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 ATH-PRO700MK2ANV LIMITED EDITION Professional DJ Monitor Headphones
ATH-PRO700MK2ANV LIMITED EDITION Professional DJ Monitor Headphones
The ATH-PRO700MK2ANV DJ headphones embody the sonic excellence, comfort and durability that have made Audio-Technica headphones industry favorites for 50 years. The headphones employ all-new 53 mm drivers designed especially for this model, to deliver authoritative bass, a clear midrange and open, well-defined treble. Its lightweight construction provides maximum comfort even during extended use, and the headphones' 50°/90° earpiece swiveling capability ensures a perfect fit for every monitoring application. The ATH-PRO700MK2ANV's gold trim accents add a touch of elegance. The headphones are supplied with two detachable cords – one straight and one coiled – so the user can choose between straight and coiled cords depending on their application. The model also comes with a commemorative certificate signed by our president, Kazuo Matsushita.<br/><a href="http://www.audio-technica.com/cms/50th_anniversary/index.html/" target="_blank">To read about A-T's history & see more 50th Anniversary Limited Edition products, click here.</b></a>
 
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2 / 5
These headphones really aren't that good.
PostedMay 3, 2012
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RainbowTylernol
from Montreal, QC, Canada
Environment:Casual listening
Expertise:Intermediate
How Long:Less than a month
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2 / 5
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5 / 5
I bought a pair of these a couple of weeks ago expecting an amazing set of headphones. Sadly, though, I was wholeheartedly disappointed. While these headphones look great, that's really all they have going for them.
Firstly, they're unbearably uncomfortable, the ear pads are paper thin, which results in the sharp metal drivers pushing up against your ears. They aren't bad for a little while, but after you've had them on for an hour or so they become impossible to wear. My ears were actually red and swollen from them.
You might think that all this would be made up for by the amazing sound quality, but it isn't. They sounded pretty good at first, but after they started to burn in the bass and lower mids just took over. After a week they just sound muddy and undefined. There is also a REALLY annoying resonance in the high end. Every time a piano or a violin get's up into it's upper register it's ear-shattering.
Bottom line, if you want something expensive and stylish to show off with, these are probably for you. But if you're someone like me that buys headphones because you want them to sound good, do yourself a favor and get a pair of ATH-M50s
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A superb bass response takes the forefront in Audio-Technica’s ATH-CKS1000BK Solid Bass In-ear Headphones. A-T’s innovative Double Air Chamber System extends bass response without compromising mid- and high-frequency content. The two-position post adjusts the earpieces for better fit and sound isolation, while a uniquely developed 13 mm diaphragm results in more impactful audio reproduction. The headphones come equipped with two 2.6 ft. (0.8 m) extension cables, one with an inline mic, playback and volume controls for smartphones and other compatible devices. A carrying pouch and ear tips (XS/S/M/L) are also included.
 

Can replacement extension cables be bought if one of the cables should break?

 
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