Akai’s Professional Project 50X Headphones combines the best of high-end studio monitor headphones with premium personal-listening headphones for a single versatile unit, all for $49.99 shipped, today only, originally $89.99. The 50mm neodymium drivers deliver deep, potent bass response, but soft, padded ear cups and an adjustable headband ensure outstanding session-long comfort. Product page. Continue reading for another hands-on review and more information.

The Project 50X headphones fit into an airport carry-on bag or on a cluttered studio desk. Plus, they come with a travel pouch to keep them even safer on a long commute. Two detachable cables – straight & coiled – come with the headphones: If your cable gets caught on something, it will unplug at the earcup instead of ripping. More information.