NOVUS: The Apex of In-Ear Monitors Unveiled by Astell&Kern and Empire Ears

Astell&Kern, in collaboration with Empire Ears, introduced NOVUS, a groundbreaking in-ear monitor that sets a new standard for audio performance and luxury. Priced at an exclusive S$7,999, NOVUS is designed for the audiophile who demands nothing but the best. Available exclusively at AV One in Singapore starting in May, this limited edition masterpiece is poised to redefine the boundaries of personal audio.

A Symphony of Drivers for Unmatched Sound
NOVUS emerges as a powerhouse of audio engineering with its 13-driver configuration, a harmonious assembly of dual W9+ subwoofers, five balanced armature drivers, quad NOVA drivers, quad electrostatic drivers, and dual bone conductors. This intricate setup promises to deliver an expansive soundstage, unparalleled clarity, and deep, resonant bass that can satisfy even the most discerning ears.

Exquisite Craftsmanship and Materials
The meticulous craftsmanship of NOVUS is evident in its shell, constructed from 6061-T6 aluminium and adorned with a Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC) finish for durability and a sleek, modern aesthetic. The faceplates, lavishly plated in 24K Wet Gold, exude luxury, while the sapphire glass adds a touch of elegance and ensures longevity. This attention to detail not only enhances the visual appeal of the NOVUS but also contributes to its exceptional acoustic properties.


Custom-made cable for Supreme Audio Transmission
Complementing the sophisticated design of the NOVUS is its custom-made cable, a four-wire hybrid blend of copper, gold, and silver, culminating in a 4.4mm balanced jack. This meticulously engineered cable is designed to maximize the audio transmission and provide a listening experience that is as flawless as it is immersive.

As a testament to its exclusivity, NOVUS will be available in limited quantities, making it a coveted item for audiophiles and collectors alike. Its availability at AV One in Singapore underscores the premium nature of this in-ear monitor and ensures that enthusiasts have access to a product that stands at the zenith of audio innovation and luxury.

Priced at an exclusive USD$4,999, find out more here.