ThePCEnthusiast is supported by its readers. Our articles usually contain affiliate links (Amazon, Newegg, etc).
We may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase products via our link(s). See our site disclosure here.
Thank you for your support!
Home » Audio Gear Reviews » Master & Dynamic MH40 Headphone Review, That Smooth Bass

Master & Dynamic MH40 Headphone Review, That Smooth Bass

Share this:

The Master & Dynamic MH40 is an over-ear headphone that first surfaced some time last year. It’s the company’s current flagship and is geared towards music lovers and audiophiles alike. Master & Dynamic, a New York city based company, is basically a new comer in the headphone industry. But the company didn’t enter the market without a product that can compete and may even surpass its competitors. The MH40 headphone has been with me for several months. In fact I should have published this review several months ago. But I decided to listen with it more, pairing it with different sources, DACs and AMPs, and burning it properly to fully reach its driver’s potential. Today, let’s take a closer look and find out what this headphone is capable of and how does it sound. Please continue reading our Master & Dynamic MH40 headphone review below.

Master and Dynamic MH40 review-12

Master & Dynamic MH40 Review

Most probably you have already encountered the name Grado, Sennheiser, Audio Technica, Beyerdynamic, V-Moda and etc. And most probably you are already using one of their headphones. This may be your first time to encounter Master & Dynamic. Let me introduce the company first.

“Master & Dynamic is a new luxury brand in the audio space (headphones, earphones, wireless speakers), purpose-built for the creative professional. Our passion is building beautifully designed, technically sophisticated sound tools for creative minds.

Founded by a serial entrepreneur (Jonathan Levine) and a diverse team of New York’s finest creative minds/agencies, Master & Dynamic combines experienced, successful leadership with a highly skilled, motivated and fast moving team. Our creative, digital and pr agencies are a tight extension of our internal creative hub. We have an entrepreneurial and yet highly collaborative design driven culture and are crafting a luxury brand experience.”

Master & Dynamic has already released two headphones and several earphones, namely the over-ear MH40, on-ear MH30 and the ME05, ME03 and ME01 in-ear headphones. But let’s just focus on the MH40 for now.

The Master & Dynamic MH40 is a meticulously and beautifully crafted over-ear headphone made from premium materials. According to the company, it’s “tuned to provide a rich and warm sound” and was “designed to be the modern thinking cap, a tool to help you focus and tune into your work while tuning out the world around you.”

The MH40 headphone is basically a mixture of aluminum body, stainless steel components, cowhide, and soft lambskin to produce a very sturdy headphone that is also comfortable to wear. Master & Dynamic uses a custom 45mm neodymium drivers, that powers the MH40, to provide that rich and warm sound signature.

Don’t worry if you don’t like the color Brown/Silver color like what I got here. The MH40 is available in 5 different colors, namely: Silver metal / Brown leather, Silver metal / Navy leather, Black metal / Navy leather, Gunmetal / Black leather and Black metal / Black leather.

I’ll discuss more of its features as we take a closer look at the headphone on the next page.

Features and Specifications

  • Premium Grain Leather Headband with Lambskin Interior
  • Removable/Replaceable Memory Foam Ear Pads with Lambskin Covering
  • Forged Aluminum Body
  • Audio Input /Output: 3.5mm Cable Jack
  • Adjustment Post
  • Stainless Steel Components including: Earcup Harness, Hinge, Adjustment Post
  • Mute Button (Press in to mute. Press again to unmute)
  • Premium Leather Inlay
  • Audio Input/Output: 3.5mm Cable Jack for Audio Sharing
  • Magnetized Ear Pads
  • Dimensions: 200mm x 185mm x 50mm
  • Weight: 360g
  • Sound Profile: Dynamic, Closed
  • Impedance: 32 ohms
  • Drivers: 45mm Neodymium High-Performance
Share this:

A PC enthusiast and a gamer, and my eyes eat frames for breakfast, I guess. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Leave a Comment