Audeze MM-500 Review

Audeze MM-500

Technical Specifications


Style: Over-ear, open-back

Transducer type: Planar Magnetic

Magnetic structure: Fluxor™ magnet array

Phase management: Fazor™

Magnet type: Neodymium N50

Diaphragm type: Ultra-Thin Uniforce™

Transducer size: 90 mm

Maximum SPL: >130dB

Frequency response: 5Hz – 50kHz

THD: <0.1% @ 100 dB SPL, 1kHz

Sensitivity: 100 dB/1mW (at Drum Reference Point)

Impedance: 18 ohms

Max power handling: 5W RMS

Min recommended power: >100mW

Recommended power level: >250mW

Weight: 495g


Page 1: Audeze, Planar technology, MM-500, Price & Box & Accessories

Page 2: Design & Build quality, Fit & Comfort & Isolation, Sound – Intro

Page 3: Sound General, Basics, Sources

Page 4: Sound – Comparisons, Conclusion

Page 5: Full technical Specifications

4.4/5 - (133 votes)

Lieven is living in Europe and he's the leader of the gang. He's running Headfonia as a side project next to his full time day job in Digital Marketing & Consultancy. He's a big fan of tube amps and custom inear monitors and has published hundreds of product reviews over the years.


  • Reply November 25, 2022


    Great review! One of the best!!

    • Reply November 25, 2022


      Thank you! Happy thanksgiving!

  • Reply February 10, 2023

    Hans P. Heilmann

    How is Audeze MM-500 sound on Fiio K9 Pro ESS ?

    Thank you for a good review.

    • Reply February 12, 2023


      Hi! We can’t try the combo as they are in different parts of the world. Sorry.

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