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    Monolith by Monoprice M565 Over Ear Open Back Planar Magnetic Headphones
    Product # 24733
    In Stock This item should ship tomorrow (9/24/2018) if ordered within 12 hours 58 minutes
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    Model 24733
    Style Open
    Transducer Type Planar Magnetic
    Magnetic Structure Linear Symmetry Magnets
    Magnet Type Neodymium
    Driver Size 66mm
    Maximum Power Handling 10W (for 200ms)
    Maximum SPL >130dB
    Frequency Response 10Hz ~ 45kHz
    Total Harmonic Distortion Less than 1% at 1mW; 1kHz
    Impedance 32 ohms
    Efficiency 102dB / 1mW
    Optimal Power Requirement 200mW - 4W
    Weight 0.7 lbs. (335g)

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    When do these become available?
    Tony R on Sep 2, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Can Monoprice please offer these M565 headphones for sale new on the Monoprice ebay store, as soon as possible, please in October 2017 ? I would like to buy them using Monoprice storefront-ebay-paypal-credit card.
    What type of connector will plug into the headphones? Dual 2.5mm? Dual 3.5mm? MMCX?
    A shopper on Sep 6, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: dual 2.5mm same as the m1060
    What are the earpad dimensions?
    A shopper on Nov 5, 2017
    will m1060 run well on a mobile phone ?
    A shopper on Oct 26, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: The Monolith planars can be driven by some mobile phones, however, they don't reach their full potential until they are driven by a dedicated headphone amplifier.
    Hi, what is the difference between these m566 and m56?. I am very satisfied with the 560.
    Allstorekorea A on Oct 4, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: The M565 is a direct descendant of the M1060, the M560 is not. The sound signature is more comparable to the M1060 in that respect.
    I need help deciding between m560 and m565 with regards to the differences in sound ?.
    A shopper on Oct 29, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: the main concerns I would have would be with the earcup size, and the differing builds. The m565 has a slightly larger driver, more wood, and no closed/open option.
    What type of wood are the M565 cups made from please ?
    frank d on Feb 13, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: It is sapele.
    5.0 / 5.0
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    Another hit for the price? Or another hit period?
    I own several headphones (more than 20 now including IEMs). Out of curiosity I got myself a M1060 and it was a blast. Sure this headphone could be a little bit more fancy looking, have a little better build and a bit more confort, which is good though. But for the price tag it is very difficult to beat the M1060, some would say it is unbeatable. Truth been told the M1060 is an excellent performer and it can compete with headphone costing at least 4 times more. When Monoprice unleashed the info about the new M565 "little M1060", I thought I had to give it a try too. Smaller, nice looking (more conventional), some headband as the M1060 and $100 less. If I had not tried the M1060 I would think nothing of it, but because I had a great tast of the bigger brother, I expected alot from the M565 and I am not disapointed. The M565 is a least as confortable as the M1060. Its size and smaller drivers makes it more multipurpose and can be used as a nomade headphone, besides the M565 is delivered with a carrying pouch. Compared to the M1060, the M565 won't deliver as much bass but it does poerform well in that domain. Like any good Planar headphone the M565 delivers a well balanced sound. Openess is very good too producing a confortable sound stage, could be better compared to some top end Planars, but nothing at $199.99 performers that good.
    Behing honnest there is better Planars than the M565, the M1060 for exemple is better but I guess the designs of these two cans cannot compare in all aspects. As a singular analysis, the M565 looks good, sounds good, can be a traveler or stay at home thanks to its compact design. Now adding in the equation the price, there is no other Planar at such a low price and sounding as good is hard to find. I beleive some will go for the M565 instead of a bigger unit for obvious reasons. The price is indeed incredibly low but this does not mean that the M565 is a cheap unit, on the contrary. Like the M1060 the build quality is of a very good standard and no units at this price tag is build as good. Again the M565 can compete with headphones costing at least 4 times more. Monoprice did it again! The M565 is a hit IMO. It is not just a reduced M1060, it is a portable version that can also be used at home no shame.
    Good job Monoprice!
    October 8, 2017
    12 months ago
    amazing little Gem
    This is IMHPO a scaled down version, size wise of the M1060.; the sound is amazing, with solid state HA amps and with tubes a like. I used it with Schiit Jot. and with my all tube DV 336E. one word: Amazing. !!!
    October 19, 2017
    11 months ago
    Good Value Portable Planar Headphone
    Compared to the Hifiman 400i, the M565 most obvious difference is sub bass extension. Sub bass is present, fast, and natural. Male vocals are seemingly more natural due to the added body and warmth compared to the Hifimans. Conversely, female vocals tend to sing more on the 4001.

    Although, the M565 is relatively easy to drive, I exclusively power it through a fiio Q1mkii in balanced mode. With this setup, I find the volume more than adequate even for low volume recordings.

    The low weight, low clamp force and soft earpads, results in a fairly comfortable experience. The metal band, yoke and wooden cups add value and sets this phone apart from other similarly priced phones.

    Overall, the M565 provides some of the best vocals in a planar headphone without sacrificing sub bass.
    April 30, 2018
    5 months ago