Newly-designed headband with an improved pressure pattern
30 percent lighter than comparable headphones
Intended for high performance listening in the home or studio
The FocusPad, new beveled hybrid ear pads made of pleather and velour
The HIFIMAN HE-400i is a high quality, full-size planar magnetic headphone designed for critical listening in the home or studio. At little more than twelve ounces, HE-400i is 30% lighter than comparable planar magnetic headphones allowing the listener to comfortably enjoy music for hours on end. In addition, a newly-designed headband and beveled hybrid ear pads provide added comfort as well as improved sound quality. Using single-ended drivers, HE-400i delivers a lifelike soundstage and spatial imaging. Its increased efficiency of 93dB allows it to be driven with a modest size amplifier or can even be used with a portable audio player or smartphone. A premium cable is included comprised of Crystalline metal with Oxygen-free copper and silver. HE-400i features ABS polymer ear cups in a gloss charcoal finish.