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Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT2 Wireless Over-Ear Headphones


recommendedWireless, on-the-go design delivers the same critically acclaimed sonic performance as the original ATH-M50x professional studio headphones

The ATH-M50xBT2 is the second generation of Audio-Technica’s critically acclaimed M-Series wireless over-ear headphones. These headphones feature 45 mm large aperture drivers in a wireless design, so listeners will enjoy the same sonic signature of the legendary ATH-M50x studio headphones. With this update, they’ve also introduced several noticeable enhancements, such as improved vocal pickup for better call quality, an updated USB-C connection, and multipoint pairing mode. So, whether you’re looking for high-fidelity audio for your commute to work, conference call setup, or just relaxing and enjoying the music, the ATH-M50xBT2 lets you go wireless whenever you need it.

Building on the acclaimed sonic signature of the ATH-M50x headphones, the ATH-M50xBT2 headphones utilise Bluetooth wireless technology and offer the same studio-quality sound in a wireless package. The large-aperture drivers deliver deep and accurate bass response for an immersive listening experience, while the AK4331 advanced audio DAC and dedicated internal headphone amp provide superior clear, high-fidelity sound.

The ATH-M50xBT2 features dual microphones and beamforming technology, which provide improved vocal pickup ensuring crystal-clear audio call quality. Additionally, users can conveniently mute with the press of a button or access the built-in Amazon Alexa voice assistant, as well as Google Assistant and Siri.

These headphones have a battery life of more than 50 hours on a continuous full charge, with up to 3 hours of use on a 10-minute rapid charge via the USB-C connection, making them some of the longest-lasting wireless headphones available.

The multipoint pairing function allows users to stay connected to two Bluetooth devices at once, making it easier than ever to switch between tasks. You can also personalize and adjust the ATH-M50xBT2 to your preferences with the A-T Connect app. Adjust additional controls like activating low latency mode, adjust and save EQ to your headphones, change the L/R volume balance, select desired voice assistant, and more.


Type Closed-back dynamic
Driver 45 mm
Sensitivity 99 dB/mW
Frequency response 15 to 28,000 Hz
Impedance 38 ohms
Type MEMS type
Polar pattern Omnidirectional
Sensitivity -38 dB (1 V/Pa, at 1 kHz)
Frequency response 85 to 15,000 Hz
Communication system Bluetooth version 5.0
Maximum RF output 5.1 mW EIRP
Maximum communication range Line of sight – approx. 10 m
Frequency band 2.402 GHz to 2.480 GHz
Modulation method GFSK, Pi/4DQPSK, 8DPSK
Spread spectrum method FHSS
Compatible Bluetooth profiles A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP
Supported codecs LDAC, AAC, SBC
Supported content protection method SCMS-T
Transmission band 20 to 40,000 Hz (when LDAC 96 kHz sampling, 990 kbps)
20 to 20,000 Hz (when 44.1 kHz sampling)
Power supply DC 3.7 V lithium polymer battery
Charging time Approx. 3.5 hours*
Operating time Continuous transmission time (music playback):
Max. approx. 50 hours*
Weight Approx. 307 g (10.8 oz)
Operating temperature 5 °C to 40 °C

Package Contents

Accessories • USB charging cable (30 cm, USB Type-A / USB Type-C)
• Cable (1.2 m 3.5 mm gold-plated stereo mini-plug (Lshaped))
• Pouch