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A Review On: Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Studio Monitor Headphones

Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Studio Monitor Headphones

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Pros: Durable, Not-Too-Steep V-curve

Cons: Price Hikes, Clamping Force, Not Great For Production

These, thanks to Head-Fi, were my first audiophile-grade cans. After getting more and more into the world of headphones and getting perspective, I can go back and view these without being a first-time user.


While not exceptional at the $150 I paid for it, it's still a fun V-shaped sound-sig can that I enjoyed keeping around for awhile even after upgrading.

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I have to agree here. I was a monster M50 fan before I joined Head-Fi, but it was tempered after I heard more and more headphones. I still think they're a solid buy at $120, but definitely not the $150-160 price they've reached after the price hikes.