Austrian Audio Composer

Sale price$2,699.00

Your music comes alive.

The Composer is a premium reference headphone designed for connoisseurs and professionals to hear their music in its finest form.

These headphones deliver spacious yet precise high frequencies and faithful and swift bass impulses at remarkably low THD (Total Harmonic Distortion) levels, ensuring an incredibly revealing listening journey that sets new standards in high-end listening.

The adjustable headband employs a mesh material to release heat and avoid perspiration, and the design weighs in at under 400 grams. Tiltable earcups enable four positions to help achieve a flawless fit. The cables attach directly to the headband to protect the ears from undue strain.

Made in Austria

Best in combination with the Austrian Audio Full Score one headphone amplifier.

Key Features

New Hi-X Driver Design

New 49mm driver design featuring a diaphragm coated with diamond-like carbon.

3x Detachable Cable

1x balanced 4pin XLR 3 m, 1x balanced 4.4 mm Pentaconn 3 m, 1x 3.5 mm Jack 3 m including 6.3 mm adapter

Fully Servicable Product

This product can be fully serviced.

Banana Jack connector

Newly designed Banana Jack connector on headphone

Adjustable and tiltable Earcups

Adjustable and tiltable Earcups - easily replaceable due to magnetic connection

Made in Austria

Engineered and manufactured in Vienna / Austria.

Hi-X49 DLC

New driver design

The Composer incorporates Austrian Audio’s award-winning Hi-X technology, but with a new 49mm driver design: The Hi-X49 DLC, featuring a diaphragm coated with diamond-like carbon for exceptional rigidity and an authentic listening experience at all loudness levels.


  • Construction - Over ear, open back
  • Frequency range - 5 Hz – 44 kHz
  • Sensitivity - 112 dBspl/V
  • THD (@ 1kHz) - < 0.1%
  • Driver size - 49mm
  • Impedance - 22 Ω
  • Input Power - 160 mW
  • Detachable cables with Banana Jack (included) - 3m with 3.5 mm Jack Plug (TRS)/3m with XLR 4pin/1.4m with 4.4 mm Pentaconn style
  • Adapter included - 3.5 mm to 6.3 mm
  • Dimensions - 215 x 200 x 90 mm
  • Weight (without cable) - 385 g