After 9 years, Audio-Technica Japan has finally released an upgraded model to replace its A700, the younger brother of the beloved A900. Introducing the new ATH-A700X, now in a metallic blue finish. The new A700X is about 20% lighter than its previous generation while retaining a full-body sound stage and an extended and solidified bass. Also D.A.D.S. (Double Air Damping System) for bass reproduction (D.A.D.S was developed for the legendary Audio-Technica ATH-W2002 Limited Edition Wooden Headphones. Large aperture 53mm drivers closed back design in wide range playback. Superior and deep resonating bass and vocal projection unmatched in its class. 3D Wing Support Housing vibration-proof mechanism (PAT) gives comfortable support for a better listening experience.