materials? Audio-Technica obviously thinks so, and after spending time with these ATH-W3000ANVs, I believe they have a point.
•The ATH-W3000ANV uses a newly designed 53 mm wide-range driver element.
•The ATH-W3000ANV employs special high-power driver magnets.
•OFC 7N ultra-high-purity oxygen-free-copper used in the voice coils.
•The ATH-W3000ANV has isolated left/right internal wiring.
•The ATH-W3000ANV frame is constructed from magnesium for exceptionally low weight and high rigidity.
•Lightweight frame designed to suppress unwanted vibration.
•The headband design uses Audio-Technica’s signature 3D wing support system for a great fit and long wearing comfort.
Ear Cups and Ear Pads
•The ATH-W3000ANV uses traditional Echizen lacquer-finished Hokkaido Asada cherry heartwood housing, which is said to afford, “magnificent natural playback.”
•The ear cushions are hand fabricated from luxurious Spanish lambskin for “long-listening comfort.”
Signal Cable and Connector Plug
•Signal cable with PC-OCC (pure crystal, Ohno continuous casting) conductors and a highly elastic Elastomer sheath.
•6.3 mm gold-plated stereo plug.
•A fabric, draw string-equipped cable bag