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Audio Technica ATH-M50xMO headphones now available in special ‘Lantern Glow’ finish

Halloween is just around the corner and Audio Technica are celebrating the witching hour with the release of their latest pair of special edition headphones.

The Japanese audio brand announced a limited edition of the ATH-M50x professional studio headphones in the ATH-M50xMO (£149.99 / €169) earlier in 2021, furnished with a striking Jack-O-Lantern like orange finish, and now they’ve unveiled the wireless ATH-M50BT2xMO Bluetooth model (£189.99/ €219).

If you don’t like the look then don’t lay the blame at Audio-Technica’s door. Fans of the company were invited to vote on an exclusive, limited-edition design, with nearly 40% voting for the Lantern Glow finish in a global poll.

The new colourway is the latest in a series of limited-edition finishes for the M50 range that stretches back to the 50th Anniversary ATH-M50s/LE model back in 2012. 2020 saw the ATH-M50xPB receive a purple-and-black appearance.

Audio Technica ATH-M50xMO

A descendant of the legendary ATH-M50 studio model that was birthed in 2007, the ATH-M50xMO and regular ATH-M50x professional studio headphones aim to offer a balanced sonic performance; producing a wide-frequency range with deep, accurate bass performance through their 45mm drivers.

The design of the headphones is collapsible for easy transport, while the closed-back design offer noise isolation against external sounds (there’s no ANC on this model). With professional-grade build quality that extends to the earpads and headband, long-lasting durability is very much a feature of these headphones. Included with the headphones are three detachable cables (1.2m and 3m cables) for connecting to a variety of sources.

The Audio-Technica ATH-M50xMO are already on sale from the Audio Technica website for £149.99 / €169, while the wireless ATH-M50BT2xMO Bluetooth model (£189.99/ €219) are available from today (October 13th).

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