ATH-M50xWH

Professional Monitor Headphones

MSRP* US$239.00
Two-Year Limited End-User Warranty

*Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. Actual selling price may vary; please check with an authorized Audio-Technica dealer.

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  • Features
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  • Overview

    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-M50xWH (white) professional monitor headphones feature the same coveted sonic signature, with the added feature of a detachable cable. From the large aperture drivers, sound isolating earcups and robust construction, the M50x provides an unmatched experience for the most critical audio professionals.

    Also available in black (ATH-M50x) and limited edition dark green (ATH-M50xDG).

    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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  • 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

    • Also available in black (ATH-M50x) and limited edition dark green (ATH-M50xDG)
  • Specifications

    TypeClosed-back dynamic
    Driver Diameter45 mm
    MagnetNeodymium
    Voice CoilCCAW (Copper-clad aluminum wire)
    Frequency Response15 - 28,000 Hz
    Maximum Input Power1,600 mW at 1 kHz
    Sensitivity99 dB
    Impedance38 ohms
    Weight285 g (10 oz), without cable and connector
    CableInterchangeable 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 IncludedProtective carrying pouch, 6.3 mm (1/4") screw-on adapter



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  • Downloads

    M-Series Headphones Brochure (pdf 3.11 M)
    Studio Headphones Microsite
  • Reviews

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    Audio-TechnicaATH-M50xWH Professional Monitor Headphones
     
    5.0

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    5.0

    Great 'phones!

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    from NC

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    Pros

    • Accurate
    • Comfortable
    • great freq. response

    Cons

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        Comments about Audio-Technica ATH-M50xWH Professional Monitor Headphones:

        These have quickly become my favorite headphones. They're very comfortable, well-balanced across the frequency spectrum, non-fatiguing, and accurate.

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        • Up to a year
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        5.0

        Great!

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        from Undisclosed

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        Pros

        • excellent sound quality.

        Cons

        • no mic and volume control.

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          Comments about Audio-Technica ATH-M50xWH Professional Monitor Headphones:

          These headphones would be perfect if they had a mic and volume control.

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          • Q & A

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            • Q:

              Does the ATH-M50x has the same sound quality as the ATH-M50. I compare the spec, they seem the be the same, still I wonder if they might sound different.
              Thank you!
              Asked on 8/11/2015 by Haisi from New York

              1 answer

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                A:

                Thank you for the inquiry.

                The ATH-M50x headphones have the same sonic signature as the ATH-M50 headphones.

                Answered on 8/14/2015 by AudioSolutionsSpecialist3
            • Q:

              I was wondering if my short cord should be worn out already.

              I have had these headphones since Christmas and was wondering if my short cord should still be working. I have just been using it with my phone and last month the sound started to fade. I checked to see if it was my phone but the other cords worked fine. im really bummed and am wondering if this should have happened.
              Asked on 5/4/2015 by maxas from Georgia, USA

              1 answer

              • A:

                Thank you for your inquiry. Please contact our service department at 330-686-2600 option 4. They can help. If this was purchased at Christmas time it is still under warranty.

                Answered on 5/26/2015 by AudioSolutionsManager from Stow, OH
            • Q:

              is amazon a licensed retailer?

              i have seen the "Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones" on amazon and was wondering if they were legit.
              Asked on 1/31/2015 by Smith99 from PA

              1 answer

              • A:

                Currently, Amazon.com is an authorized seller of the ATH-M50x.

                Thanks!

                Answered on 2/20/2015 by AudioSolutionsSpec2 from Stow, OH
            • Q:

              If I have the ATH-M50 with the cable that is not detachable, is there any way to replace the cable? Or do I have to buy a new pair?

              I got these headphones about a year ago and just recently the cable has been causing static while recording if it is touched at all. I would like to be able to continue using these headphones. Is there any way to salvage them?
              Asked on 12/9/2014 by Sydney from Bloomington, IN, USA

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              • A:

                Thank you for your inquiry. We recommend that you have our service department change the cable.

                Answered on 1/6/2015 by AudioSolutionsManager from Stow, OH
              • A:

                Please contact or Service Department for your options and costs to repair/replace your cable. They can be reached by phone at (330) 686-2600 extension 5003 or by email at service@atus.com.

                Answered on 12/11/2014 by AudioSolutionsSpec1 from Stow,OH
            • Q:

              How to get replacement Earpads

              Would like to get a pair of the white replacement earpads where can I order them?
              Asked on 10/22/2014 by denon8500

              1 answer

              • A:

                The earpads for the ATH-M50xWH are the HP-EP-WH (white), and are available for purchase through Authorized ATUS (Audio-Technica United States) dealers. There is an Authorized ATUS Dealer List and Locator on www.audio-technica.com.

                If you have any further questions, or for any further correspondence, please contact the ATUS (Audio-Technica United States) Audio Solutions Team at audio-solutions@atus.com, and include both your original question and this response.

                Thanks!

                Answered on 10/23/2014 by AudioSolutionsSpec2 from Stow, OH
            • Q:

              Will you be releasing a headphone cord with an inline mic and volume control for this set?

              I absolutely love these headphones. I bought them to replace a (still working) set of Beats Mixrs. The only thing that disappoints is the lack of an inline mic and volume control on the shorter cord. I find it strange that it was not included, since the shorter cord is obviously for a portable device like an iPod or iPhone. Please consider releasing a cord like this. I would purchase one in a hot second, and if you check the forums you'll see I'm not the only one. Thanks for your consideration, and have a great day.
              Asked on 9/6/2014 by Rach

              1 answer

              • A:

                Thank you for your inquiry. I will pass this information on to the project manager.

                Answered on 9/9/2014 by AudioSolutionsManager from Stow, OH
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