Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones: Review

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Audio-Technica is a top tier audio company that produces headphones, microphones, and other audio gear that professionals all over the world have adored. The original Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Professional headphones see usage in professional setups for performers and sound engineers for many years now; we know the headphones for their comfort, durability, and good overall sound quality.

Audio-Technica recently released their updated ATH-M50x headphones, which don’t stray far from the tried-and-true aesthetics and sound properties but adds slightly better materials and three removable cables for even more versatility. The newest ATH-M50xBT models include Bluetooth wireless functionality but still look and feel almost identical to their non-Bluetooth model.

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  • Lightweight and comfortable over-the-ear design/construction
  • Can swivel, rotate, and fold for easy transport/storage and one-ear monitoring
  • Short straight cable included for non-wireless operation
  • Bluetooth mode works great; the battery lasts 10 hours on a single charge
  • Great sound quality: crisp highs and slightly elevated mids; deep bass
  • Great isolation and sound leakage protection


  • Construction is almost entirely plastic



Audio Technica ATH-M50WH Headphones Now Shipping

The Audio Technica ATH-M50WH headphones that were recently announced at NAMM 2012 are now available at Pro Audio equipment resellers worldwide. Users will get the same comfort and sound quality found on the original all black ATH-M50's along with a nice fresh color. They have a fully collapsible and swivel design making them great for DJ's as well as producers and music makers. They are lightweight and have a very high power handling capability with the 45mm drivers. They are available for $200, so check them out if you are in the market for a new set. Check out the press release inside.


Audio-Technica ATH-M50X Headphones Unboxing & First Impressions [Video]

The Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Professional headphones have been in used in professional setups for performers and sound engineers around the world. They are known for comfort, durability, and good overall sound quality. Audio-Technica has recently released the updated ATH-M50X headphones which don't stray far from the tried and true aesthetics and sound properties, but adds slightly better materials and three removable cables for even more versatility.


Audio-Technica New Blog

Our good friends over at Audio-Technica have been creating professional sound products for professionals for decades. We've recently reviewed their latest headphones the ATH-M50X and their Wireless 10 Microphone System with great results. The Audio-Technica brand has now released a new blog space that provides updated content including product spotlights and really handy tutorial videos.


Audio-Technica releases ATH-M50RD Limited-Edition Red Headphones

DJ and Producers alike have used the Audio-Technica ATH-M50 headphones with great success. Everyone seems to like the lightweight design and rugged durability paired with a great sound that accurately reproduces the source material. The ATH-M50's are currently sold in Black or white color schemes and now AT has released the new ATH-M50RD as a limited Red edition. Check out the full press release and more information on these limited edition headphones after the jump.


NAMM 2014: Audio Technica M-Series Headphones

Audio-Technica has just announced a new line of M-Series headphones that will add different price and performance tiers to their existing and widely popular ATH-M50x headphones. The ATH-M20x are the entry level headphones that have 40mm drivers and will cost $69. The ATH-M30x adds better and louder sound at $99. The ATH-M40x adds slightly better drivers, a fold-hinge construction, and a removable cable for $139. The top performing ATH-M50x adds bigger bass booming 45mm drivers for $239.