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Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
6.5 out of 10

Audio-Technica ATH-W5000

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Overall 8

Audio-Technica ATH-W5000 Review

16 December 2009
  • Conclusion: The ATH-W5000 headphones are endowed with exceptional sound characteristics and stylish, cutting-edge design which earns them recognition as some of the best-sounding headphones available today.
  • Pros: Clear sound with low distortion, Sturdy build quality, Attractive striped-ebony hardwood earcups, Rugged, red velour-lined storage case
  • Cons: Difficult to fit on your head, Bass response is weak by some standards, No accessories
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Overall 0

Expert Review

22 April 2009
Overall 8

Audio-Technica ATH W5000

1 March 2009
  • Summary: From dance to metal, folk to pop, rock to Balinese gamelan, these cans shine with their relentless detail, wide soundstage and clarity.
  • Pros: Accurate sound quality; super-detailed high-end; ideal as reference headphones for mixing; excellent cabling.
  • Cons: Bass isn't too powerful; no 6.5mm-3.5mm adaptor in the box.
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Audio-Technica ATH-W5000 Headphones (Playback 28)

22 September 2008
  • Excerpt: readers know, we are in the midst of a program to review top-tier models from all the well-respected headphone manufacturers, and thus far we haven’t yet tested a top model from Audio-Technica (we’ve covered other A-T models, though: click here to download
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Overall 6

Audio-Technica ATH-W5000 review

TechRadar UK
10 August 2008
  • Summary: Audio-Technica's £700 flagship is a mixed bag
  • Pros: Fantastic bass, Clean and rhythmic, Very extended treble, High sensitivity and more than generous maximum sound output
  • Cons: Treble can be a little bright, Everything is undermined by a degree of muddle in complex sounds
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Test Audio Technica W5000

Generation mp3
13 March 2009
  • Conclusion: Haut de gamme de la marque nippone Audio technica, le W5000 fait presque figure d’ancêtre face à tous les nouveaux arrivants du très haut de gamme. Basé sur son fameux et généralement confortable système d’arceau 3D wing et sur une construction des chambres en ébène, il reste dans la forme bien...
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