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Meze - Empyrean

Flagship Open-Back Headphone
Sale price₹ 249,990 Regular priceMRP: ₹ 299,990
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Warranty & Services

This Meze - Empyrean comes with a warranty from Meze that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

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7 DAY EASY EXCHANGE

The Meze - Empyrean is eligible for Easy Exchange within 7 days of delivery. Your exchange request will be accepted only once. We want to make sure that you end up with a product that you 100% love. 

An exchange will be allowed only if 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)

You will receive full Store Credit in your Headphone Zone account so that you may choose another product from our website which would be more suited to your needs. Refunds will NOT be possible under our 7 Day Easy Exchange Policy.

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Bajaj Finserv

Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Bajaj Finserv card owners
Transaction value: All orders above Rs. 4,500/-
Payment Gateway: Please choose Razorpay at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 83,330 ₹ 0

Zest Money

Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Zestmoney users
Transaction value: Depends on your credit limit
Payment Gateway: Please choose Cashfree at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 83,330 ₹ 0

Simpl Pay in 3

Cashback offer
  1. Valid from 1st October to 10th October
  2. Users will get 10% cashback up to a maximum of ₹750 on a minimum order value of Rs 2,999/-
  3. The offer is valid only once per user during the offer period.
  4. No coupon code required.
  5. Offer valid for orders worth ₹2,999 & above.
  6. Users who make the 1st month’s payment (1st installment) will be eligible for cashback.
  7. Eligible cashback amount will reflect in the user's Simpl account within 24 hours of successful transaction. Details will also be communicated through Email and SMS.
  8. For all the eligible transactions taking place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the cashback will be processed on Monday.
  9. The eligible cashback amount will be adjusted against the 2nd payment and will reflect in the pending dues.
  10. The eligible cashback amount can only be used for Simpl Pay in 3 transactions/installments and not for Simpl Pay Later transactions.
  11. Cashback will be canceled in case of full refunds or cancellation of orders.
  12. Offer is only valid for transactions done via Simpl Pay in 3.
  13. Any customer availing the cashback shall be deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions.
  14. Simpl reserves the right to disqualify the user from cashback eligibility if any fraudulent activity is identified.

AXIO

Tenure available: 3 or 6 Months
Eligibility: All above 21 years of age
Transaction value: Available on all orders below Rs. 60,000/-
Payment Gateway: Please choose Razorpay at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 83,330 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 41,665 ₹ 0
  1. Offer valid from 23rd September till 31st October, 2022
  2. Users will get 10% cashback up to a maximum of ₹1000
  3. The offer is valid only once per user during the offer period.
  4. No coupon code required.

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7 DAY REPLACEMENT GUARANTEE

In case you receive the Meze - Empyrean 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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No Cost EMI Options

Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Bajaj Finserv card owners
Transaction value: All orders above Rs. 4,500/-
Payment Gateway: Please choose Razorpay at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 83,330 ₹ 0

Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Zestmoney users
Transaction value: Depends on your credit limit
Payment Gateway: Please choose Cashfree at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 83,330 ₹ 0

Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Simpl users
Transaction value: Depends on your credit limit
Payment Gateway: Please choose Simpl Pay in 3 at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 83,330 ₹ 0
  1. Valid from 1st October to 10th October
  2. Users will get 10% cashback up to a maximum of ₹750 on a minimum order value of Rs 2,999/-
  3. The offer is valid only once per user during the offer period.
  4. No coupon code required.
  5. Offer valid for orders worth ₹2,999 & above.
  6. Users who make the 1st month’s payment (1st installment) will be eligible for cashback.
  7. Eligible cashback amount will reflect in the user's Simpl account within 24 hours of successful transaction. Details will also be communicated through Email and SMS.
  8. For all the eligible transactions taking place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the cashback will be processed on Monday.
  9. The eligible cashback amount will be adjusted against the 2nd payment and will reflect in the pending dues.
  10. The eligible cashback amount can only be used for Simpl Pay in 3 transactions/installments and not for Simpl Pay Later transactions.
  11. Cashback will be canceled in case of full refunds or cancellation of orders.
  12. Offer is only valid for transactions done via Simpl Pay in 3.
  13. Any customer availing the cashback shall be deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions.
  14. Simpl reserves the right to disqualify the user from cashback eligibility if any fraudulent activity is identified.

100% Buyer Protection

Once you receive your pre loved purchase, you get 48 hours to inspect and let us know if it's not as per the specs and images in the listing.

If the product you received is not functional, we will pick it up and send it back to the seller and you can choose to get a full refund or store credit.

7 DAY REPLACEMENT GUARANTEE

All bundled products are covered by the Headphone Zone 7 Day Replacement Guarantee.

However, you cannot return any item in the case you do not like it. If one item is defective - you will get a free replacement for that item. No refund or store credit will be given.

Please keep the product in its original condition with all accessories & packaging for a successful return. We may contact you to assess the damage or defect before issuing a replacement.

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ABOUT PRAVEEN KAMATH

Praveen, our Headphone Guru is an audio connoisseur and staunch Meze fanboy. He loves the RAI Penta and the Empyrean, equally. When not writing about, thinking about or listening to music: He's an avid beerologist too and staunchly believes that the combination of both beats every music setup out there! You'll often find him listening to The Weeknd, The Score and The Script.

ABOUT RAGHAV SOMANI

Raghav Somani is the Founder & CEO of Headphone Zone. An avid audiophile and musician since 2008, his choice of headphones include STAX Electrostats, Audeze LCD 3, and for music on the go, the JH Audio Roxanne + Astell&Kern SP1000 is never too far away. On his playlist, you'll find A.R. Rahman, Michael Jackson, and the Eagles.

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EMI Options through UPI / Debit / Credit Cards


Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Simpl users
Transaction value: Depends on your credit limit
Payment Gateway: Please choose Simpl Pay in 3 at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 83,330 ₹ 0

Cashback offer
  1. Valid from 1st October to 10th October
  2. Users will get 10% cashback up to a maximum of ₹750 on a minimum order value of Rs 2,999/-
  3. The offer is valid only once per user during the offer period.
  4. No coupon code required.
  5. Offer valid for orders worth ₹2,999 & above.
  6. Users who make the 1st month’s payment (1st installment) will be eligible for cashback.
  7. Eligible cashback amount will reflect in the user's Simpl account within 24 hours of successful transaction. Details will also be communicated through Email and SMS.
  8. For all the eligible transactions taking place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the cashback will be processed on Monday.
  9. The eligible cashback amount will be adjusted against the 2nd payment and will reflect in the pending dues.
  10. The eligible cashback amount can only be used for Simpl Pay in 3 transactions/installments and not for Simpl Pay Later transactions.
  11. Cashback will be canceled in case of full refunds or cancellation of orders.
  12. Offer is only valid for transactions done via Simpl Pay in 3.
  13. Any customer availing the cashback shall be deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions.
  14. Simpl reserves the right to disqualify the user from cashback eligibility if any fraudulent activity is identified.

Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Bajaj Finserv card owners
Transaction value: All orders above Rs. 4,500/-
Payment Gateway: Please choose Razorpay at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 83,330 ₹ 0

Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Zestmoney users
Transaction value: Depends on your credit limit
Payment Gateway: Please choose Cashfree at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 83,330 ₹ 0

EMI Options through Other Credit Cards


Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 14% ₹ 85,282 ₹ 5,856
6 14% ₹ 43,383 ₹ 10,307
9 14% ₹ 29,422 ₹ 14,808
12 14% ₹ 22,446 ₹ 19,361
18 14% ₹ 15,478 ₹ 28,617
24 14% ₹ 12,003 ₹ 38,076
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 83,330 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 41,665 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 29,422 ₹ 14,808
12 14% ₹ 22,446 ₹ 19,361
18 15% ₹ 15,596 ₹ 30,730
24 15% ₹ 12,121 ₹ 40,918
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 83,330 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 41,665 ₹ 0
9 13% ₹ 29,303 ₹ 13,736
12 13% ₹ 22,328 ₹ 17,951
18 15% ₹ 15,596 ₹ 30,730
24 15% ₹ 12,121 ₹ 40,918
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 83,330 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 41,665 ₹ 0
9 15% ₹ 29,541 ₹ 15,883
12 15% ₹ 22,564 ₹ 20,774
18 15% ₹ 15,596 ₹ 30,730
24 15% ₹ 12,121 ₹ 40,918
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 83,330 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 41,665 ₹ 0
9 15% ₹ 29,541 ₹ 15,883
12 15% ₹ 22,564 ₹ 20,774
18 15% ₹ 15,596 ₹ 30,730
24 15% ₹ 12,121 ₹ 40,918
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 83,330 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 41,665 ₹ 0
9 13.50% ₹ 29,362 ₹ 14,272
12 13.50% ₹ 22,387 ₹ 18,655
18 13.50% ₹ 15,420 ₹ 27,564
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 83,330 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 41,665 ₹ 0
9 13.99% ₹ 29,421 ₹ 14,798
12 13.99% ₹ 22,445 ₹ 19,346
18 14.99% ₹ 15,594 ₹ 30,709
24 14.99% ₹ 12,120 ₹ 40,890
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 83,330 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 41,665 ₹ 0
9 13% ₹ 29,303 ₹ 13,736
12 12% ₹ 22,211 ₹ 16,546
18 12% ₹ 15,245 ₹ 24,418
24 12% ₹ 11,768 ₹ 32,440
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 83,330 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 41,665 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 29,422 ₹ 14,808
12 14% ₹ 22,446 ₹ 19,361
18 15% ₹ 15,596 ₹ 30,730
24 15% ₹ 12,121 ₹ 40,918
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 83,330 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 41,665 ₹ 0
9 15% ₹ 29,541 ₹ 15,883
12 15% ₹ 22,564 ₹ 20,774
18 15% ₹ 15,596 ₹ 30,730
24 15% ₹ 12,121 ₹ 40,918
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 83,330 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 41,665 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 29,422 ₹ 14,808
12 14% ₹ 22,446 ₹ 19,361
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 83,330 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 41,665 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 29,422 ₹ 14,808
12 14% ₹ 22,446 ₹ 19,361
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 83,330 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 41,665 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 29,422 ₹ 14,808
12 14% ₹ 22,446 ₹ 19,361
18 15% ₹ 15,596 ₹ 30,730
24 15% ₹ 12,121 ₹ 40,918
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Important Information about Pre-Orders

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?
There is a rough timeline on the product availability and once it has been confirmed with the brand, we will inform you. 

3. Do you order the product from the brand as soon as I place the order?
We do not immediately order the product but add it in the upcoming order.

4. Will you be giving me updates?
Once we have ordered the product and have a confirmed timeline, we will give you an update.

5. I’d like to make changes to/cancel my order?
You can only cancel/make changes to your order until we place the order with the brand. Since the product is specifically being ordered for you, we will be unable to cancel/make changes once we order the product from the brand.

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Ideal for
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Balanced Sound Signature

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.

Ideal for Audiophiles

These Wired Headphones are designed for discerning music lovers. If you are someone who cares about audio quality deeply, you'll want a pair of Wired Headphones like these. You can expect these Wired Headphones to present you with a refined listening experience. The audio quality exhibited by these Wired Headphones is a beautiful mix of musicality, technical brilliance and high precision. These Wired Headphones deliver a spacious and open soundstage that compares listening to music on actual speakers.

Metal build

The longevity of your headphone/devices is strongly affected by its build quality, and a poorly built pair is more susceptible to breaking in a short amount of time. This is even more important for the listener who travels with their headphones/devices frequently, as wear and tear are more probable.Headphones/devices built with metal and metal components usually tend to last longer and can withstand wear and tear and potential damage. Modern processes allow all kinds of precious and durable metals to be used while making devices and offer a longer lifetime for users.

Planar Magnetic Drivers

Planar Magnetic technology has been around for decades and headphones with Planar Magnetic drivers present a more detailed, more coherent representation of the music. Planar Magnetic driver features a series of magnets on both sides of a very large, flexible diaphragm containing tiny, electrically charged wires. When an audio signal is passed through it an electrical conductor moves between fixed magnets, reproducing sound waves. Headphones with a Planar Magnetic driver deliver an accurate and distortion-free audio signal.

Open-Back Design

Headphones with an Open-Back design are rather special in that they allow air to pass through the headphone ear cups to the speaker. What this means is that since open-back headphones don’t block surrounding noises as closed-back do, you’ll be able to enjoy an immersive sound experience. The sound is more natural and high fidelity due to the lack of pressure build-up. Open-back headphones create a feeling of space, presenting a feeling as if the musicians are all sitting around you. These headphones are perfect for critical listening sessions and mixing and mastering music due to their accurate soundstage presentation.

Needs Amplification

If you plug your wired headphones directly into your phone or laptop, you are probably not hearing them at their best. This usually happens because the amplifier in your phone or laptop is not capable enough to drive your headphones to their best. A dedicated headphone amplifier is an elegant solution for this, and it can power your wired headphones to their maximum capability. When you invest in a good pair of wired headphones that are hard to drive, it's worth getting a dedicated headphone amp as it will make your headphones sound even better.

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.

THE FLAGSHIP THAT'S MADE FROM PASSION

The Empyrean is the result of two passionate companies coming together to give you an audiophile-level headphone. The powerful drivers are made by Rinaro, an audio company that has been at the forefront in the development of planar magnets since the 1980s. The drivers have been hand-assembled and tested in the Rinaro industrial facility in Ukraine. The rest of the headphone has been crafted using Meze’s gorgeous aesthetics and user-centric design.

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ULTRALIGHT, HIGH-QUALITY NEODYMIUM MAGNETS

Neodymium magnets are placed on either side of the ultralight diaphragm (Weighing only 0.16 g while having a 4650 mm² of active area). These magnets are placed in a hybrid array which creates an efficient Isodynamic magnetic field. This ensures uniform activation across the whole diaphragm surface.

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COMFORTABLE AND GORGEOUS TO LOOK AT

To reduce the amount of pressure on your head, the Empyrean features patented suspension wings which increase the contact of the leather headband with your head. The remaining skeleton of the headphone is made of light and durable carbon fibre as well as aluminum. The chassis is sculpted from one solid piece of aluminium to look gorgeous as well as control the airflow between the chassis and driver. This gives you natural transparency in the sound.

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DRIVERS THAT ARE MEANT TO MATCH YOUR EAR

In order to create a powerful driver while keeping the weight at a minimum, Meze has created the drivers in ovoid shape, based on the anatomy of the human ear. The Empyrean uses a unique processing method that creates an ultralight yet rigid diaphragm. A custom-developed isotropic thermally stabilized polymer is used along with a conductive layer which is then enclosed in a fibre-glass infused ABS casing.

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A UNIQUE COMBINATION FOR BETTER IMAGING

The power output has been increased by using the magnet array design as well as two coils — Switchback and Spiral. This unique combination generates an increased exposure of direct sound wave frequencies over the 110kHz range and improves imaging and localization by reducing the impact of shortwave time delays caused by diffused field reflections.

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SWITCHBACK & SPIRAL VOICE COILS FOR DETAILED SOUND

The Switchback coil is placed on the upper part of the driver and reproduces the lower frequencies effectively while the Spiral coil is positioned on the driver directly over the ear canal and effectively avoids time delays by allowing the sound waves to directly enter into the ear. It effectively reproduces the mid and high frequencies at their best.

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KEEPS MAGNETIC FIELDS AWAY FROM YOU

All drivers create a magnetic field. The Empyrean has special ferromagnetic ear pads that reduce the magnetic field while the ferromagnetic plates channel 12% of the magnetic field back into the driver improving its efficiency. It deflects an additional 95% of stray fields away from the head. An Isomagnetic® ear cup uses this magnetic field to hold the earcups in place.

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2 Year Warranty

Don't sweat it, this Meze - Empyrean comes with a warranty from Meze that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

Read more about Meze's warranty in India.

AVTech Media - Best High End Headphone

Best High End Headphone

AVTech Media
Dec, 2019

Headphone Book Japan Award Grand Prize Winner

Grand Prize Winner

Headphone Book
May, 2019

SoundStage Network

Reviewer's Choice

SoundStage Network
Dec, 2019

Hifi.Nl Best Tested Headphone

Best Tested Headphone

HiFi.nl award
Feb, 2017

Hi-Fi News Outstanding Product Winner

Outstanding Product Winner

Hi-Fi News
Dec, 2018

PC Mag Editors' Choice Award

Favourite Award Winner

Fairaudio
May, 2020

Haute Fidelity - Best Refrenece Headphone

Best Refrenece Headphone

Haute Fidelity
June, 2019

SoundStage HiFi - Product of the Year

Product of the Year

SoundStage HiFi
Dec, 2019

HPFES Award - Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame Winner

HPFES Award
Oct, 2018

The Absolute Sound - Product of the Year

Product of the Year

The Absolute Sound
Jan, 2020

Major Hi-Fi - Golden Award Winner

Golden Award Winner

Major Hi-Fi
April, 2019

Headphone Guru - Editors' Choice Award<

Product of the Year

Headphone Guru
Nov, 2019

StereoNet - Applause Award Winner<

Applause Award Winner

StereoNet
Jan, 2019

HIFI-philosophy - Golden Analog Award

Golden Analog Award

HIFI-philosophy
Nov, 2019

OnTopAudio - Hifi Circum-ear Award

Hifi Circum-ear Winner

OnTopAudio Award
Aug, 2019

6Moons Bluemoon Award

Bluemoon Award

6Moons
March, 2018

Headphonics - Best Headphone 2018

Best Headphone Winner

Headfonia Award
Dec, 2018

Audio Reputation - Product of the Year

Product of the Year

Audio Reputation
April, 2019

Innerfidelity - Editor’s Choice Award

Editor’s Choice Award

Innerfidelity
Dec, 2018

Product Design Winner

Bigsee Award
May, 2019

Headphone Book Japan Award

Headphone of the Year

Hifi+ Award
May, 2019

Innerfidelity Wall of Fame

Sealed Over-Ear Headphone

Innerfidelity
Feb, 2017

Diapasons d'Or Hi-Fi - Best Headphone

Best Headphone Winner

Diapasons d'Or Hi-Fi
Nov, 2019

Digit Zero 1 - Best Performance Award

Best Performance

Digit Zero 1
Dec, 2019

Audio Art - Best Performance Award

Best Performance

Audio Art
Dec, 2020

Darko Audio

"The Empyrean’s on-head feel connotes my idea of the perfect listening experience – to sink into a chair and into music and for several hours at a time."

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Forbes

"The warmth and depth of a good pair of dynamic headphones, with all the articulation and precision of a regular pair of planar magnetics."

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StereoNet

“I fell in love with the Empyrean the moment I heard a pair. Even in my home system, they will rate as being my favourite headphones I have had around my ears."

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Headfonia

"What a masterpiece. Double thumbs up. A new King is born. This is a headphone everyone will still be talking about in 20 years."

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Inner Fidelity

"Mechanical engineering that is meant to be worn, the Empyrean is part objet d’art and sonic time machine, transporting the wearer to the exact moment and space the song of their choice was recorded."

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Headfonics

"The Empyrean is a beautiful looking headphone with an endearing tuning quality that I think will appeal to both the hardcore and casual alike... Mighty oaks from little acorns grow as they say."

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Hi-Fi+

"Give the Empyrean time, it will reward you with a rare combination of balance, finesse, and all-round expressiveness. It is only with extreme reluctance that I must force myself to give these headphones back."

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StereoLife

"Both sound quality and comfort were prioritized. Technologies improving sound quality go hand in hand with a carefully designed housing that allows long and pleasant listening."

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Headphone Guru

"If you’re in the market for a top-flight pair of headphones that sound BIG and clean for many hours at a time, I strongly recommend you give the Meze Empyrean a strong audition…you will not be disappointed!"

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Major Hi-Fi

"Overall, the Meze Empyrean is a beautifully executed headphone. It is comfortable, sounds incredible for a wide variety of genres, and gives life to both dense and sparse arrangements."

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Home Cinema

"Empyrean is probably the most innovative headphone of the last ten years. Exceptional and irreproachable finish, hellish look, true innovative technology platform dedicated to listening, performance to match its ambitions."

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HiFi NL

"Both sound quality and comfort were prioritized. Technologies improving sound quality go hand in hand with a carefully designed housing that allows long and pleasant listening."

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It is an amazing experience listening to these with only one kidney and half Liver

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Gautam Nivas (Pune)
Magnificent sound

The Empyreans look stunning and the build quality is just unmatchable. A piece of art really. They look huge but they are actually the most comfortable pair of headphones I have ever worn, to the point where I just forget I am wearing them.

The bass is full bodied, rich and goes deep. Very pleasing to listen to and tastefully done. And they can strike really hard when the track demands it. The bass can also get a little loose sometimes depending on the track, but always in a good way.

The mids are masterfully done. The empyreans are very attentive in the mids and sound very effortless. They perform admirably especially when there are a lot of instruments in play. Drums sound heavenly. These made me a fan of rock music. Voices - both male and female - just sound stunning.

The highs are crisp and clear. There are a lot of details in play but they are not pushed upon you and do not sound forced. Also, they sound very natural unlike something like the focal clears which can tend to sound metallic in the highs at times. Smooth is the word, without a hint of sibilance.

The imaging is excellent and the soundstage is very good. With the Alcantara pads on, they sounded slightly more open and the treble had some added sparkle and clarity. With the leather pads, they sounded more intimate and richer in comparison, which was my preference. The Woo audio WA11 topaz has been an excellent pair to the Empyrean.

The gorgeous sound and the excellent comfort means I have rarely taken them off my head in the last 5 months. Also means I have had to bid goodbye to a lot of my old headphones which I have come to love over the years.

So glad to know that you love them:) We look forward to serving you again. Happy listening !!

S
Sohom Roy (Bengaluru)
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The best of the best

Words are difficult to describe how good this headphone is. It is an experience. Works for all genres. Songs I have been hearing for 20 years are revealing more nuances and in general more musical.
Next up, Meze Elite ;)

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