Astell&Kern AK T5p 2nd Generation
AK T5p 2nd Generation is the latest collaboration between Beyerdynamic - the renowned German manufacturer with almost 100 years of headphone-making heritage - and Astell&Kern, the market leader in premium portable music players. A closed-back design, the AK T5p 2nd Generation is tuned for optimal audio performance with Astell&Kern's portable players, providing peerless clarity across all frequencies, plus excellent bass reinforcement. It uses high-efficiency Tesla Technology and comes with an audiophile-grade 2.5mm 99.8% pure silver and OCC hybrid detachable balanced headphone cable. The headphones, which are handmade in Germany, also feature high-quality ear pads, to provide excellent comfort - even for long listening sessions. We increased the perfection of the product with a black metal faceplate.
Established in 1924, in Berlin by Eugen Beyer, Beyerdynamic is the essence of audio technology. Beyerdynamic is the leading audio equipment worthy of its name that has developed controller-mounted wireless conference system starting with the world's first dynamic headphone - the DT 48, which is available even today. As the inheritor of the Eugen Beyer brand, Beyerdynamic maintains the leading corporate image, vision and role put in place by the founder. The technological advancements, continuous innovation, and the world's best quality have made Beyerdynamic the undisputed industry-standard and sound technology market leader.
Thanks to Tesla technology, the cutting-edge innovation from Beyerdynamic, our hi-fi headphones are equipped with new sound transducers that have the power of more than one Tesla. Due to the higher efficiency, the low-impedance sound transducers of the T5p reach the full sound potential, even with low-output devices such as smartphones, tablets, and high-resolution players. Additionally, the tilted shape of the sound transducers produces a fascinatingly spatial and transparent sound - for a dynamic and authentic musical experience.
Cable Included with - and designed and tuned especially for - the Astell&Kern AK T5p 2nd Generation is a special headphone cable - an 8 conductor wire of awesome sound. It's made with 4N pure silver with silver plated 7N OCC to deliver the high frequencies in this combination, and the 7N OCC to bring the low. This hybrid construction of pure silver, silver OCC and OCC litz creates a unique harmony and is the finishing touch to the AK T5p's excellence. No more sharp highs or too much bass, bring perfect balance to our music with this unique cable. From the exceptionally precise sound, which ensures individual music pleasure, to the utilization of the highest quality materials to provide incomparable comfort, Astell&Kern say their new headphones offer the optimal listening experience. The AK T5p 2nd Generation is priced at $1199. Info and photos by Astell&Kern.