Our goal when designing the LCDi4 was to make the absolute best sounding in-ear experience. We took our award winning LCD-4 design and scaled it down to create an end-game in-ear headphone that is far more portable.
Designed to give the user a truly wide and accurate soundstage, superior transient response, bass response flat from 900Hz down to 5Hz, the LCDi4s with a single driver deliver a coherency of sound lacking in multi-driver designs.
Audeze’s origins go back to 2008 when founders Sankar Thiagasamudram and Alexander Rosson met engineer Pete Uka who developed specialized flexible circuit materials for NASA. They quickly realized the material might be perfect for headphones. That’s when Dragoslav Colich, who has 30+ years’ experience in designing planar drivers, joined the team as CTO to create the LCD-1 headphone.
Then we created the legendary, award-winning LCD-2 and LCD-3 headphones, and the higher-efficiency LCD-X and XC models. More recently, we made planar magnetic technology accessible to a wider audience with the EL-8, SINE and iSINE series headphones. Audeze turned to their strategic partner Designworks, a BMW Group Subsidiary, for the cutting-edge industrial design for the new headphones as well as the Deckard DAC/Amplifier.
Audeze feature proprietary planar magnetic designs with extremely thin-film driver materials and powerful custom magnets. Planars overcome many limitations inherent in typical cone drivers; our lightweight diaphragms are, for example, faster and more responsive than heavier moving-coil or dome drivers. Planar magnetic diaphragm also have a voice-coil circuit spread across the diaphragm surface. The diaphragm’s voice-coil circuit interacts with the magnetic field to produce an electromagnetic force that moves the diaphragm back and forth creating the sound you hear when energized by an audio signal.
LCD4 film technology - only 0.5 microns thin
Vibration dampening magnesium housing
Fluxor™ magnets and Uniforce™ voice coil design
30mm largest in class planar magnetic driver
Custom silver-plated OCC premium cable
Semi-open design for widest, most accurate
Fluxor™ magnetic arrays
High quality leather-free travel case
Certificate of authenticity
User guide and warranty
1.2m OCC silver-plated, premium braided cable
|Transducer type||Planar magnetic|
|Magnetic structure||Fluxor™ magnet array|
|Magnet type||Neodymium N50|
|Diaphragm type||Nano-scale Uniforce™|
|Transducer size||30 mm|
|Maximum power handling||3W|
|Frequency response||10Hz – 50kHz|
|THD||<0.1% @ 100dB|
|Sensitivity||100 dB/1mW (at Drum Reference Point)|