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Shure SRH440 vs. Audio-Technica ATH-M50

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Cost aside, which headphone would you choose and why?

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I have never listened to the SRH440, but I own a pair of M50's and they sound superb.
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Is that with all genres of music?

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Never listened to M50s, but I've used Shure as a headphone for my guitar amp, and they sound great.

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I've tried the Shure 440 before and found it uncomfortable to wear because of the weight. No comment about the M50's.
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i think im going to purchase the M50's
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Originally Posted by jfiaff;14348615 
I have never listened to the SRH440, but I own a pair of M50's and they sound superb.
Same. M50's are nearly perfect sound and pretty comfortable. The Audio-Technicas have rotatable earcups which I think the SRH440 does not have. Also the SRH440 has those exposed wires which I'm not so crazy about.

I'm sure the Shures (pun intended) would sound fine though.
Edited by Doomtomb - 7/28/11 at 7:15am
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I think I shall order the m50's today.

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If you love bass you'll like the M50's. Happy listening. wink.gif
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