Stax – SR 009BK
The Stax 009 is a living legend. No other headphone, perhaps with the exception of the Raal SR1a, delivers such a mind-blowing airyness and soundstage. This is all about detail, detail, detail. The Stax 009 BK is the limited edition version of the regular (silver) Stax 009. So it’s just a matter of taste, which one to prefer.
Delivery time: on stock
The SR-009 BK shares the same design as the SR-009S and is limited to 180pc in quantity. The special version has a special black finishing that differs from STAX’s usual silver theme.
Like the S version the limited-edition SR-009BK is equipped with the new generation MLER 2. Offering the most responsive, silky smooth textured sound that effortlessly penetrates with extreme control. The light framework on the 009BK makes it one of the most comfortable high-end headphones out in the market, so you can completely immerse in the highly dynamic, powerful sound that is free from any impurities, as breath taking and realistic as if you are listening right on spot with all details in the mix revealed. This is the most engineered piece of audio gear that you can’t miss if you are looking for top tier performing.
80th anniversary limited edition
To celebrate its 80th anniversary, STAX released the limited version SR-009 BK in black color, limited to 180pc only. The SR-009BK is the Black version for the SR-009S, every pc has its own serial number and “80th ANNIVERSARY” printed on the frame.
Ultra-thin super engineering plastic film
In the heart of SR-009S you will find a film made of ultra-thin super engineering plastic. The light mass enables a highly transient character in sound throughout the whole audible spectrum.
Matching with this design, the main body is also redesigned on the 009s to further minimalize resonance for the best sound quality.
STAX picked Aluminum for the framework citing the metal’s physical qualities, which they regard as an excellent material for sound chamber suitable for audio equipment. The metal is used extensively throughout the whole design including the outer frame and elements of the framework that houses the driver inside, to realize high-quality sound, rigidity and lightweight. Every part of the SR-009S is manufactured through precise machine processing.
Silver coated high-purity copper wire of 99.9999% (6N) purity are adopted for the cable, built in a structure that is most suitable to drive the ear-speaker.
Handcrafted with a new design, the earpads are made from genuine high-quality leather. The extremely comfortable cushion allows hours of comfortable listening to music.
The arc on the STAX 009S is equipped with a 10-step adjustment mechanism which you could glide to fit different head size.