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ATH-M30x

Professional Monitor Headphones


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  • Professional Monitor Headphones
  • studio headphones
  • field recording headphones
  • pro monitor headphones
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  • Overview
  • Features
  • Specifications
  • Downloads
  • Reviews
  • Q & A

  • Overview

    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.

    VISIT THE M-SERIES HEADPHONES MICROSITE
  • 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

    TypeClosed-back dynamic
    Driver Diameter40 mm
    MagnetNeodymium
    Voice CoilCopper-clad aluminum wire
    Frequency Response15 - 22,000 Hz
    Maximum Input Power1,300 mW at 1 kHz
    Sensitivity96 dB
    Impedance47 ohms
    Weight220 g (7.8 oz), without cable and connector
    Cable3.0 m (9.8'), straight, left-side exit
    Accessories IncludedProtective carrying pouch, 6.3 mm (1/4") screw-on adapter



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  • Downloads

    M-Series Headphones Brochure (pdf 3.11 M)
    Studio Headphones Microsite
  • Reviews

    Hurts my ears!

    3

    Good sound quality, I have to wear headphones all day at work but these are not comfortable. Really hurts my ears!

    Denver

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    From Grado to Audio-Technica

    4

    Do NOT waste your money on Beats....you can spend less that $100 and put Headies over your ears an listen to music the way is should sound..If you want to bass compress the eardrum until it hurts...then spend $400....I have been listening to music through headphones since I was a teenager....outside of Grado'....I have waste so much time buying returning headphones...I gave up Then I found Audio-Technica. As an amatrue musician, I never paid much attention to the sound 'guy'...until 4 yrs ago, when I was asked if I may be interested in learning the soundboard at out Church...I jumped at the chance. Fours yrs on...I've become the worship groups sound engineer. running a Allen & Heath 3300...what i have learned .... Soundman needs head phones, and they need quality headphone. weather you're in the sound engineering field or just love being as close to the music as you can.... A-T Headphones have impressed . since i've received M30x. The past few days I put these headies to the test....music; from Classical to indie / Math music....even listened to a podcast..... AWESOME. I know a day will come when I upgrade....as for now...if your and audiofile.... unless you're just a Brand Wh**e...by beats....if you want a true music experience.....buy Audio-Technica

    Clarkston Mi

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    best value !!!

    4

    wow best price value !!

    quebec,CANADA

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    Great for the studio (when they work)

    3

    I've had three pairs of these already and I keep buying them because they're exactly what I like to use in the studio. However, they tend to randomly stop working. Perhaps it's because the cord is so long that I roll over it with my chair without noticing? Or is it retaining moisture from sweaty recording sessions? Whatever the case may be, they sound wonderful for the price.

    Burbank, CA

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    Great if you know what you are looking for.

    5

    I bought these used - like new. They are my first "pro" headphones. The seller had used them for a few days and then bought some wireless phones. I needed them for use with my retro Hi-Fi center and my media PC. I had used many headphones that were not too bad but none of them quite "ticked all the boxes" like these did. I will be the first one here to say that for my needs of sometimes walking into the other room, the cord could have been even longer. The sound is kind of soft, but clear and balanced; my impression is that the treble and lows controls on my system do not affect it as much as in case of the others I own. The look like they are built to last and I certainly will use them a lot.

    Eastern Europe

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    Incredible value for money

    4

    After using these pair of headphones for 2 years i´ve realized the incredible quality of the audio it offers for the money, when my friends tried them they couldn't believe what i paid for these headphones, they said things like "no way, i thought this thing was around 200 bucks", over the years these headphones have showed the usual wear and tear of daily use, but considering how much i use them the build quality is great, one thing that bothers me is the design, it isn´t ugly butt they definetly could have done something much better

    Viña Del Mar, Chile

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    Phenominal Headphones

    4

    I used the M30x for awhile when I was working in a studio. They are great for beginners who are just getting into the music business.

    The Woodlands, TX

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    Solid budget studio headphones

    4

    I have had these headphones for about 3 years now. I use them with my PC for about 6 hours each day. The sound is clear, with no distortion even at uncomfortably high volume. The included screw-on 1/4 inch adaptor is great for working with some of my audio equipment. The 3 metre cable is great for home use, but unwieldy on-the-go. Unfortunately at this price point the cable is integrated into the headphone, so no swapping for a shorter cable. I have noticed that the leatherette material on the inside of the headband and ear-pads has begun to break down, showing some large cracks. This however doesn't make them uncomfortable to wear. The adjusting mechanism is perhaps a little bit too lose, but isn't a major issue. Overall, an imperfect, but great value pair of headphones.

    UK

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    Headphones are so NOISY, the Mic hears the plastic crunch

    1

    Stay away if you need to wear these for recording

    NYC

    Great for studio days, not so much daily listening

    3

    I use these headphone for everday use and occasonally for more professional/studio time. The extended ford it wonderful when I'm in the studio and need to move to the far corners.,But is a nuisance when I just want to use my affordable high quality headphones walking across campus. Haven't had any issues with the 1/4 adapter but the 1/8(standard male end) doesn't stay conected to a lot of my mobile devices I would have to apply constant pressure to listen to anything on my phone or mp3. Neither of which have had any issues with my pro beats,sony,Marley and jvc headphones. The ear cups suround your ear making them extemly natural feeling with their light weight stoping the ear soreness i have with my pro Beats after having to sit on my ears for a few hours. The leather seems to be cheaper but considering the under 100 price I'd expect that. Visually they have a cool simplistic non attention drawing look, with the ugly stainless steel adjuster clashing with the matte black look. If I had to buy another pair of professional headphone I probably wouldn't buy the mx30 unless I knew they are going to be my studio only phones. So if your just looking for high quality earphones for daily listing is look into the other headphones techinicq has to offer.

    Fort myers. Florida

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    ATH-M30x Professional Monitor Headphones

    4.1 16

    77.8

  • Q & A

    Can I get replacement ear covers as my headphones I have the MTH-M30

    DRew

    You may purchase HP-EP from an Authorized Audio-Technica Dealer. https://www.audio-technica.com/cms/accessories/47ddd406298c56a7/index.html

    Brent

    Hello, I have lost the 1/4" adapter. Is there any way I can order a new one?

    Jonathan P

    Thank you for your inquiry. You may contact our Parts Department at Parts@atus.com or call (330) 686-2600 ext 5002. to inquire about a replacement if you are located in the US.

    ATUS_Specialist4

    Hello, I have lost the 1/4" adapter that came with these headphones. Is there any way I can order a new adapter?

    Jonathan P

    Thank you for your inquiry. You may contact our Parts Department at Parts@atus.com or call (330) 686-2600 ext 5002. to inquire about a replacement if you are located in the US.

    ATUS_Specialist4

    Is there a way to make these surround sound for PC gaming?

    KQ

    Thank you for your inquiry. These are stereo headphones, they cannot be made surround sound.

    AudioSolutionsManager

    I ordered a set of the M 30x and was wondering if I can purchase a shorter power cable for them. I see there is one for the M series but will it work with the M30x????

    Dustin

    As the ATH-M30x do not have a detachable cable, replacement cables are available through our Service Department. Please contact our Service Department at (330) 686-2600 ext 5003 or at service@atus.com for assistance with this.

    ATUS_Specialist3

    Hi. I was just wondering if these headphones are compatible with samsung phones, tablets as well as hp laptop?

    Kim

    You may plug the ATH-M30x headphones into any standard 3.5mm headphone connection.

    ATUS_Specialist3

    Are these headphones on ear or over ear headphones???

    Logan Vanderhoof

    The ATH-M30x are considered Over Ear but as each persons body is different, I recommend trying them out for yourself and see if they will best suit your needs.

    ATUS_Specialist3

    I am planning to buy a pair of headphones for watching movies and casual listening, (mostly EDM), which one would you recommend ATH-AVC500/400 or ATH-M30x? Do any of them need a headphone amp for listening on mp3 or smartphone player?

    Sime

    Please contact our Audio Solutions Department at (330) 686-2600 ext 5000 or at audio-solutions@atus.com for assistance with this.

    ATUS_Specialist3

    Does this product have a mic

    Anish

    Thank you for your inquiry. No this model does not have a mic.

    ATUS_Specialist4

    I am planning to buy mx30 headphones ?? Will it be compatible for my hp notebook as well ??

    Iwakshu

    Thank you for your inquiry. Yes they are compatible.

    ATUS_Specialist4