Hybrid 3-way driver units
Take 16mm dynamic driver units with ALCP (exceptional, lifelike, and balanced sound) and add cutting-edge Balanced Armature technology (full-range + HD super tweeter = broad frequency response with notable vocal clarity) for an in-ear audio experience delivering faithful frequency response with all the musical detail.
16mm ALCP dynamic driver unit for rich, deep bass
Rigid, yet responsive Liquid Crystal Polymer Film diaphragms provide the needed rigidity and internal loss for balanced and highly accurate sound reproduction time and again.
Redesigned Linear Drive armatures
The Linear Drive armatures utilizes a symmetrical design for enhanced movement (physical symmetry) and heightened mid-range waveform reproduction. Additionally, a specially-developed Magnesium Super Tweeter provides crystal-clear, ultra high frequency, Hi-Res sound.
Compact, magnesium housing
The ultra-lightweight, compact, and rigid magnesium housing provides the necessary rigidity and vibration suppression for smooth frequency response and clear sound reproduction.
A network circuit with specially-developed film capacitor, paired to the Super Tweeter ensures delicate high-frequency response through minimized vibration and electrical interference.
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 signal/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 compatible 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.
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