Audeze LCD-5 - New Flagship Headphones Press Release

Audeze LCD-5 - New Flagship Headphones Press Release

Taron Lissimore
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LOS ANGELES, CA, September 20, 2021 - Audeze, the leading audio technology brand and premium headphone manufacturer, today announces a new reference audio headphone, the Audeze LCD-5 ($4,500). The Audeze LCD 5 sets a new standard for accuracy using a new driver design with Audeze’s own patent-pending Parallel Uniforce™ voice coils and new magnet assembly. The Audeze LCD-5 represents a completely new design made specifically for minimal reflections, improved frequency response, and a more open yet accurate soundstage. The Audeze LCD-5’s impedance is 14 Ohms, sensitivity is 90dB, and it weighs just 420 grams (1/3 less than the LCD-4!).

Audeze LCD-5 Flagship Planar Magnetic Headphones

Audeze LCD-5 Flagship Planar Magnetic Headphones

$4,500.00

The LCD-5 sets a new standard for accuracy with Audeze's award-winning Fluxor magnets and updated Fazor waveguides along with new patent-pending Parallel Uniforce™ voice coils. The entire headphone was completely re-designed for minimal reflections and resonance, improved frequency response, and a… Read More

Audze LCD-5 Flagship Planar Magnetic Headphones

Handcrafted in California, USA, the LCD-5 has been meticulously engineered to provide unmatched audio for industry professionals and audiophiles alike. The Audeze LCD-5 is now available on Audeze’s website and through select dealers. Audeze will be demoing the new LCD-5 at CANJAM SOCAL on September 25th-26th at Irvine Marriott, and also at the Capital Audio Fest in November.

Audeze LCD-5 side profile

The LCD-5 features Audeze’s patented core technologies, and comes with new acoustically designed leather ear pads, an improved and luxurious carbon fibre suspension headband, deep “tortoise shell” acetate rings, all-new magnesium housing, plus our latest premium audio cable made with high-purity copper, and an aluminum travel case.

Audeze LCD-5 Lifestyle flagship planar

Audeze LCD-5 Key Features:

● New Parallel Uniforce™ diaphragms and Fluxor™ Magnets provide powerful sound, unparalleled sonic detail, and incredible accuracy without increasing the impedance

● New internally sloped earpads that help to reduce unwanted resonances and interior reflections

● Newly designed Fazors that are optimized to reduce diffractions

● The LCD-5 cable is specially tuned with directional OCC high-purity copper strands that provide a low capacitance and low resistance path to maintain unsurpassed clarity and precision.

● The LCD-5’s fully re-designed magnesium frame provides rigidity and ultra-light weight, while the acetate rings offer just the right touch of richness

Audeze LCD-5 with Ampsandsound amp

"Featuring our core technologies while adding some new innovations like our Parallel Uniforce voice coil, the LCD-5 incorporates decades of audio and technology research to deliver all the aspects of a truly reference audio experience," stated Audeze CEO Sankar Thiagasamudram. "Our long term commitment to delivering reference products has led us to the LCD-5," he added.

Audeze LCD-5 Technical Specifications

  • Style: Over-ear, open-back
  • Transducer type: Planar Magnetic
  • Magnetic structure: Fluxor™ magnet array
  • Phase management: Fazor
  • Magnet type: Neodymium N50
  • Diaphragm type: Nano-Scale Parallel Uniforce™
  • Transducer size: 90 mm
  • Maximum power handling: 5W RMS
  • Maximum SPL: >130dB
  • Frequency response: 5Hz - 50kHz
  • THD: <0.1% @ 100dB
  • Impedance: 14 ohms
  • Sensitivity: 90 dB/1mW (at Drum Reference Point)
  • Minimum power requirement: >100mW
  • Recommended power level: >250mW
  • Weight: 420g

Audeze LCD-5 Flagship Planar Magnetic Headphones

Audeze LCD-5 Flagship Planar Magnetic Headphones

$4,500.00

The LCD-5 sets a new standard for accuracy with Audeze's award-winning Fluxor magnets and updated Fazor waveguides along with new patent-pending Parallel Uniforce™ voice coils. The entire headphone was completely re-designed for minimal reflections and resonance, improved frequency response, and a… Read More

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