Product Comparison: HiFiMAN Arya vs HiFiMAN HE1000


General Specifications
Brand
HiFiMAN
HiFiMAN
Model
Arya
HE1000
Origin
China
China
About the Product
The Arya uses Planar magnetic technology to create sound. Unlike conventional dynamic drivers, HiFiMAN Planar headphones utilize a very thin film in proximity to an array of magnets to create a sound that is detailed and lifelike with outstanding clarity.
The HE1000 V2 remains a cutting-edge full-size headphone intended for reference use in the home or studio. At much less than 0.001 mm its Nanotech planar magnetic driver is so thin it is not visible from the side with the naked eye.
Key Specs
Type
Open over-ear
Open over-ear
Sensitivity
90 dB
90 dB
Min. Frequency Range
8 Hz
8 Hz
Max. Frequency Range
65 kHz
65 kHz
Impedance
35 Ω
35 Ω
What customers say about "Key Specs"
HiFiMAN Arya Full-size Over Ear Planar Magnetic Audiophile Adjustable Headphone
  • The Arya is simply the best, especially at this price point. Impact, detail retrieval, imaging, layering, and stage height/width are all excellent.
  • Tonal balance is near perfect in my opinion. Lows and highs are well extended and detailed.
  • The mids are very present and natural sounding.
  • Good detail, resolution, and a wide sound stage. Bass extension is very good and have enough impact for me.
  • These headphones sound amazing very deep and detailed sound even a lot better than my old hifiman edition x headphones.
HiFiMAN HE1000 Over Ear Planar Magnetic Headphone
  • Terrific headphones! Sounds simply incredible.
  • Sound stage is equal to Sennheiser HD800 / HD800S. Sound quality better than Audeze LCD-3.
  • The best planar headphone I've owned and directly comparable to the Stax 009s which I usually use.
  • It's the most accurate I've heard out of any headphone ever. It will go far beyond your hearing range, and the accuracy and tonality of the treble is outstanding.
  • Supple, warm, and delightful. Honestly, the best word I can think of for the mids is delicious.
Size & Weight
Height
7.2 in.
8 in.
Width
11.8 in.
13.5 in.
Depth
10.4 in.
10.5 in.
Weight
14.3 oz.
14.8 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
HiFiMAN Arya Full-size Over Ear Planar Magnetic Audiophile Adjustable Headphone
  • The Arya is surprisingly light and extremely comfortable.
  • They're comfortable, and the cord should be long enough to suit most people's needs. Perfect size and weight.
  • Well-built, quality materials, and a nice design. Light as a feather.
  • They are very light and very comfortable on my large head.
  • The only complaint is that the clamp may be a bit strong for certain head sizes.
HiFiMAN HE1000 Over Ear Planar Magnetic Headphone
  • Excellent sounding, very light and comfortable, good enough build quality.
  • They are first rate, easy to deal with, excellent packaging. Very lightweight. Highly recommended in every way.
  • They have a good heft to them without being heavy. The headband on the top is easily adjusted via the divoted slider on the sides.
  • It's superbly comfortable and light, even for long listening sessions.
  • There is no getting away from the fact that they are massive. They will take up the majority of the side of your head.
Features
Detachable Cable
Yes
Yes
Foldable
Yes
Yes
Cable Length
4.92 ft.
4.92 ft.
Microphone
No
No
In-Line Remote
No
No
Headband Material
Leather/Metal
Leather/Metal
Extras
Nanometer Thickness Diaphragm, Advanced Asymmetrical Magnetic Circuit, Patented "Window Shade" System, Planar magnetic drivers
Advanced Asymmetrical Magnetic Circuit, Patented "Window Shade" System, Planar magnetic drivers, Nanometer Thickness Diaphragm
What customers say about "Features"
HiFiMAN Arya Full-size Over Ear Planar Magnetic Audiophile Adjustable Headphone
  • That sounded really good the bass goes so low and deep never loose and the vocals sound really good and great treble.
  • The imaging on these headphones is incredible. The soundstage is also very very good.
  • The sound separation, imaging is so good that it feels like 3 different headphones playing at the same time, for highs, mids, lows.
  • Huge soundstage, yet not too airy. It's just perfect a headphone.
  • I am concerned with the build quality which is a little shoddy!
HiFiMAN HE1000 Over Ear Planar Magnetic Headphone
  • Comfort is superb, better than any other flagship I have tried.
  • These are extremely comfortable. The ear cups are supple and soft, the headphones have just the right amount of weight to make them stable without being fatigue-inducing.
  • They have the best sound stage of any headphone I've ever heard. You can pinpoint where instruments and vocalists are.
  • It's a planar magnetic driver, so it's going to sound a little less warm than, say, a pair of Bowers and Wilkins, but that isn't a bad thing.
  • The metal bar on the top does look a little funky when you're wearing them.
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications
CE
CE
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
2999.00 $


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