39points

Abyss AB-1266

66points

KEF M500

Abyss AB-1266
Comparison winner
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19 facts in comparison

Abyss AB-1266 vs KEF M500

Abyss AB-1266
KEF M500
39
points
Abyss AB-1266
66
points
KEF M500

Why is Abyss AB-1266 better than KEF M500?

  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs20Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 1.2m longer cable
    ?

    2.5mvs1.3m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is KEF M500 better than Abyss AB-1266?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs46 Ohms
  • 452g lighter
    208gvs660g
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
?

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

Abyss AB-1266
KEF M500
2.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.

Abyss AB-1266
KEF M500
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

660g

208g

4.travel bag is included
?

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Abyss AB-1266
KEF M500
5.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Abyss AB-1266
KEF M500
6.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Abyss AB-1266
KEF M500

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

28000Hz

20000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

5Hz

20Hz

3.has passive noise reduction
?

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

Abyss AB-1266
KEF M500
4.impedance
?

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

46 Ohms

32 Ohms

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.

Abyss AB-1266
KEF M500

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Abyss AB-1266
KEF M500

Features

1.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.

Abyss AB-1266
KEF M500

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