Audeze LCD-1 | Portable Open-Back Planar Magnetic Headphones

Regular price $399.00

Our Take

For an analytical reference tuned headphone, the Audeze LCD-1 is one of the best picks under $500. Combine its clear, neutral sound signature combined with it's portable design, and you've got an incredibly versatile set of headphones.

From Audeze

The LCD-1 has been meticulously engineered for reference quality sound that will appeal to even the most discerning audiophile ear. Featuring Audeze’s renowned planar magnetic technology within an open-circumaural, foldable and light-weight design, the LCD-1 delivers premium audio in a comfortable and travel-friendly package perfect for mixing, mastering and audiophile listening.


  • Enhanced transparency and sound stage - Open Circumaural Design
  • Incredibly wide dynamic range - 90mm Over-Ear Planar Drivers
  • Unparalleled sonic detail and accuracy - Ultra-thin Uniforce™ Diaphragms
  • Powerful sound and efficiency - Fluxor™ Magnets
  • Deep rich bass with low audible distortion - Fazor Wave Guides
  • Light-weight construction with robust memory foam ear pads and headband for extended comfort during long listening sessions
  • Robust foldable design, perfect for mixing on the go
  • 3.5mm premium braided cable for tangle-free connection, with reversible headphone connectors for ease of setup
  • 1/4'' adapter included
  • Memory foam, genuine lambskin leather earpads
  • Designed and built in the USA with imported and US made parts
    Audeze LCD-1 In the box



    Over-ear, open-circumaural

    Transducer type

    Planar Magnetic

    Magnetic structure

    Single-sided Fluxor™ magnet array

    Phase management


    Magnet type

    Neodymium N50

    Diaphragm type

    Ultra-thin Uniforce

    Transducer size

    90 mm

    Maximum power handling

    5W RMS

    Maximum SPL


    Frequency response

    10Hz - 50KHz


    <0.1% @ 100dB


    13.5 ohms


    99 dB/1mW (at Drum Reference Point)

    Ear Pads

    Memory foam, genuine lambskin leather



    In the Box

    • 2m 3.5mm to dual 3.5mm cable with reversible connectors
    • 3.5mm to 6.35mm adapter
    • Zippered travel case
    • Certificate of Authenticity