Product Comparison: Audeze LCD-2 vs Audeze LCD-X

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General Specifications
About the Product
The new LCD2 Classic headphone comes with a lightweight suspension headband, special crystal-infused nylon rings, remodelled audio jacks, and features the warm sound signature of the original LCD2 driver.
The LCD-X was the first Audeze headphone designed specifically with the needs of music creators in mind. Boasting our most neutral drivers, the LCD-X reveals even minute details with crystal-clear transparency.
Key Specs
Open over-ear
Open over-ear
101 dB
103 dB
Min. Frequency Range
10 Hz
10 Hz
Max. Frequency Range
50 kHz
50 kHz
70 Ω
20 Ω
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Audeze LCD-2 Classic Planar Magnetic Headphones
  • The sound is very good, there is almost no ceiling to the volume these can achieve and still sound clean.
  • Mids are forward, treble is recessed but not lacking detail, Bass is clean, fast detailed.
  • The sound, although recessed in the high frequencies, is extremely detailed and pleasant.
  • Audeze apart from giving you a full bass, it has good means and some highs that are there, they just are. They have a good sound scene.
  • Unexpected recessed highs. For that price I don't expect any cons.
Audeze LCD-X Planar Magnetic Headphones
  • Weight to the bass and full. Balanced and warm neutral in sound.
  • These sound as good and image as well as my pro Focal monitors just different in location. But the music on a good recording is freaking real!
  • These are the best headphones I’ve ever heard. And I’ve heard a lot.
  • I’ve never heard drums sound so incredibly tight and thick.
  • They sound majestic. Works perfect on every frequency.
Size & Weight
6 in.
8 in.
10 in.
13 in.
9 in.
10.25 in.
19.4 oz.
22.4 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Audeze LCD-2 Classic Planar Magnetic Headphones
  • Build quality is good, using pretty simple materials which don't cost much to fabricate, headphones are pretty light.
  • The build is like a tank and looks the same. They are big and noticeable. Everything is quality.
  • They are heavy helmets, but very comfortable, I have put them on today for a couple of hours and without problems.
  • They are too big and don't clamp very well, tend to move around when you turn your head.
  • The weight is too high, but they should break in to be better, as most headphones do.
Audeze LCD-X Planar Magnetic Headphones
  • They are big and heavy. But I mean, I think this is an instance where aesthetics match sound.
  • That’s what they look like. Beasts. Huge amazing headphones with amazing quality sound.
  • They are comfortable, and they are built like a tank. Nice sizes, and weight.
  • These, are the big heavy guns! These are on another level of the sound!
  • The phones are big, the fit is snug, but I didn't find it uncomfortable at all.
Driver Diameter
4.17 in.
4.17 in.
Detachable Cable
Cable Length
6.23 ft.
6.23 ft.
In-Line Remote
Headband Material
Fazor elements, Large ultra thin-film diaphragms, Unique magnetic structure
Internal waveguide, Near zero distortion, Diaphragms thinner than a human hair, Acoustically engineered for accuracy
What customers say about "Features"
Audeze LCD-2 Classic Planar Magnetic Headphones
  • The construction is very good, without a doubt, all metal and quality plastic.
  • They come with pretty nice stock cable and well packaged.
  • High resolution, comfortable fit, balanced connectivity, value for money
  • Comfortable to use. They are made of good metal and plastic and feels very solid.
  • Its 70 ohms with the planar drivers may not make it suitable for mobile use.
Audeze LCD-X Planar Magnetic Headphones
  • The new memory foam pads and the wider headband allow me to listen to these all day 12+ hrs without issue.
  • Like most planar magnetic cans, these babies nail base and low end.
  • They are simply perfectly made and based on the latest generation of Fazor branded phase-alignment emitters.
  • The sound delighted us with its sophistication and the absence of problems that most planars suffer - high-quality high frequencies.
  • The left driver failed and is only outputting a fraction of the volume, causing a severe imbalance between the drivers.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Other Information
799.00 $
1699.00 $

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