Beginning March, both a classic open-air dynamic headphone as well as a wireless, sound-isolating in-ear monitor design become available. Aimed at the consumer market, each are professional-grade, and exude richness in appearance, comfort and sound, and leverage the vast headphone expertise that the executive team of this recently reborn company brings.
JAN 8, 2019
Las Vegas, NV – January 8, 2019 – KLH Audio, revitalized and re-launched last year under the ownership of ex-Klipsch global sales president David P. Kelley, is marking its second Consumer Electronics Show with the introduction of its first headphones and earphones. Called the Ultimate Series, these are the latest addition to the company’s 2018/2019 line of more than 30 premium mainstream and custom residential market solutions. KLH Audio is exhibiting at the Cromwell Hotel (Suite 703) from January 8-11.
Ultimate One Open-Air Dynamic Headphones
The first set of headphones from the all-new KLH Audio, the Ultimate One, are as much a statement as they are solution. These classic open-air, over-ear headphones boast real ebony wood finished earcups complemented by hand-stitched headbands and ear pads made of premium-grade leather and filled with high-density microfiber fill, all but ensuring the utmost in comfort and longevity.
And the headphones sound as good as they look. Inside are 50 mm (2-inch) pure beryllium drivers that deliver frequency responses of 18Hz -22KHz, providing high-fidelity performance sure to impress even the most discerning. The Ultimate One’s are ideal for a wide variety of uses including home stereo and theater; musical instrument, personal and professional recording studio listening; gaming systems, travel and more.
“Our design goal here was to deliver a rich, enveloping musical experience that simply put, ‘elevates the soul’, because that’s what this is all about for us,” said KLH Audio CEO David P. Kelley. “We are music lovers and we want to share this passion through what we bring to market. And as is the case with many of the products from KLH’s formative years, we are confident that owners of our Ultimate One headphones will cherish them for very a long time.”
For flexibility in a wide variety of uses, provided is a balanced, detachable 2-meter long cable replete with both a gold-plated 3.5 mm jack and removeable 1/4-inch XLR adapter. Included is a protective hard-sided, travel-friendly carrying case. MSRP for Ultimate One is set at $499, with availability planned for March 1.
Ultimate Two Wireless Sound-Isolating In-Ear Monitors
For the music lover on-the-go, KLH Audio’s Ultimate Two are wireless, hand-tuned, sound-isolating in-ear monitors that utilize a 10mm dynamic driver with balanced armature to deliver perfectly-isolated, full-bodied sound (18Hz-20KHz) that most would never dream possible from an in-ear design.
Finished in a beautiful jewelry-like, high-gloss pearlized black finish, the monitors easily and independently swivel in and out of each ear, allowing for the utmost in safety and convenience. To ensure optimal comfort, fit and noise isolation, included are 4 sizes of ear tips.
Ultimate Two incorporates Bluetooth aptX technology which delivers CD-quality audio wirelessly. Remote wireless functionality is made possible by an incorporated easy-to-access 3-button control.
For the audio purist who wants to experience high-resolution media, also included are detachable high-quality 1.1-meter long braided-cables with gold-plated connectors.
The entire setup neatly tucks away in a provided hard-surfaced, travel-friendly carrying case.
MSRP for Ultimate Two is set at $299 with availability planned for March 1.
The KLH Audio team consists of former Klipsch and industry executives that together bring close to 200-years of combined experience in the product development, marketing and sales of home and portable audio products. Previously many of the KLH Audio team members had been involved in launching Klipsch’s headphone business globally, from concept to launch.
KLH Audio possesses deep global manufacturing and distribution relationships, vertical integration and world-class engineering. The company places an emphasis on delivering premium, long-lasting products that represent a tremendous value for the consumer. For more information on KLH Audio visit www.klhaudio.com.
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Originally founded in 1957 as KLH Research and Development Corporation in Cambridge, Massachusetts by Henry Kloss, Malcolm S. Low, and Josef Anton Hofmann, KLH developed some of the biggest innovations in audio, most notably the Model Eight high-selectivity radio; Model Nine full-range electrostatic loudspeaker; Model Forty tape recorder, and Model Eleven portable phonograph with stereo speakers. In 2017, the brand was acquired by David P. Kelley, formerly President of Global Sales and board member for Klipsch. As president and CEO of KLH, Kelley has taken KLH back to its roots, to Henry Kloss’s original mission, to build world-class loudspeakers and radios at affordable prices beginning with a robust line of bookshelf and floor home theater speakers, as well as updated versions of the iconic Model Nine and Model Eight. KLH Audio, 984 Logan Street, #301, Noblesville, Indiana, 46060 / phone: 833-KLH-TEAM /