German Maestro GMP 8.35D
Acoustically the GMP 8.35 D Monitor amazes users with its dynamic bass response and overall transparency in the midrange and high frequency section. The headphone’s low-impedance and highly sensitive drivers are able to adapt to the widest range of equipment – whether on a mixing table or on portable devices. And of course, the GMP 8.35 D Monitor features the same technical design standards of the GMP 8.000 series – as a long-term durability is granted.
The GMP 8.35D headphones are designed as studio monitors, a professional tool that seeks to cover the entire frequency range, without emphasizing one over the other, providing the most detail. At the same time its construction is clearly focused on the demanding daily use, being extremely solid and durable headphones, able to fulfill its mission for many years.
The sound of these headphones is very powerful. Usually, when talking about studio or professional headphones, it comes to our mind very flat headphones with low bass scene and medium frequencies centered, or DJ headphones with strong bass and treble and little scene. Also, they tend to have high impedance and are very difficult to drive. It is not the case of GMP 8.35, a very accurate headphone, in which balanced does not mean no strenght, with good bass, natural medium frequncies which take care of voices, this is quite surprising for a close headphone design, and treble which get very high without hurting or creating sibilances. The level of detail is very high and the scene is not bad for closed headphones. The sum of all these elements make the GMP 8.35D very versatile headphones that perform well with all kinds of styles, from techno to jazz.
The construction, all in high quality plastic, is that of a Panzer tank. These headphones are virtually indestructible. Despite being a well-isolated close headphones, which implies a certain pressure, are quite comfortable in long listening thanks to their high quality, lightness, ergonomics and adjustability earpads. All these features make this headphone to be considered one the of the best durable headphones in t he world.
It is also surprising how easy they are to drive for almost any player given the size of the drivers, which along with the short cable that comes with this version, makes them a perfect travel companions and even urban use. On the portable side, although these headphones are not small, its sturdiness, isolation and how well they combine with audio players, are an important asset, and can become a great companions for public transport and the city.
In summary, these headphones have a first class sound, detailed, full and musical, with a constrution made to withstand the end of the world, and easy to use anywhere. A jack-of-all-trades Headphones!
- Ear Pads: Synthetic leather, circumaural
- Average pressure on ear: ~5.5 N
- Weight w/o cable: 220 g
- Connector: Stereo-Multi-Jack 3,5 / 6,3 mm
- Short cable: 1,20m
- Acoustical Principle: Cerrado
- Frequency Response: 20 – 27.400 Hz
- Nominal Impedance: 35 Ohm