Audio-Technica ATH AD500X Headphones Review


Audio-Technica doesn’t need any introduction, as it one of the top brand when comes to audio-grade equipment. And the ATH series is the most use headphone around the world. Those who like open back headphones, Audio-Technica has a full range of ATH AD headphones for them. Today we are going check the smallest brother in line, The Audio-Technica ATH AD500X available at Amazon price of $85/ 7,000INR (MSRP 9,000INR) is not super expensive but should it worth it? Let’s find out.



  • Newly designed 53 mm drivers with CCAW voice coils reproduce remarkably natural sound, with deep, impactful bass and outstanding vocal projection
  • Open-air headphones produce 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″ (3.5 mm) connector with 1/4″ (6.3 mm) adapter



Type Open-air Dynamic
Driver Diameter 53 mm
Frequency Response 5 – 25,000 Hz
Maximum Input Power 500 mW
Sensitivity 100dB/mW
Impedance 48 ohms
Weight 235 g
Cable 3.0 m (9.8′)
Connector 3.5 mm(1/8″) mini stereo, gold-plated
Accessory Included Detachable 1/4″ (6.3 mm) adapter