About the JVC HA-FW10000
Top-flight wood earphones meticulously crafted in Japan
Each Japanese maple earbud housing is finished by hand using a centuries-old lacquer method called "Urushi."
Top-flight wood earphones meticulously crafted in Japan
We're proud to be one of the first U.S. companies to offer JVC's flagship Victor HA-FW1000 wood-dome earphones. These premium in-ear monitor headphones are crafted in JVC's legendary Yokohama, Japan headquarters. Their gorgeous earbud housings are sculpted from Japanese maple and laquered by hand using the time-honored "Urushi" method — a labored finishing process that gives these headphones their shine.
Unique wood-and-carbon drivers for natural precision
But it's those special "wood-dome" drivers that deliver their sparkling highs — along with clear, articulate mids and deep, fulfilling bass. Each earbud features a single 11.2mm dynamic driver with a carbon diaphragm and birch wood dome. JVC's acoustic engineers have worked with these materials in these tiny forms for years, and they've really mastered the art.
They've harnessed the organic timbre of the wood, along with precise start-and-stop dynamics of the carbon. Stainless steel nozzles provide a controlled sound path to the ears, and awa washi (traditional Japanese paper) and silk materials serve as baffles to absorb unwanted resonance. The result is a spread-out, but not overly large soundstage (think just outside the head) with a realistic, well-defined sense of space.
Weight well-distributed and plenty of ear tips
With the large drivers and wood housings, the HA-FW1000s feel heavier in hand than most earbuds. But when I placed them in my ear, the weight was distribute well and balanced, so I felt very little strain on my ears. Plus, you can choose to let the cord hang down, or wrap it around your ear the way musicians typically wear in-ear monitors.
JVC includes 5 sizes of their Spiral Dot+ ear tips for finding the right fit. These silicone tips feature a series of raised dots that help diffuse distortion. And of course, finding a tight, secure seal helps ensure vocals are clear, imaging is on point, and the bass is reinforced.
- high-performance in-ear monitor headphones
- Japanese maple earbud housings finished using traditional "Urushi" lacquer process
- centuries-old technique results in coating with striking gleam
- made in Yokohama, Japan
"Wood dome" driver details:
- single 11.2mm dynamic driver tuned for precise highs, full mid-range, and true-to-life bass
- birch wood domes lend a crisp, organic timbre
- carbon diaphragm design keeps driver movement smooth and symmetrical
- stainless steel nozzle and acoustic purifier controls sound path for open soundstage with pinpoint imaging
- includes natural materials like awa washi (traditional Japanese paper) and silk to help lower resonance
General info and accessories:
- detachable 47" oxygen-free cable with gold-plated 3.5mm miniplug for wired listening
- stainless steel MMCX earpiece connectors on each earpiece
- cable can wrap over your ears for added security and to keep dangling wires out of the way
- includes 5 pairs of Spiral Dot+ ear tips for proper fit and comfort
- protruding dot design helps diffuse distortion
- leather carrying case included
- frequency response: 6-52,000 Hz
- sensitivity: 102 dB
- impedance: 16 ohms
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # HAFX10000
What's in the box:
- In-ear headphones with attached 48" cable (straight 3.5mm plug)
- 5 Pairs of silicone ear tips (1 pair installed)
- Leather-covered headphone case
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Features & specs
|Earcup Width x Height||0.591" x 0.591"|
|Mic For Taking Calls||No|
|Voice Assistant Access|
|Frequency Response||6-52k Hz|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
Overview: To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the wood diaphragm earphone, the designers at JVC introduced the HA-FW10000 flagship in-ear headphones. Using the finest natural materials, precious metals, and Japanese traditional craftsmanship, JVC pulls out all the stops to create a premium in-ear headphone for enjoying your High Resolution audio sources. The HA-FW10000 features a newly-developed wooden dome drive unit in a titanium housing, with a wooden stabilizer and a stainless steel sound guide and purifier. The HA-FW10000 comes with 5 pairs of silicone ear tips, a 4' OFC detachable cable, and a leather-covered carrying case.
Wood Dome Carbon Diaphragm Driver: Wood has many positive sound characteristics that make it ideal for making fine musical instruments. JVC has developed a way to create thin, lightweight wooden sheets that are only 50 microns thick (0.05mm or 0.0019 inches). The 11mm wood diaphragms recreate those natural and delicate sounds to deliver high-res audio with presence and realism. The wooden dome is combined with a carbon-coated PET diaphragm to make the outer portion more flexible while the center maintains its high strength. The high-strength titanium housing helps to eliminate any abnormal noise generated by the dome. The driver's high-energy magnetic structure greatly improves the linearity for better accuracy, while the stainless steel sound guide and sound purifier helps to headphones to reach the wide frequency range of Hi-Res Audio. The headphone body and wooden stabilizer are both made of Japanese Maple, which are painted with multiple layers of lacquer to reach a high-gloss and hardness. The body also contains natural Awa washi (traditional Japanese paper) and silk cotton sound absorption materials to give the headphone its warm, beautiful sound.
Cable: The HA-FW10000 features a detachable 4' braided audio cable made of 4-core high-grade OFC (oxygen-free copper) that is terminated into a slim, straight, gold-plated plug. The L/R-isolated grounding cable attaches to each earbud with gold-plated MMCX connectors, which are commonly found on professional in-ear monitors. The cable features an adjustable sliding cinch above the yoke for a more comfortable and secure fit. The cable terminates into a 24K gold-plated straight 3.5mm stereo plug.
Ear Tips: Five pairs of Spiral Dot silicone ear tips are included with the headphones to help you find the best fit and comfort. Raised spiral dots on the inside of the silicone ear tips work with the acoustic filter in the headphones to diffuse the sound and create a natural sound dispersion. The silicone ear tips come in Small, Medium Small, Medium, Medium Large, and Large.
Case: The HA-FW10000 includes a leather-covered carrying case to help you keep your headphones and ear tips together when not in use. Dimensions: 3.8" diameter, 1.98" height.
- Driver: 11mm wood-dome carbon diaphragm dynamic drivers
- Frequency Response: 6Hz - 52kHz
- Impedance: 16 ohms
- Sensitivity: 102dB / 1mW
- Max Input Capability: 200mW
- Dimensions: Diameter 0.591" Depth 1.173"
- Weight: 1.35 ounces