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40mm Dynamic


An entry level monitoring headphone that you will find in studios around the world. The Audio-Technica ATH-M20x is an essential tool for budding musicians and producers for it's flat and accurate response and outstanding value for money.


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About Raghav Somani

Raghav Somani is the Founder & CEO of Headphone Zone. An avid audiophile and musician since 2008, his choice of headphones include STAX Electrostats, Audeze LCD 3, and for music on the go, the JH Audio Roxanne + Astell&Kern SP1000 is never too far away. On his playlist, you'll find A.R. Rahman, Michael Jackson, and the Eagles.



The ATH-M20x professional studio headphones are a great introduction to the critically acclaimed M-Series line. Modern design and high-quality materials combine to deliver a comfortable listening experience, with enhanced audio and effective isolation. An excellent choice for tracking and mixing.



The drivers used in the Audio Technica - ATH-M20x are 40mm large and custom-made drivers with copper-coated aluminum voice coils and rare-earth magnets. These studio headphones will make you hear everything that you've been missing out on.


The M20x is tuned to specifically enhance the lower end of the frequency spectrum. It produced a stupendously clear and clean sound. You can distinctly hear bright sounding vocals and instrumentals in a single track.



The cups literally contour your ears and place them inside an air-tight enclosure that feels plush and comfortable. There is no pressure being placed against your ears as a roomy interior is provided.



The M20x, even though made of plastic, is known for its use of high quality textured matte construction and overall solid durability. The Pro grade material has been used for the ear cups as well as the headband.



The 3m straight single-side cable is designed to make these studio headphones convenient for studio tracking, mixing and field recording. They are very convenient in terms of usage and make life simpler.


DRIVERS 40mm Drivers
GRILL Closed-Back
BOX CONTENTS 1. Audio-Technica ATH-M20x Monitor Headphones
2. 1/4" Snap-On Adapter


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Housing Hard Plastic Hard Plastic Pro Grade Plastic Pro Grade Plastic
Wearing Style Over-Ear Over-Ear Over-Ear Over-Ear
Design Closed Back Closed Back Closed Back Closed Back
Driver Size 40mm 40mm 40mm 45mm
Best for Studio Monitoring Studio Monitoring Studio Monitoring Studio Monitoring
Detachable Cable
Carry Case
Experts Verdict "Its a must-buy for budding audio enthusiasts. Professionals with small studios should definitely take a look at this wallet-friendly pair of headphones."
"In the end, Audio Technica ATH M30x are exactly what the budget crowd needs. In other words, a reliable, competitive and comfortable set of headphones that simply work."
"If you’re looking for an excellent pair of monitoring headphones and don’t want to drop a bunch of cash, these are a great pick. Giving excellent sound quality and comfortable."
"Punchy bass and detachable cables. The ATH-M50x are the absolute best headphones one can buy in this price range, and we really don't need to suggest any alternatives."



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3 Year Warranty

Don't sweat it, this Audio-Technica ATH-M20x comes with a 3 year warranty from Audio-Technica that covers manufacturing defects. You get 1 year manufacturer warranty straight out of the box and can avail an additional 2 year warranty by registering the product. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 220 reviews
Arka Sengupta (Kolkata)
Affordable Beast

Being a music journalist and music production specialist by profession has given me the opportunity to test out a lot of headphone in my life. But I always prefer Audio Technica headphones for my personal use. And the best way to test out a headphone is to play songs by Steven Wilson in it.
When I played songs like She's Moved On, Trains, Blackest Eyes, Vermillioncore, Harmony Korine and The Raven That Refused To Sing on my Audio Technica-m20x I was quite satisfied with the clarity and balance in sound that this headphone offered. Its not quite powerful as my M50x but it is still awesome for regular and casual use. I would recommend this for listeners who want affordable headphones that have a really good sound quality.

Hey Arka! That was a good review and i hope many would feel this review to be helpful for them. It would be great if you could become a guest writer for us and we would also like to invite you to join our Audiophile community on facebook called The Indian Audiophile Forum. Here, check it out:
There are a lot of Audiophiles there sharing their gear, their audio files, engaging on hot new releases and simply talking the audiophile lingo.

Vishal Kumar (Delhi)
Genuine Headphones

If you love .mp3 songs, don't buy it.
If you know about wav, flac and Apple Lossless Audio formats, BUY IT.

1. The headphone pads are soft.
2. Audio quality is perfect. I've tested the quality by using Ableton Live 9's EQ 8 (Loudness dB of audio at each frequency is correct.)
3. It works perfect with my Levono K5 Note (3500 mAh)
(It works well even with feature phones XD.)
4. It comes with a detachable pin for Pioneer Controller, Studio mixer & Sound Card.
5. It's suitable for Electronic Music production.

1. Some guys could find hard to hear 808 / Sub-bass sounds. (You will need to purchase a sound card as LOW LATENCY settings are required to hear BASS sounds)
(Note: BASS does not sound like bubble sounds that you normally hear on inexpensive headphones. The BASS sounds like earthquake vibrations.)
2. Frequency range of the headphones: 15Hz - 20000Hz
Human hearing range: 20Hz - (44.1 / 2) Hz

Sorry for my bad English.
Have fun while producing.

Rediscover music.

I'm a bass enthusiast, or may I say I 'was' a bass enthusiast.

I've tried Skullcandy, JBL, Logitech, Beats by Dre, Sennheiser, and this baby. I craved for bass before I got Audio Technica. Here I am today, writing this review with this amazing piece of art on my ears.
You love bass? Need deep thumping bass in every song? Then buy these. No, these headphones do not boost bass, but, when I say it will change how you listen to music, believe it. You will start to appreciate the faintest of sounds in the music, those little touches of sweetness that you did not know existed. These headphones will make you rediscover music. They have the perfect bass that matches effortlessly with the rest of the music, producing the most minute details, making the song sound rich.
They have a flat response, for people who don't know what that means-
headphones like Beats have a bass boosting design. They basically adulterate the music, adding more bass and compromising on the details. Months and millions on mastering music, creating the perfect balance between every part and frequency and bass. Bass boosting headphones go over that balance, crank up the bass high and the rest of the frequencies suffer.
Audio Technica delivers unadulterated, untouched, raw music. Straight from the label, the frequency levels are unchanged, into your ears, produced by 2 speakers, arguably one of the best in traditional electric coil design, which can produce great deep crispy bass if the sound file has it. You listen to music like the artist intended you to listen. If you want to out the bass of the headphone, just search a "bass boosted" version of your favorite song on YouTube.
Extremely comfortable.
Unmatched sound.
Abnormally clear.
Excellent bass.
Great build.
Look great.
Great cable, strong and thick, 3m long so it's very handy for me
Hard to store, not very portable.
No carry bag.
3m long wire, some might have difficulty with managing the cable.

Avijit Surai (Kolkata)
Audio Technica - ATH-M20x

I am happy with the purchase. Thanks Headphone Zone for their recommendation. Not too bulky. Its very light weight and build quality is very good. The cable is bit long. However, it is very soft and manageable. Sound quality is good compare with previous headphone (Sennheiser 180 cx and PX80). Very comfortable and can be use for long duration. I am using it with Fiio Q1 DAC.

Regarding sound quality, no problem with low. Its enough. Only feel that mid are bit low.

Most of the time I use it with my Moto G5 plus with Q1 DAC. Headphone Zone please suggest a better source device within budget for better listening experience.

Theo M (Chennai)
It's a good one for what it is.

The free velour ear pads that's provided with this headphones isn't good. Also on the website it's shown as the ear pads are free but in the bill I received the headphones are charged for 3070 and about 700 for the ear pads. Not exactly free is it? Or is it for some other reason? I don't know.

What I do know is it's an entry level headphone into the monitor line and performs well over various frequencies as its pretty flat. Been using this continuously for few days now and if you can work around with an equalizer you can extract pretty decent sound quality from it for various genres of music as you prefer and it's well suited for even casual music listening. The bass is crisp and sharp and doesn't overshadow other frequencies. Coming to build quality, it seems sturdy enough but the fit isn't comfortable for long usage. The ear pads begin to stick to the skin and causes tension and pain as it sweats.

Tridip deka (Guwahati)
Best value headphone

The sound us very clear specially for producers they can hear and analyze with this headphone. If you are new producer like me i would say go for it. I tried jbl and senheiser but the build quality and sound quality both are awesome in this headphone. Happy producing!!

Abhinav Sidhu (Mumbai)
Beast Headphones

First of all I would like to write about Headphone Zone. My friend recommended me this site and I was a bit skeptical. Asked for help from the headphone gurus and got a call the next day and man the guru helped me solid. Ordered these headphone and in less than 2 days they were delivered, perfectly packed and that too a free delivery! Coming to these headphones, they are just lovely, just superb. The sound quality is beautiful, clarity is top notch, the bass is good enough, not a thumping one which reduces clarity. The ear cups are soft and sound proof, really comfortable though you will feel the standard heating of your ears after a while. Plastic doesn't look or feel cheap, a sturdy build and the cable is solid as well though a bit long for normal use. In the end a perfect pair of headphones for those who don't wanna spend a lot, actually one of the best in this range and kudos to this site for their amazing services. Definitely worth recommending this site to others.

Hey Abhinav, thanks for your compliments and praises. They motivate us to work harder! As for the product, it sure is a great one. We are so glad that we provided an awesome experience to a first time visitor. Spread the word! Also we would like to invite you to our community of Audiophiles called The Indian Audiophile Forum. Here check it out:

Gaurav Joshi (Delhi)
Problem with my headband

I purchased my first product from headphonezone and the experience and customer service worst. I don't think so I'll ever use this website and recommend anyone

Akshat Mehta
Workhorse on a Budget

I was honestly surprised at how good these sounded.
The headphones get really loud and produce crystal clear sounds. The ATH-M20X is not meant for folks who like drama in their sound definition. In fact, it produces a crystal clear sound with absolutely no distortion and good Bass.Owing to the fit, the passive noise isolation is enough to suppress most ambient sounds with ease.

Pros :

Good sound definition
Comfortable earcups
Great treble

Cons :
Long cable
No Carrying Case ( If that matters to you) :D

PS: Thanks to Headphone Zone for their great service , They reached on time and well shipped (packaging and stuff) !! ..

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