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XBA-Z5 Hi-Res Hybrid, In-Ear Headphones

A direct result of the relentless pursuit for personal audio excellence, XBA-Z5 Hi-Res, in-ear headphones deliver exceptional, spacious, and natural sound: deep bass, radiant mids, and notable vocal clarity. Exotic dynamic driver technology paired with cutting-edge Linear Drive Balanced Armatures deliver rich, dynamic, Hi-Res sound.

$699

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Additional Features
Specifications

Balanced Audio capable

As is the case with your dad’s stereo, you can take advantage of dedicated left and right channel audio connectivity for reduced separation loss and a stellar listening experience. Simply plug-into a compatible, balanced audio capable amplifier (PHA-3 for example) for pure, unadulterated sound…

Beat Response Control

Perfect for today’s music genres, a special acoustic design helps control airflow and diaphragm movement for tight, deep bass response.

Secure and comfortable fit

Via a special shape memory resin, the pliable silicone-covered ear hangers provide a superior and stable fit.

Custom fit for you

Improved fit not only results in increased comfort, but also significantly lower sound leakage levels, both in or out, giving you uninterrupted access to your music. Supplied Hybrid silicone earbuds, (S, M, L), maximize overall sound quality and comfort. Supplied Noise isolation earbuds (SS, S, M, L) use urethane foam to provide increased ambient noise reduction.

Two detachable cords supplied

Choose from two supplied, detachable and tangle-free cables, The first is a standard 1.2 m stereo audio cable while the second can provide a balanced audio experience when used with a headphone DAC/amplifier such as the PHA-3.

Keep it together

A compact carrying case is included to keep your headphones and headphone accessories secure.

Made in Japan

Hand made in Japan, the XBA-Z5 exudes quality, precision, and passion: in your hands and on your ears. Put a pair on and experience for yourself.

Audio
  • Driver Unit: Closed, Hybrid 3-Way (BA full-range Linear Drive + BA Super Tweeter + 16mm dynamic)
  • Frequency Response: 3 - 40,000 Hz
  • Power Handling Capacity: 100 mW (IEC)
  • Sensitivity (db): 107 dB/mW
Audio Features
  • Ear Cups: N/A
General
  • Case Type: Nylon Carrying Case
  • Design: In-the-ear
  • Frequency Response: 3 - 40,000 Hz
  • Headband: No
  • Impedance: 32 Ω at 1 kHz
  • Plug: Two mini plugs supplied: Gold-plated, L-shaped mini jack
  • Gold-plated, 3-pole mini jack (L+R)
  • Power Handling Capacity: 100 mW (IEC)
  • Sensitivity: 107 dB/mW
  • Type of Use: Portable
Hardware
  • Cord: Two pairs of detachable, silver-coated OFC
  • Litz cables: Stereo
  • Balanced Audio, detachable (L+R)
  • Headphone Type: Vertical in-the-ear style hybrid earbuds
Power
  • Power Handling Capacity: 100 mW (IEC)
Speaker
  • Impedance: 32 ohms at 1 kHz
  • Type: Closed, hybrid
Weights and Measurements
  • Cord Length (Approx.): Stereo Connecting Cable-47 1/4 in. (1.2 m)
  • Balanced Audio Connecting Cable-47 1/4 in. (1.2 m)
  • Weight (Approx.): 11 g (0.39 oz) without cord
In The Box
  • Hybrid Silicone Earbuds - SS 2, S 2, M 2, L 2
  • Foamed Silicone Earbuds - S 2, M 2, L 2
  • Detachable Balanced Audio Connection Cable 1
  • Carrying Case 1
  • Cord Adjuster 1
  • Clip 1
  • Operating Instructions 1
  • Warranty Card 1
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