ATH m50x vs m40x headphones for mixing/composing

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KVRAF
2581 posts since 5 Nov, 2014

Post Sat Jun 05, 2021 9:18 am

Realphones

KVRAF
4522 posts since 22 Nov, 2012

Post Sat Jun 05, 2021 12:09 pm

look, i've had top of the line SHURE phones that had the same build as the 50$ ones, even if the sound was so incredible it gave me the ringing ears. i do fine at lower volumes now, and that means i can experiment with cheaper phones a little.

The Philips ones are on clearance rn, and many swear they are supposed to be the best cans they ever heard, even if they are open back, so absolutely everyone around you will hear you.

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KVRist
69 posts since 6 Sep, 2016

Post Thu Jun 17, 2021 7:44 am

Get plugin from toneboosters "Morphit" load the plug on your master channel and the audio technica m50x will sound straight calibrated the problem solved you do not have to look for more headphones.

KVRist
267 posts since 14 Oct, 2018

Post Mon Jun 21, 2021 2:59 am

Or sonar works, or real phones or…….(insert other correction software here)

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KVRer
1 posts since 14 Jun, 2018

Post Wed Jun 23, 2021 2:42 pm

Got an old pair of m50s bought in 2016, all beat up but works great. Still use them as additional monitors since I know them so well... should've replaced the peeling earpads/headband long ago but whatever. Affordable and OK for producing I guess.

KVRAF
2268 posts since 19 Sep, 2011

Post Wed Jun 23, 2021 11:02 pm

lol i gave away my m50x headphones to my moms boyfriend. they sucked after i bought m40x plus m50x is built for people with large heads and m40x for medium heads. i have had my m40x for like 3 years and they work flawlessly and have . they are very good for every task from music enjoyment to mixing, production to recording. they translate beautifully and are comfortable durable and built to last. they are perfect for music production in residences that enforce low tolerance noise ordinance and uh watching media of an adult based nature. lastly they hold in the sound which gives you a great level of realism and confidence in the creative process and a feeling of deeper connection to auditory environment.

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KVRAF
4730 posts since 16 May, 2002 from Brisbane , Australia

Post Thu Jun 24, 2021 2:22 am

AstralExistence wrote:
Wed Jun 23, 2021 11:02 pm
m50x is built for people with large heads
All these years and I'm just now finding out I have a big head. :dog: :cry:
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