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  • AOpen HP-590 Headphone Review
  • AOpen HP-590 Headphone Review



    When Redmax and I attended Comdex this last fall, we were both surprised at the range of products that AOpen produces, video cards, cases, power supplies, sound cards, etc... Basically everything needed for a PC, inside or out. One of the most notable features in the AOpen booth was the wide range of motherboards. I say notable because the ones that really caught my eye had a big tube sticking out of it (example: AX4B-533 Tube). When we queried the representatives, they mentioned that the tubes created a more warm and friendly sound. The tubes could also be interchanged or replaced depending on what what kind of sound charistics you are looking for! This and other factors around the design really suggested that these guys are audiophiles and passionate about sound.
    Here at the Ninjalane Labs we were fortunate enough to get a great new product from AOpen, the HP-590 vibrating headphones. Now before you go off thinking strange or immoral thoughs I'd like to say I've had these things strapped to my head for a week and I won't give them up for nothing, they are that good.

    Let's get right down to brass tacks, here's the skinny on these headphones.
    Key Features
    Music and Gaming Headphones with Vibration Bass
    Vibration speaker design provides superb bass response
    Deluxe leatherette full-size ear caps
    Inline vibration-level control
    Foldable headband for easy portability
    Includes carrying pouch, AA-size battery and plug adapter
    Compatible with sound cards, home and portable audio devices
    Driver Unit: 30mm x 2
    Vibration Unit: 30mm VIBRATION Speaker
    Frequency Response: 20 - 20KHz
    Impedance: 32 ohm
    Sensitivity: 99dB 3dB S.P.L. at 1KHz
    Input Connection: 3.5mm Stereo Plug and 6.3mm Adapter
    Control Features: With In-Line Vibration Level Adjustment
    Cord Length: 1.2M
    Operation Voltage: DC1.5V (AA) Battery
    Rate Output Power: 10mW
    Max Output Power: 500mW
    Accessories: Carrying Pouch, Size "AA" Battery