Audeze LCD-XC Closed Black Planar Magnetic Headphones – Options


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Audeze LCD-XC – The Audio Professional’s Choice.

Audeze LCD-XC – The Closed-Back Choice for Audio Professionals

Since Audeze introduced the LCD-XC in 2013, it has become the gold standard closed-back of the professional audio world. Trusted by award winning artists and engineers, the LCD-XC is a blend of transparency and reliability, ideal for any studio or audiophile system where isolation is desired.

Package Options

Creator Package
For those that know exactly what they need, our Creator edition comes with the standard single-ended 1/4″ braided OCC copper cable and our standard LCD travel case.

  • LCD-XC planar magnetic headphone
  • Standard Single-ended 1/4” to dual 4-pin mini-XLR cable
  • Standard LCD travel case


Premium Package
For artists and audiophiles that want the most flexibility, the Premium edition comes with both a 4-pin balanced XLR , and our single-ended 1/4″ braided OCC Copper cable, a 1/4″ to 1/8″ stereo adapter, and our premium travel case for the toughest protection.

  • LCD-XC planar magnetic headphone
  • Single-ended 1/4” to dual 4-pin mini-XLR cable
  • Balanced 4-Pin XLR to dual 4-pin mini-XLR cable
  • 1/8″ Single ended stereo adapter
  • Professional travel case


Taking the Environment out of the Equation

The LCD-XC shares the same drivers and basic construction as the LCD-X, lending it a similar level of detail and transparency. Its closed-back design adds isolation, which lets you to focus as intesely as you need without distraction. When used with Audeze Reveal+ to create an AI-generated map of your own hearing, the LCD-XC puts you inside renowned studios, letting you mix consistently and efficiently from anywhere, regardless of background noise.


Accuracy, Transparency, and Efficiency

LCD-XC leverages patented Audeze technologies, including Ultra-Thin Uniforce™ diaphragms, Fazor waveguides, and powerful neodymium magnets to deliver extremely accurate and detailed sound. The sophisticated planar magnetic drivers achieve a high efficiency with low impedance, such that LCD-XC can deliver great sound from nearly any device with a headphone output. Together, these innovations enable audio professionals to efficiently get their mix done right in a variety of settings.


Designed for Comfort

Audeze has improved the LCD-XC over the years, lowering the weight and increasing comfort. It features a suspension headband for even weight distribution, and highly-cushioned premium earpads for support. The neutral tuning and low distortion prevent listening fatigue, so those late-night sessions never have to end.


Audeze LCD-XC Technical Specifications


Over-ear, closed-back

Transducer type

Planar Magnetic

Magnetic structure

Proprietary magnet array

Phase management


Magnet type

Neodymium N50

Diaphragm type

Ultra-Thin Uniforce™

Transducer size

106 mm

Maximum SPL


Frequency response

10Hz – 50kHz


<0.1% @ 100 dB SPL


100 dB/1mW (at Drum Reference Point)


20 ohms

Max power handling


Min recommended power

> 100mW

Recommended power level

> 250mW


1.9m (6.2ft) length, Single ended 1/4″ (6.3mm) termination

Wire material

20 AWG high-purity OCC audio-grade copper



User guide and warranty

Additional information

Audeze LCD-XC

Creator Package Leather, Creator Package Leather-Free, Premium Package Leather, Premium Package Leather-Free