audio-technica

E Professional in-ear monitor headphones
M Professional monitor headphones
R Professional open-back reference headphones
Professional monitor headphones

ATH-E70

Professional in-ear monitor headphones

Technical Information

The ATH-E70 is the flagship in-ear monitor model in the E-Series. Its accuracy and detail allow precise balancing of the mix, making it the perfect choice for monitoring on stage or even mixing in the studio. Offering high-resolution audio and an accurate sound stage, this model is designed for sound professionals who demand the best.

  • Three balanced armature drivers provide accurate and extended response across the entire frequency range

  • Flexible memory cable loops over ears for a custom fit and long-wearing comfort

  • Specially designed housing provides maximum isolation, allowing you to focus on the music

  • Detachable cable offers exceptional durability and optimized audio performance

  • Includes a carrying case, silicone eartips and Comply™ foam eartips

Technical Data

Type Balanced armature
Frequency Response 20 - 19,000 Hz
Sensitivity 109 dB/mW
Impedance 39 ohms
Cable Length 1.6m (Y type)
Plug 3.5mm gold-plated stereo mini plug (L-shaped)

ATH-E50

Professional in-ear monitor headphones

Technical Information

The ATH-E50 features excellent isolation that ensures confident, comfortable stage performance. To address the evolution of modern music production, this model also excels at providing a consistent reference in every sonic environment, making it the ideal choice for the producer on the road.

  • Powerful single balanced armature drivers provide an accurate full-range response

  • Flexible memory cable loops over ears for a custom fit and long-wearing comfort

  • Specially designed housing provides maximum isolation, allowing you to focus on the music

  • Detachable cable offers exceptional durability and optimized audio performance

  • Includes a carrying case and silicone eartips

Technical Data

Type Balanced armature
Frequency Response 20 - 18,000 Hz
Sensitivity 107 dB/mW
Impedance 44 ohms
Cable Length 1.6m (Y type)
Plug 3.5mm gold-plated stereo mini plug (L-shaped)

ATH-E40

Professional in-ear monitor headphones

Technical Information

The proprietary dual phase push-pull driver design provides improved fidelity and efficiency. The ATH-E40 delivers powerful bass along with balanced mid and high frequencies to convey the full emotion of the music from the stage to the street.

  • Proprietary dual phase push-pull drivers excel in monitoring applications, providing exceptional accuracy and clarity

  • Flexible memory cable loops over ears for a custom fit and long-wearing comfort

  • Specially designed housing provides maximum isolation, allowing you to focus on the music

  • Detachable cable offers exceptional durability and optimized audio performance

  • Includes a carrying case and silicone eartips

Technical Data

Type Dynamic
Frequency Response 20 - 20,000 Hz
Sensitivity 107 dB/mW
Impedance 12 ohms
Cable Length 1.6m (Y type)
Plug 3.5mm gold-plated stereo mini plug (L-shaped)

ATH-M70x

Professional monitor headphones

Technical Information

The latest addition to the critically acclaimed M-Series line, the ATH-M70x professional monitor headphones feature proprietary 45 mm large-aperture drivers and are tuned to accurately reproduce extreme low and high frequencies (5 to 40,000 Hz) while maintaining perfect balance. They are ideal for studio mixing and tracking, FOH, DJing, mastering, post-production, audio forensics and personal listening. Crafted for lasting durability with space-saving design, the headphones provide excellent sound isolation and are equipped with 90° swiveling earcups for easy, one-ear monitoring.

  • M-Series flagship model, tuned for extremely accurate reproduction and carefully crafted using key metal components for lasting durability

  • Proprietary 45 mm large-aperture drivers with rare earth magnets and copper-clad aluminum wire voice coils

  • Extended response accurately reproduces extreme low and high frequencies while maintaining perfect balance

  • Circumaural design contours around the ears for excellent sound isolation in loud environments

  • 90° swiveling earcups for easy, one-ear monitoring

  • Professional-grade earpads and headband provide excellent durability and comfort, and detach for easy replacement

  • Detachable cables (includes 1.2 m - 3.0 m coiled cable, 3.0 m straight cable and 1.2 m straight cable)

Technical Data

Driver 45 mm
Frequency Response 5 – 40,000 Hz
Maximum Input Power 2,000 mW
Sensitivity 97 dB
Impedance 35 ohms

ATH-M50x

Professional monitor headphones

Technical Information

This is the most critically acclaimed model in the M-Series line, praised by top audio engineers and pro audio reviewers year after year. The ATH-M50x features the same coveted sonic signature, now with refined earpads and detachable cables. From large-aperture drivers to sound isolating earcups and robust construction, the M50x provides an unmatched experience for the most critical audio professionals.

  • Critically acclaimed sonic performance praised by top audio engineers and pro audio reviewers

  • Proprietary 45 mm large-aperture drivers with rare earth magnets and copper-clad aluminum wire voice coils

  • Exceptional clarity throughout an extended frequency range, with deep, accurate bass response

  • Circumaural design contours around the ears for excellent sound isolation in loud environments

  • 90° swiveling earcups for easy, one-ear monitoring

  • Professional-grade earpad and headband material delivers more durability and comfort

  • Detachable cable (3 cables included)

Custom-made driver

To reproduce a studio monitor environment within a pair of headphones, Audio-Technica took a radical approach in the creation of the M50x driver, bringing together all the know-how from its long history of hi-end audio excellence. Offering performance identical to the industry-standard M50 it precedes, the M50x provides clear, fatigue-free, high-resolution monitor audio.

Technical Data

Driver 45 mm
Magnet Neodymium
Voice Coil CCAW (Copper-clad aluminum wire)
Frequency Response 15 – 28,000 Hz
Maximum Input Power 1,600 mW at 1 kHz
Sensitivity 99 dB
Impedance 38 ohms
Weight 285 g (10 oz) without cable and connector

ATH-M40x

Professional monitor headphones

Technical Information

The high-performance ATH-M40x professional headphones are tuned flat for incredibly accurate audio monitoring across an extended frequency range. Your studio experience is enhanced with superior sound isolation and swiveling earcups for convenient one-ear monitoring. Engineered with pro-grade materials and robust construction, the M40x excels in professional studio tracking and mixing, as well as DJ monitoring.

  • Cutting-edge engineering and robust construction

  • 40 mm drivers with rare earth magnets and copper-clad aluminum wire voice coils

  • Tuned flat for incredibly accurate sound monitoring across the entire frequency range

  • Circumaural design contours around the ears for excellent sound isolation in loud environments

  • 90° swiveling earcups for easy, one-ear monitoring

  • Professional-grade earpad and headband material delivers more durability and comfort

  • Detachable cable (2 cables included)

Custom-made driver

The M40x headphones deliver outstanding performance in a high-precision package. Achieving the same sonic signature as the M50x is made possible by using the latest driver technology fabricated in Audio-Technica’s tightly controlled manufacturing facility. Strict attention to the sound design means the M40x delivers class-leading monitor audio.

Technical Data

Driver 40 mm
Magnet Neodymium
Voice Coil CCAW (Copper-clad aluminum wire)
Frequency Response 15 - 24,000 Hz
Maximum Input Power 1,600 mW at 1 kHz
Sensitivity 98 dB
Impedance 35 ohms
Weight 240 g (8.5 oz) without cable and connector

ATH-M30x

Professional monitor headphones

Technical Information

With enhanced audio clarity and sound isolation, the ATH-M30x professional monitor headphones are tuned for highly detailed audio. Featuring 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.

  • 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

Technical Data

Driver 40 mm
Magnet Neodymium
Voice Coil CCAW (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
Cable 3.0 m (9.8'), left-side exit
Weight 220 g (7.8 oz) without cable and connector
Included Accessories 1/4" (6.3 mm) screw-on adapter, pouch

ATH-M20x

Professional monitor headphones

Technical Information

The ATH-M20x professional monitor headphones are a great introduction to the critically acclaimed M-Series line. Modern design and high-quality materials combine to deliver a comfortable listening experience, with enhanced audio and effective isolation. An excellent choice for tracking and mixing.

  • Advanced build quality and engineering

  • 40 mm drivers with rare earth magnets and copper-clad aluminum wire voice coils

  • Tuned for enhanced low-frequency performance

  • Circumaural design contours around the ears for excellent sound isolation in loud environments

  • Convenient single-side cable exit

Technical Data

Driver 40 mm
Magnet Neodymium
Voice Coil CCAW (Copper-clad aluminum wire)
Frequency Response 15 – 20,000 Hz
Maximum Input Power 700 mW at 1 kHz
Sensitivity 96 dB
Impedance 47 ohms
Cable 3.0 m (9.8'), left-side exit
Weight 190 g (6.7 oz) without cable and connector
Included Accessories 1/4" (6.3 mm) snap-on adapter

ATH-R70x

Professional open-back reference headphones

Technical Information

The ATH-R70x is Audio-Technica’s first pair of professional open-back reference headphones. Together with the ATH-M70x, they stand as a flagship model in A-T’s professional headphone lineup. Featuring specially designed drivers and acoustically transparent housings fashioned from aluminum honeycomb mesh, these headphones provide an accurate and natural open-back sound. They also incorporate a new, improved design of our popular 3D wing support system to provide even greater comfort during the prolonged use often required in professional settings. Robust yet lightweight, and equipped with a unique, dual-sided detachable cable that automatically maintains proper stereo orientation (no matter how it’s attached), the R70x headphones are built for lasting comfort, convenience and audio purity.

  • High-efficiency magnets and pure alloy magnetic circuit design reduce distortion and ensure accurate and extended high-frequency response

  • Carbon composite resin improves structural rigidity to provide detailed transient response

  • Acoustically transparent, aluminum honeycomb-mesh housings provide a natural and spacious open-back sound

  • Breathable fabric earpads and improved wing support provide excellent long-wearing comfort

  • Feather-light weight (approx. 210 g w/o cable) and robust construction make headphones perfectly suited for professional use

  • Unique, dual-sided detachable locking cable is L/R signal independent,always ensuring proper stereo orientation

Technical Data

Driver 45 mm
Frequency Response 5 – 40,000 Hz
Maximum Input Power 1,000 mW
Sensitivity 98 dB
Impedance 470 ohms