Sineaptic announces their first headset, SE-1, which is said to be the world’s first ribbon array self-amplified headset on the market.
The ribbon array drivers are described by Sineaptic as offering broad sound, rich dynamics, and unmatched tune.
Precise FrequencyThe advantage of a ribbon driver is that the ribbon has very little mass; thus, it can accelerate very quickly, yielding a very good high-frequency response. (Wikipedia)
Broad Sound, Rich DynamicsA multi-array ribbon driver increases the sounding area, which broadens the frequency range, deepens the sound stage, and improves sound reproduction.Official Site
Powerful Drive for Detailed SoundRibbon driver arrays require a higher current. This high-powered approach yields a detailed sound quality reminiscent of an ultra-high-definition display.
Unmatched Tune AccuracyThe ribbon driver’s unique sound mechanism stands apart from traditional coil speakers. It resonates more like a string instrument compared to the horn-like coil, ensuring every note isOfficial Site
In addition to the ribbon diver technology, SE-1 boasts an open-back design, 13 hours of battery life, Bluetooth 5.2, dual device support, built-in DAC, all in a package that weighs under a pound. Along with the headset, retail copies include a carrying case, leather and fabric ear pads, USB-C charging cable, and 3.5mm cable.
Those interested can currently purchase SE-1 from Sineaptic for $199. For anyone still on the fence, make sure to check back shortly for our full review of this fascinating headset.