KZ ATE In-Ear Monitors

General Information

This sports headphone is light and with the foam tips is more comfortable to wear. The sound quality is clear treble,comfortable mids for vocals, elastic bass.
This sports headphone with high quality copper material driver unit, have an accurate resolution than ordinary driver. Sound performance is clear treble exquisite voicals and heavy bass.
Cooper is high rigidity, could effectively reduce the sound loss, high sound resolution, wide sound field, the sound is clear thorough and rich dynamic.
This sports headphone is lighter, reducing the burden of wearing. The reasonable shape fit for most ears of people. Comfortable to wear for long time, will not cause discomfort as ordinary in ear headphone. The headphone with better noise isolation, to prevent leakage of sound, the full enjoyment of the headphone sound.
The sports headphone with a dynamic fashion appearance. Feel comfortable wearing with the ergonomics designed headphone. And the housing promote the performance of sound.
This sports headphone with a HD microphone, have a better sound quality, cooperate to the CVC digital noise reduction technology, effectually reduce interference of the background sounds. To make clear calls.
Gold-plated jack contact surface to prevent oxidation, reduces signal loss, and provides better audio restoration. 32 core long crygen oxygen-free copper cable, audio signal transmit losslessly. Perfectly restore the sound scene and rich details. The ED3 headphone with this high end material to make the perfect stereo.

Latest reviews


New Head-Fier
A Giant Killer?
Pros: Intimate and detailed treble
Crisp mids without sounding too recessed or forward
Fresh and clean vocals
Compact, close and strong mid-bass
Efficient sub-bass and rumble
Controlled mid-bass bleed
Very competent tuning for the price and technicalities
Decent separation
Excellent fit and comfort
Sound leak is close to none
Very easy to drive
High-end looks
Cons: Tangling cable
Needs a higher volume input to show it's potential
Thin upper mids
Soundstage is in-your-face and can become congested and harsh
Non detachable cable
Average isolation
Connection:3.5mm, L-shaped
Driver:Single dynamic, 8.2mm, copper
Frequency response:15Hz – 29,000Hz
Impedance:16 ohm
Weight:0.04lbs (19g)
Cable length:49in (125cm)


Five years after it's release, KZ ATE still one of the best budget IEMs on the market, offering a very satisfactory mild V-shaped sound with above average detailing that beats many hyped pieces we see today.

Lows: 7,0
Mid-bass: 8,0
Mids: 7,0
Treble: 7,5
Soundstage: 6,5
Resolution: 7,5
Fit and comfort: 9,0
Sound isolation: 6,5
Build quality: 7,0
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New Head-Fier
Pros: Monster Bass, Forward and Clear Mid's, Subtle High's, Comfortable, Secure fit
Cons: Loud volume required for best sound quality
KZ is one of the most popular Chinese brands producing earphones at the moment. One of the main reasons why KZ became such a popular brand, was because of their release of the KZ ATE. They released a $10 dollar pair of earphones producing amazing sound quality. The most outstanding feature of the KZ ATE is the ridiculous amount of bass it produces, which I will elaborate more on in this review.
With the release of the KZ ATE, KZ claimed its place in the earphone market, which was the start of becoming one of the most popular Chinese earphone brands. The KZ ATE is known for its ridiculous bass it produces, which is like a sub-woofer in your ear. This pair of earphones is a wet dream for bass-heads. The bass is very deep, punchy and comes with an incredible sub-bass. When I started listening to the KZ ATE, I liked the sound quality on medium volume, but not blown away. The trick of the KZ ATE is in opposite to other earphones, that the sound quality of the KZ ATE increases if you increase the volume. At the moment you pump up the volume, you get this amazing sound experience where all frequencies sound better, as well as it’s providing you an amazing soundstage. As well the mid tones are getting really forward on this higher volume, which provides clarity in the voices of artists. The highs are clear and detailed and of good quality. They maybe could a little bit higher, which could the extra provide you the sparkling effect. However, this is not something that I miss in the sound. All in all, the KZ ATE provides an amazing sound experience for an incredible low price, especially for music that contains a lot of bass.
Design & Build Quality
The design of the KZ ATE look really fancy, to me they look like expensive earphones, which is cool if you keep in mind they cost less than $10. I also like the over-ear design, which makes the KZ ATE fit really secure. The L-shaped earphone jack prevents the cable from damaging in the end. The outside of the cable is stiff, which I dislike because in general they may pull the earphones out of my ears (which probably won’t happen with the KZ ATE). The build quality of the earphones seems solid overall, the earbuds seems build by good materials as well as other components. The components are also in general well finished off.
The KZ ATE are sitting very comfortable, which I didn’t expect with the over-ear design. Because of the over-ear design the cables are around your ears, which provides a great secure fit of the earphones. This makes the earphones perfect for working out or running, without having to use any special clips to prevent the earphones from falling out. The sound quality is also pleasant for longer listening sessions, since they highs are also not that edgy high.
The KZ ATE has become very popular for a good reason. These are absolutely the best bass earphones you can you get for your money in this price range. But not only bass-heads will love them, since the other frequencies like the mid’s and high’s are also of excellent quality. The KZ ATE is a valuable addition to everyone’s collection, and therefore absolutely highly recommended. You’ll get drown away in the amazing bass, together with the forward mid’s and their subtle high’s. The fit of the KZ ATE are great, since they are very secure.

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can you tell me how much i need to increase the volume to get the good definition you're talking about this headphones? i don't want hearing loss


100+ Head-Fier
Pros: Warmish Bass laid back kind of sound signature, price,
Cons: The tangling gummy cable
I have number of IEM's and over ear headphones with me. None of them are super expensive models. All of them are below 80$. I already own the KZ ZS5 but i still prefer this ATE over all of these i own because of its relaxing, laid back warm sound signature with ample bass. I like listening to lot of vocal based music and this is my favorite pair when it comes to that. If you like non fatiguing casual listening which will not break the bank. Go for these. I don't think there is any IEM out there that can beat this with it's price tag and sound quality.
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