Audio Technica ATH-M70x Professional Monitor Headphones Now Available

Last month, Audio Technica officially announced their latest flagship headphone expanding its M-Series line – the Audio Technica ATH-M70x Professional Monitor headphone. The new ATH-M70x is “tuned to accurately reproduce extreme low and high frequencies while maintaining perfect balance with exceptional clarity and detail”. The ATH-M50x was pretty much a success and popular, just like the ATH-M50. The new ATH-M70x may push the boundaries further and provide a much better audio listening experience. Well that really depends on what sound signature you are looking for or what you are accustomed with. The new monitor headphone is now available as well, so be sure to check out its current pricing and where to buy below.

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Audio Technica ATH-M70x Features

  • 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 degree swiveling ear cups for easy, one-ear monitoring
  • Professional Grade Ear pads and Headband
  • Suitable for Studio Mixing and Tracking
  • Extended 5 to 40,000 Hz Response
  • Contours to Ears for Sound Isolation
  • Collapsible for Space-Saving Portability
  • Includes Three Detachable Cables

The Audio Technica ATH-M70x Professional Monitor Headphones is the new flagship model in A-T’s acclaimed M-Series line of headphones. Designed specifically to bring out added detail in the mix, the ATH-M70x professional monitor headphones feature proprietary 45 mm large-aperture drivers with rare earth magnets and copper-clad aluminum wire voice coils and are tuned to accurately reproduce extreme low and high frequencies (5 to 40,000 Hz) while maintaining perfect balance. Featuring rugged, metal design, they are ideal for studio mixing and tracking, FOH, DJ use, personal listening, mastering, post production and audio forensics.

Crafted for lasting durability with a collapsible, space-saving design, the headphones are equipped with 90° swiveling ear cups for easy, one-ear monitoring. Maximum power input is 2,000 mW, meaning very low distortion at even high volumes. Professional-grade earpads and headband provide excellent durability and comfort, and detach for easy replacement. The headphone’s circumaural design contours around the ears for excellent sound isolation in loud environments. They come standard with three interchangeable cables (1.2 m – 3.0 m coiled cable, 3.0 m straight cable and 1.2 m straight cable) and a hard carrying case.

About the Audio-Technica M-Series
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 series fans agree, M-Series is an unmatched combination of audio and build-quality that gets the job done, hour after hour, year after year.

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Audio Technica ATH-M70x Specifications

Type: Closed-back dynamic
Driver Diameter: 45 mm
Magnet: Neodymium
Voice Coil: CCAW (Copper-clad aluminum wire)
Frequency Response: 5 – 40,000 Hz
Maximum Input Power: 2,000 mW at 1 kHz
Sensitivity: 97 dB
Impedance: 35 ohms
Weight: 280 g (9.9 oz), without cable and connector
Cable: Interchangeable cables: detachable 1.2 m – 3.0 m (3.9′ – 9.8′) coiled cable, detachable 3.0 m (9.8′) straight cable and detachable 1.2 m (3.9′) straight cable
Accessories Included: Carrying case, 6.3 mm (1/4″) screw-on adapter

Price and Availability

The Audio Technica ATH-M70x Professional Monitor headphone is now available to order. It has a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $419, but you can get it for a much lower retail price of $299 only. You also get a limited 2-year warranty for the said headphone.

Editor’s Note: I’ve been checking early reviews and so far according to their comments, the new M70x is less bassy compared to the M50x. The sound signature is somewhat different. The M70x is geared towards clarity and flatness with emphasis on mids and highs. We are hoping to get one of this soon so that we can properly compare the M50x vs the new M70x.

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