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Audio-Technica ATH-M50S

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pileman
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Pros: Great value, smooth mids, quite neutral, great build quality, punchy bass, nice soundstage, easy to drive, nice design, details, can be EQ'd

Cons: Loosy bass response, very overpowering lower and upper bass response, METALLIC HIGHS, clamping pressure, quite heavy, detachable cable would be nice

Audio-Technica ATH-M50S are really great headphones for the price, but are definitely not the best cans out there. In my opinion these headphones have a lot flaws. Biggest flaw is the bass response. It's great for metal and hip hop, but even though I'm quite of a BASSHEAD, I find the bass to be too lossy, and really overpowering the mids and the highs, especially when listening to Pink Floyd do1C2f7DpvCDPnAAgtqU3ndrS4iKO6X1gEoqo78mcf0K6sKdacyr4hS49mmsosF-vVW_DKdzd_kirhYVOzMDGUZAlFONs8rkOj8v9s30dUy4exsoM24. Sure if you are listening through a computer or a phone or any source that has an EQ it can be easily fixed by lowering the low frequencies. But there is one thing that I couldn't fix is the harsh, metallic treble. Even after 300 hours usage these cans still have treble problem which is unbearable when listening to "Drum and Bass".

Verdict:

Audio-Technica ATH-M50S has a lot of bass, which is great for hardcore bassheads, but lacks clarity in high frequencies, and despite that these cans doesn't have a detachable cable, Audio-Technica ATH-M50S are foldable, easy to drive, great for hip-hop, metal, rock, and has an incredible value, and boosting really good sound quality.

 

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Cons: Loosy bass response, very overpowering lower and upper bass response, METALLIC HIGHS, clamping pressure, quite heavy, detachable cable would be nice,recessed mids, no soundstage, overrated :)
i'm sorry but to say this headphone is good for bassheads is a joke, i think your more on the lines of a rock enthusiast that emphasizes clean bass rather than the skull numbing bass associated with bassheads.
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