Audio-Technica introduces new 2016 Limited Edition colour for its best-selling ATH-M50x Studio-Monitoring headphones

22 Jan 2016

Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 50 years, unveils the ATH-M50xMG Professional Monitor Headphones, a Limited-Edition Matt Grey iteration of Audio-Technica’s popular ATH-M50x and part of Audio-Technica’s remastered M-Series line of headphones.

The ATH-M50x has the same sonic signature as the original ATH-M50 professional monitor headphones and adds refined ear pads and three detachable cables. From the 45 mm large-aperture drivers to its sound isolating ear cups and robust construction, the ATH-M50x provides an unmatched experience for the most critical audio applications, including recording, broadcast, DJ, live sound and personal listening.

The ATH-M50x’s innovative design was engineered to provide hours of maximum comfort. ATH-M50x professional monitor headphones have exceptional power handling and very high SPL capabilities while delivering clear, natural, accurate sound with impactful bass and high-frequency extension. The headphones also feature a closed-back cushioned ear cup, providing exceptional clarity and superior isolation in high-volume listening situations.


M50x Matte Grey with its cables


Key Sales Points for ATH-M50X – Matte Grey

  • Proprietary 45 mm large-aperture drivers with rare earth magnets and copper-clad aluminium 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-degree swivelling ear-cups for easy, one-ear monitoring
  • Professional-grade ear pads and headband material delivers more durability and comfort for extended wear
  • Collapsible for space-saving portability and convenient storage
  • Top choice for studio tracking and mixing, as well as live sound, DJ monitoring and personal listening
  • Detachable cables (includes a 1.2m-3m coiled cable, 3m straight cable and 1.2m straight cable)

Technical Specifications





Frequency Response

5 to 28,000Hz

Maximum Input Power

1,600Mw at 1kHz

Output Sound




Weight (excluding cable)

Approximately 285g


3.5mm gold-plated stereo mini plug (4 pole)

Cable Length

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


Protective carrying pouch, 6.3 mm (1/4") screw-on adapter

Product Design



Audio-Technica’s new ATH-M50x headphones are available in black (ATH-M50x), white (ATH-M50xWH) and limited-edition matte grey (ATH-M50xMG). These models will be available in January 2015 at a MSRP of S$228.00 for the ATH-M50x and ATH-M50xWH; S$248.00 for the ATH-M50xMG at authorised Audio-Technica resellers.


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