61points

AKG N5005

51points

RHA S500 Universal

AKG N5005
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AKG N5005 vs RHA S500 Universal

AKG N5005
RHA S500 Universal
61
points
AKG N5005
51
points
RHA S500 Universal

Why is AKG N5005 better than RHA S500 Universal?

  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs16Hz
  • 18000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 16dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    116dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • 3.2mm bigger driver unit
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    9.2mmvs6mm
  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • 2.6g lighter
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    11.4gvs14g

Why is RHA S500 Universal better than AKG N5005?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
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    16 Ohmsvs18 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Has a straight plug
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Price comparison

AKG N5005

Buy used:

$599.00

ProductStorePrice
AKG N5005 AmazonAKG 5 Driver Unit Mounted 4 Way Canal Ea...AKG 5 Driver Unit Mounted 4 Way Canal Earphone N5005 (Black)【Japan Domestic Genuine Products】 【Ships from Japan】
Amazon logo
$1,030.00

RHA S500 Universal

Buy used:

$16.49

ProductStorePrice
RHA S500 Universal AmazonRHA S500 Universal Earphones: Compact Al...RHA S500 Universal Earphones: Compact Aluminium Noise Isolating In-Ear Headphones with Remote & Mic, 3 Year Warranty Included
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$37.58
RHA S500 Universal AmazonRHA MA650 Wireless Earbuds: Sweat-Proof ...RHA MA650 Wireless Earbuds: Sweat-Proof Bluetooth in-Ear Headphones with 12hr Battery, 3 Year Warranty Included
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$75.02
RHA S500 Universal AmazonRHA S500: Ultra-Compact, Noise isolating...RHA S500: Ultra-Compact, Noise isolating Aluminium in-Ear Headphone (Renewed)
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$24.99
RHA S500 Universal AmazonRHA CL750: Precision HiFi Noise Isolatin...RHA CL750: Precision HiFi Noise Isolating in-Ear Headphones for Amps & DACs
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$70.36
RHA S500 Universal AmazonRHA MA750i Earbuds: Hi-Res Stainless Ste...RHA MA750i Earbuds: Hi-Res Stainless Steel Noise Isolating In-Ear Headphones with Apple Remote & Mic
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$116.11
RHA S500 Universal AmazonRHA MA650i Earbuds with Lightning Connec...RHA MA650i Earbuds with Lightning Connector for Apple
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$59.95
RHA S500 Universal AmazonRHA T20i in-Ear Monitors (Gen. 2): HiFi ...RHA T20i in-Ear Monitors (Gen. 2): HiFi Noise Isolating Stainless Steel in-Ear Headphones with Remote & Mic (Renewed)
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$84.99
RHA S500 Universal walmartRHA S500 Compact Aluminium In-Ear Headph...RHA S500 Compact Aluminium In-Ear Headphones 200601 - Refurbished
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$24.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG N5005
RHA S500 Universal
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 N5005
RHA S500 Universal
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 N5005
RHA S500 Universal
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
AKG N5005
RHA S500 Universal
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

11.4g

14g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AKG N5005
RHA S500 Universal
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

16Hz

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

40000Hz

22000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
AKG N5005
RHA S500 Universal
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
AKG N5005
RHA S500 Universal
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.
5.sound pressure level

116dB/mW

100dB/mW

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

18 Ohms

16 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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
AKG N5005
RHA S500 Universal
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
AKG N5005
RHA S500 Universal
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a removable battery
AKG N5005
RHA S500 Universal
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG N5005
RHA S500 Universal
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG N5005
RHA S500 Universal
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 N5005
RHA S500 Universal
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.supports Wi-Fi
AKG N5005
RHA S500 Universal
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG N5005
RHA S500 Universal
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
AKG N5005
RHA S500 Universal
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
AKG N5005
RHA S500 Universal
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
AKG N5005
RHA S500 Universal
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.warranty period

12

3

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Price comparison

AKG N5005

Buy used:

$599.00

ProductStorePrice
AKG N5005 AmazonAKG 5 Driver Unit Mounted 4 Way Canal Ea...AKG 5 Driver Unit Mounted 4 Way Canal Earphone N5005 (Black)【Japan Domestic Genuine Products】 【Ships from Japan】
Amazon logo
$1,030.00

RHA S500 Universal

Buy used:

$16.49

ProductStorePrice
RHA S500 Universal AmazonRHA S500 Universal Earphones: Compact Al...RHA S500 Universal Earphones: Compact Aluminium Noise Isolating In-Ear Headphones with Remote & Mic, 3 Year Warranty Included
Amazon logo
$37.58
RHA S500 Universal AmazonRHA MA650 Wireless Earbuds: Sweat-Proof ...RHA MA650 Wireless Earbuds: Sweat-Proof Bluetooth in-Ear Headphones with 12hr Battery, 3 Year Warranty Included
Amazon logo
$75.02
RHA S500 Universal AmazonRHA S500: Ultra-Compact, Noise isolating...RHA S500: Ultra-Compact, Noise isolating Aluminium in-Ear Headphone (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$24.99
RHA S500 Universal AmazonRHA CL750: Precision HiFi Noise Isolatin...RHA CL750: Precision HiFi Noise Isolating in-Ear Headphones for Amps & DACs
Amazon logo
$70.36
RHA S500 Universal AmazonRHA MA750i Earbuds: Hi-Res Stainless Ste...RHA MA750i Earbuds: Hi-Res Stainless Steel Noise Isolating In-Ear Headphones with Apple Remote & Mic
Amazon logo
$116.11
RHA S500 Universal AmazonRHA MA650i Earbuds with Lightning Connec...RHA MA650i Earbuds with Lightning Connector for Apple
Amazon logo
$59.95
RHA S500 Universal AmazonRHA T20i in-Ear Monitors (Gen. 2): HiFi ...RHA T20i in-Ear Monitors (Gen. 2): HiFi Noise Isolating Stainless Steel in-Ear Headphones with Remote & Mic (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$84.99
RHA S500 Universal walmartRHA S500 Compact Aluminium In-Ear Headph...RHA S500 Compact Aluminium In-Ear Headphones 200601 - Refurbished
walmart logo
$24.99

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