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Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Closed-Back Monitor Headphones (Black)

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Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Closed-Back Monitor Headphones (Black)
Key Features
  • For Pro-Level Tracking/Mixing and DJing
  • 45mm Neodymium Dynamic Drivers
  • 15 Hz to 28 kHz Frequency Response
  • Tuned for Clarity & Deep, Accurate Bass
Widely acclaimed for their sonic performance, one-ear monitoring capability, and foldable, travel-friendly design, the black Audio-Technica ATH-M50x M-Series monitor headphones offer pro-grade build quality and audio performance for professional studio-based production, location recording, DJing, podcasting, and daily listening. Outfitted with 45mm large-aperture dynamic drivers and an over-ear, closed-back design, the ATH-M50x headphones deliver clarity, deep bass, and extended bandwidth (15 Hz to 28 kHz) while isolating you from outside sounds.
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Audio-Technica ATH-M50X Overview

  • 1Description
  • 245mm Drivers
  • 3Tuned for Clarity and Deep, Accurate Bass
  • 4Over-Ear, Sound-Isolating Design
  • 590° Swiveling Earcups and Foldable Design
  • 6Three Detachable Single-Sided Cables
  • 73.5mm Plug and 1/4" Screw-On Adapter
  • 8Pro-Grade Build Quality
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Widely acclaimed for their sonic performance, one-ear monitoring capability, and foldable, travel-friendly design, the black Audio-Technica ATH-M50x M-Series monitor headphones offer pro-grade build quality and audio performance for professional studio-based production, location recording, DJing, podcasting, and daily listening. Outfitted with 45mm large-aperture dynamic drivers and an over-ear, closed-back design, the ATH-M50x headphones deliver clarity, deep bass, and extended bandwidth (15 Hz to 28 kHz) while isolating you from outside sounds.

Thanks to the 90° swiveling earcups, pro-quality materials, and generous cushioning on the headband and earpads, the headphones are both durable and comfortable to wear. Three detachable, single-sided cables—one coiled and two straight—are included for optimal operation in the studio or on the go. Each cable sports a gold-plated 3.5mm mini plug for use with mobile devices and computer soundcards, and a 1/4" screw-on adapter is included for easy hookup to audio interfaces, mixers, and stereo receivers. A carrying pouch is supplied with the ATH-M50x for convenient storage and transport of the headphones.

45mm Drivers
The ATH-M50x features proprietary 45mm large-aperture dynamic drivers with rare earth (neodymium) magnets and CCAW (copper-clad aluminum wire) voice coils for high-quality sound reproduction.
Tuned for Clarity and Deep, Accurate Bass
The drivers and headphone design work together to provide a sonic signature tuned flat for exceptional clarity throughout an extended frequency range along with deep, accurate bass character. With a frequency response of 15 Hz to 28 kHz, the ATH-M50x can reproduce a full spectrum of tones.
Over-Ear, Sound-Isolating Design
The ATH-M50x utilizes a circumaural design that contours around the ears for excellent sound isolation in loud environments. This over-ear, closed-back style is optimal for reducing bleed and separating you from outside sounds.
90° Swiveling Earcups and Foldable Design
Equipped with 90° swiveling earcups, the ATH-M50x ensures a great fit and allows effortless one-ear monitoring, a welcome benefit for DJs and singers. The earcups fold up to meet the headband, saving space during storage. A carrying pouch is supplied for protection and convenience while transporting the headphones.
Three Detachable Single-Sided Cables
To expand its versatility, the ATH-M50x incorporates a detachable cable design that exits from the left side. This enables convenient cable swapping and makes it easier to distinguish the different sides of the headphone. Three cables are included—a 3.9 to 9.8' coiled cable, a 9.8' straight cable, and a 3.9' straight cable—to let you choose the best cable for sessions, traveling, or listening at home.
3.5mm Plug and 1/4" Screw-On Adapter
The attached cable is terminated with a gold-plated 3.5mm TRS mini plug for easy hookup to mobile devices, MP3 players, and computer headphone jacks. A secure 1/4" screw-on adapter is included for compatibility connectivity with audio interfaces, mixers, and dedicated headphone amplifiers. Built-in strain relief on the 3.5mm mini plug reduces the likelihood of damaging the connection if the cable is pulled.
Pro-Grade Build Quality
Thanks to the pro-grade earpad and headband materials used in the ATH-M50x, the headphones provide increased durability and comfort while delivering enhanced audio and effective isolation.
UPC: 042005183548

Audio-Technica ATH-M50X Specs

Key Specs
Open/Closed-Back
Closed-Back
Earpiece Swivel
Yes, 90°
Foldable
Yes
Impedance
38 Ohms
Active Noise Cancellation
No
Frequency Response
15 Hz to 28 kHz
Audio Connector
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Male Straight
Included Adapter
1/4" TRS
Headphone
Open/Closed-Back
Closed-Back
Earpiece Swivel
Yes, 90°
Earpiece Connection / Wearing Style
Headband
Foldable
Yes
Driver Type
Dynamic
Driver Size
1.8" / 45 mm
Magnet Type
Neodymium
Voice Coil
Copper-Clad Aluminum Wire
Impedance
38 Ohms
Active Noise Cancellation
No
Performance
Frequency Response
15 Hz to 28 kHz
Sensitivity
99 dB
Maximum Power Handling
1600 mW
Wired Connectivity
Audio Connector
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Male Straight
Connector Plating
Gold
Included Adapter
1/4" TRS
Cable Design
Single-Sided, Detachable
Audio Connector to Earpiece
1x 2.5 mm TRS Male
Cable Length
3.9 to 9.8' / 1.2 to 3 m
3.9 to 9.8' / 1.2 to 3 m
3.9 to 3.9' / 1.2 to 1.2 m
Cable Color
Black
Color
Black
Environmental Protection
No
Weight
10 oz / 284 g (without Cable)
Packaging Info
Package Weight
2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
11.55 x 10.3 x 4.15"

Audio-Technica ATH-M50X Reviews

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question

Hi! Do you have stock in the shop??
Asked by: Galy T.
Hello, these ATH M50x are in stock at the store. For a speedier service if you are ever visiting the shop request with live chat so the product can be held for you on that date.
Answered by: James B.
Date published: 2018-08-25

What is the longest in Cable Length ?

What is the longest in Cable Length ?
Asked by: Mark
Mine came with 3 cables. I no longer have the longest one, but it was a coiled cable probably 15 ft fully extended.
Answered by: Christopher
Date published: 2021-04-30

Does the Audio-Technica ATH-M50X, as open box, ...

Does the Audio-Technica ATH-M50X, as open box, include all accessories it would if not open box ?
Asked by: mark
Yes, all of the items that are included with the sealed Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Closed-Back Monitor Headphones (Black) model are included with the open box Audio-Technica ATH-M50x model. You can find the full list of included items in the 'In the Box' section of the product page, located on your far right-hand side of the Overview Tab.
Answered by: Elliot
Date published: 2024-04-05

question

Can I use these with my i-phone?
Asked by: Anonymous
To listen with my iPhone 5s I have been using a TEAC HA-P50 Portable Headphone Amplifier / DAC. The TEAC really does punch up the performance of the headphones. It has worked flawlessly and is easy to hook up, just plug and play with a USB to Apple Lightning Plug. Plug headphones into the 3.5mm phones plug and turn it on. The TEAC has internal rechargeable battery. You might want to pick up a charging adapter and cable to charge it up from a wall plug. I highly recommend these headphones and the TEAC HA-P50.
Answered by: John
Date published: 2021-05-23

Are these headphone good for a guitar amp?

Are these headphone good for a guitar amp?
Asked by: Cato
Yeah I have used them that way. I dont know if studio monitors are supposed to work that way or not but these have been a jack of all trades pair for me.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2020-11-18

is there a short cable (4" max) that can be used ...

is there a short cable (4" max) that can be used in place of the original cables? I need to plug in a small wireless receiver and the original cables are too big.
Asked by: Marcos
The cable on these Audio Technica headphones is specialized and we do not carry anything that short. You may be able to contact AT to see of they can custom one for you.
Answered by: James Cruz
Date published: 2021-09-05

Why did I receive the unopened box? without ...

Why did I receive the unopened box? without cellophane?
Asked by: Vladimir
Audio-Technica does not wrap/seal the box of the headphones in plastic, but the contents inside should be wrapped.
Answered by: Arthur
Date published: 2021-04-30

Good for all day sound recording on set?

Good for all day sound recording on set?
Asked by: s
Yes they are great for recording on set.
Answered by: Bill
Date published: 2021-10-03
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