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Description

The LCD-X is an extremely efficient headphone that extracts the maximum power out of low-powered amplifiers and portable devices. It’s also the most neutral of all the LCD Collection, explaining its popularity with audiophiles, recording engineers and musicians alike, for its clarity and fast, accurate dynamics. The X is sensitive enough to be driven directly by portable players and smartphones but an external amplifier produces better results.

Specifications

Style Open circumaural
Transducer type Planar magnetic
Magnetic structure Proprietary push-pull design
Magnet type Neodymium
Transducer active diaphragm area 39.8 cm2 (6.17 in2)
Maximum power handling 15W (for 200ms)
Sound pressure level >130dB with 15W
Frequency response 5Hz – 20kHz extended out to 50kHz
Total harmonic distortion <1% through entire frequency range
Impedance 20 ohms
Efficiency 103dB / 1mW
Optimal power requirement 1 – 4W

 

Reviews

During the auditioning period, I was belatedly mixing the, on which the musicians were playing, and through the LCD-Xes, this pair gave me an unambiguously stable picture of the drums, which were positioned to the audience’s left. I could therefore pan the close drum mikes to the correct places in the soundstage. Read More