German high-end headphone manufacturer Ultrasone announced today that it has a few Edition 9 headphones left for sale in the U.S. These limited edition headphones retail for $1,799 and according to Ultrasone are “unrivaled in terms of sonic clarity and transparency.”
We’ve tried a more affordable pair from these guys and the quality is really good. So these are made to be appreciated by true audiophiles and aren’t just one of those fancy-pants pairs that are made to match your Lambo.
Here’s the press release:
“Wildomar, Calif. – (December 11, 2008) – Ultrasone Inc., distributor for German headphone manufacturer Ultrasone AG, announces the few remaining Edition 9 headphones are available in the U.S. For high-end audio enthusiasts, the Edition 9 headphones are unrivaled in terms of sonic clarity and transparency. The last Edition 9 headphones have a MSRP of $1,799 and are available at select Ultrasone dealers and at www.ultrasone.com.
“The Edition 9s, like the Edition 7s, were among the finest headphones we have ever produced and they have been extremely well received by audiophiles,” remarked Paul Taylor, President of Ultrasone Inc. “To own one of only a handful of limited edition headphones is enticing for audio enthusiasts; I anticipate that the remaining Edition 9 headphones will be sold before the holidays.”
The $1,799 Edition 9 headphones utilize Ultrasone’s finest titanium plated drivers to deliver astounding sonic clarity and transparency. The Edition 9 headphones eye-catching aesthetic is due in large part to the use of the black chrome in both the ear cups and nameplates. The attention to detail in the design of the headphones is made apparent by the use of Ethiopian sheep leather in ear pads and headband pad, ensuring the listener maximum listening comfort. The headphones come in a sleek, metal attaché case for safe storage and transportation.