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Audio-Technica ATH-M50

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
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Sony MDR7506

Sony MDR7506
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Price $89 to $169 at 3 stores $249 at 1 store $84 to $99 at 5 stores $99 to $114 at 5 stores $181 to $345 at 5 stores
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    Overall score: 8.6 (4.0 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.2 (4.0 stars)
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Average user rating 0 stars No reviews, write one! 4.5 stars out of 28 reviews 4.0 stars out of 117 reviews 4.0 stars out of 13 reviews 4.0 stars out of 9 reviews
Release date August 10, 2009 December 05, 2009 November 01, 2001 September 20, 1991 November 19, 2010
The Bottom Line The Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Professional Studio Monitor Headphones are among the best available for less than $200, offering excellent sound and build quality. Sennheiser's versatile headphones sound great on DVDs and all kinds of music. They've been around since 1991, but the Sony MDR-7506s are still great sounding -- and fitting -- headphones for less than $100. The new HD 598's "wow" styling updates the classic Sennheiser look, and the sound has more detail and higher resolution than previous models. We recommend these cans to anyone looking for a pair of headphones with precision sound quality and a wide-open soundstage.

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Packaged Quantity 1
1
1
1
1
Sound Output Mode Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Color Info unavailable Info unavailable Black
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Connectivity Technology Wired
Wired
Wired
Wired
Wired
Headphones Type Info unavailable Headphones - Stereo
Stereo
Headphones - Stereo
Headphones - Stereo
Recommended Use Home audio system
Info unavailable Home audio system
Professional audio system
Home audio system
Professional audio system
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Headphones Form Factor On-ear
Full size
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Full size
Manufacturer Warranty Info unavailable Info unavailable 2 years warranty
Info unavailable 2 years warranty
Product Type Headphones - Wired
Headphones - Wired
- Wired
Headphones - Wired
Headphones - Wired
Remote Control None
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Product Description AKG K 142 HD - Headphones
Audio-Technica ATH M50 - Headphones
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sony MDR 7506 - Headphones
Sennheiser HD 598 - Headphones
Audio Specifications Frequency Response 18 - 24000 Hz - Sensitivity 101 dB/mW - Impedance 55 Ohm
Frequency Response 15 - 28000 Hz - Sensitivity 99 dB - Impedance 38 Ohm
Frequency Response 8 - 25000 Hz - Sensitivity 113 dB - Impedance 64 Ohm
Frequency Response 10 - 20000 Hz - Sensitivity 104 dB - Impedance 24 Ohm
Frequency Response 12 - 38500 Hz - Sensitivity 112 dB - Impedance 50 Ohm
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