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Hi everyone,
I am looking into buying a pair of Audio Technica ATH-AD700s for music and gaming, but after reading reviews I am unsure if they will be the right size. I am 177cm tall and for my height I have an average head size. I need some input and clarification from people who use these cans and are a similar size as I am or have used them before.
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About to order guys so need answers quick please! smile.gif
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I am 183 cm tall, have an average head size, and I find they fit quite comfortably. If I shake my head too much or move around a lot, they tend to slip a bit (cannot remember if they were this way when I purchased them 1.5 years ago), though I don't often do either of these.
Edited by Stephenfitz3 - 4/1/13 at 5:37am
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Cheers dude.
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post #5 of 8
The way the AD700s fit, they are on the looser side and "sit" on your head more than others might clamp or hold onto your head. When I had my pair, I could shake them off fairly easily, but they are the most comfortable headphones I've ever worn. I'm 193cm-ish tall for reference.
    
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I am 5'7" and I am very average for head size, and they were the most comfortable headphones I have ever owned. Had them for over 3 years, then I got some AKG Q701s.
 
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post #7 of 8
worst if they are too loose, just fill the pads with some stuff, and/or put an elastic band on the head pads (those 2 pads that sit on top of your head)



This is what I did

http://www.head-fi.org/t/505053/audio-technica-ath-ad700-fit-and-comfort-mod
Edited by GOTFrog - 4/1/13 at 7:00pm
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Thanks a lot guys! Really appreciate the advice! I'll get them smile.gif
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