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Austrian Audio The Composer Headphones

Austrian Audio The Composer Headphones

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Redefining High-End Audio

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Open-back headphone designs are often higher-performance but have poor noise isolation and leak sound. Closed-back designs provide better noise isolation and leak less sound.


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Over-ear headphones sit over your ear and surround your ear with a ring of padding. On-ear headphones are padded but rest on top of your ear. In-ear monitors are worn inside your ear canal.


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Speakers and headphones use a device called a 'driver' to create sound. Different types of drivers have different strengths and weaknesses, but can all produce great sound. Common varieties include dynamic, planar magnetic, and electrostatic.


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DACs and amplifiers can either be carried around or meant for static desktop use

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Austrian Audio

Austrian Audio The Composer Headphones

Regular price $2,699
Sale price $2,699 Regular price $2,699.00

The Austrian Audio The Composer Headphones are a paradigm of excellence in the world of high-fidelity audio. Designed for the discerning audiophile and professional, The Composer sets itself apart as a premium reference headphone, delivering music in its most refined and pure form. These headphones are a culmination of meticulous engineering and a passion for pristine audio.


  • Premium, but foldable & portable
  • DLC (Diamond Like Carbon) coated diaphragm
  • New Hi-X driver technology: Hi-X49DLC
  • Adjustable Earcups with tiltable earcups to fit your ear
  • Easily replaceable magnetic attached ear pads
  • New designed Banana Jack connector on headphone
  • 3 detachable cables that can be easily changed (1x balanced 4pin XLR 3 m, 1x balanced 4.4 mm Pentaconn 3 m, 1x 3.5 mm Jack 3 m including 6.3 mm adapter)
  • Three cables included
  • Elegant black wooden gift box
  • Made in Austria

Exceptional Sound Clarity and Precision

At the heart of The Composer's unmatched audio performance lies its ability to deliver high frequencies with extraordinary spaciousness and precision, coupled with swift and faithful bass responses. This is achieved while maintaining remarkably low levels of Total Harmonic Distortion (THD), ensuring that listeners experience the most detailed and revealing sound journey that sets new benchmarks in high-end listening.

Advanced Hi-X Driver Technology

A key feature of The Composer is the newly designed Hi-X49 driver, utilizing a diaphragm coated with diamond-like carbon. This innovative technology, known for its exceptional rigidity, ensures that The Composer performs flawlessly at all loudness levels, offering an authentic and immersive listening experience.

Designed for Comfort and Durability

Understanding the importance of comfort during long listening sessions, The Composer boasts an adjustable headband crafted from a breathable mesh material, effectively releasing heat and preventing perspiration. Additionally, weighing in at under 400 grams and featuring tiltable earcups with four adjustable positions, The Composer guarantees a perfect fit for all users.

Versatile Connectivity Options

Flexibility is key, and The Composer comes equipped with three detachable cables, catering to various listening preferences and setups. This includes a balanced 4pin XLR cable, a balanced 4.4 mm Pentaconn cable, and a standard 3.5 mm Jack cable with a 6.3 mm adapter, offering versatile options for connectivity.

Innovative Design Features

The Composer is replete with thoughtful design elements. It features a newly designed Banana Jack connector, ensuring robust and reliable connections. Furthermore, the adjustable and tiltable earcups, easily replaceable due to their magnetic connection, exemplify Austrian Audio's commitment to user-friendly design and functionality.

Crafted with Austrian Precision

Every aspect of The Composer speaks to its Austrian heritage. Engineered and manufactured in Vienna, Austria, these headphones represent the pinnacle of Austrian Audio's craftsmanship, combining innovative technology with a legacy of audio excellence.

The Ultimate Choice for Audiophiles and Professionals

The Composer stands as a testament to Austrian Audio's dedication to audio perfection. It is not just a tool for listening to music; it is an instrument that invites users to explore the depths of their music collection, experiencing every nuance and detail with unprecedented clarity and depth. For those seeking the ultimate in high-end audio, The Composer is the quintessential choice.

Austrian Audio Headphones Specifications
Austrian Audio Composer Technical Specifications
Construction Over ear, open back
Frequency range 5 Hz – 44 kHz
Sensitivity 112 dBspl/V
THD (@ 1kHz) < 0.1%
Driver size 49mm
Impedance 22 Ω
Input Power 160 mW
Detachable cables with Banana Jack (included) 3m with 3.5 mm Jack Plug (TRS)/3m with XLR 4pin/1.4m with 4.4 mm Pentaconn style
Adapter included 3.5 mm to 6.3 mm
Dimensions 215 x 200 x 90 mm
Weight (without cable) 385 g

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