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Audio-Technica ATHW1000Z

Audio-Technica ATHW1000Z
95
Reviews
10 Reviews
75
Features
Good Features
73
Popularity
Quite Popular
59
Value for Money
Average
69
Age
4 Years Old
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A good spec and critically acclaimed 350g head-band style pair of headphones. Multiple reviews mentioned that it's really quiet and good-looking but it has a very bad display.
Features We Love:
Big speaker size (53mm)
Long cable length (3m)
53mm
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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Audio-Technica ATHW1000Z number 356 across all headphones.

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Kagoo Score
95
Reviews
76
Features
59
Value for Money
69
Age

78

78
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 78?

our review analysis indicates that it has great expert reviews and superb user reviews with an average overall rating of 89%. Looking across the entire Sony headphones range, the average reviews for all Sony headphones are also excellent.
This pair of headphones is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer earphones with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
This Audio-Technica pair of headphones has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Big speaker size
Long cable length
Does not support Bluetooth
Heavy

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The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the pair of headphones is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec headphones come to market, the older headphones will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Average Review Score

4.5 stars (10 reviews)

30%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the Audio-Technica ATHW1000Z?

Comfort
1
0
Sound Quality
1
0
Price
0
2
Size and Weight
1
1
Robustness
1
0
Noise Level
1
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Design
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Five People Thought it Was a Bit Expensive

Two people thought that the Audio-Technica ATH-W1000 was expensive.

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Bad Value for Money
3 people agree
4 people disagree
  • ... bass performance. For at-home use they're just the ticket, but they sit at a difficult price, where rival planar and open-back headphones can supply...Excellent ...
    Trusted Reviews 22 Feb 2013
  • I purchased these as a replacement for a pair of of ATH-ES88 headphones I'd had but got broken. As I'd owned Audio Technica headphones in the past I'd ...
    amazon.co.uk - Amazon.co.uk 31 Jul 2015
  • ... to wear. High build quality (earcup materials exempt). Need to factor in the cost of a headphone amp. Wont be a good fit for all heads. Bass performance ...
    gadgetguy.com.au 15 Feb 2011
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    Expensive
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought it Was Reliable

    Three people thought that the Audio-Technica ATH-W1000 was really well made.

  • ... closed-bac...Spacious presentation. Articulate and insightful. Refined balance, well built. Closedback design. Design may not suit smaller heads. Closed-back ...
    whathifi.com 1 Sep 2016
  • I purchased these as a replacement for a pair of of ATH-ES88 headphones I'd had but got broken. As I'd owned Audio Technica headphones in the past I'd ...
    amazon.co.uk - Amazon.co.uk 31 Jul 2015
  • ... right.They're also exceptionally well made those 'black cherry' wooden housing really are wood despite the fact they look arificial. Everything about them ...
    P. R. MacCabe - Amazon.co.uk 31 Jul 2015
  • Some People Thought This Pair of Headphones Was Good in Terms of Size
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    Most Owners Thought it Was Nicely Designed

    Several people thought that the Audio-Technica ATH-W1000 was very good-looking and well designed.

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    Very Good-Looking
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • I purchased these as a replacement for a pair of of ATH-ES88 headphones I'd had but got broken. As I'd owned Audio Technica headphones in the past I'd ...
    amazon.co.uk - Amazon.co.uk 31 Jul 2015
  • I purchased these as a replacement for a pair of of ATH-ES88 headphones I'd had but got broken. As I'd owned Audio Technica headphones in the past I'd ...
    amazon.co.uk - Amazon.co.uk 31 Jul 2015
  • I purchased these as a replacement for a pair of of ATH-ES88 headphones I'd had but got broken. As I'd owned Audio Technica headphones in the past I'd ...
    amazon.co.uk - Amazon.co.uk 31 Jul 2015
  • I purchased these as a replacement for a pair of of ATH-ES88 headphones I'd had but got broken. As I'd owned Audio Technica headphones in the past I'd ...
    amazon.co.uk - Amazon.co.uk 31 Jul 2015
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    Very Well Designed
    3 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Two People Thought it Was Easy to Use

    Two people thought that the Audio-Technica ATH-W1000 was easy to setup.

  • I purchased these as a replacement for a pair of of ATH-ES88 headphones I'd had but got broken. As I'd owned Audio Technica headphones in the past I'd ...
    amazon.co.uk - Amazon.co.uk 31 Jul 2015
  • I purchased these as a replacement for a pair of of ATH-ES88 headphones I'd had but got broken. As I'd owned Audio Technica headphones in the past I'd ...
    amazon.co.uk - Amazon.co.uk 31 Jul 2015
  • 7 Out of 10 People Thought it Did Not Have Nice Technical Features

    Several people thought that the Audio-Technica ATH-W1000 had an awful display and had a weak motor.

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    Has a Very Poor Display
    5 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • I purchased these as a replacement for a pair of of ATH-ES88 headphones I'd had but got broken. As I'd owned Audio Technica headphones in the past I'd ...
    amazon.co.uk - Amazon.co.uk 31 Jul 2015
  • I purchased these as a replacement for a pair of of ATH-ES88 headphones I'd had but got broken. As I'd owned Audio Technica headphones in the past I'd ...
    amazon.co.uk - Amazon.co.uk 31 Jul 2015
  • I purchased these as a replacement for a pair of of ATH-ES88 headphones I'd had but got broken. As I'd owned Audio Technica headphones in the past I'd ...
    amazon.co.uk - Amazon.co.uk 31 Jul 2015
  • I purchased these as a replacement for a pair of of ATH-ES88 headphones I'd had but got broken. As I'd owned Audio Technica headphones in the past I'd ...
    amazon.co.uk - Amazon.co.uk 31 Jul 2015
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    Has a Weak Motor
    3 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Two People Thought the Audio-Technica ATH-W1000 Was Not Easily Connectable to Other Devices

    Two people thought that the Audio-Technica ATH-W1000 didn't have wifi capacity.

  • I purchased these as a replacement for a pair of of ATH-ES88 headphones I'd had but got broken. As I'd owned Audio Technica headphones in the past I'd ...
    amazon.co.uk - Amazon.co.uk 31 Jul 2015
  • I purchased these as a replacement for a pair of of ATH-ES88 headphones I'd had but got broken. As I'd owned Audio Technica headphones in the past I'd ...
    amazon.co.uk - Amazon.co.uk 31 Jul 2015
  • The Majority of Customers Thought it Had an OK Noise Level

    Five people thought that the Audio-Technica ATH-W1000 was really quiet.

  • ... Don't read the reviews, these are just guys and girls letting you know what they like the sound of best, go out to a decent HiFi store and try them first. ...
    AJ - Amazon.co.uk 28 Mar 2014
  • I purchased these as a replacement for a pair of of ATH-ES88 headphones I'd had but got broken. As I'd owned Audio Technica headphones in the past I'd ...
    amazon.co.uk - Amazon.co.uk 31 Jul 2015
  • ... luxury in their indoors headphones...Classy woodgrain cups. Large and lively sound. Better isolation than openback models. Lacking some of the separation ...
    Trusted Reviews 17 Mar 2016
  • ... open-back headphones can supply...Excellent bass performance. Great overall sound quality. Nonremovable cable. Lack some admirable qualities of open rivals. ...
    Trusted Reviews 22 Feb 2013
  • Some Customers Thought This Pair of Headphones Had Good Sound Quality

    Two people thought that the Audio-Technica ATH-W1000 had a good sound quality.

  • ... these headphones. And they... The Audio Technica ATH-W1000X are impressive closed-back headphones that offer unusual design and superb bass performance. ...
    Trusted Reviews 22 Feb 2013
  • ... poloi. No, these are ‘important’ headphones. They employ... Excellent sound reproduction. Light as air to wear. High build quality (earcup materials ...
    gadgetguy.com.au 15 Feb 2011
  • One Person Thought it Was Comfortable to Wear
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    How Good Are Audio-Technica Earphones?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Big speaker size
    Long cable length
    Does not support Bluetooth
    Heavy

    What the Reviews Say

    The vast majority of people thought it was reliable
    Most owners thought it was nicely designed
    Two people thought it was easy to use
    The majority of customers thought it had an OK noise level
    Some customers thought this pair of headphones had good sound quality
    7 out of 10 people thought it did not have nice technical features
    Two people thought the Audio-Technica ATH-W1000 was not easily connectable to other devices
    Big Speaker Size
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    The speaker size of the Audio-Technica ATHW1000Z of 53mm is bigger than 99% of all headphones when ranked by this feature. The average speaker size of all headphones is 26mm, with the smallest being 4mm and the biggest being 110mm.

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    Does Not Support Bluetooth

    The ATHW1000Z does not support Bluetooth, although this is within the context that 61% of headphones also do not support Bluetooth.

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    Heavy

    The lightest pair of headphones is 0.012g , the heaviest is 6.3kg, and the average weight is 150g. The weight of the ATHW1000Z of 350g is very heavy compared to most other headphones. It is heavier than 93% of all earphones when ranked by this feature.

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    Long Cable Length

    Earphones have cable lengths of between 0.02m and 9.8m, and the average cable length is 1.5m. The cable length of the ATHW1000Z of 3m is longer than average when compared to most other headphones. It is in the longest 11% of all headphones when ordered by this feature.

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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A pair of headphones with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the Audio-Technica ATHW1000Z, and ranked it:

    Good Value For Money
    This pair of headphones is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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    High End Good Value for Money

    Audio-Technica ATHW1000Z
    Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
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    What the Reviews Say

    Five people thought it was a bit expensive
    69
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    Audio-Technica ATHW1000Z Release Date

    February 2015

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    When Are Most New Audio-Technica Earphones Released?

    The most common period for new Audio-Technica headphones to be released in is between September and November.

    If you wait until September 2019 then you might be able to get better features on your Audio-Technica pair of headphones. Alternatively you might be able to buy one of the current Audio-Technica earphones cheaper in September once the latest models have been released. The biggest month last year for new Audio-Technica pair of headphones releases was September, with six new Audio-Technica earphones released that month. In 2017 most new Audio-Technica headphones were released in May, with four new Audio-Technica headphones released that month. November was the biggest month in 2016 for new Audio-Technica earphones, with four new Audio-Technica earphones released that month.

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    How Fast Do Audio-Technica Pair of Headphones Prices Drop After Release?

    In the first 6 months after release, Audio-Technica earphones drop in price by 14% on average.

    If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £12 on a typical £91 new Audio-Technica earphone by waiting 6 months before buying.

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    Audio-Technica ATHW1000Z Specification

    Key Features
    Weight
    Driver Size
    Bluetooth
    Style
    Type
    Headphones
    Acoustic System
    Magnet Type
    Voice Coil Type
    Driver Type
    Impedance
    Headphone Sensitivity
    Headphone Frequency
    Maximum Input Power
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    Connector Contacts Plating
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    Connectivity
    Device Interface
    6.35 Mm Connector
    Design
    Colour
    Packaging Data
    Quantity
    Other Features
    Connector(s)
    Driver Diameter

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    audiotechnica audathw1000z, audio technica athw1000x, audio technica athw1000z, aud athw1000z athw1000z, acoustic athw1000z, anthem athw1000z, anthem athw1000x, audio athw1000z

    Barcodes

     00042005170807,  00731304117940,  00777786288495,  00999992624311,  04961310107819,  04961310107826,  04961310129323,  04961310129330,  07108783285058

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