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Pioneer’s new headphone range has "superior durability"

The HDJ-X series is built for the touring DJ

  • Louis Anderson-Rich
  • 31 August 2017

Pioneer has revealed its new HDJ-X headphone range aimed at the touring DJ.

Offering “superior durability” after undergoing US military shock compliance tests, the series features three models. The cheapest - HDJ-X5 - retails at $99, the mid-range HDJ-X7 model will cost $199 and the professional-standard HDJ-X10 will set you back $339.

The HDJ-X10 is the only model to feature world-first water-repellent, nano-coated ear pads and a detachable mini-XLR connector for the cord. It also features superior drivers that offer 5hz to 40khz frequencies – the first headphones that offer this sound quality, according to Pioneer.

All headphones are over-ear and come with a 90-degree swivel mechanism.

The headphones will be available to buy in October. It follows the company’s recent DJM250mk2 release.

Watch a video for the headphones below.

Louis Anderson-Rich is Mixmag's Digital Intern. Follow him on Twitter

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