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Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Headphones, Black

An updated classic, these A-T headphones are ideal for critical listening. They even come with 3 detachable cables: coiled, short straight and long straight. (1) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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When recording, mixing, and mastering, hearing every detail is essential -- it's what makes a mix translatable across multiple systems. Monitoring with a well-rounded pair of headphones like the Audio-Technica ATH-M50x opens up a range of sonic characteristics that are often hard to pick up on when using speakers. The ATH-M50x utilizes a closed-back, over-the-ear design, which helps bring clicks, pops and ambience to the forefront, allowing you to get the sound you need without hassle. They're excellent cans for critical listening.

Large Drivers for Superior Sound

By using powerful neodymium magnets rather than more common ferrite magnets, the Audio-Technica ATH-M50x headphones are able to take advantage of large-aperture 45 mm drivers without adding unwanted weight or bulk. The larger drivers paired with efficient magnets offer many advantages over similarly priced headphones. For instance, exceptional power handling gives the ATH-M50x headphones their clear, extended range of 15 - 28,000 Hz, well beyond the range of human hearing. This helps make sure no subtle harmonic frequency goes unnoticed. Another advantage is a near-instant driver response, which is essential for getting accurate reproduction of drums and other instruments that have a quick attack time.

Foldable Design with Swiveling Earcups

Headed to a remote recording gig or session? These foldable, fully collapsible headphones fit easily in your bag. The ATH-M50x's 180-degree rotatable earcups let you monitor with both ears when you need to mix in cans, or with one ear while tracking or cueing up mixes.

Three Detachable Cable Options

Since cable issues are the most common way for headphones to break, ATH-M50x headphones come with three detachable options: a 9.8' (when stretched) coiled cable, which cuts down on both potential tangles and damage to the connector when the cable is pulled too hard, a 9.8' straight cable and a shorter 3.9' straight cable. Thanks to the lightweight metal design and included carrying pouch, you can rest assured that these headphones will stand up to the wear and tear of an active musician's life.

Extra Padding for Excellent Isolation

Getting the perfect sound can take time, so it's important to have headphones that will keep pace with your creative process and won't cause any strain during those long mixing sessions. The Audio-Technica ATH-M50x headphones were designed with a padded, fully adjustable headband and earcups, which cuts down on fatigue and lets you focus on your mix. Superior padding isn't only great for comfort, it also adds passive noise isolation. By cutting down on ambience from outside your signal, you'll get a truer idea of your sound. Over time, the thick padding conforms to your head, adding a greater seal and a customized fit.

Features:

- Collapsible design and included pouch for easy portability
- Three detachable cables included: 9.8' coiled cable, 9.8' straight cable and 3.9' straight cable.
- Thick pads to stay comfortable even during long mixes
- Closed-back design
- 1/8-inch connector with 1/4-inch screw-on adapter
- Adjustable headband
- Neodymium magnets
- 99 dB sensitivity
- 15 - 28,000 Hz frequency response
- Each side swivels 180 degrees for single ear monitoring
- Rugged metal design

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Audio-Technica products.
- Type: Closed-back dynamic
- Driver Diameter: 45 mm
- Magnet: Neodymium
- Voice Coil: CCAW (Copper-clad aluminum wire)
- Frequency Response: 15 - 28,000 Hz
- Maximum Input Power: 1,600 mW at 1 kHz
- Sensitivity: 99 dB
- Impedance: 38 ohms
- Weight: 285 g (10 oz), without cable and connector
- Cable: Interchangeable cables: detachable 1.2 m - 3.0 m (3.9' - 9.8') coiled cable, detachable 3.0 m (9.8') straight cable and detachable 1.2 m (3.9') straight cable
- Accessories Included: Protective carrying pouch, 6.3 mm (1/4") screw-on adapter
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Black
Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 11 x 10 x 4 in
White
Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 11 x 10 x 4 in
Blue and Tan
Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 11 x 10 x 5 in
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 330-686-2600

Product Description

As the most critically acclaimed model in the M-Series line, the Audio-Technica ATH-M50 is praised by top audio engineers and pro audio reviewers year after year. Now, the ATH-M50x professional monitor headphones feature the same coveted sonic signature, with the added feature of detachable cables. From the large aperture drivers, sound isolating earcups and robust construction, the M50x provides an unmatched experience for the most critical audio professionals.

More About the M-Series Headphones

Critically acclaimed M-Series professional monitor headphones deliver accurate audio and outstanding comfort, perfect for long sessions in the studio and on the go. Contoured earcups seal tight for excellent sound isolation, with minimal bleed. And the pro-grade materials are durable, yet comfortable. Find out why online reviewers, top audio engineers, and cult followers agree, M-Series is an unmatched combination of audio and build-quality that gets the job done -- hour after hour, year after year.
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Overall: I was about to order the Beats Pro and had no doubt they were the best headphones I've had heard until. . . After researching online and watching several different reviews from different people, I was convinced to buy the Audio-Technica ATH-M50x headphones. I have to say: I have nothing but great things to say about these headphones; I am so glad and happy I bought these instead of the overpriced Beats Pro. My suggestion to a buyer is to go online and watch the reviews on these headphones before spending so much money on Beats Pro (not that they're bad), but they are really overpriced and many people will agree with me that the sound quality on the ATH-M50x are way superior. I just love them!
Style of Music: All genres really, no preference, it really depends on the people and the kind of party. DJs will agree with me, however I play
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