-500, has earned eleven Grammys. He quotes "Finally, a headphone I can mix records on". So mixers pull up your socks and get on to the emotional journey of mixing.
AUDEZE MM-500 PLANAR MAGNETIC HEADPHONES EQUIPPED WITH FLUXOR MAGNET ARRAY TECHNOLOGY DELIVERING EXTRAORDINARY DEFINITION, CLARITY, AND DEPTH
The Audeze MM-500 is designed with award-winning Audeze Tech consisting of a Planar Magnetic transducer of 90mm with a FLUXOR™ magnet array. The magnet type used in MM-500 is Neodymium N50 with Ultra-Thin Uniforce™ diaphragm. The phase management is proprietary Fazor™. The MM-500 was built from the ground up to offer mixing engineers with a studio reference sound to utilise as a monitoring tool. It aims to capture and express the sound of your mixes and their feel. Audeze's unique planar magnetic driver lets studio engineers create the greatest possible; mix by producing quicker transients and pinpoint accuracy. The low impedance of the MM-500 ensures that the headphones work with all studio interfaces and consoles. It has the best definition, clarity, and depth, allowing you to experience bliss with any track you throw at them. Planar magnetic drivers in the MM-500 give realism that audio professionals like Manny Marroquin "can't live without." The MM-500 delivers unrivalled audio quality thanks to Audeze's proprietary technologies, which include lightning-fast transients, accurate frequency response, and reliable mix translation. It comes as no surprise that Manny Marroquin has quoted these headphones as "The best definition, clarity, and depth of any headphone that he has ever used".
ESSENTIAL TOOL FOR MIXERS EQUIPPED WITH REFERENCE-GRADE SOUND THAT DELIVERS FLAT RESPONSE
The MM-500 is designed to suit the requirements of long daily listening sessions under almost any condition. They are world-class monitors for you to have quick referencing on the go. Plug them into your laptop and drive them. The MM-500, laptop and cable cord are all you need to get started with your mixes. MM-500 are a dependable addition to your arsenal to get an unrivalled mixing experience. The fact that the MM-500 is a reference headphone does not preclude it from being utilised for casual or critical listening. You will be amazed to get a blissful experience with these pairs. The challenges of mixing on headphones, Audeze MM-500, with flat response, get you through. Manny Marroquin's quote can never go wrong "I rely on my MM-500 as much as the main monitors in my studio."
EVERY MIXING ENGINEER NEEDS A SERIOUS TOOL, AND THE MM-500 IS THE ANSWER TO ELEVATE YOUR PROFESSIONAL AUDIO GAME
The Audeze MM-500 is a headphone for anybody who wants to have an extraordinary experience while mixing their tracks. You need to be able to hear everything in its most natural and pure form, right when you need it, anywhere and at any time. Manny Marroquin understands the value of listening to music through headphones in today's world: from studio to stage, cafe to the seashore, canal to the jetway, the MM-500 provides the soundtrack to your life and as he rightly quotes, "When you want studio-quality sound anywhere you are". The MM-500 is the next step in pro audio performance, providing a studio-quality sound that is always within reach. The MM-500 will become a part of your life, whether you're upgrading from their LCD-X or another brand. Like near-field monitors, it's meant to create mixes that consistently translate well. It takes your environment out of; the equation and gives you studio-quality sound anywhere. The MM-500 is a purpose-built headphone meant to generate mixes that consistently interpret and capture the emotion intended by the artist. It was conceived and honed in one of the world's most respected studios. The Audeze MM-500 was used to mix Kendrick Lamar's #1 album "Mr Morale & The Big Steppers" at Larrabee Studios.
FEATURING MACHINED ALUMINUM AND SPRING STEEL LIGHTWEIGHT CHASSIS, EXTENDING THE LIFESPAN OF HEADPHONES
Who better than Audeze, in partnership with Manny Marroquin, to understand the importance of comfort and durability, has designed and built the MM-500 to give optimum comfort for listening/mixing sessions. It is built with a lightweight chassis featuring machined aluminium and spring steel. The MM-500 feels solid, with extra-plush premium leather earpads, an adjustable spring steel headband, and a machined aluminium structure that sits comfortably on the head without any pressure on the ears. The MM-500 is hand-crafted in a Southern California workshop, just like their flagship headphones, to deliver years of consistent comfort in a packaging that begs to be held, appreciated, and listened to. Slicker and a lot lighter than their famous LCD-X, the MM-500s sleek and sturdy chassis offers all-day comfort. Durable, lightweight and compatible with virtually all audio interfaces or consoles. Manny Marroquin does justice to MM-500 by instancing "The MM-500 is as vital in my studio as any other piece of equipment" and "Putting on the MM-500 makes me feel confident to deliver the best mix".
|TRANSDUCER SIZE||90 mm|
|TRANSDUCER TYPE||Planar Magnetic|
|MAGNETIC STRUCTURE||Fluxor™ magnet array|
|MAGNET TYPE||Neodymium N50|
|DIAPHRAGM TYPE||Ultra-Thin Uniforce™|
|FREQUENCY RESPONSE||5Hz - 50kHz|
|THD||<0.1% @ 100 dB SPL, 1kHz|
|SENSITIVITY||100 dB/1mW (at Drum Reference Point)|
|MAX POWER HANDLING||5W RMS|
|MIN RECOMMENDED POWER||>250mW|
|RECOMMENDED POWER LEVEL||>100mW|
|BOX CONTENTS||1. Audeze MM-500|
|2. Braided Cable|
|3. Standard Travel Case|
|4. Certificate of Authenticity|
|5. Warranty Cards|
|COUNTRY OF ORIGIN||USA|
|IMPORTER DETAILS||Importers Name: Ferrari Video
Address: 63/18, 1st Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Chennai - 600020
Contact No: 044-24420733
Audeze's Journey of Achieving Audio Excellence
Audeze was founded by Sankar Thiagasamudram & Alexander Rosson in 2008. Enjoy the most engaging audio experience with Audeze's highly advanced transducer design. Audeze is known for making the world's best planar magnetic headphones. Audeze planar technology offers superior audio accuracy, clear soundstage with absolutely no distortion. These USA made headphones help you to experience music in its purest form. Audeze's planar driver consists of a diaphragm which is thinner than a human hair and it was developed by NASA’s space application projects. The journey of Audeze began with its LCD lineup which became highly popular for its exceptional performance. It was followed by some notable products like the Audeze Sine, Audeze iSine 10, even the pro gaming model Audeze Mobius. These products have helped Audeze to create a unique status in the audio market.
Precision Crafted for Perfection
Quality is the highest priority for all Audeze headphones. Each headphone is designed to achieve a high standard of quality using the most powerful magnetic field. This field consists of custom-cut, specially treated and cured magnets which are placed on both sides of the diaphragm. The Double Fluxor Array helps Audeze headphones to achieve the most powerful magnetic flux ever. This helps in the management of the diaphragm with the least amount of noise distortion. During the final assembly process, headphones are matched with wood rings and textured leather earpads. Each headphone goes through a 24-hour burn-in followed by a thorough testing process.
Experience the Most Realistic and Pure Sound
Audeze headphones employ high-end planar magnetic technology which allows the headphones to deliver more natural, detailed and high-grade audiophile sound. This life-like audio of Audeze headphones makes you experience your music as if you are listening to them in a live concert. Giving you a sound which is close to how artists intended their music to sound.
Partnership with BMW DesignWorks
Audeze has partnered with Designworks which is BMW's subsidiary group. They gave the industrial design to Audeze's EL-8 series, the SINE On-Ear headphone, and the Deckard DAC/AMP/PREAMP. The blend of this cutting-edge design and Audeze's advanced planar magnetic technology helps in the creation of high-quality headphones that have a worldwide appeal
Handcrafted In USA
All the audio products designed and developed by Audeze are handcrafted in California. Audeze is a well-known premium audio manufacturer delivering the most accurate sound reproduction available in the world. All their products are engineered with precision while incorporating the latest innovative technology, high-end materials and highly skilled craftsmanship in Costa Mesa.
3 Year Warranty
Don't sweat it, this Audeze - MM-500 comes with a warranty
on the driver and a 1 year on the rest of the parts
from Audeze that covers manufacturing defects.
All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.
Read more about Audeze's warranty in India.
"The Audeze MM-500 is going to appeal to a much wider audience beyond the pro-audio user with an enjoyable, high-energy tuning that works wonders with my own preferences such as hard rock, and, a design aesthetic."Read More
"There are many reasons to get a pair of open-back headphones for mixing, and the MM-500 gives you all of those reasons packed into one magnificent tool. Accurate soundstage, Incredible build quality."Read More
"As far as mixing headphones, the MM-500 is a serious piece of equipment. It lays out everything in a concise and easy-to-digest manner, while still sounding great for listening."Read More
"First and foremost MM-500 was designed to be a studio reference tool for mixing engineers, and as such it provides incredible detail, clarity, and a deep look into whatever music you use it for."Read More
"If you’re looking to make an investment in some pro-quality, mix-ready headphones, the Audeze MM-500 would make a great addition to use in your studio or to take with you when you’re on the go."Read More
"If you do invest in the MM-500s,though, I think you can be confident that they will be a genuinely useful tool in helping you produce sensational mixes of your own."Read More
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