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Mitchell & Johnson GL1 Headphones

Mitchell & Johnson GL1 Headphones

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Electrostatic Sound for Everyone

The most affordable of Mitchell & Johnson’s hybrid electrostatic headphones, the GL1 has a design similar to its more expensive siblings, allowing you to enjoy the sound of an electrostatic headphone without having to own a specialized electrostatic amplifier. It does this with an electret driver, which works like an electrostatic driver but is permanently charged using a special diaphragm that can store and utilize this charge in everyday use. Thanks to the sealed ear cups and 32-ohm impedance, the GL1 makes a great travel headphone and is also well suited for home listening. It can be easily driven by most sources, is fitted with a cable for smartphones, and comes with a plug adapter. 

The Reviews Are In

Describing the sound, FullSync says, “When it comes to audio quality, the GL1s tick all the boxes: excellent clarity, bass that packs a punch, and detail that you may not necessarily pick up when using a cheaper pair of headphones.”


  • Mitchell & Johnson
  • Closed-back design
  • Attached smartphone cable
  • Sealed polymer ear cups
  • Naturally tuned response
  • Frequency response: 12 Hz–30 kHz
  • Sound pressure level: 110 dB
  • Impedance: 32 ohms
  • Total harmonic distortion: ≤ 0.5%


  • Carrying bag
  • ⅛ in (3.5 mm) to ¼ in (6.35 mm) plug adapter 


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Estimated ship date is Feb 8, 2019 PT.

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