(From the HiFiMAN press release)
CE Week New York, NY June 24, 2013 -– HiFiMAN, a leading designer and manufacturer of high performance headphones and portable audio products, announced an ultra-high quality in-ear monitor designed to set a new standard of sound quality for audiophiles on the go. The RE-600 “Songbird” (MSRP $399), the company’s finest in-ear model to date, delivers the same compelling, best-in-class performance that music-lovers have come to expect from HiFiMAN. RE-600 will be shipping late June 2013.
The company’s new in-ear model was part of a multi-year project for HifiMAN intended to offer a higher level of performance and comfort for the category. Advanced ergonomic design aids both ease-of-use and comfort while an all-new, custom-designed driver utilizes a special Titanium coating for remarkable detail and extended frequency response. In fact, the RE-600 driver is Patent-Pending.
The addition of Neodymium magnets and premium cabling of Copper-Silver on RE-600 helps deliver all the music as it was originally intended.
According to HiFiMAN Founder and President, Dr. Fang Bian, “Though HiFiMAN is best known for our full-size, planar-magnetic headphones, because there are so many applications today for portable audio, we wanted to offer an audiophile-grade in-ear model that would achieve the same level of performance and success.” Dr. Bian went on to explain, “Our team has worked very hard on RE-400 and RE-600 and I believe discriminating music lovers will really appreciate these new compact models which offer both excellent sound and good value. We will also add a third in-ear model this fall at a very aggressive price point.”
HiFiMAN will be exhibiting at CE Week June 24-28 in the iLounge at The Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City. In addition to the new RE-600 and RE-400 in-ear models, on display and demonstration will the HM-901 portable high-res player.
Key Features of the HiFiMAN RE-600
· Advanced Ergonomics – superb fit and comfort in a compact size.
· 8.5mm Titanium Coated Drivers Custom-Designed and Manufactured by HiFiMAN. Driver is Patent-Pending.
· Neodymium Magnets – high output yet small and lightweight.
· Crystalline Copper-Silver Cabling.
· Stylish – elegant design made of high quality materials
Founded by Dr. Fang Bian in 2007, HiFiMAN is widely regarded as one of the leading manufacturers of high performance headphones and portable audio products in the world. HiFiMAN is especially known for its critically acclaimed Planar-Magnetic headphones that feature state-of-the-art driver technology. The company also designs and manufactures best-in-class dynamic in-ear phones, which have also garnered awards and rave reviews.
HiFiMAN also owns and operates Head-Direct, an online webstore featuring the finest headphones and portable audio players available today, including HiFiMAN products.
For more information, visit the HiFiMAN Web site: www.hifiman.com