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CB-1

Rated 4.8 out of 5
Based on 1652 reviews

Closed Back Studio Monitors

Meet the new studio workhorse. Designed for audio professionals who make their living with their craft and demand absolute sonic neutrality and the utmost clarity.

30-Day Guarantee | 1-Year Warranty
$59 $79

The Status Audio CB-1 headphones are affordable excellence"

Steve Guttenberg, CNET
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  • CB-1 — Reference Grade
    Reference Grade

    50 mm drivers reproduce audio without additive bass, mid-range, or highs. A neutral sound signature for professional monitoring.

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  • CB-1 — Professional ergonomics
    Professional ergonomics

    Designed for professional audio use. Premium overstuffed ear pads and a sumptuous headband provide a comfortable fit for those long sessions.

  • CB-1 — 2x detachable cables
    2x detachable cables

    Coiled cable and extended-length straight cable for multiple studio applications. Both are detachable from the headphones via a keyed locking mechanism.

  • CB-1 — Foldable
    Foldable

    Substantial, yet highly portable. A unique bi-fold design collapses into a small form factor, ideal for travel and commuting.

  • CB-1 — Volume discounts
    Volume discounts

    We've outfitted some of the finest recording studios in the world with CB-1s, and offer deep discounts for customers purchasing 5 or more.

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  • CB-1 — Made for makers
    Made for makers

    The CB-1 headphones are a cult favorite among musicians, producers, audio engineers and audiophiles.

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average rating 4.8 out of 5
Based on 1652 reviews
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1652 Reviews
Reviewed by Bennett
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I recommend this product
Rated 4 out of 5
Review posted

Amazing headphones

These are some of the easiest to listen to and best bang for buck headphones in my collection, only gripe is that my cable wore out (I got the cb1’s before the cable redesign) and I could never get a new set of cables. If anyone has a recommendation for a similar aux cable then I would probably change my review to 5 stars.

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Reviewed by Justin H.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Very neutral

Very impressed for the price and how neutral they are

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Reviewed by Sapphire “Underlord” P.
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I recommend this product
Rated 4 out of 5
Review posted

Yes.

These babies can play all the good sounds on a large scale without spending so much. However, the cords are long. The part cord that locks inside does not stay and with enough strength can get pulled out slightly, causing only one side of the headset to give sound. I thought the headset broke and bought another just in case.

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Reviewed by Jonatan Torres A.
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I recommend this product
Rated 4 out of 5
Review posted

Bueno con un solo pero.

Excelentes audífonos muy buena calidad de sonido, construcción robusta y aparenta durabilidad. el único pero que tengo es que le falta un poco más de presencia en bajos e probado los m20x y esos tienen una presencia y definición de bajos mas clara que estos. pero por todo lo demás excelente inversion.

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Reviewed by Adrian D.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Impressive!!!

Great headphones 🎧 , excellent sound, good quality and low price 👌. Very happy and satisfied with the product.

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Tech Specs
  • Over-ear
  • Closed Back
  • 50 mm Driver
  • 15 Hz – 30 kHz
  • 32 ohm
  • 97 db +/- 3 db
  • 1,600 mW at 1 kHz
  • 3 m Cable
  • 3.5 mm Plug
  • 13.2 oz
  • 1/4" Adapter
Unboxed
CB-1 Unboxed

– Closed-Back Studio Monitor headphones
– Detachable straight cable (3 m)
– Detachable coiled cable (3 m)
– 1/4 inch adaptor
– Status Audio warranty card

Shipping

U.S. customers can choose between standard and expedited shipping. We ship internationally to Canada, United Kingdom, and the entire EU. International customers will be presented with a delivery timeline at checkout, along with VAT charges (if applicable).

Returns

30 Day Performance Guarantee: We give our customers a full 30 days to try our products out, to make sure they meet and exceed expectations in all manners of comfort, style, and sound. If for whatever reason they do not, our customers are entitled to a no-questions-asked refund. U.S. customers will get free return shipping. Customers outside the U.S. are required to pay for return shipping costs.

Warranty

1 Year Warranty: Status Audio is responsible for defects in materials and workmanship for one year after date of original purchase. If the defect is Status Audio's responsibility (e.g., sound is lost in one side of the headphones), the customer will be furnished with a replacement unit. User-inflicted damage is covered with a partial credit towards a replacement unit. After one year, all claims will be handled on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of Status Audio.

FAQ
Are the CB-1 Headphones wireless?

No. They use the standard 3.5mm connector, and include a ¼ inch adapter for professional A/V gear.

What’s the fit of the CB-1?

The CB-1 headphones are “over-ear”, a.k.a. “circumaural” headphones. They completely enclose the ear, and will reduce the amount of outside noise that can leak in. They are extremely comfortable for long-term use.

Are the earpads removable? Can I replace them with aftermarket earpads?

Yes, the CB-1 earpads are removable. We don't recommend the use of aftermarket pads. If you are in need of replacement OEM earpads, please contact us.

Are the cables removable? Can I use aftermarket cables?

Yes. If you are having trouble removing the cables from the headphone, please note there is a locking mechanism - a quarter turn clockwise will lock them, and a quarter turn counter-clockwise will unlock them.

You can use just about any 3.5mm cable with the CB-1, but it will not have the locking mechanism of the original cable.