The Ultrasone HFI-550 Beatmaster professional headphone is nowavailable in North America. Ultrasone headphones are distributed in theUnited States, Canada and Mexico by EARS Audio Distribution LLC, anewly formed company that is co-founded by Linda Albright, soleproprietor of Franklin, Tenn.,-based EARS Audio, a professional audiosales and rental company since April 1984.
The HFI-550 Beatmaster is a foldable, closed-back, circumauralstudio headphone featuring Ultrasone's patented S-Logic NaturalSurround Sound technology and is available in reduced magnetic fieldemissions versions incorporating ULE(tm) Ultra-Low Emissionstechnology. The Beatmaster offers a frequency response of 15Hz to 22kHzand an impedance of 32 ohms, and can handle sound pressure levels up to100 dB.
Unique to Ultrasone, S-Logic technology utilizes decentralizedtransducer positioning to create a 3-D sensation without usingprocessing, producing a broad, stereophonic surround soundfield that islocated in front of the listener. Also, listeners perceive the samevolume with sound pressure levels at the eardrum reduced by up to 40%.All Ultrasone headphones are available in versions that offer twolevels of shielding against EMF radiation in accordance withinternational and German standards. Ultrasone LE Low-Emissions versionsoffer a reduction of up to 60%, while ULE Ultra-Low Emissions modelsreduce EMF radiation by as much as 98%.
For more information about Ultrasone, visit www.ultrasone.com.Ultrasone AG and EARS Audio Distribution LLC will be at Booth #843 atthe 115th AES Convention (Jacob K. Javits Center, New York City,October 10-13, 2003).