Audio Technica A2DC Type Compatible Cables (ADX, CKS, LS, E Series)

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Audio Technica uses its own special connection system on certain headphones and IEMs.  They call it a "Audio Designed Detachable Coaxial" or "A2DC" connection system.  While we are not affiliated with Audio Technica, we do sell mating cables that will work with this connection system.

The cables on this page will mate with the the following headphones.

 Headphone Type
  • ATH-ADX5000 (headphone)
  • ATH-CKS1000 (IEM)
  • ATH-LS Series IEMs (50, 70, 200, 300, 400)
  • ATH-E Series IEMs (40, 50, 70)
  • ATH CKR Series IEMs (90, 100, 100iS)


We sell cables compatible with these headphones. 

Wire Selection.

You may choose a cable with Standard or OCC silver-plated-copper wire with Teflon insulation.   Standard wire is military/aerospace quality silver plated copper with Teflon insulation, 24 AWG twisted pair.  The OCC cable uses a costly and premium wire formed of specially processed silver plated copper, with Teflon insulation and is of high purity, "5N" or better.  It is approximately 28 AWG. This high purity wire sounds great and has been specially selected by us for its electrical and mechanical properties.  Both types of wire are very flexible, can be bunched, and are durable. 

For a comparison of our Standard and OCC wires, click this link.


Our cables are fully sleeved with a soft, cloth-like black fabric covering.

You may select length from the drop downs above, or email us for other modifications.

Astell & Kern and Onkyo DP-X1

Our Onkyo DP-X1/ AK cables fit the newer 2.5mm TRRS balanced outputs available on Astell & Kern players, as well as the Onkyo DP-X1, Cayin N5, and other players. 

Balanced XLR Connection - 4 Pin

The Single XLR 4 Pin male version of this cable is terminated with 4 pin balanced XLR connection.

Balanced XLR Connection - Dual 3 pin

The 3 Pin XLR Pair (Male) version of this cable is terminated with a pair of 3 pin balanced XLR connectors.  Make sure you use this with a headphone amplifier- not a preamplifier output!

Pono Player Balanced Connection

The Pono Player (Dual 3.5mm) version is a Pono Player termination which makes full use of the dual output balanced mode available on the Pono Player.

Sony 4.4mm "PENTA" Type Connection

The newer Sony portable players use a new 4.4mm "penta" type connection to output signals fully balaned into your headphones.  Order the 4.4mm Sony version if you have one of these players. 

We offer a number of termination options selectable in the drop downs above.  If you don't see what you want, just email us for a price estimate.