3-Years Warranty for Drivers; 1-Year Warranty for rest of the parts.
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“Finally, a headphone I can mix records on”- Manny Marroquin, 11-time Grammy Winner
Conceived and refined in one of the world’s most acclaimed studios, the MM-500 is a purpose-built tool designed to deliver mixes that consistently translate and capture the emotion the artist intended. Lighter than our famous LCD-X, the MM-500’s sleek and sturdy chassis offers all-day comfort. Step up to the headphone used to mix Kendrick Lamar's #1 album "Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers" at Larrabee Studios: the Audeze MM-500.
Specifically designed to deliver mixes that consistently translate well
Like near-field monitors, they remove your room from the equation and give you studio-quality sound anywhere
Durable, lightweight chassis featuring machined aluminum and spring steel
Compatible with virtually all audio interfaces or consoles
Designed in collaboration with award-winning producer/mixer Manny Marroquin
A Serious Tool for Every Situation
“I rely on my MM-500 as much as the main monitors in my studio”- Manny Marroquin
The MM-500 is designed to suit the requirements of long daily listening sessions under almost any condition. World-class studio monitor? Check. Quick reference on-the-go? No problem. Deep late-night listening? Done. With its ease of drive, comfortable fit and trustworthy sound, you can count on the MM-500 to deliver in every situation.
The Lifestyle of Headphone Listening
“When you want studio quality sound anywhere you are” - Manny Marroquin
You need to hear everything at its most natural and pure – exactly when you need it – anywhere, anytime. Manny knows the importance of headphone listening in today’s world: studio to stage, cafe to beachfront, canal to jetway, the MM-500 is the reference to the soundtrack of your life.
Elegance, Comfort and Durability
“Putting on the MM-500 makes me feel confident to deliver the best mix” - Manny Marroquin
Featuring extra-plush premium leather earpads, an adjustable spring steel headband, and a machined aluminum structure, the MM-500 feels substantial yet lightweight. Just like our flagship headphones, the MM-500 is hand-crafted in our Southern California workshop to provide years of reliable comfort in a package that calls out to be held, admired and listened to.
Elevate Your Professional Audio Game
“The MM-500 is as vital in my studio as any other piece of equipment” - Manny Marroquin
Offering studio-quality sound, always within reach, the MM-500 is truly the next level of performance in pro audio. Whether you’re stepping up from our own LCD-X or from another brand, the MM-500 will be as much a part of your life as your favourite pair of sneakers.
Award-winning Audeze Technology
“The best definition, clarity, and depth of any headphone I’ve ever used” - Manny Marroquin
The MM-500’s planar magnetic drivers provide realism that audio professionals like Manny “can’t live without.” With lightning-fast transients, accurate frequency response and trusted mix translation powered by Audeze’s patented innovations, the MM-500 produces unparalleled audio quality that other headphones can only dream of.
Style: Over-ear, open-back
Transducer type: Planar Magnetic
Magnetic structure: Fluxor™ magnet array
Phase management: Fazor™
Magnet type: Neodymium N50
Diaphragm type: Ultra-Thin Uniforce™
Transducer size: 90 mm
Maximum SPL: >130dB
Frequency response: 5Hz - 50kHz
THD: <0.1% @ 100 dB SPL, 1kHz
Sensitivity: 100 dB/1mW (at Drum Reference Point)
Impedance: 18 ohms
Max power handling: 5W RMS
Min recommended power: >100mW
Recommended power level: >250mW
Includes: MM-500 Headphone | Braided Cable | Standard Travel Case | Certificate of Authenticity and Warranty Cards