ABYSS AB-1266 Phi Lite (Demo Model Version 2017)

5.450 3.999

This is a demo model of the Phi version. Used in the shop and technically in perfect condition and full warranty. See photos for discolouring on the edges of the frame.
The difference to the CC version are the ear-cups and the coating of the frame.

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Grammaphone Dreams by Herb Reichert on the AB-1266 Phi-Stereophile Magazine

Dave Hanson on the AB-1266 –

High-end Headphone Shootout

The Absolute Sound Magazine- Chris Martens

Steve Guttenberg –


Roger Ngaw – HeadFi Journey

Martin Mertens (German)- Ear In

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Product features:

  • Updated version with special ceramic coating and more comfortable ear-pads.
  • Rigid chassis consisting of left/right side frames and structural adjustable two piece headband. All components machined from solid aluminum for exceptional strength. Integrated resonance control for minimal added coloration.
  • High quality anodized finish with bare aluminum accents.
  • Planar magnetic transducer design utilizing our proprietary very thin, very low mass diaphragm. Amazing bandwidth and low level detail retrieval in the bass, mids, and highs. No rear magnet structure typical of planar designs eliminates annoying reflections from behind allowing for a completely open sound. Matched driver pairs.
  • Unique custom made high power neodymium magnets with optimized slot pattern.
  • Low carbon steel front baffle with integrated resonance control. – Unique breathable aluminum sides acoustically tuned to our planar diaphragm for completely open sound. – High quality soft lambskin ear pads provide comfort and finely tuned acoustics. Unique adjustability allows for varying head shapes.
  • Padded leather headband with head movement isolation,
  • Abyss embroidered logo
  • Balanced 8 FT (2.5 meter) 4 pin XLR cable, with flexible 1/4″ (6.3 mm) adaptor.
  • All cables are high performance custom made by JPS Labs for Abyss.
  • Made in the USA


  • Frequency Response: 5 Hz to 28 KHz
    Impedance: 42 ohms nominal
    Phase: Flat
    Sensitivity: 88 dB/mW
    Distortion: Less than 1%; Less than 0.2% through ears most sensitive range
    Weight: 620 grams

Additional information

Weight 620 g