01/30/2019

Heilbronn, 30th January 2019 – When only the best is good enough, outstanding quality and cutting-edge technology blend into an exciting musical experience. The Xelento wireless features the innovative MOSAYC sound personalization by Mimi Defined™ and combines highlights of audiophile achievements: the best driver technology, the best wireless connection, the best wearing comfort. Handbuilt in the Heilbronn-based manufacture, the Xelento wireless is both an exquisite piece of jewellery and an audiophile listening device – the platinum standard for in-ear headphones.

Wirelessly audiophile: combining two worlds

The beyerdynamic Xelento wireless unites two very different types of products: convenient everyday solutions and sophisticated luxury headphones. Its drivers and acoustic design provide uncompromising sound, the assembly by hand in Germany guarantees exceptional build quality. The Xelento wireless complements these high-end qualities with Bluetooth® connectivity to enable comfortable listening on the go or at home with no bothersome wires.

Superbly elegant: cutting-edge headphone technology

The breathtaking Tesla drivers have made quite a name for themselves among audio enthusiasts. The Xelento wireless features the same miniaturised Tesla drivers developed by beyerdynamic for the perfect sound of the wired Xelento remote. Tiny yet strong magnets and particularly delicate coils create a sonic image defined by precise impulses, exceptional transparency and an acoustic balance ranging from tight bass to detailed highs.

Tailored to the listener: MOSAYC sound personalization

With the sound personalization technology MOSAYC by Mimi Defined™ in the high-quality Bluetooth® headphones Aventho wireless and Amiron wireless, beyerdynamic already gained the attention of many audio fans. The Xelento wireless combines Tesla drivers, Bluetooth® and sound personalization in a compact in-ear design. This serves to perfect the sound reproduction of the Xelento wireless: a short hearing test identifies the specific characteristics of the listener’s ears and adjusts the playback to fit the profile. The personalization technology developed by Mimi Hearing Technologies in Berlin allows for an exceptionally clear sonic image and is controlled by the free beyerdynamic MIY app, but stored in the headphones. Like in a mosaic picture, the innovative MOSAYC technology by Mimi Defined™ restores the faded pieces of the acoustic image to perfect the individual listening experience. This functionality is what the motto of the beyerdynamic wireless family is all about: MAKE IT YOURS.

Refined transmission: wireless Hi-Res quality

In order to take full advantage of the outstanding acoustic properties of the Tesla drivers in the beyerdynamic Xelento wireless, the headphones support the Qualcomm® aptX™ HD codec. Enabling transmission of 24 bit signals in full resolution, this codec gets the best possible performance out of the excellent drivers. The Xelento wireless is still compatible with aptX™ and AAC to provide connectivity with every conventional playback device.

Clever and ingenious: first-class down to the details

Due to its remote control and the integrated microphone, the Xelento wireless is perfect for operation with the smartphone. The slim battery in its elegant aluminium cylinder housing can be attached with a clip and allows for up to eight hours of continuous playtime. The battery can be charged over USB; when the battery is empty the Xelento wireless can also be plugged in with the cable supplied. In extensive tests with ear measurements and moulds, the beyerdynamic engineers researched and analysed the generally tricky issue of fitting the in-ear headphones to the listeners’ ears. The seven sets of anatomically designed ear tips in various sizes provide an optimal fit. For added choice, the Xelento wireless also includes Comply™ Foam ear tips.

Availability and price

The beyerdynamic Xelento wireless is available immediately from the beyerdynamic online shop at www.beyerdynamic.de and from retailers. The MSRP is 1,199.00 euros (including 19% VAT).

 

Technical data: Xelento wireless

Transducer typeDynamic, Tesla
Operating principleClosed
Frequency response8 - 48,000 Hz (cabled use)
Nominal impedance16 ohms
Nominal SPL110 dB (1 mW / 500 Hz)
T.H.D.< 0,2 %
Sound coupling to the earIn-ear
TransmissionBluetooth®
Transmission rate48 kHz / 24 Bit
Remote control & microphoneUniversal 3-button
Playing timeUp to 8 h
Weight (without cable)7 g
Supplied accessoriesBluetooth® connection cable, detachable (MMCX) with remote control, microphone and rechargeable battery pack
Jack connection cable 1.3 m / detachable (MMCX) with remote control* and microphone
3.5 mm jack plug, 4-pin
USB-A to micro USB charging cable
7 pairs of silicone ear tips
3 pairs of Comply™ ear tips
1 pair of replacement protective grilles
Carry case for transport
Clip for rechargeable battery pack
Cable clip
Quick Start Guide
Recommended retail price1,199.00 EUR

 * This is a universal 3-button remote control for Android and iOS. The volume up/down functionality depends on the playback device used.

Qualcomm® is a trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated, registered in the United States and other countries. aptX™ is a trademark of Qualcomm Technologies International, Ltd., registered in the United States and other countries. Qualcomm® aptX™ is a product of Qualcomm Technologies International, Ltd.
The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by beyerdynamic is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.
Comply™ is a trademark of Hearing Components. Made in U.S.A.
Mimi Defined™ is a product of Mimi Hearing Technologies GmbH.

 

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About beyerdynamic

beyerdynamic GmbH & Co. KG, Heilbronn, stands for innovative audio products with the highest sound quality and pioneering technology. Two business divisions – Consumer Audio and Pro Audio & Installed Systems – provide tailored solutions for professional and private users. Most of the products are developed in Germany and primarily manufactured by hand – from hi-fi headphones to stage microphones and conference and interpretation systems.

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