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Head-Fi, the world's largest Headphone site, ranks Crossfade M-80..."#1 on-ear headphone"
M-80 sets the mobile audiophile standard for precision audio, comfort & rock-solid engineering…
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V-MODA Crossfade M-80
Trusted Sound. Smaller Size

"Outstanding sound quality and beautiful design in a compact package." - Macworld

Immersive 3D Soundstage… evokes the experience of a live performance
Clean Deep Bass… feel and hear the precise vibrations of your music without bloated boom or a muddy mid-range
Crystal Clear Highs & Vivid Midrange… tune into lifelike vocals, crystal clear cymbals and crispy hi-hats

Comfort & Sound… ergonomic Steelfex headband & supple memory foam cushions naturally form to your head and ears

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"Wiining raves...for their strong audio performance and their standing as a fashion accessory"
- Rolling Stone
"Incredible sound and comfort, with life-like 3D sound and no distortion" - Associated Press, Gregg Ellman "Decidely superior to similarly fashion forward products" - iLounge
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Crossfade M-80's explosive sound is created by:

  • Refined 40mm Dual-Diaphragm Driver (Patent Pending): Inner and outer rings separate the bass from bleeding into the mids and highs
  • 4+ Years of Ergonomics R&D: Most on-ear headphones put too much pressure on the ears... M-80 balances fit and sound for the greatest sound for the greatest number of people
  • Master Crafted Materials: More expensive driver and components than peer headphones at this price range
  • Modern Audiophile Tuning: Fine-tuned by over 50 legendary producers, artists and DJs to be the perfect mobile headphone for auditioning, producing and mastering music on the go
  • Analog Noise Isolation: Naturally cut out the distractions of jet engines, crying babies and crowd noise
  • No Batteries or Artificial Processing: Powerful, pure sound without the two extra digital-to-analog conversions of battery powered headphones that pollute the purity of your music
  • Minimal sound leakage: Immersive sound for you without bothering others view details
  • Consistent Driver Quality: The spectacular Crossfade sound is quality tested at 6 frequencies to maintain stricter consistency than the competition, often by an order of magnitude
Durability: Built to Last

"In the event of a wipeout, V-MODA's Crossfade M-80 are what you'll want." - Outside Magazine

M-100 Durability
  • Virtually Indestructible STEELFLEX Headband
  • Steel Frame and Interchangeable Aircraft Grade Metal Shields
  • Exoskeleton Hard Case
  • 2-Year Warranty & Immortal Life Program
  • Tested Beyond Military-Level Quality MIL-STD-810G Test Standards

    • Durable Cable/Plug Bend: Cables and 45-degree plug can bend over 1 million times (100x industry standard)
    • Concrete Drop: Survives 70+ drops on concrete from 6 feet (10x industry standard)
    • Headband Bend: Steelflex can bend 10+ times flat
    • Environmental: High and low temperatures, humidity, salt spray and UV exposure
Comfort, Customization, Style

"Built as tough as a valut, yet looks like the product of an Italian design house" - Head-Fi Founder, Jude 

5 Custom Shields
  • Inspired in Italy, Styled in Hollywood: Stylish colors and metal beats plastic headphones
  • 4+ Years of Ergonomic R&D: Resulted in an ergonomic headband and hexagon shape that contours to the natural lines of your facial features and minimizes gaps
  • Supple BLISS Memory Foam Cushions: Naturally forms to your ears to provide ergonomic comfort and noise isolation for extended listening sessions
  • Custom Shield Kits: Laser engrave your logo, or change your shield color
  • Optional Cables & Ear Cushions: Choose from a variety of color and feature options so that you have a different headphone than everybody else

For more information regarding custom engraving, click here. Templates for custom Crossfade M-80 shields can be downloaded below:
Illustrator Template Adobe Illustrator
(CS5, CS4)
Photoshop Template Adobe Photoshop
Crossfade M-80 Exoskeleton Hard Case Ultra-Compact Design & Travel Case

  • 53% Smaller Design: Rock M-80 as your "daily driver" for all your calls and music, it is half the size of its over-ear siblings so you can wear it all day long
  • Hear, There, Anywhere: Perfect for nearly any scenario, be it commuting, travel, gym, office or mobile music production
  • Form-Fitting Case: Store your headphones and gear in the compact hard-shell case that clips ont he outside of your bag for quick access
  • V-STRAP System: Organize included cables via the V-STRAP systems inside the exoskeleton case, with extra room left over for your USB Flash Drive and Fader earplugs

Detachable Cables: Make the Call. Control it All.

V-MODA Crossfade M-80 Compatibility
  • SpeakEasy 1-Button Mic for Android: Specially tuned for voice recognition and calls in the noisiest environments, the 1-button control universally works with all 3.5mm smartphones and tablets including Android, Windows, Blackberry, Kindle and Apple
  • Optional BoomPro™ Cable: Extend your functionality with a professional-grade boom mic for gaming and Skype or podcast/broadcast use (not included)
V-MODA Crossfade M-80 Cables
Which One is for You?

V-MODA Matrix Header
Headphones Crossfade M-100 Crossfade LP2 Crossfade LP XS Crossfade M-80 Vocal
  M-100 colors
white silver   matte black
LP2 Matte Black
matte black
LP colors
nero   gunmetal black
chrome   rouge   white pearl   
XS colors
white silver   matte black
M-80 colors
shadow   white silver
Type Over-Ear Over-Ear Over-Ear On-Ear On-Ear
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Sound Signature M-Class "Modern Audiophile" LP-Class "Live Play" "LP-Class "Live Play" M-Class "Modern Audiophile" M-Class "Modern Audiophile"
Character audiophile balanced, precision bass, vivid mids, crystal clear ultra wide highs, 3D sound stage refined vibrant bass, vivid mids, vivacious highs, 3D sound stage vibrant bass, vivid mids, vivacious highs, 3D sound stage balanced, precision bass, vivid mids, crystal clear ultra wide highs, 3D sound stage balanced, precision bass, vivid mids, crystal clear highs, 3D sound stage
Driver M-100 Dual-Diaphragm
LP2 Dual-Diaphragm
LP Dual-Diaphragm
M-Class Dual-Diaphragm
M-80 Dual-Diaphragm
SteelFlex Headband yes yes yes yes yes
Passive Noise Isolation yes yes yes yes yes
Exoskeleton Case yes yes yes yes yes
CliqFold yes     yes  
Dual Inputs yes     yes  
SharePlay yes        
SpeakEasy Mic yes     yes yes
CoilPro Compatible (not included) yes        
BoomPro Compatible (not included) yes yes yes yes yes
Reinforced Cables • 1-Button SpeakEasy mic cable
• SharePlay audio cable
• 1-Button SpeakEasy mic cable
• Audio only cable
• 3-Button mic cable
• Audio only cable
• 1-Button SpeakEasy mic cable • 1-Button SpeakEasy mic cable
Customization reveal shield kit gunmetal shields included
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Warranty 2 Year + Immortal Life 50% 2 Year + Immortal Life 50% 1 Year + Immortal Life 50% 2 Year + Immortal Life 50% 2 Year + Immortal Life 50%
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Accessories Custom Shields Memory Cushions BoomPro Microphone CoilPro Extended Cable VAMP VERZA
  Custom Shields
On-Ear   Over-Ear
XS/M-80 Custom Cushions
black  gray
BoomPro Cable
CoilPro Extended Cable
matte black   white   shadow
Features laser engrave your logo or change your shield color ErgoSoft memory foam cushions made to fit the XS and Crossfade M-80 SteelFlex boom mic for gaming, communication, Skype & podcast recording extended coiled cable for DJs, musicians & audio professionals headphone amp • DAC • battery pack
Developed by Musicians & Travelers

V-MODA is the authentic music brand that fuses fashion and function. Headphones are essential tools for mobile producers and musicians who require unparalleled performance delivered reliably, night in and night out. The founder of V-MODA, also a producer and DJ, designed the M-80 to deliver professional sound yet withstand even the rigorous needs of globetrotting travelers. V-MODA's professional pedigree is shown through a clear history of innovation: the Hex design, product, drivers, CliqFold, SharePlay, V-CORK, packaging and accessories are all patented or patent pending.

The Crossfade series was master crafted by the people - over 200 audiophiles, editors, artists, DJs and Grammy-winning musicians collaborated for years on the tuning and features of the line. V-MODA utilized hundreds of prototypes to gain feedback from the collective masterminds of the best in the business to create the ultimate versatile and customizable headphone.
Satisfaction Guaranteed

2-Year Warranty - Immortal Life Program - 60-Day Test Drive Guarantee: Each V-MODA Crossfade M-80 purchased from a Verified Reseller is backed by a 2-Year V-MODA Premier Warranty. In the unlikely event you run over your headphones with a tank, with the V-MODA Immortal Life Program, you get 50% off a replacement for a lifetime. V-MODA is so confident the Crossfade M-80 is a superior headphone, it even offers an unrivaled 60-day test drive guarantee.
Technical Details

  • What's included: Crossfade M-80 Vocal, exoskeleton case, carabiner, 52" durable reinforced 1-button remote + mic cable, Six-Star service
  • Type: On-Ear Supra-aural
  • Drivers: 40mm Dual-Diaphragm High-Fidelity Drivers (patent pending)
  • Frequency Response: 5 - 30,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity: 105dB @ 1kHz 1mW
  • Impedance: 28.5Ω
  • Plug: 45 degree, 24k gold-plated 3.5mm (1/8") stereo
  • Weight: 200g (headphone only)
  • Warranty: 2-Year Premier Warranty, six star service

U.S. Pat. nos. D638,212; D705, 532; D698,333; D625,703 and other patents pending.