55points

AKG K 430

80points

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

45points

Future Sonics mg6pro

85points

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

94points

Sennheiser PXC 550

AKG K 430
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Future Sonics mg6pro
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
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Sennheiser PXC 550
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AKG K 430 vs Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT vs Future Sonics mg6pro vs Marshall Monitor Bluetooth vs Sennheiser PXC 550

AKG K 430
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Future Sonics mg6pro
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550
AKG K 430
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Future Sonics mg6pro
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550

Why is AKG K 430 better than Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Future Sonics mg6pro & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT better than AKG K 430 & Future Sonics mg6pro & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • Lowest frequency
    5Hzvs12,18,20,17Hz
  • Has included ear pads

Why is Future Sonics mg6pro better than AKG K 430 & Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • Sweat resistant
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Weather sealed

Why is Marshall Monitor Bluetooth better than AKG K 430 & Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Future Sonics mg6pro & Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • Impedance
    28 Ohmsvs32,38,32,490 Ohms
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than AKG K 430 & Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Future Sonics mg6pro & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 430
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Future Sonics mg6pro
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K 430
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Future Sonics mg6pro
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.

3.has a detachable cable
AKG K 430
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Future Sonics mg6pro
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

4.can be folded
AKG K 430
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Future Sonics mg6pro
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

5.has an in-ear form
AKG K 430
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Future Sonics mg6pro
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG K 430
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Future Sonics mg6pro
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

12Hz

5Hz

18Hz

20Hz

17Hz

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

2.highest frequency

28000Hz

45000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

23000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K 430
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Future Sonics mg6pro
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

4.sound pressure level

125dB/mW

97dB/mW

114dB/mW

98dB/mW

110dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K 430
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Future Sonics mg6pro
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

6.impedance

32 Ohms

38 Ohms

32 Ohms

28 Ohms

490 Ohms

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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K 430
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Future Sonics mg6pro
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K 430
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Future Sonics mg6pro
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
AKG K 430
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Future Sonics mg6pro
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K 430
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Future Sonics mg6pro
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 430
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Future Sonics mg6pro
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG K 430
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Future Sonics mg6pro
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

4.Has WiFi
AKG K 430
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Future Sonics mg6pro
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K 430
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Future Sonics mg6pro
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

2.has an in-line control panel
AKG K 430
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Future Sonics mg6pro
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

3.can be used as a headset
AKG K 430
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Future Sonics mg6pro
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

4.has a noise canceling microphone
AKG K 430
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Future Sonics mg6pro
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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