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Audio Technica ATH-A700 Headphones Reviews

Zero4549

Excellent single-location, inexpensive, high quality headphones.

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Pros: Incredibly comfortable, Great sound, Huge sound-stage for inexpensive closed cans, no need for amp (though it certainly helps).

Cons: Somewhat fragile (not a problem with proper care), Non-portable, Bass might be too light for some users, just OK sound isolation.

The first thing you will notice about these headphones is that they are huge. I would not suggest using these as portable headphones. They do not fold down, the cable is far too long for portable use, they take up about as much space as wearing a top-hat, and unless you have a huge head, there is a good chance that they would fall off if you were to do anything particularly active. If you want something that can be used somewhere besides your computer desk, I suggest you look elsewhere. With that out of the way, lets get to what makes these great. They are incredibly comfortable - so much so that I can wear them literally all day long without any discomfort. They are very light weight,...
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IEATFISH

Great headphones

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Pros: Uber comfortable, cloth cable, balanced sound

Cons: Large and loose on your head, durability, vinyl pads

These headphones will be the most comfortable headphones you will ever wear. The wing support design means you will barely feel these on your head. They are large and probably aren't going to work well wearing out and about. The cable is cloth and they have a 3.5mm connector with a 1/4" adapter included. The sides have a slight blue fleck in the point though you won't see it unless in direct light. The pads are a vinyl plastic which isn't uncomfortable but wore out on me after about a year. Audio Technica sent me brand new pads for free even though I was out of warranty. Kudos to their customer service. In the future, if they wear out again I will replace them with the velor pads from the...
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