HIFIMAN is making the updates for HE1000 and Edition X Headphones with V2 designation available in September 2016 without a price increase. The update to V2 versions of HE1000 ($ 2,999.00 MSRP) and Edition X ($ 1,799.00 MSRP) will be shown at the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest in Denver, Colorado, October 7-9, 2016
Styling and mechanical improvements define the V2 label to identify the HIFIMAN product improvement announcement. President & Founder, Dr. Fang Bian stated, “The V2 versions are lighter and more comfortable, better sounding and are enhanced cosmetically with a better fit and finish”
HE1000 V2 has been reduced to 420g and will ship with a three-core cable. The company is changing ear pad materials from velour to polyester, improved headband design, and slimmer ear cups.
HiFiMAN Edition X V2’s New Features
Improved headband design that will accommodate a wider range of head sizes.
HiFiMAN HE1000 V2’s New Features
Current HIFIMAN Headphone Reviews
- Big soundstage.
- Lots of detail and warmth to the vocal range.
- Excellent bass performance.
- Light and easy to drive.
HIFIMAN HE-1000 Over Ear Planar Magnetic Headphones won SECRETS BEST of 2015 AWARDS – “Best High-End Headphones”
HIFIMAN HE-1000 Review – Pre V2 Designation Likes
- Clean, rich, un-headphone like sound. Sounds more like the best speakers.
- Big soundstage with lots of depth and detail.
- Light and comfortable through extended listening sessions.
- Striking design.
HE1000 V2 and Edition X V2, also utilize a premium alloy ‘Window Shade’ grill for driver protection providing a unique a distinctive look in addition to the sound quality achieved from the design HIFIMAN used for driver protection.
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