OPPO PM-3

OPPO PM-3 Planar Magnetic Headphones is perfect for audiophiles on-the-go, now in Malaysia

In Malaysia, OPPO may be known primarily for its smartphones but in foreign markets, OPPO Digital is renowned in the audio visual space. Its award-winning Blu-Ray players are second to none and its personal audio products are, well, you’ll need to listen to appreciate them. Good news to local audiophiles, the OPPO PM-3 Closed-Back Planar Magnetic Headphones is here.

The OPPO PM-3 is stylish and impeccably built — a beautiful blend of portability and audio performance. Weighing just over 283g, it is the world’s lightest closed-back planar magnetic headphones. The closed-back design provides ultimate isolation from the outside world, and reducing sound leakage from the headphones.

OPPO PM-3

Hearing is believing

So how did OPPO manage to pack such great sound into this pair of lightweight headphones? The OPPO PM-3 uses a planar magnetic driver that’s derived from the EISA award-winning PM-1 headphones. Its breakthrough 7-layer double-side voice coil diaphragm design and FEM-optimised neodymium magnet system both reduce the weight of the planar magnetic drivers. All this while maintaining superior sound quality and high sensitivity.

OPPO PM-3

In the PM-3’s planar magnetic driver, sound is generated by a thin and light diaphragm that is driven in a symmetric pull-push manner. The magnetic system and conductor patterns are optimised for maximum sensitivity and consistency. Therefore, the diaphragm can generate stable and linear piston-like vibrations, ensuring phase coherence and high resolution performance with minimal distortion.

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The PM-3’s small driver is superior to traditional planar magnetic technology which is difficult to drive and heavy weight. The 55mm diameter round driver is suited for a lightweight closed-back design like the PM-3.

OPPO PM-3

Natural and balanced sound with deep bass, smooth midrange and clear treble is what’s to be expected from the PM-3. And from first impressions, I’ll have to say you’ll need to hear it to believe it. I found the PM-3 highly impressive with superior clarity, nuance and balance.

Pricing and availability

The OPPO PM-3 is available nationwide at a retail price of MYR1,619.

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