Abyss AB-1266 Planar Lite Magnetic Headphones

Abyss headphones are some of the best headphones in Australia and the world

The Abyss AB-1266 Planar Lite Magnetic Headphones is beautifully designed to excite and deliver the highest sound quality headphone possible.

The Abyss AB-1266 Lite is the same HiFi headphone as the AB 1266 but comes without a carrying case, headphone stand and XLR cables.  Go here to order the Abyss AB-1266 headphones with the above accessories included.



    Abyss Headphones designs and builds the highest quality headphones available. Our extensive research and development over many years concentrates within a very narrow field of material science and energy propagation whereby analog sound is presented to the ears and brain as a very high resolution wave nearly void of any distortions. Abyss Headphones allow for a very high level of enjoyment by allowing you to hear the life essence of the original recording or source.
    Made in the USA

    Rigid chassis consisting of left/right side frames and structural adjustable two piece headband. All components machined from solid aluminium for exceptional strength. Integrated resonance control for minimal added coloration.

    High quality anodized finish with bare aluminium accents.

    Planar magnetic transducer design utilizing our proprietary very thin, very low mass diaphragm. Amazing bandwidth and low level detail retrieval in the bass, mids, and highs. No rear magnet structure typical of planar designs eliminates annoying reflections from behind allowing for a completely open sound. Matched driver pairs.

    Unique custom made high power neodymium magnets with optimized slot pattern.
    Low carbon steel front baffle with integrated resonance control.
    Unique breathable aluminium sides acoustically tuned to our planar diaphragm for completely open sound.
    High quality soft lambskin ear pads provide comfort and finely tuned acoustics. Unique adjustability allows for varying head shapes.
    Padded leather headband with head movement isolation, Abyss embroidered logo.

    Dual balanced 8 FT (2.5 meter) XLR cable set and 1/4" (3.5 mm) cable Y-adaptor custom made by JPS Labs for Abyss. Internal lead wires also by JPS Labs.

    Heavy leather man bag style carry case with extra room for a portable amp/DAC for a completely portable high resolution playback system.

    Nicely hand-crafted two-tone felt lined wooden box touting the Abyss Headphones logo secures all of the above.

    Heavy aluminium headphone stand laser engraved with the Abyss logo for easy storage and always ready to play.

    All main components permanently laser engraved for traceability and collectability.
    Frequency Response: 5 Hz to 28 KHz
    Impedance: 46 ohms nominal (non-reactive)
    Sensitivity: 85 dB
    Distortion: Less than 1%; Less than 0.2% through ears most sensitive range
    Weight: 660 grams (without cable)