Audio-Technica ATH-GDL3 gaming headset: open-back and detachable microphone

The Audio-Technica ATH-GDL3 gaming headset has received quite professional qualities: the earpads and soft headband lining are easy to detach for replacement and cleaning, the gooseneck microphone is also removable. By the way, the microphone itself, according to Audio-Technica, is professional grade.

Extremely Lightweight

Audio-Technica ATH-GDL3

The comfort of use is also built into the design: it weighs less than 220 grams and does not weigh down during a prolonged gaming session. The sound quality will be ensured by 45mm speakers in open-type cups – from the outside they are protected only by perforated metal grills.

As a result, the novelty works out the frequency range from 10 to 35,000 Hz with a sensitivity of 98dB/mW. Controlling the ATH-GDL3 is simple: the volume control and mute switch are located on the left earcup.

PS5, Xbox Series X compatible

Audio-Technica ATH-GDL3

The Audio-Technica ATH-GDL3 comes with a pair of detachable cables. A three-meter cable with separate 3.5mm jacks for a microphone and headphones is intended for connection to a computer. The 1.2m cable with 3.5mm TRRS connector allows you to connect to game consoles such as PS5, Xbox Series X and more.

Availability and price

The Audio-Technica ATH-GDL3 gaming headset is available in two colors – black and blue and white and black. In the US, it costs $138.

Audio-Technica ATH-GDL3 Specifications

  • Type Open-back dynamic
  • Driver Diameter 45 mm
  • Frequency Response 10 to 35,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity 98 dB/mW
  • Impedance 45 ohms
  • Microphone Sensitivity -43 dB (1 V/Pa, at 1 kHz)
  • Microphone Frequency Response 30 to 20,000 Hz
  • Microphone Polar Pattern Hypercardioid
  • Cable – Detachable Detachable cable (1.2 m (3.9’)/3.5 mm (1/8”) gold-plated stereo mini-plug/4 pole); Detachable cable for PC (3.0 m (9.8’)/3.5 mm (1/8”) gold-plated stereo mini-plug/3 pole x2)
  • Weight (without cable) Approx. 220 g (7.8 oz) / Approx. 227 g (8.0 oz) (including detachable microphone)