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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
  • Features
  • Specifications
  • Downloads
  • Reviews
  • Q & A

  • 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.

  • 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
    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

  • Downloads

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

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


    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.



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


    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.

    Sacramento, CA


    ATH-M50xRD LIMITED EDITION Professional Monitor Headphones

    4.5 2


  • Q & A

    Are they compatible with a ps4?


    You may connect the ATH-M50xRD headphones to any 3.5mm or 6.2mm headphone connection.


    If they are limited edition, how many of them have been manufactured?


    You may contact Audio-Technica Australia for further assistance.


    Is there two audio jacks for mixing?

    yess dadd

    A single cable into the ear cup carries a stereo signal to the headphones.


    Is this pair BT wireless? What's the difference between these , the m60x and the m70x?


    No, the ATH-M50xRD is a wired connection. A few notable differences are the ATH-M60x headphones are on-ear rather than over-ear and the ATH-M70x are an open back headphone whereas the ATH-M50x models and the ATH-M60x are closed back.


    Is this product still available for purchase?




    Thank you for your inquiry. If your distributor has them in stock they should be available.


    can i use this for my ps4?


    Thank you for your inquiry. If it has a 3.5 mm or 1/4 " stereo headphone jack, yes.


    Is the fabric used in the headphones leather or textile?


    Thank you for your inquiry. There are no leather components.


    Can I sweat in them?


    We recommend that you wipe off the headphones if they get sweaty.


    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?


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


    Since the cable is detachable, could you plug in a cable with an inline Mic to use for phone calls, video conferences ect?


    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.