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Westone W80 Signature Series

In-ear headphones

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Overview

Product Highlights:

  • each earbud uses eight balanced-armature drivers for pristine, uncompromised sound
    • two drivers each dedicated to lows and mids
    • four drivers dedicated to highs
  • passive 3-way crossover
  • left and right channel matched to +/-2dB tolerance
  • Up & Over™ cord routing system keeps headphones secured to ear
  • up to 35dB of ambient noise reduction
  • two detachable cables included, both terminated with a 3.5mm miniplug:
    • one braided, silver-plated copper listening cable
    • one cable with rubberized in-line remote and microphone for controlling music and taking calls with an iPhone®
  • includes 5 pairs of silicone tips and 5 pairs of foam tips for a customized, comfortable fit
  • three different colors of removable metallic eartip faceplates (silver, gold, red, and blue)
  • two rugged carrying cases included
  • frequency response: 5-22,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 111 dB
  • impedance: 25 ohms
  • weight: .45 oz.
  • warranty: 2 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the Box:

  • In-ear monitors with attached 55" cable and in-line remote/microphone (right-angled 3.5mm plug)
  • 48" ALO audio cable (right-angled 3.5mm plug)
  • 4 Faceplates (1 installed)
  • Faceplate attachment tool
  • 5 Pairs of STAR silicone ear tips (1 pair installed)
  • 5 Pairs of True-Fit foam ear tips
  • Ear tip cleaning tool
  • Cleaning cloth
  • Mesh drawstring bag
  • Small zippered case
  • Large zippered case
  • Owner's Manual
  • ALO cable info

I bought the w60 and couldn't believe how a pair of little earbuds packed such a punch. I returned them for thr w80 and these just sound amazing to my ears. The detail, clarity, separation is amazing and it should be for the price. I totally recommend these they are a great product .

JORDAN, Long Beach, NY

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Westone W80 Signature Series

JORDAN from Long Beach, NY on 2/7/2018

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I bought the w60 and couldn't believe how a pair of little earbuds packed such a punch. I returned them for thr w80 and these just sound amazing to my ears. The detail, clarity, separation is amazing and it should be for the price. I totally recommend these they are a great product .

Pros: Amazing detail and clarity and listening to some artists, i feel like i am in the band.

Cons: None

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Features and Specs

General
Noise-canceling No
Bluetooth No
Mic For Taking Calls Yes
iPhone Control Yes
Lightning Connector No
Android Control No
Frequency Response 5-22k Hz
Sensitivity 111 dB
Impedance 5 Ohms
Weight 0.7 ounces
Cord Length 55"
1/4-inch Adapter Included No
Volume Control Yes
Parts Warranty 2 Years
Labor Warranty 2 Years

Product Research

Features

Overview: The Westone Signature W80 in-ear headphones features eight balanced armature drivers, with dual bass, dual mids, and quad high, linked with a 3-way passive crossover. Ten pairs of ear tips in assorted sizes and materials provide maximum comfort for all-day wear. In addition, you get two interchangeable cables, including one with an in-line remote/microphone for music and phone call control. The W80s come with a mesh storage pouch, cleaning tool, cleaning cloth, and small and large premium carrying cases.

Eight Driver System: The W80s are equipped with an Eight Driver System, consisting of 8 balanced armature drivers with a 3-way crossover network, for unprecedented sound and detail. The W80s feature quad drivers for the high frequencies, two for the midrange, and two for the bass. These efficient in-ear headphones (111dB sensitivity) deliver more power and control than traditional dynamic drivers. Because the drivers are smaller, the ear buds fit snugly into your ear for comfort and in-ear coupling for best sound quality.

Two Cables: The W80 comes with a 55" MFI (made for iPhone) cable with a 3-button remote control and microphone. The remote is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch for volume, tracking, phone answer/end, and Siri activation. There is limited functionality with other smartphones. A 48" ALO Audio Reference 8 cable is also included, featuring four 32-gauge silver-plated high purity OFC conductors and four 32-gauge bare Ohno continuous cast copper conductors. Twisted together, the eight conductors effectively equal 23-gauge. The ALO cable contains no remote or microphone. The MMCX connector on the ear buds allows you to easily exchange the cables whenever you like.

True-Fit Technology: Five pairs of patented STAR Silicone Tips and five pairs of True-Fit Foam Tips are included with the headphones. The Up & Over cable routing found on both cables helps keep the ear buds in the proper place and prevents the headphones from falling out. The STAR Silicone Tips and the True-Fit Foam Tips come in five sizes each, ensuring a superior fit and maximum comfort. With a proper fit, these in-ear headphones shut out external sounds, boasting an incredible 35dB passive noise attenuation. For convenience, a wax removal tool and cleaning cloth are included to keep your ear tips clean and working at top efficiency.

Exchangeable Faceplates: The W80s include four pairs of interchangeable metallic faceplates: blue (installed on the ear buds out of the box), gold, silver, and red. Each faceplate has the W80 logo on one side and the L or R designation to indicate the proper channels. A special tool is required to remove and attach the faceplates, and is included in the box.

Storage: The Westone W80 in-ear headphones come with a Premium Deluxe carrying case, a Premium Small carrying case, and a mesh drawstring pouch to store and protect your headphones, tools, and spare ear tips.

Specifications:

  • Frequency Response: 5Hz - 22kHz
  • Sensitivity: 111 dB @ 1 mW
  • Impedance:
  • Passive Noise Attenuation: Up to 35dB
  • Driver: Eight balanced armature drivers with a 3-way crossover
  • Weight: 0.7 ounces

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