Marshall Headphones Loud & Proud

For half a century Marshall has represented the sound of rock and roll. The company's new Major 50 FX headphones deliver the same quality that legendary musicians such as Jimmy Page and Slash use on an everyday basis in a headphone product that can utilized at home and on the road.

Marshall Headphones Loud & Proud
Marshall's new Major 50 FX headphones come with an Apple-certified microphone and remote that includes a volume control, and the company says the MSRP for the headphones is $170.
Robert Archer · November 29, 2012

One of the most iconic brands in all of the world is the British audio company Marshall Amplification. A couple of years ago the legendary manufacturer launched its latest audio assault on consumers when it introduced its headphone division.

Marshall’s newest headphone product is the Major 50 FX. The company says the Major 50 FX is part of Marshall’s 50th anniversary celebration which also includes limited edition amplification products that mark specific eras within the company’s history. Marshall says the headphones deliver the same attributes as its famous amplifiers which includes punchy lows, clear midrange and higher than human highs. The headphones also incorporate an Apple-certified microphone and remote that allows for volume control, and Marshall stylizes the Major 50 FX’s with the same detailing used for the 50th Anniversary series of amplifiers. Some of those aesthetic elements include inner ear cap fret detailing, outer components trimmed in gold, headbands that stylistically resemble classic Marshall products, and the company adds, Marshall uses the same vinyl material that’s employed on its amplifiers.

Marshall states the headphones offer a full 20Hz to 20kHz frequency response and the product also comes with a canvas carrying case for transport and storage.

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Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob also serves as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In addition, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons in Haverhill, Mass. Have a suggestion or a topic you want to read more about? Email Robert at [email protected]

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