The LEGEND X series model by Empire Ears is a premium IEM earphone featuring a combination of both proprietary balanced armature speakers and dynamic range W9 subwoofers in order to deliver maximum clarity while achieving a powerful low end response.
Each model is further tuned with a specially designed synX crossover network to achieve studio monitor levels of audio reproduction effortlessly and faithfully.
Weapon IX (W9) is a proprietary 9mm rare-earth magnet subwoofer with the ability to deliver extreme output, accurate dynamics and sublime sound quality all at the same time. The keys to these performance capabilities lie at the very core of its design, where the woofer is enclosed in a tuned bass-reflex system with a front-firing sound port and rear-firing vent for maximum efficiency.
Conventional dynamic drivers and passive radiators (a speaker without the magnet and coil) often suffer in low octave frequencies and are heavily dependent on internal shell enclosures for volume, limiting form factor and vastly reducing efficiency with limited extension. The W9 is superior in its custom port tuned design, reaching frequencies even lower than its target response while mitigating distortion as the woofer isn’t required to move as far near resonance frequency.
Every W9 subwoofer is hand assembled to Empire's exacting quality standards in Norcross, Georgia, USA.
LEGEND X also utilizes a number proprietary balanced armature drivers by Knowles and Sonion, each one purpose built for a specific target response. Our drivers feature specialized reeds and low-mass diaphragms to reproduce incredible detailed, true-to-recording sound while remaining efficient enough to be powered by everyday devices.
Furthermore each Empire driver utilizes a NASA-born ferromagnetic liquid technology, Ferrofluid, to dampen acoustics peaks and reduce vibrations in combination with their A.R.C. technology. The end result is extraordinary clarity and increased shock durability.
Every LEGEND X in-ear monitor includes a bespoke, handcrafted Ares II cable by Effect Audio. The Ares II boasts a proprietary blend of 26 AWG UPOCC Litz copper with ultra-flexible insulation for maximum signal speed transmission, performance, and ergonomics. Each cable is terminated in an ultra-durable 3.5mm, 24k Oyaide gold-plated right-angled plug.
- x7 Proprietary Drivers, Hybrid Design
- x2 W9 Subwoofers
- x2 Midrange Drivers
- x1 Mid/High Driver
- x1 High-End Driver
- x1 Super-High Driver
- 10-Way synX Crossover System
- A.R.C. Resonance Mitigation Technology
- 26AWG UPOCC Litz Copper Cable, handcrafted by Effect Audio
- Impedance: 14 Ohms @ 1kHz
- Frequency Response: 5 Hz - 40kHz
- Sensitivity: 102dB @ 1kHz, 1mW
In The Box
- LEGEND X In-Ear Monitor
- Empire Pandora Case
- Empire Cleaning Cloth
- Empire Cleaning Tool
- Final Audio Type-E Tips - SS, S, M, L, LL
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