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Audio-Technica ATH-M30 Professional Headphones

100% Positive Reviews
Rated #263 in Over-Ear


Pros: Clarity, comfort, build quality

Cons: Doesn't fold up

I purchased these headphones back when I didn't know that much about headphones, but, now that I know a lot more (thanks to you guys), I can see that these headphones were definitely a good purchase.


Highs - The highs produced with these headphones are extremely crisp sounding and clear. Little distortion. They are not harsh whatsoever either.


Mids - Mids are present and not generally recessed. Clean and clear.


Lows/Bass - These headphones have clear bass that doesn't overpower any other range of frequencies 


Soundstage - Not much depth. Very wide, though. These do fairly well when playing music with a lot of soundstage in the recording.


Comfort - These are some of the most comfortable headphones I have ever worn. After a bit of time having them on, you almost feel like you're not wearing any headphones at all. I can wear these for hours and hours without any discomfort. Comfort is amazing with these. They don't get hot either.


Design - These are pretty similar to other studio monitor headphones like the Sony MDR-V6, but these don't fold up, unfortunately. This is not really an issue, due to the fact that these are not very portable in the first place with an 11.5' cord. The cups can turn only a few degrees left and right, but they swivel downwards when needed.


Value - At the price, I have yet to hear a pair of headphones that have the same amount of clarity as these. Definitely worth it.


Overall - A pair of high-quality headphones that are great for producing, recording, and listening in general. Very flat sounding.


Pros: Long cable. Excellent audio range. Comfortable.

Cons: None found yet.

I just purchased these headphones to replace my old Sony MDR-V150 pair and I have yet to find fault with them. I'm doing the burn in now. They seem to sound better and better. I'm planning on using them for personal recording and some live mixing. I'll come back in about a month and edit this. 

Audio-Technica ATH-M30 Professional Headphones

A perfect choice for project studio engineers, home recordists and recording musicians, Audio Technica's ATH-M30 features include neodymium magnet structure for exceptional clarity and sonic accuracy for mixing.

FeatureIncludes 3.5mm stereo connector with strain relief and professional and screw-on 1/4-inch adapter
Height10.4 inches
Length8 inches
Weight1.05 pounds
Width4 inches
LabelAudio Technica
List Price$119.00
ManufacturerAudio Technica
Package Quantity1
Product GroupMusical Instruments
PublisherAudio Technica
StudioAudio Technica
TitleAudio-Technica ATH-M30 Professional Headphones
Batteries Included1
Is Autographed0
Is Memorabilia0
Legal DisclaimerWarranty does not cover misuse of product.
Warranty1 Year Factory Warranty
Number Of Items1
Special FeaturesExceptional clarity and sonic accuracy for mixing High power handling for tracking sessions Circumaural design ensures superior isolation 40 mm diameter drivers, neodymium magnets and CCAW voice coils Adjustable cushioned headband and lightweight design for maximum comfort OFC litz wire cables, convenient one-side exit Gold-plated stereo 1/8" (3.5 mm) connector with strain relief and professional screw-on 1/4" (6.
Product Type Subcategory2300799
Release Date2010-04-02
Model Name/TypeMPNEAN/UPC
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