ATH-AD500X

High-Fidelity Open-Back Headphones

  • 53mm drivers and CCAW voice coils reproduce remarkable natural sound
  • Deep, impactful bass and outstanding vocal projection
  • Open-air headphones that provide no sense of pressure on the ears
  • Lightweight honeycomb aluminium casing
  • Self-adjusting 3D Wing Support Housing
  • Flexible raised-fabric earpads

£139.00 (inc. VAT)

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Product Features

ATH-AD500X
  • 53mm drivers and CCAW voice coils reproduce remarkable natural sound
  • Deep, impactful bass and outstanding vocal projection
  • Open-air headphones that provide no sense of pressure on the ears, resulting in a completely natural sensation
  • Lightweight honeycomb aluminum casing
  • Self-adjusting 3D Wing Support Housing provides comfortable support for a more enjoyable listening experience
  • Flexible raised-fabric earpads offer excellent wearing comfort and durability
  • Gold-plated stereo 1/8” (3.5mm) connector with 1/4” (6.3mm) adapter
ATH-AD500X

ATH-AD500X

a natural, precise and profound listening experience

The ATH-AD500X Open-back headphones offer a natural, precise and profound listening experience. The earcups and the 3D wing structure of the headband make listening all the more comfortable and immersive allowing for long lasting listening comfort, further enhanced by extra padding on the earpads.

  • 53mm drivers and CCAW voice coils reproduce remarkable natural sound
  • Deep, impactful bass and outstanding vocal projection
  • Open-air headphones that provide no sense of pressure on the ears, resulting in a completely natural sensation
  • Lightweight honeycomb aluminum casing
  • Self-adjusting 3D Wing Support Housing provides comfortable support for a more enjoyable listening experience
  • Flexible raised-fabric earpads offer excellent wearing comfort and durability
  • Highly conductive OFC (oxygen-free copper) single sided cable with elastic TPE sheath to prevent tangles
  • Gold-plated stereo 1/8” (3.5mm) connector with 1/4” (6.3mm) adapter
 

“ccaw voice coils”

The large-aperture 53mm drivers of the ATH-AD500X are built around the CCAW voice coils developed by Audio-Technica, which create stunning audio and deep and balanced bass reproduction.

“extreme comfort”

The earphones are covered with large earcups that fully cover the ears. The earcup pads are dressed in a durable and very soft fabric that provides exceptional listening comfort allowing for prolonged use.

“3D wing headband structure”

The 3D Wing System comprises the the small removable wings that are found across the range of our HiFi headphones. No adjustment is necessary, the headset adapts itself to any head shape as soon as it is positioned on the head, and removes any feeling of pressure felt with a classic shaped headband. You will forget that the headphones even weigh 235g!

 
ATH-AD500X

immersive listening

The open-back headphones keep any pressure away from the ears, to allow for a natural listening sensation.

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HONEYCOMBED HOUSING

The large honeycombed aluminum housing provides a sense of clarity and exceptional ventilation.

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OFC CABLE

The ATH-AD500X has a connection cable made from OFC (oxygen-free copper) treated for improved conduction which avoids any sound alteration. 

ATH-AD500X

 3D WING STRUCTURE 

The 3D Wing Structure system allows ATH-AD500X to adapt to different head shapes for optimum user comfort, making the headphones feel weightless, even during prolonged use.

ATH-AD500X
Type Open-air dynamic
Driver Diameter 53mm
Frequency Response 5 - 25,000 Hz
Maximum Input Power 500 mW
Sensitivity 100dB/mW
Impedance 48 ohms
Weight 235g
Cable 3.0m
Connector 3.5 mm(1/8”) mini stereo, gold-plated
Accessories Included Detachable 1/4” (6.3 mm) adapter

Trusted by industry professionals

Trusted by industry professionals

Whether it’s on the boardroom table, the stage or in the studio, Audio-Technica products are trusted time and again by industry professionals looking for reliable, lovingly developed audio products for all budgets.

It’s Audio-Technica’s commitment to innovation, customer service and meticulous design that ensure professionals turn to us to provide solutions in conferencing, houses of worship, broadcasting, live sound, recording studios and beyond.

 

50 Years of Devotion to music

50 Years of Devotion to music

For over 50 years Audio-Technica has worked alongside leading figures in sports and music broadcast to develop and hone a range of products that deliver on the highest level.

Audio-Technica have developed and delivered products to power the Grammys, World Cup, Super Bowl, Commonwealth Games as well as every Summer and Winter Games from Atlanta 1996 to Sochi 2014.

 

A Legacy in Innovation

A Legacy in Innovation

Founded in 1962 by Hideo Matsushita, Audio-Technica positioned itself immediately as a leader in the manufacture and design of innovative audio products.

It’s expertise in innovation quickly spread to various new fields and led to the development of tone arms, microphones and headphones. Audio-Technica soon became a benchmark in those fields. Making history.

A self-made man and audiophile, Hidéo Matsushita was the former Director of the Tokyo Museum of Modern Art. It all started in his workshop, with the hand crafting of stereo cartridges. 50 years later, Audio-Technica has become a global leader in audio innovation.

 

A Passion for Listening

A Passion for Listening

Humility, passion, creativity and expertise in sound are the core values behind Audio-Technica’s legacy, greatly inspired by its founder - whose imprint on the company’s philosophy is still felt today.

Audio-Technica’s passion for listening evolved in the 70’s, when it started designing headphones, building upon a legacy in innovation, meticulous engineering and artistic design.

Today, Audio-Technica’s audio products have become globally synonymous with consistently high sonic performance paired with impeccable build construction and artistic design.

 

Two Year Limited Warranty

Two Year Limited Warranty

All Audio-Technica products come with a two year warranty as standard meaning you can enjoy your product safe in the knowledge that you’re covered.

All Audio-Technica products purchased from Audio-Technica Europe are guaranteed for two years from the date of purchase to be free of defects in materials and workmanship. In the event of such defect, the product will be repaired or replaced without charge*.

(* T&Cs apply)