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Pioneer Updates HDJ-1000 Headphones

10/15/2010 04:07:24 PM Eastern
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Long Beach, Calif. - Pioneer
Electronics has updated its HDJ-1000 headphones.

The headphones, which
were introduced in their first iteration in 2002, carry
features meant to be attractive to DJs, such as the use of low-rebound urethane
for the ear pads, a swivel mechanism with 90-degree housing rotation, and a
mono/stereo switch for single-ear use. The limited-edition versions will be
offered in two colors: gold and black. The original chrome model is still
available.

According to Pioneer,
the 50mm drivers in the HDJ-1000 were turned to delivery more impact in lower
bass frequencies. They have a 38-micrometer diaphragm and 1.5mm voice coil.
Frequency range is listed at 5Hz to 30,000 Hz, with impedance at 36 ohms. The
connection cord is a 1.2-meter side-mount coil cord.

They will be available
in December for $209.