Audio-Technica’s ATH-CKS30TW+ Earbuds Bring Chest-Thumping Bass at a Super Low Price Tag

The ATH-CKS30TW+ aim to fill the gap in the TWS market for bassheads. (From: Audio-Technica)
The ATH-CKS30TW+ aim to fill the gap in the TWS market for bassheads. (From: Audio-Technica)

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Audio-Technica’s 15-year journey brings bass lovers what they deserve.

Audio-Technica’s new ATH-CKS30TW+ true wireless earbuds promise to shake up the market with their “chest-thumping bass”. These earbuds are the result of Audio-Technica’s 15-year effort to please bass lovers who felt ignored in the true wireless earbud market.

ATH-CKS30TW+ Features

A close look to Audio-Techinica ATH-CKS30TW+ earbuds. (From: Audio-Technica)
A close look to Audio-Techinica ATH-CKS30TW+ earbuds. (From: Audio-Technica)

The ATH-CKS30TW+ have 9mm dynamic drivers working in tandem with specially designed acoustic ducts. This combination aims to produce what Audio-Technica calls “chest-thumping bass.”

And, if you want even more bass, you can use a special bass booster in the A-T Connect app to fine-tune the sound even more.

The app itself is a veritable playground for users.

Beyond the bass boost, you’ll find four additional sound profiles: Beat, Dynamic, Vocal, and Clear. This allows listeners to adjust the sound to their preferences or the music they’re listening to.

With A-T Connect App, you can also enjoy nature sounds, masking noise for focus, or healing sounds for relaxation. (From: Audio-Technica)
With A-T Connect App, you can also enjoy nature sounds, masking noise for focus, or healing sounds for relaxation. (From: Audio-Technica)
The app also includes a unique Soundscape feature, providing ambient audio to enhance focus or relaxation.

Plus, the ATH-CKS30TW+ are also thoughtfully-designed. Audio-Technica has crafted these buds to sit snugly and naturally in your ears.

This isn’t just about comfort – it’s a clever way to prevent bass frequencies from escaping, so you get the full impact of every low note.

Of course, no modern earbud is complete without active noise cancellation (ANC), and the ATH-CKS30TW+ doesn’t disappoint. When you want to block out noise and focus on your music, you can use ANC.

Conversely, hear-through and talk-through modes are on hand for those moments when you need to stay aware of your surroundings.

The battery also lasts a while, giving you 6.5 hours of listening with ANC on, or 17.5 hours with the charging case. Without ANC, you get 7.5 and 20 hours.

The case even sports an LED indicator for quick battery checks – a small but appreciated touch.

Other notable features include:

  • An IP55 rating means they can handle sweat and dust, perfect for gym sessions or outdoor activities.
  • Touch controls with adjustable sensitivity and customizable volume give you precise control over your listening experience.
  • Voice assistant compatibility with both Siri and Google Assistant adds a layer of convenience.
  • Multipoint pairing allows you to switch seamlessly between devices.
  • Low-latency mode for gaming and videos
  • Fast Pair for Android devices
  • Out-of-Range Alert and Product Locator to help prevent misplacement
  • Selectable sidetone circuitry allows users to hear their own voice during calls even when ANC is turned on.
Get notified when the Bluetooth signal weakens and track their last known location on the Connect app's map.
Get notified when the Bluetooth signal weakens and track their last known location on the Connect app’s map.

Technical specifications

  • Form Factor: True Wireless Earbuds
  • Driver: 9mm dynamic
  • Frequency Response: 5 – 20,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity: 110 dB/mW
  • Impedance: 20 ohms
  • Bluetooth Version: 5.1
  • Bluetooth codecs: AAC & SBC
  • Water Resistance: IP55 rated
  • Battery Life (ANC on):
    • Earbuds: 6.5 hours
    • With charging case: 17.5 hours
  • Battery Life (ANC off):
    • Earbuds: 7.5 hours
    • With charging case: 20 hours
  • Mic: Yes, with selectable sidetone circuitry

Where to Buy

The Audio-Technica ATH-CKS30TW+ wireless earbuds are available four stylish colors: Matte Black, Light Beige, Evergreen, and Translucent Skeleton. (From: Audio-Technica)
The Audio-Technica ATH-CKS30TW+ wireless earbuds are available four stylish colors: Matte Black, Light Beige, Evergreen, and Translucent Skeleton. (From: Audio-Technica)

The ATH-CKS30TW+ true wireless earbuds are now available for purchase through Audio-Technica’s website and authorized retailers. All four color variants (Matte Black, Light Beige, Evergreen, and Translucent Skeleton) are offered at the $99 price point.

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