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Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Closed-Back Professional Studio Monitor Headphones
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Professional monitor headphones for the most critical audio professionals.

The ATH-Mx Series headphones are a reliable source for monitoring in home and professional studio environments. Because of the increased demand due to the popularity of the ATH-M50, Audio-Technica refreshed the entire line of these closed-back studio headphones for a redesigned feel. This is the most critically acclaimed model in the M-Series line, praised by top audio engineers and pro audio reviewers year after year. The ATH-M50x features the same coveted sonic signature, now with the added feature of a detachable cable. From the large aperture drivers, sound isolating earcups and robust construction, the M50x provides an unmatched experience for the most critical audio professionals.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Closed-Back Professional Studio Monitor Headphones Features:

  • Critically acclaimed performance praised by top audio engineers and pro audio reviewers
    Proprietary 45 mm large-aperture drivers with rare earth magnets and copper-clad aluminum wire voice coils
    Exceptional clarity throughout an extended frequency range, with deep, accurate bass response
    Circumaural design contours around the ears for excellent sound isolation
    90° swiveling earcups for easy, one-ear monitoring
    Professional-grade earpad and headband material delivers more durability and comfort
    Collapsible for space-saving portability
    Detachable cable (includes 1.2m-3m coiled cable, 3m straight cable and 1.2m straight cable)
    Top choice for studio tracking and mixing, as well as DJ monitoring and personal listening


Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Closed-Back Professional Studio Monitor Headphones Specifications:

  • Model#: ATH-M50x
    Collapsible: Yes
    Swivel amount: 90º Both Directions
    Detachable Cable: Yes
    Cable Type: Straight, Short Straight, Coiled
    Accessories: Screw-on 1/4" Adapter, Pouch


Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Closed-Back Professional Studio Monitor Headphones

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  • What A Beaut.

    As reviewed by Dylan on 2/17/2015

    These headphones introduce revolutionary qualities in audio itself. I have never heard audio more clearly. With these headphones, I hear so many underlying aspects in music I have never heard through other headphones or speakers. This allows even more to appreciate in music than before for me personally. With the audio quality being so crisp and rich, I unfortunately have a new extremely high standard for audio. I use to think the headphones that come with today's iPhones and iPods were at least high quality, but now I consider them kinda poor. I dare not even touch the $20 earbuds I have bought from walmart. So obviously as far as audio quality goes, the most important aspect of headphones, I give these a 10/10. The quality is immaculate. As for physical build, they are very comfortable and I can wear them for a long duration of time without noticing discomfort, and when I do, it's hardly noticeable. The ear muffs are very well cushioned and soft. The appearance also looks very sleek and professional. Best headphones I have ever owned.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful.
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  • Great sound, good looks and friendly to your wallet

    As reviewed by katrina on 1/19/2015

    I use my headphones everyday and they are an essential party of my travel accessories. The highs and lows are crisp, clear and robust. I'm a petite woman and find the feel and look complimenting. They are very comfortable to wear for long periods while traveling and no battery design is a plus plus plus! Audio-Technics will always be part of my listening needs.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
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  • A worthy addition to my headphone collection.

    As reviewed by William Estell on 5/21/2014

    I have heard so much about these headphones, that I finally decided to pick up a pair. First, I have to admit that I was not very impressed with the visual appearance of these headphones. They're made mostly of plastic and not many metal components to be found anywhere, except for the metal bands that reinforce the headband. These things sound really clean and although I use them primarily for DJ use, I have been using them for all sorts do things and they're still impressing me. They come with THREE different replaceable cables and a pretty nice leather(ish) carrying pouch. The ear pads are made from a very nice material that feels like real leather, and is extremely soft. The foam in the ear pads feels like it could be memory foam but holds its shape very well. Although they are made from all plastic, they have no noticeable noise or "creaks" that are common with headphones like this, although I've only had them for a few weeks. They feel like they are gonna last so I have no regrets with my purchase so far. I'm comparing these up against a few headphones... The Sony MDR7506, Sennheiser HD25, Sennheiser Amperior, V-Moda Croosfade LP2 and I'd say that they're closest to the 7506 in size and shape. The Sony MDR7506 sounds just a touch brighter in the upper mid-range compared to the ATH-M50x. The ATH-M50x sounds completely neutral across the entire spectrum and I can easily focus in on any details I wanted to hear, without effort. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend these to anyone without a good set of monitors, and if you're looking for a new pair, definitely check these out. Especially for the price!

    13 of 16 people found this review helpful.
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