Tidal Force Enters AV Market with Headphone and Cable Products

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Tidal-Fource-Wave5.jpgA new company has entered the AV market. Tidal Force makes its debut with a new line of value-oriented HDMI cables and a set of planar magnetic headphones. Tidal Force's Premium High Speed HDMI Cables are tested and certified to support the full 18Gbps bandwidth for the HDMI 2.0b specification, and they are available in lengths of one, two, and three meters for $14.99, $19.99, and $29.99, respectively. The new Wave 5 open-back planar magnetic headphones feature a 56mm driver, have a listed frequency response of 16 Hz to 50 kHz and a 42-ohm impedance, and carry an asking price of $299.99. 

From Tidal Fource
Tidal Force is excited to announce their worldwide debut into the high performance audio/video market with the introduction of their premium certified HDMI cables and High-Fidelity Planar Magnetic Headphones. Priding themselves as a leader in market value, their products offer industry-leading performance at outstanding values--perfect for both consumer and professional applications.

Premium Certified HDMI Cables
Tidal Force Premium High Speed HDMI Cables are tested and certified to ensure performance, including feature-rich 4K Ultra HD Content. Products are reaching the market with the latest HDMI-enabled high-performance digital audio and video features that require ever-wider signal bandwidths, and a vital component in successfully delivering those features is the HDMI cable. The Premium HDMI Cable Certification Program is provided by one of the key contributors of HDMI technology. It encompasses additional and enhanced cable testing, as well as an authentication and verification program. Cables are tested to ensure they support the full 18Gbps bandwidth from the HDMI 2.0b specification, plus an EMI test to ensure cables minimize interference with wireless signals.

Premium High Speed HDMI Cable and Premium High Speed HDMI with Ethernet are special certification designations for High Speed HDMI Cables that have been designed and certified for ultra-reliable performance for high-bandwidth signals like 4k Ultra HD up to 2160p @ 50/60 Hz and advanced features such as higher frame rates, cinema wide 21:9 aspect ratio, HDR, expanded color spaces including BT.2020 colorimetry, 4:4:4 chroma sampling, CEC extensions, up to 32 channels of audio and 1536-kHz audio sampling frequency. The Premium HDMI Cable Certification Label found on Tidal Force HDMI cables identifies their support. Key features include:

• 24K Gold-plated connectors & higher thickness of gold-plated contact pins create precise contact for low signal loss.
• Tidal Force Super Shield-Assembly of the metal top and bottom shield act as a highly effective EMI shield from wireless sources and offers excellent structural integrity.
• High Quality Cable-Twisted-pair construction reduces cross talk with impendence matched. Triple-layer shielding provides superior isolation. (Protective PVC Jacket, Copper Braid Shield, 95% Aluminized Mylar foil.)
• Diameter 6.9mm
• Aluminum End caps

Tidal Force Premium Certified HDMI cables are available now in lengths of 1, 2 and 3 meters with retail prices of $14.99, $19.99 and $29.99 respectively.

Wave 5 Planar Magnetic Headphones
As the growth of portable digital music continues to explode, high quality headphones are becoming increasingly popular. Tidal Force is proud to introduce the exciting Wave 5 open-backed planar magnetic headphone, which utilizes one of the most sought-after technologies by headphone enthusiasts and is now available at an incredible price point.

Typically found in headphones that cost three times the price, the Wave 5's planar magnetic drivers are like a crossbreed between dynamic diaphragms and electrostatic drivers. Combining the power of a dynamic driver's magnetic field with the efficiency of an electrostatic driver's thin sheet of flexible transparent film, the Wave 5s offer an exceptionally high-end sound. Thanks to the immense control over the large but light radiating surface, planar magnetic headphones can reproduce the incredibly detailed music, yet still produce full range, balanced and dynamic sound.

Style: Open back
Transducer type: Planar magnetic
Magnet type: Neodymium
Driver Size: 56mm
Maximum SPL: 100dB/1mW at 1 kHz
Frequency response: 16 Hz - 50 kHz
Total harmonic distortion: Less than 1% at 1mW,1kHz
Impedance: 42Ω ±10% at 1kHz
Weight: 480g

The Tidal Force Wave 5 headphones will be available in April with an SRP of $299.99.

Additional Resources
• Visit the Tidal Force website for more company and product information.
• Check out our Headphone News Archive to read about similar product releases.

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