ATH-AD500 (DISCONTINUED)

Open-air Dynamic Headphones

MSRP* US$99.95
One-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

    The ATH-AD500 has been discontinued and replaced with the ATH-AD500X. Click here for information on the ATH-AD500X.

    Designed for incredibly comfortable listening. With a lightweight honeycomb aluminum casing and magnesium frame structure, these open-air headphones produce no sense of pressure on the ears, offering a completely natural listening experience. The self-adjusting wing support automatically adjusts to your head size. A straight cord at the left earpiece terminates to a mini plug with included " adapter.
  • Features

    • Remarkably natural sound, with deep, resonating bass and outstanding vocal projection

    • Open-air headphones produce no sense of pressure on the ears, resulting in a completely natural sensation

    • Lightweight honeycomb aluminum casing and magnesium frame structure

    • Large-aperture 53 mm drivers with neodymium magnet systems and CCAW voice coils for superior sound reproduction

    • Self-adjusting 3D Wing Support Housing provides comfortable support for a more enjoyable listening experience

    • Extremely comfortable velvet ear pads

    • OFC (oxygen-free copper) cable

    • Gold-plated stereo 1/8" (3.5 mm) connector with 1/4" (6.3 mm) adapter

  • Specifications

    TypeOpen-air Dynamic
    Driver Diameter53 mm
    MagnetNeodymium
    Voice CoilCopper-clad aluminum wire
    Frequency Response10 30,000 Hz
    Maximum Input Power500 mW
    Sensitivity99 dB/mW at 1 kHz
    Impedance66 ohms
    Weight260 g
    Cable3.0 m (Single) (OFC)
    Connector1/8" (3.5 mm) mini stereo, gold-plated
    Accessory IncludedDetachable 1/4" (6.3 mm) adapter



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    3.7

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    5.0

    Amazing headphones

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    from New Braunfels, TX, USA

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    Pros

    • Casual Listening
    • Film/Video Production

    Cons

      Best Uses

        I've had these headphones for over a year and I've loved them since day one. the only problem with them is that their a bit flimsy but if you take care of them that shouldn't be a problem.

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        • Casual listening
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        • Intermediate
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        • Over a year
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        Extremely poor durability

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        Pros

        • Casual Listening
        • Other
        • Studio

        Cons

        • Not durable

        Best Uses

          I had these headphones for a total of 5 days before they fell on the ground and BROKE. The sound is great and they are very light weight but they cant take a 2 foot drop.

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          5.0

          Best buy for this price range.

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          Pros

          • Bass
          • clear vocal sound
          • Comfortable

          Cons

          • air dynamic = other can listen what you listening
          • design...
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          Best Uses

            Best for vocal song and party song.
            Work well with gaming and movie as well.

            Just the treble performance a little bit weaker, but this doesn't affect must.

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