If you’re looking for the best open-back gaming headset, the Audio-Technica ATH-GDL3 is it. Inspired by the elemental spirit of air, the over-ear headphones weigh less than 220 grams, providing all-day comfort. The comfortable headset’s 45 mm drivers deliver a rare high-resolution and high-fidelity sound quality that is spacious and immersive. Each wired headset includes a flexible, detachable boom microphone that provides exquisitely clear audio and detail. Volume control and mute switch are conveniently located on the left earcup for easy control of the incoming sound and the microphone. The gaming headphones come with two detachable cables: a 3.0 m (9.8’) cable with 3.5 mm (1/8”) mic and headphone plugs for connecting to computers, and a 1.2 m (3.9’) cable with a 3.5 mm (1/8”) TRRS plug for connecting to PS5, Xbox Series X, and other gaming consoles.
The ATH-GDL3 is compatible with PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, laptops, PCs, and other devices with a standard 3.5 mm TRRS headset connector or with a separate mic input and headphone output. Earpads and headband are detachable for simple, easy replacement. Elevate your gaming experience with the ATH-GDL3 for an immersive listening experience.
Inside the open-back housings are large 45 mm drivers that provide high-resolution audio with exquisite detail. The left earcup has a built-in volume control dial and a mute switch for convenient control of the professional-quality boom microphone.
The spacious, open-back design provides a truly immersive experience. At less than 220 grams, the headset is nearly as light as air, allowing you to game for hours in comfort.
The Elemental Spirit of Air
Arising from a deep heritage of Japanese analogue audio, Audio-Technica high-fidelity gaming headsets continue to deliver a purity of sound that’s all too rare in the gaming world. The elemental spirit of air inspires the natural, open-back design of the ATH-GDL3 headset, delivering a spacious, immersive listening experience.
Kentaro was born and raised in a rural fishing village in Toyama, Japan. At the age of 18, Kentaro decided to move to Australia in pursuit of the English language, sunny beaches and a more balanced lifestyle. After a decade, he is now an illustrator and artist, and is currently based in the Northern Beaches of Sydney.