The first thing you will notice when you see the Ultrasone Edition 8 headphones is their look. The incredibly stylish quality they have about them is striking and you can see the attention to detail that has gone into designing them.
The elegant design of the Edition 8 S-Logic’s is coupled with the advanced technology used on the inside to give them their exceptional sound quality. They are also very comfortable to wear, the thought process in the design phase was to provide a set of headphones that could be worn and enjoyed for hours at a time without the user becoming distracted by any discomfort.
The outer ear cups are made from a metal called Ruthenium, which is a precious metal and is known for its incredibly durability, while providing a stylish look. The inside of the ear cups is lined with Ethiopian sheepskin leather. Not only is this soft leather very comfortable, but it also provides the best isolation of any leather available.
Key features of the Ultrasone Edition 8 headphones
For home or portable use
One of the great aspects of the Ultrasone Edition 8 headphones is the fact that they can be worn at home on your stereo system, or while you are out and about on your portable MP3 players or mobile phones. Although they are full sized, they are nowhere near the size of some of their competitors. So they will not look out of place if you wear them on a train or while you are walking around.
If you want to use these headphones from your portable devices then you will really love the sound quality they can produce. You will not need an additional amplifier with the Edition 8’s as they really can produce a top quality sound level.
Do not be afraid to wear the Ultrasone Edition 8 headphones outside because you think they may be too fragile. That is certainly not the case. These have been really well made and are very strong and sturdy. All of the fragile components are well protected. The Ruthenium outer ear cups are very resistant to scratches. So if you want to wear them out on your travels you can, they should hold up well.
Here are some of the main specifications for the Ultrasone Edition 8
- Impedance: 30 Ohm
- Frequency range: 6 – 42.000 Hz
- Driver: 40 mm tri-bass-tube titanium-plated Mylar drivers
- Magnet: NdFeB
- Sound pressure level: 96 dB
- Weight (excluding cord) 260 g
- USC Cord with 3.5mm gold plated plug, cable length: 1.2 m (OFC Cable)
- USC Extension cable with 3.5mm gold plated plugs, cable length 4 m (OFC Cable)
- Adapter 3.5/6.3mm gold plated
We have established that the Ultrasone Edition 8 headphones look great, you will get that the first time you see them. But the bottom line is how well do they perform? Well, fortunately these headphones perform just as good as they look. They are a high-priced headphone and you would certainly want the clarity and depth of sound when you listen to your music through these, and they do not disappoint.
Final thoughts on the Ultrasone Edition 8 headphones
These headphones pretty much have it all. They are incredibly stylish, very comfortable to wear, and they also sound great. They do have quite a high price tag attached to them, so they are not going to be in everybody’s budget range. But if you were looking to get a really great pair of headphones and the price does not worry you too much, then the Ultrasone Edition 8 headphones are an excellent choice.