July 20, 2012 - Introducing Zinken – the most ambitious headphone created by Urbanears yet. Zinken is a brand new approach to the concept of a headphone as a musical instrument. Developed with the professional DJ in mind, with respect to the wallet of the unpaid amateur, Zinken is chock-full of handy features like the TurnCable and the ZoundPlug.
Built with a rugged Kevlar® inside, the TurnCable features a 6.3mm plug for use with a mixer, and a 3.5mm for mobile devices such as cell phones or MP3 players. The TurnCable also features a coiled section giving you freedom to move without disrupting the sound coming from your headphones.
Originally featured on the Urbanears Plattan headphone, the ZoundPlug is not actually a plug, but rather an audio output socket that allows another person to plug in and listen to whatever you are listening to.
Zinken is designed to be ultra wearable – the kind of headphone that can be worn for hours at a time. It features a padded headband and comfortable ear cushions for longer wearability. The increased foam density of the ear cushions achieves superior noise isolation, while the swivel ear cups allow you to adjust your playing style. Urbanears has also chosen to work with materials that do not absorb odors and sweat, for those extra-long sessions.
Urbanears spoke with a wide-variety of DJs during the testing phase of Zinken. Those who play to sold-out arenas, and those who dream of making it big time. Not only were they looking for a headphone that was comfortable to wear, but also confortable to listen to for long periods of time. With this in mind, the Urbanears sound engineers tweaked Zinken’s sound so that it would thrive in a DJ environment, but would also excel at day-to-day use. The result is a headphone that produces accurate sound, with slight adjustments to the low and high frequencies for more comfortable listening.
Zinken features a custom-designed 40mm dual diaphragm driver that is finely tuned to provide amazing sound across the entire frequency spectrum.
Zinken will be available in the full-range of Urbanears colors on July 15th at Urbanears’ retailers, and online at www.urbanears.com. MSRP will be $140.
Urbanears makes headphones that fit your everyday life. Supplying the perfect listening device for anyone with a pocket full of music and a wish to make the most of it, Urbanears models are designed to optimize sound and captivate self-aware customers by matching preferences in size, style, design, function and relation to music. Other companies may try to emulate the brand, but Urbanears is the original in colorful headphones.