QDC, China-based manufacturer of hi-fidelity in-ear monitors has come up with their latest flagship product. The audio maker has unveiled the Blue Dragon earphones which possibly are the most expensive earphones in the world. These limited edition earphones come with a hefty price tag of £12,199($15,330). It took 18 months of hard work to design and create these high-end earphones by the company.
The Blue Dragon earphones are based around QDC’s Anole VX model and use its tuning mode as well. Blue Dragon is innovative adoption of 18K gold fused titanium metal and jewelry by hollow and relief process. Furthermore, the body of the earphone is adorned with a total of around 800 blue sapphires. These jewels along with the gold plating provide a unique dragon scale type look to the earphone. With this detailing, each pair of Blue Dragon takes around three months to manufacture.
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The Blue Dragon earphones feature 10 drivers with three tuning rod on each enclosure. Also, eight different kinds of tuning ensure high resolution music is offered to the listener. The high quality designed audio cable is referred as Dragon skin. This cable consists of gold-plated pure sterling silver conductors. The cable is made from silver plated single crystal copper and an alloy using copper and palladium. The Dragon skin is terminated with a 2.5 mm balanced connection so that it can be used on various high quality audio players.
Interestingly, the earphones come with different sound tunings that allow users to set and adjust them as per their musical preference. The ergonomically shaped housing offers a comfortable fit so that you can use it for hours. The Blue Dragon earphones from QDC are priced at £12,199 and are available for purchase from UK-based retailer Audio Concierge.