Beyerdynamic Amiron (Black) is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 24.
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Beyerdynamic Amiron (Black)

Over Ear Open Back Headphones
£359
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”Comfortable over-ears with sound of the highest quality.” ’What Hi-Fi?’ 2021 award-winner.

Tesla technology - an electric force

Inside these headphones lies a powerful force - Tesla technology. The Tesla name comes from the unit used to measure magnetic flux density, and the magnetic field within the Amiron's transducers' is around twice the strength of other headphones. The main advantage of this powerful magnetic field is that it allows for the use of smaller, lighter voice coils.

Class-leading sound quality
Thanks to Tesla technology, the Beyerdynamic Amiron headphones are amongst the most accurate, transparent and detailed headphones in their class. If you value the absolute truth in sound above exaggerated bass or treble then these are the headphones for you.

Supreme comfort
As you'd expect from this leading headphone brand, listening comfort is first-rate. Large micro fibre velour earpads offer a contact that's not just soft but, unlike leather and leatherette free from the potential to stick to your skin. The pads also pivot, offering even pressure around your ears.

Precision build quality
Built in Germany, the Amirons are every bit as well built as you could hope for. With extensive use of aluminium in the construction, these headphones aren't just comparatively light, they're also built to last.

Beautifully made and even better sounding, the Beyerdynamic Amirons are headphones on top form.

Overview
Cable Length
3
Type
Over Ear, Open Back
Plug size
3.5 mm (6.35mm adapter)
Audio
Frequency Response (Hz)
5 - 40,000
Impedance (ohms)
250
Sensitivity (dB)
102
Features
Open back
Yes
Over Ear
Yes
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dynamic Headphones From Beyer After reading many online reviews on open backed headphones, I decided on purchasing the Beyerdynamic Amiron Home as they ticked more of the boxes for what I was looking for. Even paired to a 20 year old NAD C320BEE (also purchased from Richer Sounds) these headphones sound sublime. No frequency takes precedence over the other which means a well balanced listening experience. The sound staging is also excellent and you don't get the three blob effect as with some other makes. The comfort and fit of these headphones is excellent and can see no problems with long sessions. Build quality is also excellent and they certainly feel like they would last a lifetime. The only downside to these headphones is the lack of spare pads which most other manufacturers at this price include but can't really see it being a major problem for anyone or a deal breaker.
Date published: 2022-05-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Sound and build quality I wish I’d bought months ago ! Detail is amazing . Very pleased
Date published: 2022-03-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A very fine set of headphones Great natural sound, solid and very comfortable to wear. I also like the 'phones being plain and not having any controls on them. A very good purchase and highly recommended. Terry, manager at Richer Sounds, London Bridge recommended them and he was right.
Date published: 2021-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great. Warm, full, but a little brittle in treble. I'm not an audiophile and have no interest in fads and trends in audiophile hardware. I'm a musician who spent some time playing in bands, have been in recording studios, and have a pragmatic rather than elitist approach to sound. Music is important to me, but more from a creators perspective than a consumer's perspective. This review reflects that. I have an old pair of Sennheiser HD650s which have performed sterling service for me over the years but I've found them light on bass, so the reviews and recommendations for the Beyerdynamic Amiron compelled me to try something new. I've been meaning to buy a pair of these as a complement to my HD 650s, and I was surprised at the difference in tone. The Amirons have a much fuller, warmer sound. It's as if someone has dialled in lower mid-range shelving EQ compared to the HD650s, making the whole bass and lower mid-range feel more 'complete.' This section of the EQ spectrum isn't always the most appealing - it can make a mix sound muddy and acoustic guitar 'boxy,' but well-produced tracks have no problem on the BD Amiron that I have encountered. It definitely is an improvement on the HD 650s, and I was surprised at how much life it added to a well-produced recording. By contrast the Sennheiser HD650s seem to struggle in the lower mid-range and bass areas, and this makes the mixes sound thin by comparison to the Amirons. The treble has a lot of fizz in the Beyerdynamics. The HD 650s are more refined and less brittle. This is a matter of taste, but I prefer for many tracks the smoothness of the HD 650s in the tops. Other tracks benefit from the extra energy, so it varies. The real thing that blew me away was the way the Amiron's captured the sound of a guitar tube amplifier played on rock recordings. I've spent enough times in practise rooms and studios to know well the sound of a raw, overdriven electric guitar played too loud along with overwhelmingly fat bass, and the Amiron's absolutely captured that sound. It actually brought back memories of wall-to-wall blue-carpetted, cigarette-stained rehearsal rooms. The Sennheisers have never come close to capturing the 'real' sound of an actual valve-amp cabinet on any record, so I was totally delighted to hear the way that rawness and thump felt present in the Beyerdynamics. Audiophiles who don't play music, or only listen to classical records, will not be moved by this. But those of us who have gigged - trust me, you're going to like these headphones! Would I recommend them? Absolutely. There are times when the smoothness of HD 650s match my mood more, and treble-heavy genres might get a little brittle at times, but overall they are very good indeed. It could be that over time the headphones will play themselves in and the treble will be less emphasised, which would make them perfect. As it is, they are highly recommended.
Date published: 2021-10-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Perfect for home use with quality sources I wanted a comfortable set of open backed headphones for home use. My previous headphones were on ear monitor standard and the combination could get very hot and tiring. I was disappointed at first in comparison to my previous analytical headphones, but soon realised that this was due to listening at too low volume before they were 'burnt in'. Now they are burnt in I am very happy with the open soundstage and clear rendition. they are also really comfortable so I will happily listen for long periods.
Date published: 2021-09-23
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Comfortable, better sound available elsewhere I bought these alongside the Audeze LCD-1, wanting some open-back headphones for new work from home life. Extensive research put me onto the Ampiron's although i really wanted to try either electrostatic or magnetic planar tech as well - hence the Audeze. I usually use Sennheiser HD-25-1's wired, or Sony WH-XM002 wireless, and whilst the Ampirons are better (marginally) they do not justify the extra outlay. However, the Audeze are streets ahead (and cost less than the Ampirons). Just try the Audeze LCD-1's at least before buying these.
Date published: 2021-09-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfortable great open sound Great headphones so comfortable sound is brilliant so open and rich sound so glad I bought
Date published: 2021-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent sound quality Fantastic sound, clean and distinct. Highly recommend
Date published: 2021-03-15
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