SR-007 (Omega 2) - Overview
SR-007 was top Stax Earspeakers model produced from 1997 until 2007. It was in part based on the developments and concepts introduced by original Stax SR-Omega (SR-Ω). There are two different versions of SR-007:
SR-007 - Brown leather/cable and champagne housing
SR-007BL - Black leather/cable and champagne housing
Technically and structurally the two versions are identical. The different color schemes were introduced for different markets. SR-007 was mostly sold in Japan and SR-007BL in USA and Europe.
General Description of the Sound
SR-007 is regarded as one of the best sounding headphones in existence. It is considered by many to be on the same level as Sennheiser HE90, Stax Omega, Sony MDR R10 and other top echelon headphones. According to multiple user descriptions, SR-007 has deep controlled bass, excellent high frequency extension, very high (yet natural) level of details and very realistic accurate three dimensional soundstage.
Pricing & Other Data of Interest
SR-007 was Stax's top of the line model from 1997 until 2008. It was introduced in 1997 and sold for 180.000Yen in Japan but prices were usually about $1800-3000 in other countries. SR-007 was replaced as TOL model by SR-007 Mk2 in 2008.
Name: Stax SR-007
Transducer shape: Round
Electrode Type: Gold-plated perforated printed circuit board material.
Diaphragm thickness: High polymer film, 1.35 micron
Electrode gap: 0.5 mm
Bias Voltage: 580 V
Frequency Response: 6-41 kHz
Signal cord: Wide format high quality LC PC-OCC, 5-pin
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