Monolith M1060C | Closed Back Design | Professional Studio Headphones

Monolith M1060C Over Ear Planar Magnetic Headphones - Black/Wood With 106mm Driver, Closed Back Design, Comfort Ear Pads For Studio/Professional by Monoprice
Monolith M1060C Over Ear Planar Magnetic Headphones - Black/Wood With 106mm Driver, Closed Back Design, Comfort Ear Pads For Studio/Professional by Monoprice
Monolith M1060C Over Ear Planar Magnetic Headphones - Black/Wood With 106mm Driver, Closed Back Design, Comfort Ear Pads For Studio/Professional by Monoprice
Monolith M1060C Over Ear Planar Magnetic Headphones - Black/Wood With 106mm Driver, Closed Back Design, Comfort Ear Pads For Studio/Professional by Monoprice

Monolith M1060C | Closed Back Design | Professional Studio Headphones

Regular price £225.99
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  • Planar Drivers.
  • Frequency Response : 10Hz ~ 50kHz
  • Closed Back Design
  • 106mm driver size
  • Comfort: The Monolith M1060C has been engineered to be comfortable for extended listening sessions.
  • In stock, ready to ship
  • Inventory on the way
Tax included | Free Shipping on orders over £30 | Free returns

Music on, outside world off. 

Hear only what you want to hear. 

The audio drivers of tomorrow. 

Driversize

106 mm

Frequency

10Hz ~ 50kHz

Maximal SPL

>120dB

Impedance

18 ohms

SKU129513
StyleClosed
Transducer TypePlanar magnetic
Magnetic Structure AsymmetryPush‑pull neodymium
Magnet TypeHigh grade N50 neodymium
Driver Size106mm
Maximum Power Handling5 watts (for 200ms)
Maximum SPL>120dB
Frequency Response10Hz ~ 50kHz
Total Harmonic DistortionLess than 1% at 1mW; 1kHz
Impedance18 ohms
Efficiency90dB / 1mW
Optimal Power Requirement1 watt
Weight17.0 oz. (483 g)

How long will it take for my order to arrive?

After the order has been placed, shipping takes about 5-7 business days. Our warehouse is located in the Netherlands.

What do I have to pay for shipping?

Shipping to the UK is free for all orders over £30. For orders below £30 shipping costs are £3.79. Custom fees are also paid by Monoprice GmbH.

Shipping to Jersey, Isle of Man, Guernsey:

  • Orders above £50: £4.99
  • Orders below £50: £9.99

What are the returns policy?

You can return your items to us for free within 30 days without giving a reason. 

How does the return work?

If you do not like an article, you can return it to us within 30 days of delivery. Please contact us at uksupport@monoprice.com to receive a free return label. Please print the return label, stick it on the carefully sealed package and hand it over to your local post office. Please keep the document with the tracking number carefully.

Customer Reviews

Based on 54 reviews
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Y
YourMothersGotAPenis
Bass achieved.

When I listen to dub reggae and other bass-led music I like to hear a dominant bass without it cancelling out the mids and highs. I've tried EQing my Sundaras and HD-6XXs but the bass just isn't enough. I tried some Skull Candy Crushers and Beats (unknown model) and the mids & highs were laughable. These headphones suit me perfectly for the times I want listen to bassy music. The bass is tight, not flabby.

Build quality is very good, puts my Sundaras to shame but not bombproof like my Sennys and Beyers. The carrying case is 100% great.
I have a small narrow head, the comfort is great, 2 hour listening sessions are not fatiguing at all.

R
Reeves Charlesworth
Magnificent

The real-wood backs of the M1060C look really cool and give an up-market, solid-chic feel.. They are also quite heavy and have nice thick pads that surround the ears in a pleasing way. Sound isolation is pretty good - I can enjoy my music while a TV is blasting away in the same room.

Soundwise: the M1060C starts off as dark and enveloping. Big, fat, weighty bass and smooth mids really wrapping you in an audio experience. After about 10 hours burn-in the treble came up to be very detailed but never harsh. Then you realise that these are planar drivers with that airy, spacious, effortless detail and a beautifully-defined soundstage that is remarkably wide and -out-of-the-head for closed-back headphones.

Playing Jarre's 'Equinoxe', the M1060C gave a load of power in the bass, 'Monolith' is a good name for these as the bottom end is like solid marble: heavy, subtly-defined and smooth.

Bottom line: the M1060C is a truly satisfying closed-back that combines rich darkness with a sharp, wide-screen definition.

So impressed that I bought the Monolith M1070 a week later - also a truly stunning headphone.

A
Anonymous

Awesome in their own niche. Not all music's better with them, but the songs that do benefit, they sound awesome. They do benefit from a headphone amp and respond very well to EQ - both things extend the range of great sounding music.

M
Mark
Solid for a price, but overall could be better

These headphones are both good and bad. And their strenghts do not out do their flaws unfortunately. First of all, head band is very uncomfortable at least for me, you can easily feel the substantial weight of these headphones. Also it allows for "too much" adjustability, it is great that it swivels but its a little bit too loose and it makes it not that easy to find ideal settings for all the adjustments.
Sound compared to Sundaras or M1570 is rather muddy, lacks dynamics but is solid taken into account price of those. Allegedly play much better when you get rid of wooden caps and make 'em openback.
Cable feels flimsy and cheap-ish, nothing that cannot be changed with aftermarket solutions.
If only the headband was a bit better, like proper suspension or solid one, not something in between, I would give them much better score. But for what they are from factory it seems like 4 is fair score from me (would go more towards 3.5 but 3 is too harsh)
For "entry" level especially obtained at discount with some TLC they could make solid pair of planar headphones

I
I0000days
Absolutely remarkable!

Extremely impressed by the imaging capabilities, the bass quality and the overall resolution/detail.

Full review: www.reddit.com/r/headphones/comments/xi6eb8/monolith_m1060c_oddly_my_new_favorite_headphones/

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