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NuForce Launches Its Monitor-Class Over-the-Ear Headphones

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Posted December 11, 2012 by Kevin in Peripherals
 NuForce HP-800 headphones are perfect for the music professional studio or audio enthusiast who demands accuracy and musicality
Milpitas, Calif. – December 11, 2012 @ 9:00 AM EST – NuForce, Inc., a leader in professional and consumer audio solutions, announces today the availability of the HP-800, its first over-the-ear headphones. The HP-800 delivers the kind of performance sound professionals require at a price audio enthusiasts can easily afford.

The HP-800s a natural warmth, realistic highs and visceral bass that only true accuracy is capable of attaining, thanks in good measure to their die-cast aluminum frame, which minimizes resonance and improves articulation. The ’phone’s 40mm neodymium drivers are specifically tuned for accurate performance and low distortion. Together, precise engineering and meticulous construction deliver an extreme dynamic, strikingly fast transients and a flat frequency response.

Long hours of playback will be even more pleasurable owing to the comfort measures NuForce has designed into the HP-800 headphones. The breathable memory-foam ear cups are covered in super soft leatherette and are extremely comfortable. Similarly, the concave body design has been optimized for comfort and a lifelike soundstage and imaging.

“These headphones are our first venture into the over-the-ear market,” said Jason Lim, CEO of NuForce. “We’ve implemented the latest technology and our understanding of what demanding listeners require in bringing about a fantastic product that will further enhance our company’s reputation for value and performance.”
Product Specs
• Clear, rich and precise sound signature for natural warmth and visceral low end
• Aluminum die-cast housing for minimized resonance and improved articulation
• Concave body design for lifelike sound staging and focused imaging
• Precisely tuned, low-distortion 40mm neodymium drivers
• Wide-range dynamic and flat frequency response
• Breathable, skin-like ear-cups with memory foam inserts for comfortable extended use
• Two removable cables for portable and studio use
Driver Size: 40mm
Impedance: 32 +/- 15% Ohm
Frequency Response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz
Dimensions: 7” H x 4.57” W x 7.48” D
Rated Power: 20 mW
Max Input Power: 30 mW
Sensitivity: 91 +/- 4 dB
Included Accessories: one carrying bag, one 3.5mm plug cable, one 6.3mm plug cable
The NuForce HP-800’s are available now for $149 from nuforce.com, several online stores and various NuForce dealers. For more information on this or any other NuForce products, contact PR representative Jessica Darrican at 305-374-4404, extension 116.
About NuForce:
Based in Milpitas, California, Nuforce first gained visibility for its patented Class-D power amplifiers, earning numerous awards from audio publications in the U.S. and Japan. Building upon its reputation as a company that developed state-of-the-art audio products, Nuforce worked diligently to expand its product line with digital-to-analog converters, in-ear and over-the-ear headphones, speakers and subwoofers, cables, additional home and headphone amplifiers, and other high-end audio accessories.
Today, Nuforce is sold internationally and remains firmly committed to being a high-performance consumer electronics company adhering to stringent quality standards, ensuring integrity and value in every Nuforce product.

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