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Audio Technica ATH-M40x Professional Monitor Headphones

Critically acclaimed M-Series professional monitor headphones deliver accurate audio and outstanding comfort, perfect for long sessions in the studio and on the go.


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The Audio Technica M-Series ATH-M40x professional monitor headphones are tuned flat for incredibly accurate audio monitoring across an extended frequency range. Your studio experience is enhanced with superior sound isolation and swiveling earcups for convenient one-ear monitoring. Engineered with pro-grade materials and robust construction, the M40x excels in professional studio tracking and mixing, as well as DJ monitoring.

Other features include contoured earcups seal tight for excellent sound isolation, with minimal bleed. And the pro-grade materials are durable, yet comfortable. Find out why online reviewers, top audio engineers, and cult followers agree, M-Series is an unmatched combination of audio and build-quality that gets the job done. Hour after hour, year after year.

  • Cutting-edge engineering and robust construction
  • 40 mm drivers with rare earth magnets and copper-clad aluminum wire voice coils
  • Tuned flat for incredibly accurate sound monitoring across the entire frequency range
  • Circumaural design contours around the ears for excellent sound isolation in loud environments
  • 90° swiveling earcups for easy, one-ear monitoring
  • Professional-grade earpad and headband material delivers more durability and comfort
  • Collapsible for space-saving portability
  • Detachable cable (includes 1.2 m - 3.0 m coiled cable and 3.0 m straight cable)
  • For professional studio tracking and mixing, as well as DJ monitoring

  • Type Closed-back dynamic
  • Driver Diameter 40 mm
  • Magnet Neodymium
  • Voice Coil CCAW (Copper-clad aluminum wire)
  • Frequency Response: 15 - 24,000 Hz
  • Maximum Input Power 1,600 mW at 1 kHz
  • Sensitivity 98 dB
  • Impedance 35 ohms
  • Weight 240 g (8.5 oz), without cable and connector
  • Cable: Includes two interchangeable cables: detachable 1.2 m - 3.0 m (3.9' - 9.8') coiled cable and detachable 3.0 m (9.8') straight cable
  • Accessories: Protective carrying pouch, 6.3 mm (1/4") screw-on adapter

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Things You Will Get:

    ATH-M40x Headphones
    1.2 m - 3.0 m (3.9' - 9.8') Coiled cable
    3.0 m (9.8') Straight cable
    6.3 mm (1/4") Screw-on adapter
    Protective carrying pouch



Tried several headphones in this price point and these were the best. Balanced mids and highs focused low end with no boomyness.



I recommend this product


Great pair of headphones on a budget. Great sound without the Overpowered bass in some other headphones out there



Great for mixing


These are great flat responsive head phones for mixing.



So comfortable to wear and play drums in the studio


Great Headphones Love them



Headphones that really wotk


Omg awesome reference headphone



5 stars


Great pair of headphones, really get the bang for your buck. Won't be disappointed.



I own five of them already ¯\_(ツ)_/¯


Excellent headphones for tracking and light mixing. Solid bass and good clarity.



Loving these phones!


As a non-performing songwriter, I needed headphones for recording scratch tracks, meaning they had to be good quality that was affordable. My Audio Technica phones were overdue for replacement. I called Sam Ash in the Chicago burbs because that store (too far away to visit) had found me a digital recorder after I had tried Guitar Center (awful service from people lacking in knowledge). I think the person who answered at Sam Ash was Nathan, but not sure. He recommended the $ 99 Audio Technica phones that would serve for my purpose as well as the $ 140 ones. He had used both. Awesome sound. Love the two cords that plug into the phones so I can have one for the keyboard and one for the Tascam. Thank you Sam Ash!



Love it!


I use these on a daily basis, they sound amazing, and have significantly increased my ability to hear the different frequencies, which allows for way better mixing capabilities! 100% recommend!



Great quality for the price


For the price these are definitely way more high quality than expected. I use for producing at home and just recently used them for the first time at a wedding I DJed. Noise cancellation was perfect in that setting. Giving 4 stars only because materials used seem like it could break easy if you're really needing to throw them off and on quickly. I only like headphones that rotate, but I had more difficulty getting these back to the original position than using them haha. So probably not the best for club mixing, but good for small events where you're not having to pull on and off constantly.



ATH-M40x Professional Monitor Headphones

4.6 29


Fit Over Ear
Type Closed
Usage Studio
Series M
Model ATH-M40x
Weight 8.5 ozs (without cable and connector)
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