Audeze LCD3 ($1945):
Yes, that’s right. These cans are $2k. The ear cups are made of Zebra Wood. They have a LOTUS diaphragm that “uses a special alloy for conductive traces, giving us greater control and lower distortion”. I don’t know what that means, but they sound sublime. Sadly, I don’t have a pair, but whenever I visit Boing Boing publisher Jason Weisberger’s house on Muir Beach, I listen to his. While sitting in his Le Corbusier chaise lounge. Overlooking the Pacific Ocean. And life is good.
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