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ATH-M30X

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Pure. Professional. Performance.

The M-Series ATH-M30x professional monitor headphones combine modern engineering and high-quality materials to deliver a comfortable listening experience, with enhanced audio clarity and sound isolation. Tuned for highly detailed audio, with strong mid-range definition, these versatile monitoring headphones are ideal in a variety of situations. Designed primarily for studio tracking and mixing, they offer added features for increased portability, making them a great choice for field recording.

More About the M-Series Headphones
Critically acclaimed M-Series professional monitor headphones deliver accurate audio and outstanding comfort, perfect for long sessions in the studio and on the go. Contoured earcups seal tight for excellent sound isolation, with minimal bleed. And the pro-grade materials are durable, yet comfortable. Find out why online reviewers, top audio engineers, and cult followers agree, M-Series is an unmatched combination of audio and build-quality that gets the job done. Hour after hour, year after year.

FEATURES:
- Advanced build quality and engineering
- 40 mm drivers with rare earth magnets and copper-clad aluminum wire voice coils
- Tuned for enhanced detail, with excellent mid-range definition
- Circumaural design contours around the ears for excellent sound isolation in loud environments
- Convenient single-side cable exit
- Collapsible for space-saving portability
- Designed to excel for studio tracking, mixing and field recording

SPECIFICATIONS
Driver Diameter: 40 mm
Magnet: Neodymium
Voice Coil: Copper-clad aluminum wire
Frequency Response: 15 - 22,000 Hz
Maximum Input Power: 1,300 mW at 1 kHz
Sensitivity: 96 dB
Impedance: 47 ohms
Weight: 220 g (7.8 oz), without cable and connector
Cable: 3.0 m (9.8'), straight, left-side exit
Accessories Included: Protective carrying pouch, 6.3 mm (1/4") screw-on adapter

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Closest StoreBrampton, Ontario
Overall I have mixed feelings about these headphones. I bought these based on all the positive reviews and needing to replace a beloved pair of Oakland that died on me. Being on a tighter budget I thought I’d give the ATH-MX30’s a try based on all the positive reviews the M line received. I use these primarily as practicing head phones for bass practice and for general listening to music. For bass practice these headphones are great and their natural sound make them a great headphone to plug in and play. They’re really comfortable and the build quality is quite good. As a listening headphone they have a fairly flat sound, decent detail, a good soundstage, good mid and bass response but there’s something about the treble response that doesn’t sound great to my ears. Highs just sound harsh and distorted and the frequency response leaves a lot to desire. The sound starts to distort at low volumes. I’ve only had these for about 2 weeks so they may need some breaking in but so far I’m not disappointed but I’m not super impressed either.
Posted by JP on Sep 19, 2019
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Great for listening quality0 of 0 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreCambridge, Ontario
Owned these for about 4 years now. Only true negative I have is the ear padding covers have been slowly cracking for a couple years now (but not affecting comfort or usability yet). Tried a lot of headphones before I bought - was looking for something around $60-120, with good music quality, cut out background noise at least somewhat (I use them in the office a lot), and stayed comfortable for at least several hours of listening a day. For the price, these are excellent for me (couldn't really see much difference between these and the M40). A couple other brands I tried in the same price range were also good, but I found they dropped off too much on the low range for my preference.
Posted by RD on Jan 21, 2019
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Exceeds expectations2 of 2 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreEdmonton Downtown, Alberta
Honestly at this price point its pretty hard to criticize anything about these headphones. I'm pretty picky when it comes to my headphones and these were a pleasant surprise. I've never had such a genuine frequency response as these phones give me. I'm using them mainly for radio broadcasting and some studio work and I'd highly recommend them. My only criticism would have to be the plastic feel when you move them around, feels a bit on the cheap side - not sure it will endure a beating, but I don't plan on doing this anyway. Overall for the money, these get top marks - I doubt very much you will find a set of phones that come close to this for less than $100. Thanks AudioTechnica for not breaking the bank for these gems.
Posted by Andrew on Mar 29, 2016
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Great Headphones.1 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreMississauga, Ontario
These headphones are great for the price. The sound is well balanced. Great for mids and treble. I find a lot of headphones are heavy with the bass and drown out the mids and treble; that's not the case with these. They are very comfortable to wear for extended periods. As someone who wears glassed, these are great because they don't press the arms of my glasses into my head like cheaper headphones. These don't have the detachable cable like the M40X and M50X models. I can see how that would be a nice feature. Not a necessary feature, but a nice one. I highly recommend these headphones.
Posted by Devin Shields on Jul 25, 2015
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