beyerdynamic Launch Headphones with Tesla Technology

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German audio specialist beyerdynamic launches another innovative product highlight. Handcrafted in Heilbronn, the DT 1350 is the first professional monitoring headphone in beyerdynamic’s new generation of headphones that feature Tesla technology.

The completely re-engineered Tesla drivers create a headphone which delivers an enormous degree of efficiency with extremely low levels of distortion, allowing the DT 1350 to produce a perfectly balanced, accurate sound even at the highest volumes.

A combination of highly efficient ambient noise reduction and an impressive maximum sound pressure level of 129 dB make the DT 1350 an ideal compact over-ear headphone for any environment. Regardless of whether you are a sound engineer monitoring PA systems, a live musician, or a DJ, the DT 1350 delivers every time. The perfectly balanced, accurate sound means the headphone works perfectly for every day studio use or when simply enjoying music at home or on the move. The Tesla system provides enormous power for a dynamic, undistorted sound.

Stylish, yet functional in design, the DT 1350 is manufactured in Germany using high quality materials to create a headphone that is both extremely durable and easy to use. The removable, soft ear cushions and flexible headband ensure the headphones sit securely and remain comfortable even during prolonged periods of use. The ear cups swivel 90° allowing “single-ear” monitoring.

Tesla Technology
The completely re-engineered Tesla sound transducers help achieve almost lossless magnetic flux. This is made possible by the brand new system geometry, which allows the transfer of magnetic force to the voice coil to be as efficient as possible. Traditional dynamic systems use a neodymium magnet at the centre of the system, the size of which was inevitably limited inside the headphone cup. The Tesla principle sees the magnet mounted as a ring around the coil, allowing more energy to be directed to the membrane, which is where it is actually required.

The exceptionally pure sound produced by our Tesla systems is the result of the close attention to countless small details. Especially noteworthy is the ring-shaped magnet which allows our engineers to place a drill-hole directly behind the centre of the membrane in order to minimise disruptive resonances. The use of a special, multilayer membrane effectively suppresses unwanted partial vibrations and resultant distortion.

Another special feature of the Tesla systems is their full-metal design. This prevents any uncontrolled resonances in any part of the casing, which might in turn distort the sound. The metal also protects the device against electrical interference.

The DT 1350 is available as of late January 2011. For more information about the DT 1350 and the Tesla technology please visit our website at www.beyerdynamic.com.