Balanced In-Ear Headphones

  • Balanced Audio Output Featuring 2.5 mm (2/16˝) 4-pole
  • Developed and Certified for Playback of Hi-Res Audio Formats
  • Pioneer Exclusive Airflow Control Port Technology Improves Mid-band Clarity
  • High Quality Tangle-Resistant, Over-the-Ear Design Reduces Touch Noise
  • Ultra-Wide-Spectrum 9.7 mm (3/8”) Dynamic Drivers

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Discover the Clarity of Balanced Audio

Take a sonic leap forward with the SE-CH5BL, high-performance headphones featuring a 2.5 mm (2/16˝) stereo connector for Balanced Audio Output. Similar to XLR outputs on flagship hi-fi separates, signals for left and right channels are sent through discrete cables, eliminating noise and crosstalk, lifting headroom, and providing an immersive soundstage thanks to excellent stereo separation. The SE-CH5BL headphone brings out the best in Hi-Res Audio with ultra-wide-range dynamic drivers reproducing a more complete musical picture. Airflow Control Port preserves mid-range clarity, and bassheads will love the agile low-end performance. An affordable partner for balanced audio-ready Digital Audio Players, the SE-CH5BL unlocks premium listening wherever your day takes you.


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Balanced Audio Output

Formerly restricted to desktop headphone setups, balanced audio goes mobile with a 2.5 mm (2/16˝ ) 4-pole plug with discrete braided cables for L/R channels. Music expands into the headroom this technology provides as noise vanishes and details come into clearer focus.

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Made for Hi-Res Audio

The Hi-Res Audio logo certifies full-bandwidth reproduction as served by high-definition formats. Hear even the most minute detail and a sense of dimensionality you never knew existed in your favorite music with the ltra-Wide-Spectrum 9.7 mm (3/8˝) dynamic drivers

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Airflow Control Port

This exclusive Pioneer technology was developed to clarify the middle bandwidth occupied by the voice. It works by improving separation between mid and bass frequencies. Enjoy clarity uncommon to headphones at this price-point.

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Over-the-Ear Cable Design

As well as providing a comfortable and secure fit, the over-the-ear cable design reduces cable-borne interference that occurs with conventional headphones. Fewer bumps on the cable as you walk let you enjoy music, not noise. The SE-CH5BL-K has a high quality tangle-resistant cable with Gold-plated headphone jack assures high fidelity reproduction with minimal touch noise.

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Included Accessories

Ribbed Silicon earphone tips supplied in S/M/L and carrying pouch included.

  • Fully Enclosed Dynamic Headphones
  • 8 Hz–45 kHz
  • 26 Ohms
  • 100 mW
  • 108 dB
  • 9.7 mm
  • 1.2 m (4 ft) Braided OFC
  • 1.2 m (4 ft)
  • 7 g (0.015 lbs) not including cable
  • Silicon Earphone Tips (S/M/L) and Carrying Pouch