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Monolith by Monoprice M1570 Premium Planar Headphones Announced

Monoprice says "The Monolith M1570 planar headphones are the perfect way to experience your favorite audio tracks. Featuring a 106mm planar driver, a wide padded headband, 4 pin balanced connectors, and an open back design that delivers uncompromising audio performance, exceptional transient response, and a holistic soundstage."

Model: 39416
Style: Open
Transducer Type: Planar Magnetic
Magnetic Structure: Linear Symmetry Magnets
Magnet Type: Symetric Push-Pull Neodymium
Driver Size: 106mm
Maximum Power Handling: 5W (for 200ms)
Maximum SPL: >130dB
Maximum SPL: >130dB
Frequency Response: 5Hz ~ 50kHz
Total Harmonic Distortion: Less than 0.1% @ 100dB
Impedance: 60 ohms
Efficiency: 96dB / 1mW
Optimal Power Requirement: 200mW - 4W
Weight: 700g

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700g!
They look interesting. But yeah... 1.5 pounds is pretty heavy.
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1.5 pounds is pretty heavy.
I find my EL8s to be pretty heavy at 460g, I modified the headband and changed the pads and I can wear em all day at that point, but 700g...
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I find my EL8s to be pretty heavy at 460g, I modified the headband and changed the pads and I can wear em all day at that point, but 700g...
Dang! That's pretty awesome! I'm hoping the 700 grams is the weight of the entire product itself, box and all, and not just the headphones. Hopefully it was a mistake.
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Dang! That's pretty awesome! I'm hoping the 700 grams is the weight of the entire product itself, box and all, and not just the headphones. Hopefully it was a mistake.
I'll follow up...

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