Able Planet ANC XNC230BKEF M500
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Able Planet ANC XNC230B vs KEF M500: 19 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

3. weight

155g lighter.

4. has sound isolation / passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
KEF M500
49% have it

5. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
KEF M500
35% have it

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

7. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
KEF M500
73% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
KEF M500
26% have it

9. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
KEF M500
38% have it

10. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
KEF M500
45% have it

11. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
KEF M500
31% have it

12. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
KEF M500
74% have it

13. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
KEF M500
44% have it

14. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
KEF M500
31% have it

15. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
KEF M500
65% have it

16. has active noise canceling / noise reduction

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
KEF M500
13% have it

17. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

18. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
KEF M500
22% have it

19. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
KEF M500
87% have it

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