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.
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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The Choice of Top Engineers and Audio Pros
Engineers and pro audio reviewers agree: the M50x is the choice for pure professional performance.
3 Detachable Cables
Made for Studio
Trusted in the Studio
Coveted Sonic Signature
The way to listen – in the studio or at home. The M50x delivers exceptional clarity throughout an extended frequency range, with deep, accurate bass response.
From the Studio to the Street
In the studio or onstage, at home or out and about, the closed-back, over-ear design of the M50x gives you excellent passive isolation to keep out exterior noise.
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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
15 – 28,000 Hz
Maximum Input Power
1,600 mW at 1 kHz
285 g (10 oz), without cable and connector
Interchangeable 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
Cable – Detachable
Gold-plated stereo 1/8” (3.5 mm) connector with strain relief
CCAW (Copper-clad aluminum wire)
Protective carrying pouch, 6.3 mm (1/4″) screw-on adapter