Audio-Technica ATH-M20x Closed-Back Studio Headphones

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89 out of 100. Incorporating 1550+ ratings and reviews.

Street Price: 

$49
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x Closed-Back Studio Headphones

The ATH-M20x monitor headphones are an upgrade to the ATH-M20, and were launched along with upgrades to the entire ATH series. These headphones feature a modern design built with pro-grade materials without neglecting comfort. Its neodymium drivers with copper-clad aluminum wire voice coils reproduce detailed low-frequency responses.

Specifications:

  • Driver Size: 40 mm
  • Magnet Type: Neodymium
  • Frequency Response: 15 Hz to 20 kHz
  • Impedance: 47 Ohms
  • Sensitivity: 96 dB
  • Max Input Power: 700 mW at 1 kHz
  • Weight: 190 g (6.7 oz), without cable and connector
  • Connectivity: 9.8 ft. straight, left-side exit, 1/4" snap-on adapter

Pros

For the price, these headphones showcase excellent build quality with its very robust construction. Despite its rugged build, a lot of users found them light-weight and comfortable to wear over long periods of time. Their detailed frequency response is what stood out for many users where the bass, mids and highs were clear enough and doesn't give much attenuation.

Cons

Some users suggested that they're not great for travel since they lack folding ability and carrying case. In this case, it's preferred to use these in studios or at home.

Overall

These affordable headphones are suitable for reference mixing or tracking.

At time of publication we were featuring the Audio-Technica ATH-M20x headphones in our guide to The Best Cheap Studio Headphones Under $100 where you can read more about them and find links to our preferred online retailers to buy them from.

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