Audio-Technica ATH-M50 X

Studio Headphones

  • Closed
  • Circumaural
  • Dynamic
  • 45 mm driver with neodymium magnet system and CCAW voice coils
  • 90-Degree swivelling earcups
  • Frequency range: 15 - 28000 Hz
  • Maximum input power: 1600 mW at 1 kHz
  • Impedance: 38 Ohm
  • Peak SPL: 99 dB
  • Detachable cable
  • 1.2 m coiled cable
  • 1.2 m and 3 m straight cables
  • Weight with cable: 341 g
  • Weight without cable: 287 g
  • Colour: Black
  • Includes 6.3 mm adaptor and bag

Further Information

Design Over-Ear
System Closed Back
Impedance 38 Ohms
Frequency range 15 Hz – 28000 Hz
Adapter Yes
Replaceable Cable Yes

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Mr. Tee, 30.03.2020
I bought these headphones for their superb review all over the internet just to be disapointed.
There is very prominent 10khz peak (which sadly can be found on many other headphones too) that was unbearable and would result very muffled mixes unless compensated greatly.
Midrange sounds like its veiled behind and does not have clarity in it.
Bass there is plenty, and for music listening it sounds good on the low register, but for any critical work, better look elsewhere.

For music listening for someone that is used to peaky highs, these can deliver. For someone who wants balanced sound, nope.

For comfort side, you should be wary that although the cans are otherwise light and does not squeeze, ears are prone to hitting the inner mesh and could cause irritation in longer sessions.
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Reliable, enjoyable headphones
Seamus Ennis, 07.03.2020
I work as a full time musician, sound engineer and producer of records and radio documentaries. I’ve been using these headphones every day for the past few years, and I love them. They’re really nice for listening to music, studio work and checking mixes. The mid range is balanced, the bass not too heavy and the tops clean. I generally don’t fully mix on these as they’re not totally flat enough for that, but I have had to mix things on the road with them before and have been happy with them. If you just need studio mixing headphones, check out the Sennheiser HD600, but they’re noticeably quieter, more that twice the price and not what I consider everyday headphones. I recommend these to everyone, you wont regret them. They’re sturdy, well built and great all-rounders.
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Rockeeng, 01.03.2020
Used for playing and recording a guitar through AXE FX during the night hours. Also used for listening a music from the smartphone. Very good professional sound representation. What really made me happy are the three cables that comes in different lengths and forms so the headphones can be used in any (literally any) situation, whether you are at home studio/room, or on the street listening a music from your smartphone or player. Comfort is not the best, after an hour or so my ears starts to hurt so I have to remove them for a short time. For sure worth of buying, high quality of the sound and versatile.
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Radoslaw L., 26.03.2018
Probably one of the best headphones in the price range.
The M50x are comfortable enough but after a longer while can get heavy. They are also quite a tight fit but seem very sturdy, and are well sound sealed, so you do get the full potential of the sound coming through your ears.
Sound-wise; The headphones are little bit bias on the low end, so if you are looking to use them as a mixing monitor, be aware of the sound spectrum that can be a little bit over the top on the bass side.
I feel that the high end of the headphones response is a little too compromised and can be drowned out , as the low range seems to take over a lot. Having said all that, the headphones do handle extremely well and you can really push them with high volumes and there are no issues whatsoever.
I would give it a 7.5/10 overall score mainly because of the handling and built quality. If you are looking for a good pair of headphones, the 50x are a good way to go without busting the bank. Other alternative is the Sennheiser HD 380 pro, which are slightly more delicate, but yet very comfortable, with a little bit more of the high end range and more realistic perspective one the Mid/low range, but then again not as sturdy and feel quite fragile.
I hope that helps.
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