Austrian Audio Releases Hi-X65 Professional Open-Back Over-Ear Headphones for Mixing and Mastering

Following up the HI-X55, the new X65 aims to please engineers and audiophiles alike. With craftsmanship from Vienna, Austrian Audio brings this series to the next level. Sound mixers will be delighted, as the X65 can be used for professional monitoring, even mastering. Audiophiles won’t be left out either, as the transparent sound signature is sure to satisfy.

Hi-X Technology: Innovation Built On Tradition

The development of the Hi-X (High Excursion) technology results from decades of experience and today’s state-of-the-art technologies, and it’s the key to the astonishingly detailed sound of the Hi-X65 headphones. All Austrian Audio Hi-X headphones feature a 44 mm driver and a ring magnet system. This design allows for improved airflow and includes the strongest magnetic field in its class. The ring magnet, combined with a copper-clad aluminum voice coil, reduces the weight of the membrane and the voice coil connected to it, allowing the membrane to move or change direction faster, providing a more responsive impulse reaction. The result is great bass imaging and superior low THD at low frequencies, a linear frequency response, and open, precise, high-resolution sound that simplifies error detection and makes mixing and mastering a pleasure.

Exceptional Comfort and Optimal Fit

In addition to the large, open, and detailed sound, the new Hi-X65 also provides the highest level of comfort. The earpads are made of soft memory foam and have been completely redesigned to provide more space for the ears without increasing the external dimensions.
The breathable construction ensures excellent ventilation while supporting the acoustic design. The soft memory foam padding of the headband has a clever recess for the head seam and thus significantly reduces the contact pressure. The remarkable comfort and optimal fit allow work on time-consuming audio projects without experiencing any fatigue.


  • Frequency range: 5 Hz – 28 kHz
  • Sensitivity: 110 dBspl/V
  • THD (@ 1kHz): <0.1%
  • Impedance: 25 Ω
  • Input Power: 150 mW
  • 2 cables (detachable): 3m + 1.2m
  • Connector: 3.5 mm (1/8”)
  • Adapter (included): 3.5 mm to 6.3 mm (1/8” to 1/4″)
  • Dimensions: 200 x 170 x 85 mm
  • Weight (without cable): 310 g

The Austrian Audio HI-X65 will be available sometime in July 2021 for $419

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