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Dan Clark Audio - EXPANSE

Flagship Planar Magnetic Open Backs
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1. What is a Pre-Order product?
A Pre-order product is a product that we especially order for you from the brand. Once you place an order with us, we will order it from the brand for you.

2. How do I know when the product will be delivered?
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7 Day Replacement Guarantee

In case you receive the Dan Clark Audio - EXPANSE with a manufacturing defect, please raise a return request within 7 days of delivery.

However, if you receive an incorrect / damaged / different product or one with missing accessories, please raise a return request within 24 hours of delivery. In case you receive a product with a missing, incorrect, or faulty accessory, you will be given a replacement accessory instead of the entire product.

Please make sure that the product is in the original packaging with all the accessories it came with. We'll also need an unboxing video and images of the parcel to investigate about the discrepancy. You may be asked to share images of the product and the packaging received for us to determine the damage or defect prior to approving the return request. The free replacement will be shipped only once the original order is returned.

A replacement will be issued only if:

- It is found to be defective
- It is determined that the product was not damaged while in your possession
- The product is not different from what was shipped to you
- The product is returned in original condition (with brand’s/manufacturer's box, MRP tag intact, user manual, warranty card and all the accessories therein)

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Warranty & Services

Don't sweat it, this Dan Clark Audio - EXPANSE comes with a 2 Year warranty from Dan Clark Audio that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

Read more about Dan Clark Audio's warranty in India.

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Designed & Made
in the USA

Balanced Sound Signature

Wired Headphones with a Balanced sound signature presents a precise sound and an enriching listening experience, where sounds are naturally presented without extreme emphasis on any region. With a pair of headphones with this sound signature, you can hear audio with clarity and detail. The sound is vivid and revealing, a perfect mixture of instruments and vocals, lows, mids, and highs. This sound signature works for most music listeners who like switching between various music genres like Classical, Jazz, Blues, Rock, Folk and Pop.


2 Years of
Warranty

Ideal for Audiophiles

These headphones are designed for discerning music lovers. If you are someone who cares about audio quality "deeply," you'll want a pair of headphones like these.


You can expect them to present a refined listening experience. The audio quality exhibited by these headphones is a beautiful mix of musicality, technical brilliance and high precision.


These headphones deliver a spacious and open soundstage with utmost clarity and detail. Delve into pure sonic bliss with these headphones!


Ideal for
Indoor Use

Planar Magnetic Drivers

Planar magnetic drivers combine characteristics of several driver types. They employ magnetic fields akin to dynamic and balanced armature drivers. However, planar magnetic drivers, like electrostatic drivers, use a flat, thin diaphragm in contrast to a coil. The planar drivers are known for their quick transient response.


Open-Back Design

Headphones with an open-back design, allow air to pass through the earcups. This means that Open-Backs do not block any noise from around you, as closed-backs do, and music being heard will also leak outside to people around you. So they can only be heard in a quiet environment.


However, Open-back headphones do sound more natural and open. Open-back headphones create a feeling of space, presenting audio as if you are sitting at a live concert. Audiophiles swear by open-back headphones, and they sound quite different to closed-backs.


These headphones are perfect for critical listening sessions, mixing and mastering music. They have an accurate soundstage presentation and precise imaging.


Needs Amplification

Headphones and IEMs require a certain level of power to sound their best and work at their full potential. When your headphones or IEMs are underpowered, they can sound thin or muffled.


Amplifiers are required to provide adequate power to your headphone or IEMs to perform at their best. Simply put, amplifiers allow a weak audio signal to be boosted to a powerful one.


To put it into perspective, devices such as your phones and laptops come with an amplifier, but they offer very limited output power. This output may not be sufficient to power headphones and IEMs to shine at their best. This is where a dedicated amplifier is required to deliver adequate power to hear your music in all its glory.


Replaceable Cables

A pair of headphones with a replaceable cable has many benefits, and one of them is if the connecting cable has a problem, it doesn’t mean that you have to buy a new one. If the connecting cable gets pulled or damaged, you can replace it and keep using your good-old headphones or IEMs. This way, your headphones will be protected and will last longer. With the advancements in cable manufacturing, you now get a variety of replacement cables with various termination options, lengths and quality.


ELEVATE YOUR MUSIC LISTENING EXPERIENCE WITH THE ALL-NEW DAN CLARK AUDIO EXPANSE

Dan Clark Audio, formally known as MrSpeakers, was founded in 2012 by Dan Clark. Since its inception, Dan Clark Audio has expanded and grown as a technologically innovative company. Dan Clark Audio has presented some of the most widely popular over-ear headphones that have been critically acclaimed; in the audiophile community. Dan Clark Audio is proud to introduce EXPANSE, their new flagship open-back planar magnetic headphones. The EXPANSE sets a new standard in open-back headphones musicality, soundstage, detail retrieval, and comfort. The improved driver tensioning system creates a driver with incredible consistency across units for superb imaging and balance. FEA (Finite Element Analysis) and CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) optimised motor structure increases driver motor-force uniformity and smooths the acoustic flow. Featuring Dan Clark Audio’s all-new 4th generation planar-magnetic driver and their breakthrough Acoustic Metamaterial Tuning System (AMTS), EXPANSE delivers a stunningly smooth presentation to bring new depth and breadth to all your favourite music!

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INTERPRET MUSIC ACCURATELY WITH A SINGLE-ENDED PLANAR MAGNETIC DRIVER FUSED WITH V-PLANAR DRIVER PROCESSING

Dan Clark Audio has pushed all the boundaries in tuning and designing the acoustic structure in the EXPANSE to produce a full-range experience. The engineers at Dan Clark Audio have incorporated a single-ended planar magnetic driver (76mm x 51mm) fused with "V-Planar" driver processing that improves bass response and lowers distortion. The EXPANSE captures the speed, low distortion, and adherence to reference curves, which makes it the most capable planar magnetic headphone. The EXPANSE has a flagship level of technical performance that captures subtle nuances and details, making it a very engaging headphone. The EXPANSE allows you to experience the airiness and holographic delivery with the treble response. EXPANSE's low end has a certain addicting charm. It has an excellent extension and a deep, thick sound, with just a hint of extra midbass punch. Although the added midbass gives the music more warmth, it never pushes the low end to the point where you get tired of it. The mids shine well with male and female vocals that sound full-bodied. Dan Clark Audio's 4th-generation motor and AMTS deliver a sonic performance best described as "effortless." From a delicately plucked string to the most intense dynamics of an orchestra, or the weight and attack of a kick drum to the overtones a decay of a crash cymbal, EXPANSE delivers a balance of delicacy, nuance, and punch that will have you reaching for all your favourite recordings.
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AMTS IMPROVES THE OVERALL PERFORMANCE OF THE DRIVER BY DELIVERING PRECISE AND DETAILED AUDIO

Dan Clark Audio has designed the acoustic structure to compliment the driver configuration. Acoustic Metamaterial Tuning System (AMTS) created by Dan Clark Audio addresses concerns with high frequencies. Headphones are subject to standing waves in higher frequencies, making instruments like strings, cymbals, and even vocals sound unrealistic and fatiguing. AMTS is DCAs (Dan Clark Audio) patent-pending inline device; located between the transducer and ear. AMTS integrates waveguides, diffusion control, quarter-wave, and Helmholtz resonators into one compact structure to eliminate standing waves, dramatically improving system performance. Diffusion elements reduce standing wave formation, while resonators act as both precision and broadband filters to smooth and shape the frequency response from the midrange through the highest frequencies. With AMTS, the upshot is high frequencies are rendered with a refreshingly smooth, accurate, and detailed delivery across all genres. The planar driver delivers incredibly low distortion throughout the listening range with levels of detail found primarily in the top-of-the-line electrostatic headphones. EXPANSE's AMTS technology provides industry-leading resolution without wearing out; highs, in contrast to many headphones that deliver detail through exaggerated high-frequency energy.

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EXPERIENCE AN EFFORTLESS SENSE OF SPACE, INSTRUMENT SEPARATION AND PLACEMENT WITH THE OPEN-BACK DESIGN AND TRUEFLOW V2 TECH

The sound stage on the EXPANSE is breathtaking that will completely envelop your head in a cloud of sound. Left and right staging are dramatic with featherweight response and sensitivity. While there was no shortage of depth, what really will stand out is the presence of height in the sound image, truly giving new meaning to what layering means. EXPANSE is all-enveloping and can compete with any open headphone in depth, width, and imaging, with instruments occupying a correct volume in space. The effortless sense of space and instrument placement allows the EXPANSE to disappear so you can relax into your musical experience. The EXPANSE extends nicely into the upper treble, accurately portraying all of the harmonics and overtones with a good holographic and airy portrayal. It is comparable to most open-back headphones with soundstage width and can produce a more accurate feeling of distance and instrument separation. The EXPANSE offers remarkable layering capabilities, allowing you to hear just pure acoustic tranquilly. All instrument and vocal lines are distinguishable. The TrueFlow V2 technology helps improve dynamics and increase detail resolution. Allow the headphones, equipment, and even your daily worries to fade away; so that you can listen to music; the way it was intended to be heard.
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HANDCRAFTED MECHANICAL DESIGN GIVES THE EXPANSE A TRULY UNIQUE AND STYLISH LOOK WITH ADDED COMFORT AND DURABILITY

EXPANSE is designed and built by hand in San Diego, California, and is backed; by quality and support. The uncompromising industrial design uses aluminium, titanium and carbon to maximise strength while minimising weight. Dan Clark Audio set out to make EXPANSE a design statement. EXPANSE design takes its cues from their STEALTH headphone and adds; an exciting and unique grill based on mathematical functions derived from the principles of generative design; for a truly unique and stylish look. Fine blue stitching is added to the premium black leather headband to produce a quilted head strap that is beautiful and also comfy. The elegant embroidered EXPANSE logo adds a dash of colour to its all-black aesthetic. Gone are the mechanical sliders for fit adjustment; Dan Clark Audio has designed a stable yet comfortable self-adjusting suspension system that seats the headphone just right, with no muss or fuss. At just 418g, EXPANSE is also one of the lightest super-premium headphones on the market. Pre-formed ergonomic strap design spreads the weight evenly across the head for incredibly comfortable extended listening. Strap quilting improves comfort and reduces heat buildup. Composite synthetic suede and protein-leather pads offer a snug fit with minimal clamp, with a pleasant touch on the skin. A stylish grill reduces weight and creates a visually stunning design aesthetic. The new vegan suede and leather ear pads from Dan Clark Audio, the self-adjusting suspension, and the lightweight chassis make EXPANSE so comfortable you can delve into your music. Dan Clark Audio also incorporated the AEON 2's graceful folding gimbal construction into EXPANSE for travel and easy storage.
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BUNDLED WITH A HIGH-PURITY ULTRA-LIGHT AND NON-MICROPHONIC VIVO CABLE AND A CARRYING CASE

Dan Clark Audio includes a high-purity ultra-light and non-microphonic VIVO cable with the EXPANSE. The package also includes a carrying case which protects the EXPANSE from unwanted bumps, scratches and moisture. VIVO is Dan Clark Audio's new super-premium headphone cable. VIVO is a fully custom cable made with silver-plated OFHC copper with a carefully designed geometry maximising; sound quality and is soft and supple, ultra-light, and non-microphonic. VIVO is based on Dan Clark Audio's critically acclaimed VOCE cables and delivers exceptional ergonomics and super-smooth and spacious sound. VIVO is a cable that is so ergonomic and transparent sounding it's easy to forget it's there, which in the end, adds to the ergonomics.

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2 Year Warranty

Don't sweat it, this Dan Clark Audio - EXPANSE comes with a 2 Year warranty from Dan Clark Audio that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

Read more about Dan Clark Audio's warranty in India.

Major HiFi

Gold Award

Major HiFi
Sep, 2022

Bloom-Audio

"Expanse breaks into this space by giving you a highly accessible tuning mixed with incredible performance. It walks the tightrope over that massive space it created to deliver a sound that’s both technical and engaging."

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Major HiFi

"I would even recommend these to some one looking to make a serious investment in a mixing headphone, as the accurate-yet-creative sound character of the Expanse really cannot be overstated."

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Headphone-guru

"Like all Dan Clark Audio creations, the EXPANSE reflects Dan’s wide range of musical taste in that it sounds fantastic with all genres of music. I cannot recommend the EXPANSE enough."

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