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ATH-MSR7b

Over-Ear High-Resolution Headphones

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  • Over-ear Headphones
  • Hi-Res Headphones
  • balanced connection
  • true motion drivers
  • memory foam earpads
  • headphones detachable cables


  • Overview
  • Features
  • Specifications
  • Reviews
  • Q & A

  • Overview

    The ATH-MSR7b headphones give you the latest in high-resolution headphone technology, combining the advanced features of the original ATH-MSR7 with both standard and balanced connection options for the ultimate portable listening experience.

    These headphones are equipped with 45 mm True Motion Drivers with diamond-like carbon coated diaphragms to deliver distortion-free audio reproduction with extended frequency response. The headphones also feature Multi-layer Air Damping Technology that reduces unwanted vibration and controls the airflow for superior audio clarity. Completing the package are two detachable Y-type cables with A2DC (Audio Designed Detachable Coaxial) connectors. One cable is equipped with a standard 3.5 mm 3-pole stereo mini-plug, and the other has a 4.4 mm 5-pole balanced mini-plug, allowing you to use the MSR7b headphones with the latest high-spec audio players.

    The headphones, available in black (ATH-MSR7bBK) and gunmetal (ATH-MSR7bGM), are outfitted with memory foam earpads to ensure lasting comfort even during the longest listening sessions.

    About High-Resolution Audio
    In Brief: The Move to Hi-Res Audio
    While many listeners may believe that high-resolution audio came along with the introduction of the Compact Disc in 1982, constraints on the disc’s storage space always prevented CD audio (standardized at 44.1 kHz/16-bit) from fully and completely reproducing the original recorded sound. The advent and subsequent popularity of MP3s only made this problem more pronounced – the necessary compression of these files causes audio information to be lost, thus greatly reducing the audio quality. But with lossless audio file formats, faster Internet speeds, and storage space increasingly easy to come by (and in ever-smaller packages), the push is on to create audio equipment capable of capturing and reproducing true Hi-Res Audio, generally considered to be 96 kHz/24-bit or better. The Hi-Res Audio logo certifies that a product meets the Hi-Res Audio standards. Per these standards, headphones must have transducer frequency performance to at least 40 kHz. As a producer of these types of audiophile headphones since 1972, Audio-Technica is well-positioned to provide audio solutions that meet the demands of Hi-Res Audio media formats, allowing for the full reproduction of their extended sonic characteristics.
  • Features


    • Renewal of the award-winning ATH-MSR7 adds audiophile option of a balanced connection

    • Proprietary 45 mm True Motion Drivers (with diamond-like carbon coated diaphragms) are capable of Hi-Res Audio reproduction

    • Multi-layer Air Damping Technology, comprised of a layered housing and triple-vent system, reduces unwanted vibration and controls the airflow for superior audio clarity

    • Stainless steel acoustic mesh resistor provides improved high-frequency response, while bass acoustic resistor delivers accurate low-frequency response

    • Lightweight design and optimized lateral pressure provide long time wearing comfort

    • Aluminum housing structure reduces unwanted vibration

    • Soft memory foam earpads and headband for ultimate comfort

    • Straight Y-type cable style for ideal balanced connection (Two detachable 1.2 m (3.5') straight Y-type cables with A2DC (Audio Designed Detachable Coaxial) connectors at the headphones: one with a 4.4 mm 5-pole balanced mini-plug, the other with a 3.5 mm 3-pole stereo mini-plug)

    • Includes protective pouch

    • Available in black (ATH-MSR7bBK) and gunmetal (ATH-MSR7bGM)

  • Specifications

    TypeDynamic
    Driver Diameter45 mm
    Frequency Response5-50,000 Hz
    Sensitivity101 dB/mW
    Impedance36 ohms
    CableDetachable 1.2 m (3.5') cable (3.5 mm 3-pole stereo mini-plug to A2DC); detachable 1.2 m (3.5') cable (4.4 mm 5-pole balanced mini-plug to A2DC)
    Accessories IncludedCarrying pouch



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  • Q & A

    Hi, I am using the ATH MSR-7 over ear model. They are EXCELLENT!, but unfortunately I have used them so much I need new ear cusions as mine is all torn up and peeling and when. Could you please send me a link to such replacement cusions for this model. Thank you

    Marius

    Please contact our Parts Department at (330) 686-2600 ext 5002 or at parts@atus.com for assistance with this.

    Brent

    Dear Lady or Gentleman, I purchased a ATH-MSR7 in brown colour. Unfortunately the ear pads are wearing down. I would like replace but i not find any replacement in your store. Could you please help me how i can find replacement for this item. Thank you in advanced. B.r.: Pal

    Pal

    Thank you for your inquiry. This site is designed to answer questions for the Americas. Please see the below link to find the Audio-Technica office responsible for your part of the globe. They will be happy to help. https://www.audio-technica.com/cms/site/8b3fe093f660836a/index.html

    Rick