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Meze Audio Empyrean audiophile sound & incredible craftsmanship!

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Home Theater Design & installations Proud to offer a new ground breaking audiophile headphone!

 

Empyrean

$ 2,999

Top of Form

Cable options

3m OFC cable with 6.3 jack
1.3m OFC cable with 3.5 jack
3m OFC cable with XLR connector

 

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.

"We’re
pretty spoiled when it comes to good gear and good headphones, but this is one
is extra special… What a masterpiece.

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

A TIMELESS STATEMENT OF HI-FI

“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

Empyrean is the product of two passionate companies coming together to
explore what is possible beyond their individual capabilities. The result is a
no-compromise headphone embodying Meze’s daring aesthetic and user-centered
design approach and Rinaro’s experience in research and development within the
field of planar magnetics.

Rinaro, a progressive audio company, has at the heart of its technology an
R&D team that has been at the forefront of planar magnetic development
since the 1980’s. What originally started as a state-funded initiative with a
focus on innovation has now entered into a new chapter of audio progression
with the opening of a cutting-edge industrial facility in Ukraine.

ARCHITECTURE
OF THE ISODYNAMIC® HYBRID ARRAY DRIVER

FRAME

Fiberglass infused ABS

RINARO ISOPLANAR® DIAPHRAGM

Weighing only 0.16 g while

having 4650 mm² of active area.

HYBRID MAGNET
ARRAY


Symmetrically placed on each side of the diaphragm, our neodymium magnets are
specifically arranged into a Hybrid Array to create efficient Isodynamic
magnetic field required for a uniform activation across the whole diaphragm
surface.

HYBRID ARRAY
DRIVER ADVANTAGES

Combines two independently shaped voice coils within the same diaphragm
delivering more selective acoustic performance to the various areas within the
structure of the ear.

ACCURATE
REPRODUCTION


Total harmonic distortion (THD) measures under 0.1% in the whole frequency
range

LIGHTWEIGHT

Reduced driver weight designed to create a headphone that offers prolonged
listening sessions

ERGONOMIC SHAPE

Ergonomically shaped driver structure with an increased active area

ULTRA-HIGH-RESOLUTION
AUDIO


Upper-frequency limit of audio reproduction is 110,000 Hz

ULTRA EFFICIENT

[email protected]/1kHz High performance without needing amplification

PATENT PENDING
ISODYNAMIC HYBRID ARRAY DRIVER


World's first in planar magnetic headphones

Over 30 years of research and development have led to the creation of the
first Isodynamic Hybrid Array driver. Meze Audio have collaborated with Rinaro
to create a new standard in planar magnetic audio, the resulting technology
being one of the lightest and most advanced planar magnetic drivers on the
market.

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.

AUDIBLE
BENEFITS OF A DUAL DRIVEN SYSTEM

One of the problems with conventional planar magnetic arrays is coming from
reflected signals entering the ear canal with different time delays, thereby
worsening the focus of 3D sound imaging.

Combining different voice coil configurations makes it possible to create a
better sound intensity distribution across the sound wavefront at high
frequencies when directed at the auricle and ear canal.

ISOPLANAR® DIAPHRAGM MATERIAL

The diaphragm is manufactured from a custom developed isotropic thermally
stabilized polymer with a conductive layer. Through unique processing methods,
an ultralight yet rigid diaphragm has been achieved.

SWITCHBACK COIL

The switchback coil is more efficient at reproducing lower frequencies and is
positioned in the upper part of the driver.

SPIRAL COIL

The spiral coil is more efficient at reproducing middle-high frequencies and is
positioned directly over the ear canal enabling more direct sound waves to
enter the ear without any time delays.

AN ERGONOMIC
APPROACH LEADS TO A NEW WAY OF THINKING

Anatomically designed ovate earcups

Anthropometric earpad design

To create an audiophile headphone
that is powerful yet light the driver needed to maximize power output while
reducing weight as much as possible.

Weight was minimized by optimizing a
magnet structure around an ovoid shape that fits the ear more closely. Power
output was increased through the use of a completely bespoke coil and magnet
array design that optimized the active usable area of the driver within its
ovoid shape.

ISOMAGNETIC® EARCUP TO
EARPAD COUPLING TECHNOLOGY

An innovative
feature is the Isomagnetic® ear cup
attachment which utilizes the demagnetizing field generated by the driver to
hold the ear cup in place whilst also redirecting the magnetic field back into
the driver and improving driver efficiency.

Magnetic field
shielding

The ferromagnetic ear pads decrease the magnetic stray field affecting the
listeners head.

Increase in
driver efficiency

Patented ferromagnetic plates channel the magnetic field back into the
driver, increasing output.

Invisible
locking system

Innovative use of the magnetic field of the drivers to fix the earcups in
place.

STRAY FIELD
REDUCTION FROM ISOMAGNETIC® PLATE COUPLING

Patented
ferromagnetic plates channel the demagnetizing field back into the driver
increasing efficiency by 1db or 12% and deflect 95% of stray fields away from
the head.

ISODYNAMIC
DRIVER MANUFACTURED BY RINARO

Each driver has been hand assembled and tested in an industrial facility in
Ukraine.

DESIGN
DETAILS

“In a world of
minimalism, Empyrean is a tribute to sophistication and art nouveau. It's the
courage to go against the stream.”



Paul Șteț, Product Development

PRESSURE
DISTRIBUTION WINGS

Patented
suspension wings increase the leather headrest’s contact surface area with your
head and relieve uncomfortable pressure points.

LIGHTWEIGHT
CARBON / ALUMINIUM SKELETON

CARBON FIBER
HEADBAND

LEATHER HEADREST

SCULPTED ALUMINIUM
SKELETON

CNC milling time: ≈20 hours.

High precision CNC
sculpted chassis,

milled from a single piece of

solid aluminum.

Weight: ≈ 430 g

AIRFLOW

 

For the audiophiles who want to hear how 30 years of progression sound
like, Empyrean pairs the advances in audio reproduction with a headphone
chassis that delivers extended hours of listening pleasure.

HAND
ASSEMBLED

We carefully
hand assemble each headphone in our facilities in Baia Mare, Romania.



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Item can be returned within 30 days of receipt.

General Terms

Items must be returned in their original condition, with all included packing materials and no signs of use. Buyer assumes responsibility for all shipping return costs unless the item was not received as described.

Refunds

Buyer will receive a full refund in the original payment method less any shipping charges.

Special Conditions

As a custom design & installations business not a retail environment we do Not offer a "Home Trial" but, we do stand behind every brand new product sold with (30) Defective exchanged. We encourage those that need home trial to purchase from your local dealer of course you'll pay more but they can offer that service when needed - we are your 'Go to source' when you know what you want & want to save time and $$$$
If a new model is no longer available a refund will be issued but manufacture must confirm item is defective & not user error

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