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DALI IO-12 Over-Ear Wireless Headphones

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Original price €1,140.49
Original price €1,140.49 - Original price €1,140.49
Original price €1,140.49
Current price €1,072.20
€1,072.20 - €1,072.20
Current price €1,072.20

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The state-of-the-art DALI IO-12 Hi-Fi headphones offer you hours of listening pleasure in sumptuous comfort. From the real leather headband and ear pads to the 50 mm paper fibre cone and groundbreaking SMC drivers, the IO-12s reveal every musical detail.

True Hi-Fi Sound

DALI IO-12 headphones are designed and engineered using the same sound principles as our full-size loudspeakers. Featuring technologies such as our patented SMC magnet driver material, low-loss rubber surround, rigid paper fibre cone and low resonance enclosures, the IO-12s deliver the same low-loss sound with ultimate clarity and dynamic capabilities that you would expect from any DALI speaker. They're true Hi-Fi speakers for your head.

World-first driver technology

The IO-12s are the world's first headphones to feature an SMC magnet system. Using the same material as our high-end EPICON speakers, Soft Magnetic Composite reduces eddy currents and hysteresis to lower uneven harmonic distortion drastically, resulting in crystal-clear, ultra-low distortion sound that brings you closer to reality.

Wired or Wireless

Whether you're plugged into your Hi-Fi immersed in your vinyl collection or paired with your smartphone enjoying on-the-go music, DALI IO-12s harness advanced technologies like Bluetooth® aptX Adaptive to deliver an astonishing musical experience, however you use them.

Leave the world behind

Silence the distractions and enjoy every detail of your favourite music. Our cutting-edge Audiophile Active Noise Cancellation technology delivers a truly immersive listening experience while blocking out low-frequency noises. With three AANC modes, you can tailor the IO-12s to your situation, whether you're relaxing at home or on your daily commute.

Extended listening between charges

An advanced lithium-ion battery delivers up to 35 hours of peerless playback so that you can enjoy extended listening on a single charge. And with battery-level LEDs and a voice prompt to tell you how much charge you have left, you never need to run out of power.

Two sound profiles to match your taste

Tailor the performance to your own style with 'Hi-Fi' and 'Bass' sound modes. Whether you like your music as the artist intended or you prefer a more punchy, bass-focused performance, the IO-12s let you listen to your music just the way you want it.


  • Frequency range: 10 - 48,000 Hz ±3 dB
  • Analogue input sensitivity: Passive mode - 91 dB SPL, 1 mW @ 1 kHz / Active mode - 300 mV rms, 94 dB SPL @ 1 kHz
  • Impedance (Passive mode): 25 Ohm
  • Maximum SPL: 100 dBA
  • Headphone principle: Closed back circumaural (over ear)
  • Full range driver: 50 mm with SMC based magnet system
  • Driver diaphragm: Free edge paper fibre cone
  • Amplifier principle: Fully bridged (BTL) Class D output stage
  • Connection input(s): Bluetooth 5.2 (wireless), 3.5 mm mini jack stereo, USB-C
  • Wireless input audio codecs: AAC, aptX, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive
  • Supported input audio formats: 16 - 24 bit audio, 32 / 44.1 / 48 / 96 kHz sample rate
  • Functions: Power ON/OFF, Bluetooth pair/release, Volume up/down, Play/pause/skip track, Take call, ANC modes (ON/Transparency/OFF), Sound modes (Hi-Fi/Bass)
  • Other features: Wind Noise Suppression, Hi-Res Audio Certified
  • Noise reduction: Active Noise Cancellation (ANC)
  • Hands-free calls and voice assist: Updated Clear Voice Communication (CVC)
  • Battery - playback time: Up to 35 hours
  • Battery - charge time: approx 1 hour and 50 minutes
  • Replaceable earpads: Yes
  • Compact storage: One-way foldable
  • IP rating: IP52
  • Weight: 0.37 kg
  • Shipping weight: 2.25 kg
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