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Audio Technica ATH E40 Professional In Ear Monitor Headphones

Last Updated: 7 Jan 2019 (Refresh Now)
7.1
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/10
Total Reviews
87
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Review Summary - 49 recent, verified reviews

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Sound Quality
 22
audio technica, sounds, ath, shure, musician
+95%
-5%
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" ...  They sound very open for being iems and they are very clear and detailed for the price point.  ...  "
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" ...  As I retired audio engineer I know what good sound, sounds like. ... The best listening experience I've had outside of $200k+ mastering studios with listening environments designed from the ground up by acoustic engineers.  ...  "
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" ...  Sounds great and fits well with proper ear bushing  ...  "
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" ...  Considering buying the E50/E70 once I can afford them but the E40's sound pretty good for only 100 you cant go wrong with these.  ...  "
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" ...  A bit uncomfortable but sound wise very clean and clear.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels like I'm listening to sounds widescreen and can hear sounds I wasn't able to hear before using other earphones.  ...  "
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" ...  They don't do a good job accurate reproducing the sound.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound response in the IEM buds are very good and very responsive.  ...  "
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Comfort
 18
fit, ears, tips, tip, shure
+67%
-33%
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" ...  The fit is amazing and I don't have to worry about them hurting my ears by pressing on my outer ear too much like the Shure se215's did.  ...  "
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" ...  The fit is amazing and I don't have to worry about them hurting my ears by pressing on my outer ear too much like the Shure se215's did.  ...  "
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" ...  Only thing to worry about is if they'll fit your ears they are a little big compared to most earbuds I've had  ...  "
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" ...  Sounds great and fits well with proper ear bushing  ...  "
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" ...  That said, I'll take what I've got if it means less shrill tones and less ear fatigue.  ...  "
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" ...  The earbud mount actually wraps around the back of your ear, so you have to fuss with that until they feel comfortable.  ...  "
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" ...  Sounds great and fits well with proper ear bushing  ...  "
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" ...  I got these because I cannot get custom IEMs due to a physical ear issue but these fit nicely. ... I did have to play around with cushions that fit and felt comfortable.  ...  "
Fit
 13
fit, ears, shure, falling, tips
+69%
-31%
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" ...  The fit is amazing and I don't have to worry about them hurting my ears by pressing on my outer ear too much like the Shure se215's did.  ...  "
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" ...  I got these because I cannot get custom IEMs due to a physical ear issue but these fit nicely.  ...  "
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" ...  Every recording I play thru these phones takes me to a completely unique, discrete place!  ...  "
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" ...  Luckily, I haven't had the fit issues that others have mentioned. ... I tried these with size medium comply foam tips and those gave a great seal but made the highs and mids a bit recessed.  ...  "
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" ...  Sounds great and fits well with proper ear bushing  ...  "
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" ...  The sound quality is good but these have a terrible fit.  ...  "
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" ...  Only thing to worry about is if they'll fit your ears they are a little big compared to most earbuds I've had  ...  "
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" ...  The fit is amazing and I don't have to worry about them hurting my ears by pressing on my outer ear too much like the Shure se215's did.  ...  "
Price
 6
worth, sound, buck, bang, money
+100%
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" ...  Worth the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Best bang for the buck!  ...  "
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" ...  I am super happy with the product itself but just wish it came at a lower price point so I could refer the rest of my band members to them.  ...  "
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" ...  I am glad though at least I didn't have to spend stupid money like $3000 or even $1500 to get this quality of sound.  ...  "
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" ...  They sound very open for being iems and they are very clear and detailed for the price point.  ...  "
Bass
 5
much, mids, highs
+80%
-20%
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" ...  Despite of what some reviews said about decent bass, there isn't much that I found. ... Listening to EDM, you realize how much bass is missing.  ...  "
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" ...  Bass is powerful with spacial mids and crisp highs.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound is full and gives me everything I want to hear as a bass player.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound is full and gives me everything I want to hear as a bass player.  ...  "
For Running
 3
run
+100%
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" ...  I love these headphones!  ...  "
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" ...  I am finally finished with my search for a quality set of earbuds!!  ...  "
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" ...  I was able to use the included large size silicone ear tips for a perfect seal that doesn't shift when moving around or running.  ...  "
Frequencies
 3
mids, tips, open, foam, comply
+100%
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" ...  Clear highs meaty low end.  ...  "
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" ...  I tried these with size medium comply foam tips and those gave a great seal but made the highs and mids a bit recessed.  ...  "
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" ...  Bass is powerful with spacial mids and crisp highs.  ...  "
Cables
 3
ear, chord, used, cable
+67%
-33%
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" ...  The over-ear, behind-the-back cable placement takes some getting used to, but is the best design in in-ear monitors I've come across.  ...  "
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" ...  The over-ear, behind-the-back cable placement takes some getting used to, but is the best design in in-ear monitors I've come across.  ...  "

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