October 2019 Issue

David Clark Pro-X2: On-The-Ear Comfort

At $745 Clark's latest supra-aural headset is hardly a budget model, but we think it packs enough tech and performance to call it a decent value.

As with the early model, the latest Pro-X2 requires precise positioning of the ear cup over the ear canal as you'd expect with a supra-aural model. And while the new set has the same ear pads as the original, David Clark redesigned the inner audio dome for a more elongated oval shape, compared to the previous circular design. It also changed the electret microphone to a MEMS (micro-electromechanical system) designed mic and moved the amplifier to the mic's boom, rather than in the controller where it was placed previously. The end result is better RFI (radio frequency interference) immunity.

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