V-MODA UNVEILS ‘CROSSFADE 2’ WIRELESS HEADPHONES



V-MODA UNVEILS ‘CROSSFADE 2′ WIRELESS HEADPHONES



Next-generation performance in analog cabled
or Bluetooth modes, plus new col
ors
and CliqFold mechanism


Milano – March 28, 2017 V-MODA,
the award-winning manufacturer of the world’s finest high-fidelity audio devices, unveils
Crossfade 2 Wireless Over-Ear headphones. Building on the success of V-MODA’s original Crossfade M-100 and Wireless headphones
that have won 29 editors’ choice and best headphones awards, the new model
raises the bar insound
quality with Hi-Res Audio certification, larger cushions, new colors, longer
battery life and the iconic CliqFold™ design.


“V-MODA’s Crossfade headphones are the epitome of versatility,”
says Val Kolton, CEO of V-MODA. “Once people own a truly
great set of our headphones, they use them constantly in various use cases. And
whether you arecritically
listening, producing music, DJing, gaming, watching movies or even working out,
Crossfade 2 Wireless delivers on every level. How you connect them is
irrelevant – you
will love what you hear.”


Next Level V-MODA Sound
Quality with Hi-Res Audio Certification



Powered by brand new dual-diaphragm 50mm drivers using
a hi-resolution CCAW coil that is “Made in
Japan”,
Crossfade 2 is certified by Japan Audio Society (JAS) to Hi-Res Audio standard in wired mode. With an
extended frequency range from 5Hz to 40kHz, you can now connect to a lossless
music service or 24bit/96kHz playback sources and experience an increased dynamic range, with more
precise and sparkling high-frequency definition.


Uncompromised quality means staying true to the
Crossfade’s
award-winning signature sound whether rocking out plugged-in or cord-free.
Simply pair the Crossfade 2 Wireless to a Bluetooth® device and enjoy the headphones up to 33 feet (10
meters).


The Rose Gold model features Qualcomm
aptX audio codec for near CD-quality sound
over Bluetooth which allows for the best wireless listening experience
available. Click
here
to discover how to see what codec your notebook is streaming Bluetooth audio.


A Travelers Delight: CliqFold
Mechanism and Exoskeleton Hard-shell Case



Crossfade 2 Wireless is built to travel, thanks to the
innovative patent-pending CliqFold design that folds down to fit into the
deceptively small travel case, offering protection from the rigors of the road.
With newly added vents (V-PORT™) to ensure that air can circulate within to let the
headphones breathe after a live performance or a workout, the case also has
room to store charging and audio cables along with other extras like USB drives
and earplugs.


Larger Cushions for
Best Sound, Supreme Comfort and
NegligibleNoise Leakage


The new memory foam features enhanced comfort and size
for all ears. Hundreds of prototypes with small variances were tested by V-MODA’s
CEO for over three months to perfect every fine detail of the cushions as the “fit is the sound”.


Through premium design and components, Crossfade 2
Wireless naturally achieves great analog noise isolation and a pure 3D
soundstage without resorting to the active noise cancellation that can pollute
pure sound. Although active noise cancellation reduces the perceived background
noise, it adds extra sound pressureat the expense of sound quality. Using larger, deeper cushions with an adjustable
Steelflex™
headband that naturally contours to fit your head, Crossfade 2 Wireless keeps the bad
noise out and the good noise in.


Control Music and Calls
Via Cable or Built-in Mic


The concealed microphone is optimized for phone calls
and voice recognition, which is made easier still with the inclusion of a
rugged Kevlar-reinforced SpeakEasy™ cable for wired use.


Crossfade 2 Wireless can even pair with two sources at
the same time, for example if at work using laptop or smartphone, or working
out using smartphone and smartwatch. The antenna is tuned to work flawlessly
with smartwatches’ built-in
Bluetooth music players. V-MODA’s CEO rigorously tested and tuned the antenna for
smartwatch Bluetooth performance using nearly every Apple and Android™watch on the market.


Premium
Materials
, Military-Standard Build Quality and Exciting New
Colors



As with all V-MODA’s products, durability and exquisite material
selection was paramount in the design. Crossfade 2 Wireless retains the
luxurious combination of steel and metal materials along with improved vegan
leather that lives up to the military-standard MIL-STD-810G testing guidelines.
The cables are tested and reinforced to bend over 1 million times, up to 100
times the industry standard.


Style has also been upgraded on Crossfade 2 which
brings back the fans-favorite color Matte Black (unavailable on the first
version) and two all-newluxurious
colors: Matte White and Rose Gold.


Customize your Headphones and
Endorse Yourself



Crossfade 2 Wireless is compatible with V-MODA’s popular accessory ecosystem, so you can own a set of
headphones that completely fulfill your needs. The accessory collection
includes: 3D printed shields; laser-engraved aluminum shields;
BoomPro Mic for
gamers, calls
and broadcasters;
XL
cushions
; CoilPro cable;
1/3-button
Speakeasycables; VAMP DAC/AMP; and
the newly released
REMIX®headphone amplifier + Bluetooth speaker.


Listen from Sunrise to
Sunset

and
Beyond


The rechargeable lithium-ion battery is 15% bigger
than the previous version and provides up to 14+ hours of continuous music, entertainment and calls.
But unlike most Bluetooth headphones, you can carry on listening with the same
sound even when the battery is dead. Plugging in the supplied cable instantly
switches the headphones to pure analog mode, which deactivates all onboard
electronics for situations where zero latency is important – essential for DJs,
musicians, gaming and VR. Once near a power socket, use the included elegant
V-Micro USB cable to fully recharge in around two and a half hours.


Crossfade 2 Wireless
product specifications:

  • Drivers: 50mm Dual-Diaphragm (patent pending)
  • Frequency
    Response Wired:
    5
    – 40,000 Hz
  • Headphone
    Sensitivity:
    100 dB
    @ 1kHz 1mW
  • Speaker
    Sensitivity:
    107 dB
    @ 1kHz 1mW
  • Microphone
    Sensitivity:
    -42 dB
    @ 1kHz
  • Impedance:
    32 ohm
  • Weight:
    309g
    (with standard aluminum shields)
  • Battery Capacity: 430mAh (up to 14+ hours music playback)
  • Cable: 1-Button Reinforced SpeakEasy Microphone
    3.5mm cable



Whats included with
Crossfade 2 Wireless?

  • Crossfade 2 Wireless
  • Exoskeleton carry case and 2 V-PORTs
  • Carabiner clip
  • ¼ inch Pro Adapter
  • Reinforced SpeakEasy Microphone & Mic cable
  • Reinforced V-Micro USB Cable
  • V-MODA Sticker
  • 1-Year Premier Warranty
  • Six-Star Service
  • 50% Immortal Life Replacement Program


Availability &
Pricing


Crossfade 2 Wireless is now available in three colors
optimized for personalization: Matte Black ($330, €330, £300), Matte White ($330, €330, £300) and Rose Gold featuring Qualcomm aptX ($350, €350, £330) at
V-MODA.com/Crossfade-2-Wireless and authorized resellers worldwide.


3D printing and 2D laser customization is also
available exclusively at
V-MODA.com/Crossfade-2-Wireless.


For hi-res Crossfade 2 Wireless images click here.


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About V-MODA


Designed in Milano, V-MODA’s verve is to
amplify an authentic music lifestyle via timeless products forged by
unparalleled quality, fashion-forward design and an unequivocal passion for
music and materials. Led by Chief Visionary Officer and professional musician
Val Kolton, V-MODA blends analog renaissance age inspiration, Italian design
and precise Japanese engineering. V-MODA products have won 40+ editors’ choice
awards and have become essential gear for the world’s top professional DJs.


V-MODA joined forces with Roland of Japan on
808 (August 8, 2016), to redefine and develop the next breakthrough in music
products and push the boundaries of audio innovation to reach a global audience
of music aficionados. V-MODA and Roland do not tune headphones only as the
“artists intended” but as
both the “instrument engineer and
artists intended”.


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and on Instagram (@VMODA).


Media Contact:


Wendy Knowles


(305) 374-4404 x118


press@v-moda.com


wendyknowles@maxborgesagency.com





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