Beyerdynamic PRO X Series: headphones and microphones built for creators

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Beyerdynamic PRO X Series: headphones and microphones built for creators

person singing into and wearing Beyerdynamic PRO X products
Words by Sam McNiece

With four new products designed for the streamers and podcasters.

Announced through a virtual experience last night, Beyerdynamic have officially launched the PRO X series of products. Four new offerings (two microphones and two headphones) were announced as part of the range which are designed for content creators and musicians alike.

What you need to know:

  • Beyerdynamic have unveiled a new series of products dubbed the PRO X Series.
  • The range includes two new microphones and headphones that are handcrafted in Germany and aimed for creators.
  • Being aimed at creators, the new headphones and microphones are still high quality products as is standard for Beyerdynamic.

Read all the latest product news here.

DT 700 PRO X and DT 900 PRO X headphones

beyerdynamic DT700 PRO-X headphone exploded view

Starting off with the new headphones, Beyerdynamic have reinvented the wheel for this new range. Rebuilt from the ground up, both the DT 700 PRO X  (pictured above) and DT 900 PRO X feature a new driver, STELLAR.45, which is made of a copper plated wire that weighs approximately 40% less than pure copper and neodymium magnets which allows for the headphones to operate at a lower impedance (48 ohms). This lower impedance is in line with the creator aimed approach, which makes them more suited to use with consumer grade outputs like laptop and phone 3.5mm connection ports.

According to their CEO Edgar van Velzen, these new headphones were benchmarked against their own range of products to ensure the new offerings are of utmost quality. Another Beyerdynamic staff member also mentioned during the Q&A after the official launch that due to the newly designed drivers, the PRO X headphones can reproduce a deeper bass response while still maintaining a sense of air on the top end on the audio spectrum.

They weren’t joking, as both the DT 700 PRO X and DT 900 PRO X headphones frequency response reaches from 5 Hz all the way up to 40kHz, which although is outside our the standard human hearing range, ensures that the frequencies we can hear are clean. The 700 model is closed-back while the 900 is open-back to suit different listening environments. The connection points on the new models are mini XLR jacks which provide an interchangeability not present on Beyerdynamic’s entry-level studio headphones.

M70 PRO X and M90 PRO X microphones

beyerdynamic M70 PRO-X microphone exploded view

Moving onto the microphones, there’s the M70 PRO X (pictured above) and M90 PRO X. The 70 is a dynamic front address microphone which has a frequency response of 50 Hz to 18 kHZ while the 90 is a side address condenser which reaches from 20 Hz to 20kHz. In line with their focus on creators, both microphones ship with an elastic microphone mount and pop filter so they’re ready to go out of the box.

The M70 PRO X has a cardioid polar pattern, which is standard for dynamic microphones to reject noise not directed at the front end of the unit. This model is optimised for speech, directed at podcasters and streamers boasting an optimum attenuation of popping sounds and ability to reproduce the classic broadcast sound.

Finally, the M90 PRO X, which is a true condenser also featuring a cardioid polar pattern. They sport a low signal to noise ratio of 88.4dB, zero-distortion transmission and a maximum sound pressure level of 133 dB (which is impressive). Being a condenser microphone, the M90 PRO X is more flexible with its usage, able to conquer instruments as well as it does vocals.

The range seems to be quality, and are priced at 249€ for the headphones and 299€ for the microphones with Australian prices yet to be announced.

Stay tuned for an in-depth look of Beyerdynamic’s new products for Content Creation Month.

Check out the Beyerdynamic PRO X series via their website and for local enquiries, get in touch with Synchronised Technology.