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Audio Technica ATH-M50 Over-ear Headphones Review

Great set of cans for the price, Audio-Technica's ATH-M50s are a classic.

$199.00 MSRP
7.3 score Tested by Experts
  • The Audio-Technica ATH-M50 is better than 78% of the headphones we tested.
  • It is better than 78% of the headphones we have tested under $200.
  • It is better than 78% of the over-ear headphones we have tested.
  • This graph shows the Audio-Technica ATH-M50's score compared to other headphones we tested. Learn more.
# of headphones Product Score This graph shows the Audio-Technica ATH-M50’s score compared to other headphones we tested.
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Introduction

The ATH-M50s are a middle-of-the-road set of over-ears that offer comfort, decent sound quality and a fairly rugged exterior for a price that won't break the bank. While they aren't going to compete with the high-end studio headphones reviewed in the past, these cans are a decent buy if you want to take them into the outside world.

Comparable Products

Before you buy the Audio-Technica ATH-M50, take a look at these other headphones.

Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Tour & Design
  3. Sound Quality
  4. Isolation
  5. Comfort
  6. Usability
  7. Beyerdynamic DT 990 PRO
  8. Monster Beats Pro
  9. Audio Technica ATH-A700
  10. Etymotic Research mc5
  11. Conclusion

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