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  • HIX50

    Austrian Audio Hi-X50 Professional On-Ear Headphones

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    The engineers at Austrian Audio have designed and produced some of the world’s most acclaimed headphones and drivers. When it came time to create our first family of professional headphones, we took all the time needed to create them and to exceed many of the goals and challenges that came before.

    Introducing the new professional Hi-X (High Excursion) headphones from Austrian Audio. Whether you choose the Hi-X50 or Hi-X55, know that you are getting “Made in Austria” quality from a team that stands behind this all-new design. You won’t find off the shelf drivers and key components here – everything is crafted by Austrian Audio right here in Austria.

    High Excursion Technology

    Hi-Xcursion (High Excursion) technology is the key to the astonishing sound of our Hi-X50 headphones.

    All Austrian Audio Hi-X headphones feature a 44 mm driver and a ring magnet system. This design allows for improved airflow and includes the strongest magnetic field in its class.
    The ring magnet, combined with a copper-clad aluminum voice coil, reduces the weight of the membrane and the voice coil connected to it, allowing the membrane to move or change direction faster, providing a more responsive impulse reaction.

    Our science, measurements, and listening tests have shown that 44mm is the optimum size for this design. It ensures professional performance in the Hi-X, moves a lot of air, and eliminates ‘wobbling’ of the diaphragm. This is akin to damping of the driver mass, which is where our membrane really shows results: it is ultra-stiff while still reducing unwanted resonance.


    High Excursion proprietary drivers

    Designed for today's contemporary music production

    Detachable cable

    For replaceability, compact portability and safety from damage

    Furnished with 3.5mm (1/8 inch) to 6.3mm (1/4 inch) adapter

    Pro or on-the-go

    All metal hinges and bow for maximum durability

    Ensuring maximum durability and stability

    Foldable construction

    For maximum portability and easy storage

    Soft slow retention memory foam earpads

    Providing greatest comfort during long sessions

    Technical Specifications

    Frequency range:
    5 Hz - 28 kHz
    THD (@ 1kHz):
    < 0.1%
    25 Ω
    Input Power:
    150 mW
    Cable (detachable):
    3.5mm (1/8”)
    Adapter (included):
    3.5mm to 6.3mm (1/8” to 1/4")
    190 x 170 x 70 mm
    Weight (without cable)::