The Legend X In-Ear Monitor Headphones are the latest flagship from Atlanta Georgia's Empire Ears.
The Empire Ears Legend X features 10-way crossover, 7 proprietary drivers (include 2 W9 Subwoofers, 2 Mid, 1 Mid-High, 1 High and 1 Super High) and Empire Ears' A.R.C. Resonance Mitigation Technology to produce a satisfying V-shaped sound.
If you're looking for extra low-end, the Legend X is perfect. If you're looking for a more balanced sound, we recommend the Empire Ears Phantom.
synX 10-Way Crossover
Empire Ears has implemented their latest synX crossover technology in the Legend X. The synX crossover designates more individual audio bands per driver than any crossover technology in existence. The engineers at Empire Ears can manipulate specific parts of the frequency range to precision craft the target response and eliminate signs of phase incoherence between drivers. synX powered in-ear monitors have incredible stereo separation and smooth phase response, leading to hyper-realistic imaging and staging.
synX has plenty of advantages over competing crossover technologies and here are a few of them:
Ultra-Wide Frequency Bandwidth
The Legend X produces a super-wide frequency range, offering listeners unparallel sound quality and details that bests even the most high-end headphones on the market.
In order to ensure that all of the industry-leading sound quality is heard in your ears, they have created a unique combination of handpicked resistors, electrolytic capacitors, and filters. This ensures the cleanest signal path while offering an exceptionally low noise floor.
Extremely low distortion means every nuance in your mix will be reproduced faithfully without audible artifacts.
Maximum Signal Transfer
Every driver and crossover is individually wired and insulated with 7-strand, UPOCC Litz wires to eliminate acoustic feedback and then soldered with highly conductive, ultra-pure silver and gold Mundorf Supreme for maximum signal transfer.
Seven Proprietary Drivers
The Empire Ears Legend X contains seven proprietary drivers; 2 W9 Subwoofers, 2 Mid, 1 Mid-High, 1 High and 1 Super High. The W9 subwoofers allow the Legend X to hit hard in the low-end while the balanced armature drivers deliver outstanding clarity and detail throughout the frequency range. Each model is further tuned with a specially designed synX crossover network to achieve studio monitor levels of audio reproduction effortlessly.
The W9 Subwoofers (Short for Weapon IX) are a result of two years of research and development from Empire Ears. The W9 consist of a proprietary 9mm rare-earth magnet subwoofer with the ability to deliver extreme output, accurate dynamics and sublime sound quality all at the same time. The woofer is enclosed in a tuned bass-reflex system with a front-firing sound port and rear-firing vent for maximum efficiency and unmatched performance. Conventional dynamic drivers and passive radiators (a speaker without the magnet and coil) often suffer in low octave frequencies and are heavily dependent on internal shell enclosures for volume, limiting form factor and vastly reducing efficiency with limited extension. The W9 is superior in its custom port tuned design, reaching frequencies even lower than its target response while mitigating distortion as the woofer isn’t required to move as far near resonance frequency. Every W9 Subwoofer is hand-assembled in Empire Ears laboratory in Norcross, Georgia.
Proprietary Balanced Armature Drivers
The Legend X utilizes a number of proprietary balanced armature drivers by Knowles and Sonion, each one purpose-built for a specific target response. Empire Ears' drivers feature specialized reeds and low-mass diaphragms to reproduce incredible detailed, true-to-recording sound while remaining efficient enough to be powered by everyday devices.
Furthermore, each Empire driver utilizes a NASA-born ferromagnetic liquid technology, Ferrofluid, to dampen acoustics peaks and reduce vibrations in combination with our A.R.C. technology. The end result is extraordinary clarity and increased shock durability.
Bespoke Handcrafted Cables
Every Legend X in-ear monitor includes a bespoke, handcrafted Ares II cable by Effect Audio. The Ares II boasts a proprietary blend of 26 AWG UPOCC Litz copper with ultra-flexible insulation for maximum signal speed transmission, performance, and ergonomics. Each cable is terminated in an ultra-durable 3.5mm, 24k Oyaide gold plated right angle plug. However, the option for either 2.5mm or 4.4mm terminations are also available at no additional charge.
When Taron and Andrew Lissimore started headphones.com, they wanted to create the headphone store they wished existed. As headphone enthusiasts, they wanted a store with 365-day returns.
So they decided they were going to try to make 365-day returns work - no matter how ridiculous it sounded to their wives.
Years later, they're still doing it, and their wives still think they're crazy.
So take some time to get to know your new gear. We want you to enjoy your purchase for years, not just a few weeks. If you're not satisfied, you can return items in like-new condition for up to 365-days.
How To Make a Return
1. Follow the link below.
To get the return process started, you just need to click this link. Enter your order number as well as e-mail address to get it started and after that just follow the steps outlined in the portal (note open-box, special order and sale items are not eligible). A pre-paid shipping label will be generated for you a deducted from your refund after being processed.
2. Pack Your Items Carefully
Your item must be in like-new condition with its original packaging. It must also include all original accessories and manuals. Please add a larger shipping box to protect the original packaging during shipping.
Important Refund Details
Refund or Exchange
You may choose either a refund or an exchange for the full cost of the item. The refund will be processed on the same method of payment you used to make the original purchase.
A pre-paid shipping label is generated for you. It is deducted from the final refund total after inpsection.
Like New Condition
Headphones.com may refuse a return or charge a restocking fee if the items are not complete and in like-new condition. Here are some examples of returns that would incur a restocking fee:
- The returned item is missing accessories or parts that were included with the original product
- There are obvious signs of wear (scratches, dirt, worn out parts etc.)
Here are some examples of returns that may be refused:
- The serial number on the returned product is different from the serial number that was originally shipped.
- The item has been damaged through mishandling (water damage, drop damage etc.)
Special order, sale and open-box items are not covered by our 365-day return policy. However they are usually covered by the manufacturers warranty.
Special order items are non-cancellable and non-returnable. The estimated shipping window is just an estimate, your item may ship sooner or later than the estimate.
Return shipping is paid by the customer.
Products with Batteries
15% restocking fee.
Returned products that have been damaged cannot be returned. Regular wear and tear is expected. Each return is inspected and tested.
Returns with missing accessories
20% restocking fee.
Bundled Item Return
All items from the bundle must be returned. If an item is missing, retail value for the item will be deducted.
Return of a purchase with a missing or damaged free item
Retail value of the missing/damaged gift items.
Return of more than 2 items in a 365-Day Period
25% restocking fee on each additional return.
Open-Box, Sale and Special Order
These items are final sale however the manufacturers warranty still applies
Return Policy Abuse
In order to provide a 365-day return policy, we need to take abuse seriously.
We monitor a buyers ratio of purchased to returned products. If it exceeds an internal threshold they will no longer be allowed to place orders with Headphones.com. This includes customers who spread returns across multiple accounts.
We made our return policy to help you find gear you feel great about for a long time. Most people use it exactly as intended. We don't want the handful of people who attempt to abuse our policy to ruin it for everyone else.
If you paid with a cryptocurrency, the returned amount will be equal to the USD equivalent of your payment on CoinGecko.com at the time the refund is processed. The return will be made in the currency of your original order.
After You've Made a Return
Each return is inspected at our warehouse. During busy times these inspections may take a few extra days.
Refund or Credit
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One of the key things we pride ourselves on is our customer service and one of the most important aspects of our customer service is getting you your product on time! But not only do we want to get it to you on time, we want to make sure we are using a reliable courier so the experience for you is the best possible. That is why we ship all of our orders with UPS.
While couriers like USPS are tempting because of their low cost, we have found that they are not a good experience for our customers. Nobody wants their package to not be delivered and then have to spend an hour on hold with the local post office trying to get information. To that end, all of our packages are shipped signature required with UPS to make sure your package arrives in your hands safe and sound and if there are any issues, your time isn't wasted.
However, if you are looking to ship to PO Box or APO address, we can definitely accommodate your shipping needs!
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UPS Ground Shipping
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