ATH-AD700X

Audiophile Open-air Headphones

MSRP* US$199.95
Two-Year Limited End-User Warranty

*Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. Actual selling price may vary; please check with an authorized Audio-Technica dealer.

  • open air headphone


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  • Overview



    With a lightweight honeycomb aluminum casing, these open-air headphones produce no sense of pressure on the ears, offering a completely natural listening experience. Newly designed 53 mm drivers with bobbin-wound CCAW voice coils deliver spacious sound with superior highs and mids. The self-adjusting wing support automatically adjusts to your head size for easy-wearing listening comfort. A straight cord at the left earpiece terminates to a mini plug with included " adapter.
  • Features


    • Newly designed 53 mm drivers reproduce clear treble and midrange

    • Bobbin-wound CCAW voice coils for superior power handling

    • Full open-air type headphones produce no sense of pressure on the ears, resulting in a completely natural sensation

    • Lightweight aluminum honeycomb casing with excellent acoustic properties

    • Self-adjusting 3D Wing Support provides a comfortable listening experience; total ear-fit design minimizes pressure

    • Flexible raised-fabric earpads offer excellent wearing comfort and durability

    • Highly conductive OFC single-sided cord with elastic TPE sheath to prevent tangles

    • Gold-plated stereo 1/8" (3.5 mm) connector with 1/4" (6.3 mm) adapter


  • Specifications

    TypeOpen-air Dynamic
    Driver Diameter53 mm
    Frequency Response5 30,000 Hz
    Maximum Input Power700 mW
    Sensitivity100 dB/mW
    Impedance38 ohms
    Weight265 g
    Cable3.0 m (9.8')
    Connector1/8" (3.5 mm) mini stereo, gold-plated
    Accessory IncludedDetachable 1/4" (6.3 mm) adapter



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  • Reviews

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    Audio-TechnicaATH-AD700X Audiophile Open-air Headphones
     
    4.5

    (based on 4 reviews)

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    5.0

    Best Sound up to $ 200

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    from NJ

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Good Value
    • Great Sound
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Flimsy Construction

    Best Uses

      Comments about Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X Audiophile Open-air Headphones:

      Best Sound up to $ 200, it is better they play only senior AD1000x.
      Awesome female vocals, with male vocals -the situation is slightly worse.
      LF is also very good but not punch, by the way, rock '90s - very good.
      Classics could play better, but for the price, again, without competition. Panorama at a very high level.
      Highly detailed!

      • What best describes the environment the product was used in?:
      • Home
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      • Less than a month
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      5.0

      For the price, it is good..

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      from Bangkok, Thailand

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Good Value
      • Stylish

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X Audiophile Open-air Headphones:

          Good for overall everyday use.. Music/gaming/movies

          • What best describes the environment the product was used in?:
          • On Computer
          • How long have you used this product?:
          • Up to a year
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          4.0

          Excellent audio quality, hesitant on build quality.

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          from Welland, ON, Canada

          Site Member

          Pros

          • comfortable big ear muffs
          • excellent for gaming
          • Excellent For Music

          Cons

          • non-coiled wires
          • seemingly not durable

          Best Uses

            Comments about Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X Audiophile Open-air Headphones:

            Let me start out by saying I love these headphones. Using these plugged into an NI Traktor S2 with grant you very rich audio quality, and the open ear design is perfect for what I need the headset to do. It also keeps up in the gaming side of things, providing great 3d accuracy (at least as far as it can with a stereo setup). The complaints that are present are purely with the flashy design that do more harm than good.

            First complaint, is the lack of a coiled wire. Although this seems like more of a luxury, I've seen a buddies pair of lower-end ATs with a coiled wire, and it really puzzles me why they would include it on a lower-end pair and not a higher end pair.

            Second, is what's replacing the basic headphone "headband". I don't really know what to call them other than "head mounts", so for the sake of this review, that's what I'm talking about when I say head mounts. These things move organically to the shape of your head, rotating in 2 axis to fit a roughly average-sized head. They are not adjustable, and they seem very, very fragile. Although I haven't broken them, they seem to have a weak point where I've been waiting for them to break at. Every time the wire gets caught under the wheels of my office chair (remember: not coiled) and I trip over it nearly every time I attempt to leave the room, launching the headset across the room. Surprisingly, the head mounts haven't broken yet, but every time it falls I cringe. By now I should just have faith in the design, but it really does not seem like it will stand up to too many more trips over wires.

            I'd love to see a sort of stress test on those head mounts to put my mind at peace about them, but they really look weak. Although I love the sound, I can't trust them for on-the-road use, and because of that I don't think my next pair of headphones will be ATs.

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            • Up to a year
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            4.0

            700x is best thing out for sound.

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            from Newmarket, ON, Canada

            Site Member

            Pros

            • Casual Listening
            • Gaming
            • headphone fan
            • hi end sound
            • Other

            Cons

            • i like look of old 700 better

            Best Uses

              Comments about Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X Audiophile Open-air Headphones:

              the sound of the headphone r good. i love bass on it. i have earring and the d700x don't bug it when it on my head.

              i go use when play game on my nvidia shield.

              i have hi end mp3 player hisoundaudio studio 3rd anniversary edition . this isthe best headphone i have now i have a lot of headphone.

              • What best describes the environment the product was used in?:
              • Gaming
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              • Audiophile
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              • Less than a month
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              • Q:

                Hey there,

                What material is the mesh open air part of the headphone made out of?
                Asked on 10/5/2015 by Mark467 from Chicago, IL

                1 answer

                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  The material is Aluminum.

                  Answered on 10/15/2015 by ATUS_Specialist3
              • Q:

                Is there any way to tighten these?? They are constantly falling off my head!
                Asked on 1/30/2014 by BROKENCAPSLOCK from Minnesota, USA

                1 answer

                • A:

                  Thank you for your inquiry. There is no way to adjust these.

                  Answered on 2/6/2014 by AudioSolutionsManager from Stow, OH
              • Q:

                ATH-AD700X adapter

                Is the 1/8" to 1/4" adapter threaded, or does it press on?
                Asked on 1/10/2014 by BayouSelf

                1 answer

                • A:

                  The connector for the ATH-AD700x is a secure push-on adapter.

                  Thanks!

                  Answered on 1/16/2014 by AudioSolutionsSpec2 from Stow, OH
              • Q:

                Would it be worth buying a DAC and AMP for these headphones?

                If so, what?
                Asked on 11/16/2013 by Eatereater from USA

                2 answers

                • A:

                  Yes - Ross Martin 24 Bit DAC

                  Answered on 12/12/2013 by JimV1 from Honolulu, HI, USA
                • A:

                  With any current-model Audio-Technica headphones, it is not a requirement to use/purchase a headphone amplifier to be used in addition to your playback device. However, if you prefer the sound of a dedicated headphone amplifier, that shouldn’t be a problem either.

                  Overall, it is your call to use (or not to use) a headphone amplifier. It depends on what you prefer.

                  Since Audio-Technica does not manufacture any headphone amplifiers for United States markets, if you would like any further recommendations, you would need to ask a HiFi dealer that sells headphone amplifiers.

                  Thanks!

                  Answered on 11/25/2013 by AudioSolutionsSpec2 from Stow, OH
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