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ATH-M50xRD

LIMITED EDITION Professional Monitor Headphones


U.S. 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-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.



    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

    • 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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    Audio-TechnicaATH-M50xRD LIMITED EDITION Professional Monitor Headphones
     
    4.5

    (based on 2 reviews)

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    4.0

    I would love to buy again, if it had a hardcase

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    from Charlotte

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Compact
    • Good Bass
    • Good Value
    • Great Sound
    • Lightweight
    • Stylish

    Cons

    • Lack of hard case

    Best Uses

      Comments about Audio-Technica ATH-M50xRD LIMITED EDITION Professional Monitor Headphones:

      I love this headphones. Hands down the best pair I've ever used. My only con is that there is no hard case for it. It comes with this cover that protects from scratches but not from anything else. Quality is amazing, product is worth it. Wished it cakes with a hard case. I have another audio technica head set with a hard case.

      • What best describes the environment the product was used in?:
      • Traveling
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      • Up to a year
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      5.0

      Worth every penny Spent.......NO JOKE

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      from Sacramento, CA

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Durable
      • Good Bass
      • Good Value
      • Great Sound
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Audio-Technica ATH-M50xRD LIMITED EDITION Professional Monitor Headphones:

          I wasn't sure if I really wanted to take a change with these headphones at first, but boy! am i glad i did. After countless reviews and countless hours of positive feedback, i was sold. I gave them a shot, and was i blown away. Sounds amazing, built is solid, and with other wires that come with the headphones.....Got to admit it is a great idea. I am waiting for the blue ones to be released picking up another pair for my wife. I use these at my gym, travel, home, and pretty much everywhere else you can think of, there not nose canceling, but they get the job done for me. I highly recommend this. I am most definitely not switching over to any other brand. They can be pricey, but its worth every penny, especially when they last for years. 50x are probably my go to for the simple fact i love music and thats all i use them for.

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          • Working Out
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          • Over a year
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        • Q & A

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          • Q:

            I bought my pair of Audio Technica limited red edition at a local store, do I still have a 2 year warranty even if I didn't buy them online?
            Asked on 1/7/2018 by Anthony from Quebec, Canada

            1 answer

            • Staff Reviewer

              A:

              Thank you for your inquiry. As long as they were purchased at an authorized dealer the warranty is valid.

              Answered on 1/19/2018 by AudioSolutionsManager from Audio-Technica U.S., Inc.
          • Q:

            Since the cable is detachable, could you plug in a cable with an inline Mic to use for phone calls, video conferences ect?
            Asked on 1/7/2018 by Ryan from Kentucky

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            • Staff Reviewer

              A:

              Thank you for your inquiry. We do not make such a cable for this headphone. There may be third party products, but do dot support them.

              Answered on 1/19/2018 by AudioSolutionsManager from Audio-Technica U.S., Inc.
          • Q:

            Does the Red ATH-M5OxRD's come with red headphone cables?
            Asked on 12/12/2017 by Co' from NY

            1 answer

          • Q:

            Are they still available for purchase?
            Asked on 11/24/2017 by Gemelo from Orlando, FL

            1 answer

            • Staff Reviewer

              A:

              As a limited edition, the headphones will be available until supplies last. At this time, yes they are still available.

              Answered on 12/5/2017 by ATUS_Specialist3
          • Q:

            Is the ATH-M50xRD good for gaming?
            Asked on 11/24/2017 by Luis Enrique from New York

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          • Q:

            Are they still available?
            Asked on 11/20/2017 by ADSM from Orlando, Fl

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            • Staff Reviewer

              A:

              Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, they are.

              Answered on 12/6/2017 by AudioSolutionsManager from Audio-Technica U.S., Inc.
          • Q:

            How long will this ATH M50X RD be available for?
            Asked on 11/8/2017 by Pegasie from Comanche, Tx

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            • Staff Reviewer

              A:

              Being a Limited Edition with a limited number, they will be available until supplies run out.

              Answered on 11/9/2017 by ATUS_Specialist3
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