ATH-M50s/LE

LIMITED EDITION Professional Studio Monitor Headphones (with straight cable)

MSRP* US$209.00
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

    To celebrate Audio-Technicaís 50th Anniversary, A-T has introduced a special limited edition ATH-M50s/LE Anniversary Headphone in a silver-colored metallic finish.

    With the ATH-M50s/LE professional studio monitor headphones (silver color with straight cable), Audio-Technica has achieved an exceptionally accurate response and long-wearing listening comfort. Designed especially for professional monitoring and mixing, these studiophones feature an efficient collapsible design for space-saving portability and storage. Circumaural ear pieces swivel 180į for easy one-ear monitoring and luxuriously padded ear cushions create an outstanding seal for maximum isolation. The adjustable headband is generously padded for ultimate comfort during long mixing sessions. A straight cable at the left earpiece terminates to a gold-plated mini-plug with included screw-on ľ" adapter.

    Audio-Technicaís sophisticated driver technology and superior components deliver exceptional power handling and very high SPL capabilities while maintaining clarity of sound throughout their extended range, with deep, accurate bass and outstanding high-frequency extension. The headphones feature proprietary large-aperture drivers with neodymium magnet systems for ultra-efficient signal transfer.

    To read about A-Tís history & see more 50th Anniversary Limited Edition products, click here.
  • Features

    • Special 50th anniversary edition in silver-colored metallic finish

    • Exceptional audio quality for professional monitoring and mixing

    • Collapsible design ideal for easy portability and convenient storage

    • Proprietary 45 mm large-aperture drivers with neodymium magnet systems

    • Closed-back cushioned earcup design creates an outstanding seal for maximum isolation

    • Adjustable padded headband for comfort during long mixing/recording sessions

    • Single-sided straight cable terminates to gold-plated mini-plug with screw-on ľ" adapter

    • Available in black color with coiled cable (ATH-M50), white color with coiled cable (ATH-M50WH), and black color with straight cable (ATH-M50s)

  • 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
    Weight284 g (10 oz) without cable and connector
    Cable3.5 m (11.0'), OFC litz wire
    ConnectorGold-plated stereo 1/8" (3.5 mm) connector with strain relief and professional screw-on 1/4" (6.3 mm) adapter
    Accessory IncludedProtective pouch



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    ATH-M50s/LE LIMITED EDITION Professional Studio Monitor Headphones (with straight cable) 4.3 5 3 3
    very good headphones I got these headphones a few days ago and have been listening to them a lot. The sound quality is much better then any headphone I have ever heard. when I first took them out the bass was a little lacking yet after a while it got better. these headphones sound good no matter what type of music you listen to, I listen to all music from country to rap back to classic rock. they also cancel outside sound fairly well but keep in mind they don't have an actual noise cancelling system built in. I would strongly suggest buying these while you still can cause not only do they sound good but they look better then the regular M50s. December 9, 2012
    Very good but.. I'm no audio expert. In fact i'm only 16, but i'm not the type to buy headphones for the brand or just popularity. I do know what great headphones sound like, and these are it. These have amazing audio quality, build quality, and they look great to. The only problem I have with these headphones is that I listen to mainly dubstep. I know this genre of music is somewhat harsh on headphones because of the nature of the music, but when i'm listening through these headphones, they crackle such an unbearable amount, its painful. They say with these headphones you will hear tiny pieces in songs that you cant with others, and this is entirely true. I've heard sounds in songs that i knew by heart that I haven't heard in other headphones. I have listened to these in a wide variety of genres however, such as hip hop, rap, rock, alternative, and some others all for just testing and comparing to other headphones, and these blew the others away. I rated 3/5 for "ease of use" because of the fact that the cord is, I believe, 3.5 meters long. This makes them very hard for walking with these on, because it feels like you have a pocket full of rocks constantly rubbing against your leg. Of course, I do realize these are advertised as "studio monitoring headphones" and not casual use at school, but 3.5 meters is still way more than necessary. If these had a removable cord as many other headphones do, and had an overall shorter cord, I would definitely rate 5/5 for "ease of use". I hate to have to do it, but I will be returning these. Overall amazing headphones with great quality, but these are just not for me. October 29, 2012
    Couldn't want anything more. I've owned Sennheiser HD 280's as well as AKG K 271 MK II and I have to say that these really deliver. I'm not too technical so I won't have the specific details that you might want from a review, but these headphones are very, very balanced. It does lack a bit in the mid-range, but I've never heard clearer response in the hi and lo ranges. In short, these headphones will show you how music was meant to sound. It simply makes it come to life... I love them. April 22, 2012
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    It's only available in straight, I think.

    3.0m cable.
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    the limited edition M50 comes only in straight cable (thus the name M50s/LE) at 3 meters long
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    where to buy in canada

    where can i buy ath-m50s/LE in canada
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    Thank you for you inquiry. lease contact our office in canada at 800-567-3275
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    Can I buy this online or in California?

    I would like to buy the Ath M50s Limited Edition
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    Thank you for your inquiry. These are available at authorized Audio-Techncia dealers, both online as well as actual stores. If you are looking for a store in your area, use the dealer locator on our home page to find one.
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    Thank you for your inquiry. Please contact our offices in Europe at the below link. You are asking the question on the U.S web site.

    http://www.audio-technica.com/cms/s...
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    If I order from Amazon could I get this in a few days?
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    they are apparently going to be released in March
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