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The Audio-Technica ATH-R70x

The respected headphone maker debuts its first Open-Back Reference model.
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Believe it or not, after all this time as an audiophile-favorite, Audio-Technica is releasing its first Open-Back Reference headphone. Their ATH-R70x is a new flagship model and should be a much welcome addition for those seeking the purest audio quality for their home listening setups.

The ATH-R70x features specially designed 45mm drivers coupled with aluminum honeycomb mesh housings to give you that accurate, open-back sound. The headphones also feature dual-sided detachable locking cables that are signal independent so you always get the proper stereo orientation. 

The ATH-R70x headphones are available for $489 at

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