ATH-M50xMG

LIMITED EDITION Professional Monitor Headphones

MSRP* US$189.00
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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  • 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-M50xMG (limited-edition matte gray) 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.

    Also available in black (ATH-M50x) and white (ATH-M50xWH).

    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

    • Special edition matte gray, with black headband and earpads

    • 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 white (ATH-M50xWH)
  • 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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    5.0

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    5.0

    The only headphones I will ever use

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    from Stow, Ohio

    Comments about Audio-Technica ATH-M50xMG LIMITED EDITION Professional Monitor Headphones:

    I bought my first pair of m50x's 3 years ago and to this day they are still kicking with better quality than any other headphone in their price range. They have taken a couple hits/drops but I'm surprised at how well they have held up. Never experienced any wiring issues.

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    5.0

    I would love this forever

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    from Jakarta, Indonesia

    Comments about Audio-Technica ATH-M50xMG LIMITED EDITION Professional Monitor Headphones:

    I've been planning to own this headphones since a year ago and yesterday my workplace got me this, and i just tested it today. The detail, crisp, and ability to produce such low sound is so good on my ear. Also the design and build quality.... love it!

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    5.0

    Best headphones in the market for the price.

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    from New York City

    Comments about Audio-Technica ATH-M50xMG LIMITED EDITION Professional Monitor Headphones:

    I've bought these headphones twice now. I gave my first pair to a friend who needed them, and the second pair got stolen. I'm about to purchase a 3rd pair because these headphones are just OUTSTANDING. Sound quality is great. crisp highs and deep lows. I've used these for gaming, movies, music, on my PC, and on my phone. They perform great and don't need any amplifying. I've owned the Black ones, then the red ones, and now I'll get the Matte Gray ones because they look dope! I recommend these to anyone. I had the ones that didn't have the detachable cable, which kinda sucked when using them on my phone because the cable would pull the phone off my hand if I didn't hold it tight or weave the cable through my fingers, but that's been corrected with the latest models. For anyone curious about these headphones or wondering if they're good for Monitoring. THEY ARE. If you got a good sound card, you audio files are WAV or FLAC, and you got these, you'll be able to hear every single sound in the song or movie. I also noticed a increase in the range a which I could hear footsteps in FPS games. Since they're capable of reaching such lows, that just gave me a great advantage when gaming. Forever my favorite headphones!

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    • Q:

      Are you guys having any black Friday sales?
      Asked on 11/18/2016 by Elijah from United States

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      • Staff Reviewer

        A:

        The sale will run from Friday, November 25, 2016 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST), through Monday, November 28, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST).

        Answered on 11/22/2016 by ATUS_Specialist3
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      Will this work with my xbox one and playstation 4? If so how will i connect them to each console?
      Asked on 11/5/2016 by Jellybean153

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        The ATH-M50xMG headphones may be connected to any standard 3.5mm or 1/4" headphone output connection.

        Answered on 11/7/2016 by ATUS_Specialist3
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      May I use this headphones with my Android
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      Asked on 3/29/2016 by Julopezsa from Aguascalientes, México

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        Yes, the ATH-M50xMG have a standard 3.5mm TRS connection which will plug into 3.5mm headphone connections.

        Answered on 4/1/2016 by ATUS_Specialist3
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      Can you buy a Bluetooth module for this? Are there any inline mic cords available so I could use these as headphones and talk on the phone with them?
      Asked on 2/29/2016 by Bbentler from Tukwila, WA

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        A:

        Please contact our Audio Solutions Department at (330) 686-2600 ext 5000 or at audio-solutions@atus.com for assistance with this.

        Answered on 3/1/2016 by ATUS_Specialist3
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