April 4, 2012
Wood and headphones have become the recent trend with many manufacturers and Antonio Meze join the ranks with his latest Meze 88 Classic wooden headphones.
Antonio Meze, an IDSA award winning industrial designer from Romania, is the driving force behind the designer Meze products, born out of passion and commitment to quality and style. Further, a team of passionate specialists’, including the sound engineers, product designers, and musician combines the high-end technology with quality materials and meticulous craftsmanship to create the headphones like Meze 88 Classic, to fall in love with.
Meze 88 Classic has the individually handcrafted ear cup of 88mm diameter which is made of ebony wood enclosure that reproduces crystal clear, crisp and warm natural sounds. The classic wooden headphone features an ergonomic headband made of polycarbonate with suspension padding along with dedicated 50mm Neodymium drivers. The headband also has suspension support, delivering perfect fit and prolonged listening comfort.
Compatible with iPhone, iPad, iPod, and all other audio formats, the Meze 88 offers passive noise isolation and detachable TPE cable. The other technical aspects include the frequency response of 20Hz to 20 KHz, impedance of 40 Ohm, and sensitivity of 107+/-3db at 1 KHz, 1mW. Further one side cable is detachable and the plugs are 3.5mm and 6.3mm gold-plated.
The Meze Classic wooden headphone range includes three models; the top-tier, 88 Classics for audiophile enthusiasts, the 76 Classics for versatile on-the-ear use, and the 55 Classics, the foldable and high performance headphones. All the models can be pre-ordered on Meze Headphone website now.
words by Karanvir Singh