(Pocket-lint) - It's each spell astatine Audio-Technica astatine the moment. Just a week aft revealing the caller ATH-M50xBT2 wireless headphones, the Japanese institution has revealed a constricted variation Lantern Glow exemplary of the older ATH-M50x.
Called the ATH-M50xMO, these over-ear cans' colour was selected by A-T fans from astir the satellite - with astir 40 per cent of a 13,000 elector excavation choosing the golden/orange 'Lantern Glow' finish.
The M50 headphones primitively launched mode backmost successful 2007. That's wherefore the specification of the M50xMO is much trim than galore much up-to-date over-ear offerings - indeed, there's nary wireless connectivity here, it's each astir the wired transportation (there are 3 cables included) and workplace designation.
Spec-wise, these A-T cans comprise 2 45mm drivers, mounted connected 90-degree swivelling earcups, which tin besides beryllium collapsed for easiness of transportation. Despite the mostly plasticky finish, comfortableness is assured by what Audio-Technica calls "professional-grade earpad and headband material" - and fixed however good the earlier M50x held up successful our experience, we don't uncertainty that astatine all.
The ATH-M50xMO is disposable now, priced £149.99/€169. If you're keener to hold for the newer headphones, however, past an ATH-M50xBT2MO peculiar variation volition besides get aboriginal successful 2021 (price TBC connected that one).
Writing by Mike Lowe. Originally published connected 1 September 2021.