AudioQuest - Nighthawk Carbon Over-the-Ear Headphones - Black

The NightHawk Carbon boasts several acoustic, ergonomic, and cosmetic refinements, all while retaining an exceedingly low distortion, great comfort, and naturally beautiful sound.

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What's Included

  • AudioQuest Nighthawk Carbon
  • Earpads, 3.5 mm to 6.3 mm adapter

Product Features

Over-the-ear design

For a secure fit.

3.5mm connector

Enables flexible connection options.

50mm drivers

Deliver powerful sound.

25 ohms impedance

To efficiently conduct power.

Dynamic transducer design

For reference-grade audio.

99dB/mW sensitivity

Provides powerful audio.

Stereo design

Delivers crisp tones.

Liquid wood exterior

Along with synthetic leather earpads for stylish looks and durability.

What Experts are Saying

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The analysis of all aggregated expert reviews shows that the reviewers are positive about comfort, size, design and bass quality. Editors are less positive about noise isolation and price and have mixed opinions about usability. Using an algorithm based on product age, reviewers ratings history, popularity, product category expertise and other factors, this product gets an alaTest Expert Rating of 88/100 = Very good quality.
  • The VergeRating, 4.3 out of 5Vlad Savov on May 20, 2016
    AudioQuest's NightHawk headphones sound as beautiful as they look
    Modern life is too full of disposable things. From the simplest pen to the smartest phone, we just consume our way through a litany of gadgets, tools, and devices without ever stopping to trulyFull Review
  • What Hi-Fi? (UK)Rating, 3 out of 5What Hi-Fi? on September 10, 2015
    Audioquest Nighthawk review
    These headphones will give you gentle caressing, but no rough and tumble.Full Review
  • Home Theater ReviewRating, 4.5 out of 5Steven Stone on September 9, 2015
    AudioQuest NightHawk Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed
    Many audiophiles were excited when AudioQuest premiered its first headphone, dubbed "NightHawk," at the 2015 CES. The product looked beautiful, and all the preliminary reports offered glowing descriptions of its sound. But a lot can happen fromFull Review
  • Digital TrendsRating, 4 out of 5Ryan Waniata on August 11, 2015
    AudioQuest NightHawk review
    Those seeking a comfortable upper-class headphone that add some character to the mix -- and a pleasant boost of bass – will fall in love with the NightHawk.Full Review
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