TDK don't just make blank tapes, they make headphones too

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TDK has announced six new pairs of “high performance” headphones which it claims will also be “affordable”. This means that you’ll need twelve ears if you want to use them all at once.

Ranging from the big fat DJing type in the MP200 to the smaller in-ear headphones that normal people use, like the EB-200, the puntastic TDK “Life on record” line seems to have you covered. Much like the best Pokemon teams, each pair of headphones brings a different set of special moves to the group – with the in-ear EB200’s superpower being that it is made of “extra-durable rubber” to stop it slipping out when coated with sweat. Lovely. The people in the lab must have loved testing that.

Similarly, the MP200 has a 50mm neodymium driver unit, which will boost the bass, meaning that you won’t have to play your music through the ridiculous subwoofer in your ridiculous modified car, and the MMP-200 has a built in microphone to allow you to use it to make phonecalls and the like. If only someone could combine them all to create some sort of headphone-megazord.

Here’s a full spec-sheet of the new headphones:

Name EB-200 EP-200 MMP-200 MP-200 HP-200 SP-200
Frequency Response 20Hz – 20kHz 20Hz – 10kHz 20Hz – 10kHz 20Hz – 20kHz 20Hz – 20kHz 20Hz – 20kHz
Impedance 16 ohm 16 ohm 16 ohm 32 ohm 32 ohm 32 ohm
Sensitivity (at 1KHz) 106dB 88dB 88dB 103dB 112dB 117dB
Max Input Power 10mW ? ? 100 mW 100 mW 120 mW
Plug 3.5mm 3.5mm 3.5mm 3.5mm with 6.3mm adapter 3.5mm with 6.3mm adapter 3.5mm
Cord Length ? 1.2m 1.2m 2.7m 1.2m 1.2m

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James O’Malley