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Audio-Technica ATH-M20x Closed-Back Monitor Headphones (Black)

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Audio-Technica ATH-M20x Closed-Back Monitor Headphones (Black)
Key Features
  • Open Box Products Have a Limited 2-Year Manufacturer Warranty
  • For Home Recording and Mixing
  • 40mm Neodymium Dynamic Drivers
  • 15 Hz to 20 kHz Frequency Response
Bringing the acclaimed features of the M-Series headphones to a price point that's accessible for all, the black Audio-Technica ATH-M20x monitor headphones offer solid build quality and audio performance for musicians and content creators recording and mixing at home. Outfitted with 40mm dynamic drivers and an over-ear, closed-back design, the ATH-M20x headphones deliver enhanced bass response and wide bandwidth (15 Hz to 20 kHz) while isolating you from outside sounds.
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Audio-Technica ATH-M20X Overview

  • 1Description
  • 240mm Drivers
  • 3Tuned for Enhanced Bass Response
  • 4Over-Ear, Sound-Isolating Design
  • 515° Swiveling Earcups
  • 6Attached Single-Sided Cable
  • 73.5mm Plug and 1/4" Snap-On Adapter
  • 8Solid Build Quality

Bringing the acclaimed features of the M-Series headphones to a price point that's accessible for all, the black Audio-Technica ATH-M20x monitor headphones offer solid build quality and audio performance for musicians and content creators recording and mixing at home. Outfitted with 40mm dynamic drivers and an over-ear, closed-back design, the ATH-M20x headphones deliver enhanced bass response and wide bandwidth (15 Hz to 20 kHz) while isolating you from outside sounds.

Thanks to the 15° swiveling earcups, high-quality materials, and generous cushioning on the headband and earpads, the headphones are both durable and comfortable to wear. Exiting from the left earcup, the attached 9.8' cable reduces tangles and simplifies channel identification. The cable sports a 3.5mm mini plug for use with mobile devices and computer soundcards, and a 1/4" snap-on adapter is included for easy hookup to audio interfaces, mixers, and stereo receivers.

40mm Drivers
The ATH-M20x features 40mm dynamic drivers with rare earth (neodymium) magnets and CCAW (copper-clad aluminum wire) voice coils for quality sound reproduction at a competitive price point.
Tuned for Enhanced Bass Response
The drivers and headphone design work together to provide a sonic signature tuned for enhanced bass performance. With a frequency response of 15 Hz to 20 kHz, the ATH-M20x can reproduce a full spectrum of tones.
Over-Ear, Sound-Isolating Design
The ATH-M20x utilizes a circumaural design that contours around the ears for excellent sound isolation in loud environments. This over-ear, closed-back style is optimal for reducing bleed and separating you from outside sounds.
15° Swiveling Earcups
Equipped with 15° swiveling earcups, the ATH-M20x ensures a great fit.
Attached Single-Sided Cable
Keeping it simple and clean, the ATH-M20x incorporates an attached 9.8' cable that exits from the left side. This increases convenience and makes it easier to distinguish the different sides of the headphone.
3.5mm Plug and 1/4" Snap-On Adapter
The attached cable is terminated with a straight 3.5mm TRS mini plug for easy hookup to mobile devices, MP3 players, and computer headphone jacks. A 1/4" snap-on adapter is included for compatibility connectivity with audio interfaces, mixers, and dedicated headphone amplifiers.
Solid Build Quality
Thanks to the high-quality materials used in the ATH-M20x, the headphones balance comfort and strength while delivering enhanced audio and effective isolation.

Audio-Technica ATH-M20X Specs

Key Specs
Earpiece Design
Over-Ear (Circumaural), Closed-Back
Earpiece Swivel
Yes, 15°
Foldable
No
Impedance
47 Ohms
Active Noise Cancellation
No
Frequency Response
15 Hz to 20 kHz
Audio Connector
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Male Straight
Included Adapter
1/4" TRS
Headphone
Earpiece Design
Over-Ear (Circumaural), Closed-Back
Earpiece Swivel
Yes, 15°
Earpiece Connection / Wearing Style
Headband
Foldable
No
Driver Type
Dynamic
Driver Size
1.6" / 40 mm
Magnet Type
Neodymium
Voice Coil
Copper-Clad Aluminum Wire
Impedance
47 Ohms
Active Noise Cancellation
No
Performance
Frequency Response
15 Hz to 20 kHz
Sensitivity
96 dB
Maximum Power Handling
700 mW
Wired Connectivity
Audio Connector
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Male Straight
Included Adapter
1/4" TRS
Cable Design
Single-Sided
Audio Connector to Earpiece
Hard-Wired
Cable Length
9.8' / 3 m
Cable Color
Black
Color
Black
Weight
6.7 oz / 190 g (without Cable)
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.45 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
11.5 x 10.3 x 4.15"

Audio-Technica ATH-M20X Reviews

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Aside from price - what is the relative ...

Aside from price - what is the relative difference between the m20s and m40s in terms of sound and comfort ?
Asked by: Steve
The ATH-M20X have a frequency response range of 15 Hz to 20 kHz and are tuned for enhanced bass response. The earcups swivel 15 degrees and the headphone cable is permanently attached. The ATH-M40X have a frequency response range of 15 Hz to 24 kHz and are tuned for a flat response for accuracy while monitoring audio. The earcups swivel 90 degrees and the headphone cable is detachable. Two cables are included with the ATH-M40X - one is coiled and one is straight. Both the ATH-M20X and ATH-M40X have a comfortable padded headband and earcups.
Answered by: Lisa
Date published: 2023-01-11

I'm looking for headphones that bring out the ...

I'm looking for headphones that bring out the mids more than highs and lows. Which model is best for mids : 20s, 30s, 40s or 50s ?
Asked by: Steve
The ATH-M30x would be the best option since they are tuned for enhanced midrange. The ATH-M20x are tuned for enhanced bass and the ATH-M40x provide a flat frequency response for accuracy while monitoring audio. The ATH-M50x are tuned for a flat response with clear, deep bass.
Answered by: Lisa
Date published: 2022-08-04

Are these compatible with a standard Sony NXCAM ...

Are these compatible with a standard Sony NXCAM video camera?
Asked by: Brooksby Village
The Audio-Technica ATH-M20x Closed-Back Monitor Headphones will work with any device that has either a 3.5mm or 1/4" headphone jack.
Answered by: calvinm
Date published: 2023-10-17

Will the headphone cable fit the input on a ...

Will the headphone cable fit the input on a standard portable CD player ?
Asked by: Steve
Yes
Answered by: Brian
Date published: 2021-04-12

How do you connect ATH M20X to Macbook AIr? Or ...

How do you connect ATH M20X to Macbook AIr? Or are there beter under $50 wired headphones for Mac?
Asked by: Matthew
The ATH-M20X have a standard 3.5mm plug (and come with an accessory 1/4" adapter, if you need it), so you can plug them directly into the audio jack of your Macbook Air. These are great monitoring headphones in this price range — there are probably other good options for a similar price, but I don't think you'll be disappointed with these.
Answered by: Max
Date published: 2020-11-18

will this work with my Chromebook?

will this work with my Chromebook?
Asked by: Draco
Yes. Great pair of headphones.
Answered by: Michael
Date published: 2021-02-03

What does flat response mean ?

What does flat response mean ?
Asked by: Steve
That means when there is no increase in any frequency to accentuate either highs or lows; you have a "flat" frequency response.
Answered by: George
Date published: 2021-04-18

Do the m20s have a flat response ?

Do the m20s have a flat response ?
Asked by: Steve
No. There is a low end bump and a drop in the high frequencies.
Answered by: James Cruz
Date published: 2022-08-04
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