Article by Dick Tan
Following the success’ of its PM-1 and PM-2 planar magnetic headphones Oppo recently announced the release of another two ‘head-fi’ products – the PM3 headphone and its matching HA-2 portable headphone amplifier.
Oppo describes the new PM-3 as a lightweight, closed – back planar magnetic headphone designed for maximum performance and portability. Also made for easy transportability the matching HA-2 headphone amplifier features a built-in rechargeable battery that allows it to be easily paired with mobile phones and portable music players.
According to Oppo the PM-3, like the PM-1 and PM-2 before it features the closed -back planar magnetic design because this technology is found to offer the best combination of lightweight, high sensitivity and excellent sound quality – three of the most desirable feature in high performance headphones.
In addition, the closed-back feature allows a much higher degree of external noise isolation than would otherwise be possible with conventional headphone designs.
‘A direct benefit of closed-back planar magnetic headphones, because of its effectiveness in isolating colouration inducing external noises is its very high level of sonic accuracy, ‘ says Kenneth Lim, the local Oppo spokesman.
For those seeking to significantly improve performance of typical smart phones or portable music players the HA-2, says Oppo, should prove to be an excellent choice
A solid, hefty yet lightweight device the HA-2 features a hybrid class AB amplifier and a USB DAC that supports 384 khz PCM as well as DSD256 making it compatible with Apple’s i as well as Android devices.
A 3.5mm input allows the HA-2 to work with players that do not have USB compatible digital outputs.
Convenience features include lightning fast rapid charging and a mobile device power bank.
For further information contact :
Oppo Electronics Sdn Bhd
Tel: 03 79585399 / Kenneth : 012 3894212
Article by Dick Tan