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Abyss AB-1266 PHI TC Reference Headphones

Abyss AB-1266 PHI TC Reference Headphones
Abyss AB-1266 PHI TC Reference HeadphonesAbyss AB-1266 PHI TC Reference HeadphonesAbyss AB-1266 PHI TC Reference HeadphonesAbyss AB-1266 PHI TC Reference HeadphonesAbyss AB-1266 PHI TC Reference Headphones
(£5,083.33 Exc. VAT)

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  • CNC machine and finish
  • Adjustable two piece headband
  • Two-tone black polymer ceramic coatings
  • Patented planar magnetic transducer
  • Matched driver pairs
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Why buy from us?

Abyss AB-1266 PHI TC Reference Headphones

The apex of the headphone world, considered by many to be the World’s finest sounding headphone.

We just cannot stop trying to get closer to the music. Introducing the new AB-1266 Phi TC (Total Consciousness). Newly designed 66 mm planar magnetic speaker drivers deliver the highest resolution of any headphone ever made. Combined with the venerable AB-1266 headphone design, newly minted all aluminum frame and posh ear pads means you’ll never have to buy another concert ticket.

A brand new generation of  ABYSS planar speakers. These latest ABYSS drivers offer unprecedented levels of clarity and resolution to sound, without the typical brightness or harshness. Imagine sitting with the band, hearing what they hear, surreal is the best way to describe this new AB-1266 Phi TC.

This latest Ceramic Coated version sports a high-tech, durable two-tone polymer ceramic coating on the all metal frame along with newly designed ear pads for greater comfort and improved sound quality.

Musical information is clearly defined, harmony can easily be heard as individual singers within the group, instrument separation is crazy good, bass drums have the rolling of their skins, ‘bass within bass' as we call it. In essence it transports you back to that time and place.

The AB-1266 Phi TC refines the sonic virtues of our finest headphone with excellent transparency to the source, and hard hitting low frequency impact and resolution. The sound of these headphones easily compares to and in many areas exceed the finest two channel audiophile systems money can buy. More importantly this venerable model will preserve in history one of the finest headphones ever produced.

Standard Package Includes:-

  • AB-1266 Phi TC headphone, black on black color
  • Balanced cable set by JPS Labs - 4 pin XLR (stock 8 FT/ 2.4 meter length (Longer lengths, please enquire)
  • 4 pin to 1/4”/ 6.3 mm flexible adaptor cable.
  • Velvet storage bag with embroidered ABYSS logo

Complete Package Includes:-

  • AB-1266 Phi TC headphone, black on black color
  • Upgraded JPS Labs Superconductor HP balanced cable set with 4 pin XLR, 8 FT/ 2.4 meter (Other lengths, please enquire)
  • 4 pin to 1/4”/ 6.3mm Superconductor HP adaptor cable
  • Heavy leather man bag style carry case
Shipping typically 1-3 days
  • We CNC machine and finish the all aluminum frame components, produce our planer speaker drivers, and skillfully assemble the AB-1266 Phi TC with US made stainless steel hardware, all within our own facility in Buffalo, New York, USA. Deluxe leather carry bag made in California. Wooden box made in New York state.
  • Chassis consists of left/right side frames and adjustable two piece headband. 
  • No plastic parts to break, all components machined from solid aluminum for exceptional strength. Integrated resonance control for minimal added coloration.
  • High quality two-tone black polymer ceramic coatings on the all metal frame and components, polished metal accents. 
  • Patented planar magnetic transducer design plays effortless dynamics and low level details in the bass, mids, and highs with spacious sound outside of your head. A front row listening experience with stunning bass impact no other headphone can provide, like the finest loudspeakers in a dedicated listening room.
  • Matched driver pairs, meaning your brain will appreciate the musical realism of our attention to detail.
  • Unique custom made high power neodymium magnets with optimized slot pattern.
  • Low carbon steel front baffle with integrated resonance control.
  • Unique foamed aluminum sides acoustically tuned to our planar diaphragm for completely open sound.
  • High quality soft lambskin ear pads provide comfort and finely tuned acoustics. 
  • Magnetically adjustable positioning lets you fine tune acoustics and fit for your music, and you.
  • Beautifully made padded French leather headband with head movement isolation properly distributes weight for hours of comfortable wear. Looks are deceiving, these headphones are designed not to clamp your head, but rather float atop and loosely touch your ears (no problem with eye glasses). 'Abyss' embossed logo.
  • Nicely handcrafted two-tone felt lined wooden box touting the Abyss Headphones logo secures all of the above.
  • All main components permanently engraved for traceability and collectability.
Frequency Response: 5 Hz to 30 KHz
Impedance: 47 ohms nominal
Phase: Flat
Sensitivity: 88 dB/mW
Distortion: Less than 1%; Less than 0.2% through ears most sensitive range
Weight: 640 grams

UK Delivery

  • FREE delivery via DPD Local By 12pm on orders to value over £300, including one hour delivery window service 'Predict & Follow My Parcel'.
  • Royal Mail Special Delivery By 1pm costs between £5.00 - £10.00 on orders to value under £300, dependent on weight.
  • Saturday or Sunday delivery available upon request for supplemental charge.

EU Delivery

  • £25 delivery charge 'Flat Fee' via DHL Europe by Road service (5-7 days) which provides comprehensive tracking of shipments online.
  • £50 delivery charge 'Flat Fee' via DHL Europe by Air service  (2-3 days) which provides comprehensive tracking of shipments online.
    Receiver is responsible for the payment of local Duties and Taxes.

USA & Canada Delivery

  • Services based on your order being shipped to the U.S. and Canada are calculated as follows:
    £100 delivery charge 'Flat Fee' via DHL international 'Day Definite' service per parcel.
    Receiver is responsible for the payment of local Duties and Taxes.


  • Not all products are available for order into Europe, USA & Canada


  • Full manufacturer's warranty on all new purchases. Standard warranty is typically 12 months to 2 years with some goods coming with 6 years manufacturer's warranty.
  • Goods purchased in UK and EU are covered by the Consumer Contracts Regulations.

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