Fender now presents musicians guitar gear and headphones

Fender now offers musicians guitar gear and headphones

When you’re on the lookout for some reasonably priced in-ear screens and a brand new guitar, Fender’s received you coated. The corporate joined fellow guitar maker Gibson in a product class all of us ought to’ve seen coming: headphones. Extra particularly, Fender now has a variety of wired in-ear screens with 5 fashions starting from $ninety nine as much as $500. For the tech inside, the corporate turned to headphone maker Aurisonics. The truth is, Fender purchased the small firm that principally catered to professional musicians and audiophiles final yr.

If this sounds acquainted, Gibson bought each Onkyo and Philips’ audio gear earlier than cranking out headphones of its personal. The corporate continues to be making new merchandise beneath these manufacturers, nevertheless it’s additionally releasing headphones with the Gibson emblem. Should you’ll recall, we first noticed the Usain Bolt Coach headphones and cans with all of the design particulars of the long-lasting Les Paul guitars at CES 2015.

Fender is not going after a wider viewers right here, however as an alternative the corporate is trying to cater to its present buyer base. These in-ear screens are designed and assembled in Nashville and have titanium drivers. Except for the entry-degree $ninety nine DXA1, all the different fashions boast a 3D-printed Digital Hybrid Know-how (DHT) shells which are made to suit ninety five-% of ears.

DHT is one thing Aurisonics developed over the course of some years. In fact, this implies you will not need to spend time getting molds of your ears made. As an alternative, the design was created by scanning hundreds of ears to discover a true common match. In the event you have been hoping to select up the DXA1 on a budget, it is also stated to suit almost all ear shapes, too. You’ll discover out for your self when all the collection ships in March.

Whereas they could seem like Aurisonics’ present merchandise, the corporate did not merely slap Fender’s emblem on them and name it a day. Fender’s Andy Rowley advised Head-Fi that the in-ears have been “reconfigured and improved because the acquisition.”