Denon has a new high-end headphone coming this January -- the AH-D7200 -- and from its design and specs it seems worth keeping an eye on, if you're in the market for a $999 headphone. (There's no word on international pricing but we'll add it when we get it. It converts to £800 or AU$1,400.)
Designed for "discerning audiophiles," it's got a classic reference headphone look with real walnut housings and Denon's FreeEdge nano-fiber drive units. The earpads use Japanese-developed soft synthetic leather covers that have been designed for maximum comfort, according to Denon.
We'll let you know how the AH-D7200 sounds and feels and soon as we get our hands on a review sample.
The AH-D7200 at a glance:
- 50mm FreeEdge Driver Technology made from nano-fiber material
- Real wood earcups
- 385 grams (13.6 ounces) excluding cable
- Ultra high-quality connection with 7N oxygen-free copper cable
- Earcups are suspended on ergonomically curved, diecast aluminium hangers
- Headband is finished in real sheepskin leather
- Memory-foam ear-cushions are trimmed with artificial leather chosen for its softness and durability
- Fit and side pressure optimized for the widest possible range of head sizes and shapes
- Price: $999
- Shipping in January 2017