The Closed-Back Choice for Audio Professionals

Since Audeze introduced the LCD-XC in 2013, it has become the gold standard closed-back of the professional audio world. Trusted by award winning artists and engineers, the LCD-XC is a blend of transparency and reliability, ideal for any studio or audiophile system where isolation is desired.

"In my experience, the LCD-XC is as close as a closed-back model has ever gotten to the awesome spatiality of the best open-back headphones." - SoundStage!

The Audio Professional's Closed-Back Choice

Since Audeze introduced the LCD-XC in 2013, it has become the gold standard closed-back of the professional audio world. Trusted by award winning artists and engineers, the LCD-XC is a blend of transparency and reliability, ideal for any studio or audiophile system where isolation is desired.

"The XC offers a truly transparent view through the window of recorded events that I could definitely see both mastering engineers and headphone cognoscenti appreciating."
- Inner Fidelity

LCD-XC

SKU:100-XC-1016-00

Package Options

Creator Package
For those that know exactly what they need, our Creator edition comes with the standard single-ended 1/4" braided OCC copper cable and our standard LCD travel case.

Premium Package
For artists and audiophiles that want the most flexibility, the Premium edition comes with both a 4-pin balanced XLR , and our single-ended 1/4" braided OCC Copper cable, a 1/4" to 1/8" stereo adapter, and our premium travel case for the toughest protection.

Taking the Environment out of the Equation

The LCD-XC shares the same drivers and basic construction as the LCD-X, lending it a similar level of detail and transparency. Its closed-back design adds isolation, which lets you to focus as intesely as you need without distraction. When used with Audeze Reveal+ to create an AI-generated map of your own hearing, the LCD-XC puts you inside renowned studios, letting you mix consistently and efficiently from anywhere, regardless of background noise.

 

Accuracy, Transparency, and Efficiency

LCD-XC leverages patented Audeze technologies, including Ultra-Thin Uniforce™ diaphragms, Fazor waveguides, and powerful neodymium magnets to deliver extremely accurate and detailed sound. The sophisticated planar magnetic drivers achieve a high efficiency with low impedance, such that LCD-XC can deliver great sound from nearly any device with a headphone output. Together, these innovations enable audio professionals to efficiently get their mix done right in a variety of settings.

Designed for Comfort

Audeze has improved the LCD-XC over the years, lowering the weight and increasing comfort. It features a suspension headband for even weight distribution, and highly-cushioned premium earpads for support. The neutral tuning and low distortion prevent listening fatigue, so those late-night sessions never have to end.

What Music Producers and Sound Engineers Think of LCD-XC

"The LCD-XC have become my constant reference... Audeze headphones give confidence... when going through approvals prior to performances airing or streaming. "
- J. Todd Wines, Live Sound Engineer

"The Audeze LCD-XC has tremendously improved my mix... I can listen to my mixes much more critically and precisely."

- Ramii, Music Producer

"The [LCD-XC] have become an essential tool in my studio... I can’t imagine mixing my projects without them now."

- Goldcap, Music Producer and DJ

"We use the LCD-XCs a ton when we’re shooting video... when it’s critical to... have both accurate sound and the ability to block out background noise."

- Vespers, Video and Music Producer

"I've put hundreds of hours on my LCD-X's. The transition to the closed back LCD-XCs was like going home again, except for the impressive lack of intrusion from the ambient distractions of recording backstage."
- Ron Saint Germain, Recording Engineer

Creator Package Includes

• LCD-XC planar magnetic headphone
• Single-ended 1/4'' to dual 4-pin mini-XLR cable
• Standard LCD travel case

Premium PackageIncludes

• LCD-XC planar magnetic headphone
• Single-ended 1/4'' to dual 4-pin mini-XLR cable
• Balanced 4-Pin XLR to dual 4-pin mini-XLR cable
• 1/8" Single ended stereo adapter
• Professional travel case

SPECIFICATIONS

Style

Over-ear, closed-back

Transducer type

Planar Magnetic

Magnetic structure

Proprietary magnet array

Phase management

Fazor™

Magnet type

Neodymium N50

Diaphragm type

Ultra-Thin Uniforce™

Transducer size

106 mm

Maximum SPL

>130dB

Frequency response

10Hz - 50kHz

THD

<0.1% @ 100 dB SPL

Sensitivity

100 dB/1mW (at Drum Reference Point)

Impedance

20 ohms

Max power handling

5W RMS

Min recommended power

> 100mW

Recommended power level

> 250mW

Cable

1.9m (6.8ft) length, Single ended 1/4" (6.3mm) termination

Wire material

20 AWG high-purity OCC audio-grade copper

Weight

677g

Bundle with Reveal+

You can now save $100 on Reveal+ when you purchase it together with any Audeze Reference headphone, including LCD-X, LCD-XC, and LCD-MX4. Simply add both items to your cart, and your discount will automatically be applied at checkout!

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