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Pioneer launches new HDJ-1500 headphones, aimed at pro musicians

Pioneer unveils HDJ-1500 headphones, uses air chambers to deaden noise

| Audio, Sound & Speakers News | Posted: Apr 11, 2012 3:30 am

Pioneer is launching a new series of headphones aimed at professional DJs and musicians, the HDJ-1500 sports a pair of 50mm drivers embedded in sound insulating casings with air chambers that are said to reduce the sound by 4dB and help hear the intended mix.

 

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The new Pioneer HDJ-1500 headphones come in two colors, black or a satin silver and black combination. Impedance is 32ohms, sensitivity is 180db. Frequency response is 5Hz to 30,000Hz. Price-wise, Pioneer are not breaking the DJ bank at all, they should sell for 18,000 yen or $223-or-so USD.

 

Pioneer haven't said when they'll begin shipping the HDJ-1500's, or whether they'll even ship them to the US.

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