The Edition 8 EX stands for an acoustic, unique sound experience.
A WORK OF ART
As a premium product, the Edition 8 EX represents the current technical stage of development of ULTRASONE’S headphones. The Edition 8 EX stands for an acoustic, unique sound experience. The outstanding sound performance of this magnificent piece is reflected in its elegant build quality and unique design. The Edition 8 EX combines seeing, touching and wearing to captivate all the senses and create a luxurious work of art.
FORM FOLLOWS FUNCTION
The Edition 8 EX design uses the design principle “form follows function” as an elegant embodiment of the functionality of high-end headphones, from excellent wear comfort to the visual reflection of superior acoustic quality through independent design.
STATE OF THE ART
At ULTRASONE, innovation has driven product development from the very beginning. Each set of Edition 8 EX headphones embodies the newest patented findings for spatial sound production: the S-LOGIC® surround sound technology has been used exclusively by ULTRASONE for many years and, with the addition of further exclusive, sound-shaping ULTRASONE expertise, can be found again in the Edition 8 EX as S-LOGIC® EX.
The elegant design, as well as the high quality feel of the Edition 8 EX is thanks to the exquisitely processed material.
The ear cups are high gloss, chrome plated and coated with wear-resistant PVD (physical deposition of a thin, hard coating in the vapour phase). The elegantly designed connection mounts on the ear cups bear polished ceramic inlays engraved with the ULTRASONE logo. The ear cushions are secured to the ear cups by magnetic force and can be reliably and easily detached. The ear cushions are made of soft, dark grey, incredibly elegant leather from the Ethiopian long-haired sheep. The same leather also covers the cushioning on the headband, which is crafted from solid aluminium.
A professional LEMO connector provides a long-lasting, secure connection between the ear cup and the audio source via a 3m, high-quality connection cable with a gold-plated 3.5mm stereo jack. A 6.3mm adaptor can be screwed on to the 3.5mm stereo jack. Thanks to the LEMO-connector’s four-pin design, the Edition 8 EX is also ideal for providing balanced input when used with a suitably pre-assembled connection cable.
A high-quality aluminium case guarantees that the Edition 8 EX is always securely stored when not in use.
THE S-LOGIC EX SOUNDSCAPE
Our ear is an extraordinarily versatile organ that not only interprets the tones and dynamics of sounds, but also determines the direction and distance and therefore the three-dimensionality of the sound thanks to the structure of the ear muscle. Three-dimensional sound perception falls by the wayside with conventional headphones, as the sound runs directly into the ear canal. S-LOGIC® uses specially decentralised sound transducers to involve the ear muscle in sound perception and guarantee three-dimensional listening with the headphones.
The Edition 8 EX’s S-LOGIC EX® technology represents the latest stage of development in ULTRASONE’S pioneering S-LOGIC® technology. The EX version from S-LOGIC® projects the sound produced by the decentralised sound transducer by means of an elaborate funnel structure and targets this towards the unique structure of the ear muscle that is responsible for spatial sound. The result is the perception of a perfect, three-dimensional sound that transports the listener directly to the concert hall, jazz club or arena.