Meze Empyrean Open Back Reference Headphones

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Color: Copper


Comes with free cables (premium cables by Furutech hand braided by Meze): Copper

Comes with free cables (premium cables by Furutech hand braided by Meze)

Cable Size: 2.5mm XLR

Cable Size

Meze Empyrean Open Back Reference Headphones

**Comes with Premium Furukawa cables hand-braided by Meze**

A blend of premium materials, exquisite craftsmanship and detailing that’s unmistakably Meze, Empyrean is one of the most technologically innovative planar magnetic headphones in the world.

“Empyrean was born from passion, curiosity and innovation. As a business, we have allowed ourselves the freedom to experiment and take risks in search of the perfect sound. To generate something truly remarkable, one must dare to explore, and that’s what we did with Empyrean. We pushed and refined industry standards and achieved a true game changer for audiophiles.”
-Antonio Meze, Lead designer and Founder Meze Audio


Total harmonic distortion (THD) measures under 0.1% in the whole frequency range
Reduced driver weight designed to create a headphone that offers prolonged listening sessions
Ergonomically shaped driver structure with an increased active area
Upper-frequency limit of audio reproduction is 110,000 Hz
100db@1mw/1kHz High performance without needing amplification
World's first in planar magnetic headphones

The Empyrean Driver combines individual switchback and spiral-shaped voice coils, their unique shapes allowing sound to be targeted with more accuracy around the natural form of the ear. This unique combination generates an increased exposure of direct sound wave frequencies over the 10kHz range and improves imaging and localization by decreasing the impact of shortwave time delays caused by diffused field reflections.

Suspension wings increase the leather headrest’s contact surface area with your head and relieve uncomfortable pressure points, offering additional comfort, even when used for a longer period of time.
This revolutionary patent pending concept sets a new standard in combining
true natural sound with the enjoyment of wearing
your favorite headphone for hours on end.


• Case: High-strength aluminum suitcase with foam inserts
• Two sets of earpads included: one real leather, one angled Alcantara®
• Cable options:
••2.5m OFC cable, 4pin mini XLR plugs ending with 6.3
••1.2m OFC cable, 4pin mini XLR plugs ending with 3.5 jack connector
••2.5m OFC cable, 4pin mini XLR plugs ending with 4 pin XLR connector

*Vegan option available upon request.

  • Driver Type: Rinaro Isodynamic Hybrid Array
  • Operating Principle: Open
  • Ear Coupling: Circumaural
  • Frequency Response: 4 - 110.000 Hz
  • Impedance: 31.6 Ω
  • Nominal SPL: 100 dB (1 mW / 1 kHz)
  • Maximum SPL: > 130 dB
  • Total Harmonic Distortion (THD): < 0.1%
  • Weight: ~ 430 g
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  • Geometrical Shape: Ovoid
  • Size: 102 mm x 73 mm
  • Weight: 82 g
  • Casing: Fiberglass Infused ABS
  • Diaphram Type: Rinaro ISOPLANAR®
  • Diaphram Active Area: 4650 mm2
  • Diaphram Weight: 0.16 g
  • Diaphram Acoustic Mass: 10.7 kg/m4
  • Diaphram Lower Frequency Limit: 4 Hz
  • Diaphram Upper-Frequency Limit: 110.000 Hz
  • Magnet Type: Isodynamic
  • Magnet Size: 75 mm x 49 mm
  • Magnet Magnetic Flux: 0.35 T
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