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ATH-M50X

Your Price: $199.00 CDN
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Pure. Professional. Performance.

As the most critically acclaimed model in the M-Series line, the 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.

FEATURES:
- Critically acclaimed sonic 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 in loud environments
- 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 cables (includes 1.2 m - 3.0 m coiled cable, 3.0 m straight cable and 1.2 m straight cable)
- Top choice for studio tracking and mixing, as well as DJ monitoring and personal listening

SPECIFICATIONS
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

Best value on the market1 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreHamilton, Ontario
I have used countless different types of headphones in the studio. I've always liked the Sony 7509's but sadly they stopped making them. The ATH-M50x is a great replacement, and the best headphones I've owned to date. They sound great, are lightweight, fold up nicely when you're on the go, the cable is replaceable, and they don't cost a fortune. I can wear them for a solid hour before my head needs a short break. If you want better-sounding headphones you'll need to spend a lot more. To me it's just not worth it. The ATH-M50x is the best value out there.
Posted by Dave Collins on Mar 4, 2018
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Killer...4 of 4 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreNanaimo, British Columbia
Ive had these for about 2 years now and Ill probably always use these in the studio for tracking, and Im having good results mixing too. The main thing is getting to know youre source and once you know how your headphones translate with your monitors then your golden. I often start a mix on headphones when Im out, or cant make noise late at night or early in the morning. I feel confident that these are flat and clear enough I could mix only on these, I wouldnt unless i had to, but I could! Also These are extremely comfterable, Ive worn these for hours at a time and they dont get annoying at all! I also just listen to music alot on these! The Bass it good, hyped slighly in the 80-120hz range, pretty flat in the mids, if not just slightly bumped around the 400-600 range, and has a very nice high end, smooth and bright, but not harsh in any way! AT knows what theyre doing with these headphones and theres a reason tons of people use them! Again, even if not for mixing, theyre just good for tracking or just listening to music! The only con is the hinges for the ear swivels are sort of weak, my first pair one of the sides broke within a week and wouldnt sit properly, but long and mcquade replaced them on the spot(thats why I love L and M. my second pair has been going strong almost 2 years so just be gentle with them and dont twist the cans te wrong way by accident!
Posted by James Cassidy on Jul 12, 2017
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Closest StoreLondon, Ontario
Okay, I'll admit it, I play a lot of World of Warcraft. My cheapo headphones were ok but worn out so time came to replace them. A couple of my guild mates highly recommended the ATH M50's so I thought I'd give them a try. The instore trial was nice, but when I got home, I knew then that I had made the right purchase. The lovely music from WoW and the Avatar soundtrack sounded so much better. There were delightful elements I didn't even know existed! I am so glad my online buddies suggested these headphones.
Posted by Jeremy Webster on May 14, 2017
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Incredible sound1 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreWinnipeg North, Manitoba
I use a Fender Mustang 3 and live in an apartment (Yup, volume maybe 1 or 2 at home). Having owned multiple headphones, I thought they sounded okay, when I was plugged into the amp, was I wrong. ATH-M50X's sound like I'm not wearing phones. They reproduced the non-phone sound faithfully. As what almost seems like a bonus, they are light and super comfortable.
Posted by Jay Davidow on Feb 19, 2017
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they are great!!!!0 of 15 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreBurlington, Ontario
Posted by Ryan on Apr 16, 2016
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THE BEST For Under $2001 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreBurlington, Ontario
NOTHING! sounds better for around that price..
Posted by anonymous on Feb 3, 2016
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Great sounding headphones2 of 2 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreLondon, Ontario
Although a little on the pricey side these headphones are amazing. Clear sounds from high to low with little bleed. Great for mixing or just listening to music walking down the street. I would definitely get another pair if I broke these.
Posted by anonymous on Dec 13, 2015
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Best under $2003 of 3 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreWaterloo, Ontario
These headphones are rather amazing for their price-point. They have a beautiful soundstage suited for most all music; there is enough bass, the mids are decent and the treble is quite good although has a tinny sound to it. In my opinion this tinny sound helps bring out the cymbals more so I favor it. BUY THESE!
Posted by Gary on Jan 17, 2015
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Audio-Technica - Closed Back Monitor Headphones w/3 Cables2 of 2 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreBurlington, Ontario
I needed a new set of headphones for my home studio. I wanted a set of phones that would provide immediate feedback during the mixing/mastering functions. The headphones I wanted ($349) were out of stock, the sales guy suggested that I give these at try (30 day money back guarantee) so I did. Man, I was really impressed, for the money, these headphones perform. The clarity, crispness, and bottom end make mixing a breeze. If you are looking for a great set of headphones for mixing/mastering, or just listening to music, but don't want to spend large money, do yourself a favor and check these out. You will be as surprised as I was, believe me!
Posted by Tucanchu on Jan 12, 2015
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Awesome sound, great price0 of 0 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreCalgary, Alberta
Just bought these they sound great, read lots of reviews and researched for hours before I picked these. They had some on display, which was nice to be able to try before you buy. They are slightly bass forward but not in a bad way, seems to be very common for headphones with all the "Beats" chatter. The short cord is really nice it necks down to fit on my tinny stupid jack hole on my phone case which means no removing the case everytime you use them. The only bad thing I can see is they do leak sound quite a bit, in a quiet room if your listening to them at a mid to high level its noticeable and probably annoying for others. That's really my only complaint, the sound quality new out of the box is perfect I love them and they should only get better once they have broke in. They do go very loud just from my iPhone 5s running them full volume is too loud for me, sound does get distorted at that level as well. Price is great too, but I would still recommend finding a pair to try before you buy not everyone loves them from some other reviews I've read. I listen to mostly rock, some pop, dance and rap great for these types of music.
Posted by anonymous on Jan 11, 2015
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Great Headphones0 of 0 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreBurlington, Ontario
If you are looking for excellent headphones for mixing / mastering music, or just to enjoy listening to music, these headphones are exceptional for their price bracket. You will not be disappointed with the quality and clarity these produce.
Posted by Tucanchu on Dec 26, 2014
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Closest StoreCalgary, Alberta
Like The title says, they are the best. They are under 200$ and they sound phenomenal. They seem to suited more for listening to music and general playback rather than recording. I guess it's a matter of opinion. They aren't as power hungry as many other more expensive headphones so they can be powered fairly well by phones and mp3 players, so if you have a good Equalizer, they are by far the best sounding headphones you can get for portable music (I guess I have to say considering the price, but that is pretty much a non existent factor). Look up more reviews!
Posted by Lars on Dec 15, 2014
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Closest StoreOttawa, Ontario
These are very nice headphones. There basically the same as the M50 but just the detachable cable. I would recommend the M50 but if the cable brakes your screwed.
Posted by anonymous on Dec 2, 2014
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