Reviews and Problems with Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
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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
Summary: Right have the pleasure of owning these for about 4 months.
Source: Foobar through Cambridge Audio Dacmagic
Amp: Lehman Audio Blackcube Linear
Headphones: Audio Technica ATH W 5000, Audeze LCD 2 Rev 2, Denon AH D 7100, Sennheiser HD 800 and HD 700, Beyerdynamic T1
Pros: Natural high frequency, Exceptional midrange
Summary: From dance to metal, folk to pop, rock to Balinese gamelan, these cans shine with their relentless detail, wide soundstage and clarity. What they lack in low-end presence they make up for in brightness and high-end 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.