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Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Review | Tech Review

Looking for great headphones that don't have a brand tax? Audio-Technica has you covered with their ATH-M50x.
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ATH-M50x
Manufacturer: Audio-Technica
Genre: Headphones / Audio Tech
Price: $149
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Product Description:
“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.” - via Amazon

What is it?
These headphones are of awesome quality. Personally I think these are the headphones to
purchase when you are more serious about audio rather that the brand name.



What’s Hot
  • Superior audio quality 
  • Lightweight and comfortable to wear for long periods of time. 
  • Comes with 3 different wires 
  • Comes with leather carrying bag 
  • Headphone are collapsable 
  • Ships with 1/4 inch adapter 


What’s Not
  • $150 isn't a bad price but going cheaper would be nicer.
  • Proprietary headphone connector means you can use random headphone wires
  • Being that headphones are collapsable the hinges are bound to wear over time. 
  • I feel they should have shipped with a microphone enabled wire. 

Design: 4.5
These are geat looking headphones. Not only are they good looking but they are comfortable to
wear for long periods of time.  

Features: 4
This would have been perfect if they have included a wire with an inline mic. Otherwise, this is
the total package for headphones. If you want to hear audio the way it was recorded, this is
the route to go. Including 3 different wires and leather pouch was a great idea.  

Performance: 5
Audio Quality is superb. Music sounds like it should. If you want overstated bass I suggest you
look somewhere else though. These are the best all-around headphone that you can buy under $200.

Value: 4.5
For $150 you can't go wrong here. You can find others in this price range like Beats, and
Skullcandy, as well as Sony. None of the others will sound a good as these do though.
This would have been a perfect if they were around $120 or if they included in line mic.
Test of time | Recommendation : 5
These headphones aren't new. They are technically ATH-M50(s) with a detachable wire.
The ATH-M50 released in 2007. That is 11 years of being one of the best headphones you can
buy (at a normal consumer level). I highly recommend these headphones to anyone looking for
great over-the-ear headphones or to people considering purchasing comparable products.

Thoughts
I have been eying these headphones for about 2 years now and finally caved in a brought them.
I have to say I'm glad i did. I was gonna just pick up some Bluetooth pair of earbuds but this was
definitely the better route to take. Currently I my main phone still supports a 3.5mm headphone
jack so I don't have to worry about compatibility at the moment. On another note, these headphones
also sound amazing when using them with my Digital Piano. My previous ones all sound like crap.  

Socre
23/25
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