Onkyo E900M, A800 and H900M High Resolution Audio headphones

Sound harmony for an immersive listening experience

Berlin, September 1, 2016 – In partnership withGibson Innovations, Onkyo of Japan announced the Onkyo E900M, A800 and H900M Premium High Resolution Audio headphones. The hybrid dynamic balance armature In-ear phones (E900M), premium opened acoustic In-door headphones (A800) and premium closed acoustic over-ear headphones (H900M) incorporate advanced audio technologies to achieve High Resolution Audio reproduction[1]. 

"These new headphones expand on Onkyo's existing High Resolution Audio range, raising the bar on acoustic performance even higher," said Matthew Dore, sound and acoustics engineering lead for Onkyo products at Gibson Innovations. "We take an end-to-end approach to acoustic design, ensuring there are no weak links in the audio chain. Every component in the signal path reaches the stringent standards required to achieve the rigorous demands of High Resolution Audio, creating the truest possible sound reproduction." 

"We see strong sales results of our three flagship Onkyo headphones in Asia where we launched early 2016, so we are excited to launch in retail in Europe and US in the second half of 2016," said Andrey Zalivin, Onkyo Business Leader at Gibson Innovations. 

[1] The products all conform to the rigorous standards for High Resolution Audio systems set out by the Japan Audio Society and the US Consumer Electronics Association.

E900M High Resolution Audio in-ear headphones

The E900M is one of the most advanced in-ear headphones. The dual balanced armature drivers and 6mm dynamic driver deliver amazing sound from both High Resolution and normal audio sources. Its three-way hybrid acoustic architecture balances the low, middle, and high frequencies, making the bass sound fuller while still being precise and articulated. Recommended retail price: €399

Key features
  • Ø6mm dynamic driver + dual balanced armature drivers provide detailed sound quality for High Resolution Audio playback
  • 3-way hybrid acoustic architecture
  • 3-way passive cross-over system
  • 5Hz-40kHz frequency range
  • 107dB sensitivity
  • 16Ω impedance
  • Acoustically closed architecture limits ambient noise
  • Low impedance High Resolution Audio-capable 1.3m detachable OFC twisted cable

A800 High Resolution Audio indoor headphones

Designed to take you into a world of pure and precise sound, the A800 High Resolution Audio indoor headphones have 50mm high power drivers and a multi-layer diaphragm which brings you closer than ever to the original recording. Recommended retail prices: €399

Key features
  • Ø50mm High Power driver with multi-layer diaphragm brings you closer than ever to the original recording
  • 4Hz-40kHz frequency range
  • 100dB sensitivity
  • 32Ω impedance
  • Acoustically Open architecture system
  • Supports High Resolution Audio via low impedance 3m detachable OFC twisted cable 
  • Soft cushions provide a comfortable, ergonomic fit

H900M High Resolution Audio over-ear headphones

The H900M is a luxurious over-ear headphone offering High Resolution Audio with excellent comfort and noise isolation. Wide frequency 50mm high power drivers and precision aluminum housing make these signature headphones a perfect companion for high quality music or video. Advanced drivers deliver accurate treble, clear and open mid-range and deep, smooth bass at any volume for a perfectly balanced sound. Recommended retail price: €299

Key features
  • Ø6mm dynamic driver + dual balanced armature drivers provide detailed sound quality for High Resolution Audio playback
  • 3-way hybrid acoustic architecture
  • 3-way passive cross-over system
  • 5Hz-40kHz frequency range
  • 107dB sensitivity
  • 16Ω impedance
  • In-line remote with built-in microphone to control music playback and manage hands-free calls 
  • Acoustically closed architecture limits ambient noise
  • Low impedance High Resolution Audio-capable 1.3m detachable OFC twisted cable

                                                                                                                                       

About Onkyo's partnership with Gibson Innovations

In Japanese, Onkyo means 'Sound Harmony' and this has been the company's guide since it was founded in 1946. Today, with its heritage of innovation in high-quality sound experiences, Onkyo is pioneering high resolution audio. Onkyo and Gibson Innovations have partnered to realize the companies' shared ambition to pursue perfection in sound quality in connected speakers and headphones. Onkyo: Pure sound. Since 1946. For further information visit www.onkyo-headphones.com

About Gibson Brands

Gibson Brands, a global leader in musical instruments, consumer electronics and professional audio, is dedicated to improving the quality of life and music for its customers. Founded in 1894 and headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, Gibson Brands has manufacturing, marketing and research and development centers throughout the world. For more information, go to www.gibson.com

Gibson Innovations, a subsidiary of Gibson Brands, is a global powerhouse committed to innovation in sound and entertainment. As a leading player in key categories including headphones, audio systems, soundbars and connected audio with world-recognized brands including Philips and Onkyo, Gibson Innovations brings the finest audio products and experiences to consumers. For more information, go to www.gibsoninnovations.com.

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For More Information:

Marc de Kloet, Marketing Director, marc.de.kloet@gibson.com, 0031 627 625 417

Ilona de Bok, PR Manager, Ilona.de.bok@gibson.com, 0031 627 625 542

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