Dan Clark Audio Stealth: the first closed planars in the AMRS system

The Stealth closed planar headphones have been announced as the next flagship model by Dan Clark Audio. According to the manufacturer, it took four years to develop them, resulting in “a new standard in headphone sound quality and ergonomics.”

The matte black and red Stealth is made of carbon fiber, nickel-plated titanium and aluminum in the cups and hinges, the headband is decorated with leather, and the ear cushions with faux suede. It inherits the mechanics of the self-adjusting headband from the Aeon 2, weighs 415g and fits into a quite compact case.

Dan Clark Audio Stealth

The v-Planar 4th generation ribbon asymmetric drivers in the Stealth headphones work through the AMRS system. It has been described by Dan Clark Audio as “a patented integrated device that combines waveguides, diffusion regulators, quarter-wave resonators and Helmholtz resonators into one compact structure.”

Dan Clark Audio Stealth

For these headphones at 1 kHz with a sound pressure of 90 dB, the distortion level is claimed to be less than 0.03%. The model is handmade in the USA (in San Diego, California).

Dan Clark Audio Stealth

In the United States, the Dan Clark Audio Stealth headphones cost $4,000.

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