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Audio-technica-ath-w1000x.29029351
8.9 out of 10

Audio-Technica ATH-W1000X

10th generation of Audio-Technica's prized W Series Pure Ame Read more

Great Deal: $449.00

Reviews and Problems with Audio-Technica ATH-W1000X

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Overall 8
8.0

Amazing Sound

Butler, buydig.com
9 January 2013
  • Summary: These sound amazing paired with a dedicated headphone amp and a high quality source. Much better for various kinds of music as opposed to a certain genre, a reason why I've chose them. I used to own the W5000's and those were only suited for certain genres such as jazz or classical. One of the main reason for choosing these were their appearance, I'll be honest. I'm a big fan of this brand, but am disappointed with the wood used in the cups.
  • Pros: Aesthetics, Sound
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

jbarr1989, head-fi.org
21 September 2011
  • Summary: I bought a pair of these recently, I'm one of many who took advantage of the $399 deal on these.  I think for the price I paid they are a pretty good deal, but they do have some issues.  They are certainly an attractive pair of headphones.  Cable looks and feels a bit cheap, but the 1/4" plug is quite nice.  To me these sound a lot like my D7000s, although certainly not as good, pretty close overall.
  • Pros: Sound good with pretty much everything, Look really, really nice, Great value at current price
  • Cons: Headband, non-detachable cable
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Skylab, head-fi.org
21 September 2011
  • Summary: I got mine for $570 shipped from PriceJapan. Arrived in two days. Amazing service from those guys. They sounded terrific right out of the box. The treble smoothed out just a little after burn-in, but if they hadn't changed one bit I'd have been fine. They sound really, really good, and much better than I recall the original W1000 sounding (which I hated and sold in less than a week).   They are nice looking, and see pretty comfortable.
  • Pros: Beautiful sound and looks
  • Cons: A bit forward in the mids and lower treble
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

monsieurguzel, head-fi.org
21 September 2011
  • Summary: Equipment Used: PS Audio Power Plant Premier > Macbook Pro > USB > PS Audio Perfectwave DAC > Woo Audio 5 (Shuguang 300B-Z Output, Shuguang CV-181-Z Driver, EML 5U4G Rectifier)   Aesthetic / Build Quality: This headphone is quite a handsome headphone with very clean lines.  The magnesium frame is very sturdily built and the 3D wings have been tweaked over the years by Audio Technica, and you can tell that this is a great frame that will last with lots of abuse.
  • Pros: Beautifully Crafted, Great Comfort, Wonderful Sounstage, Prominent Bass
  • Cons: Pleather Earpads, mids get a little overpowered at higher volumes
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Br777, head-fi.org
21 September 2011
  • Summary: As I always say, I am an ameteur reviewer, so please keep this in mind.    I should just state out front that I think these are pretty great headphones.  In the simplest of terms, they just sound good.  Relative to their price level, I believe that Liking vs Not liking these headphones is simply matter of personal taste based on the type of sound you like. equipment used to test: win7 64bit Foobar/wasapi  Keces DA 151 MKII dac.
  • Pros: tight, precise, seperated, punchy sound excellent build quality and beautiful!
  • Cons: pretty sibilant without eq pretty sharp bass roll off below 50hz mids too forward for my taste
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Санду Евгений, Yandex
2 April 2014
  • Excerpt: Слушал в первую очередь с усилителем FURUTECH ADL GT-40. Усилитель сам по себе немного басовитый, и это добавляло наушникам плотности низов. При этом никакой гулкости не было, верхи и середина были прекрасно слышны. То самое ощущение, которое ищут любители "музыкальных" и "хай фай" ушей, и которое считают неправильным любители мониторного звука. Если вы привыкли к точным мониторам или арматурным наушникам - это совсем не то.
  • Pros: Приятный звук, чуть с уклоном в басы.
  • Cons: При длительном прослушивании потеют уши.
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