66points

Audeze LCD-1

47points

HiFiMAN HE-500

Audeze LCD-1
Comparison winner
HiFiMAN HE-500
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33 facts in comparison

Audeze LCD-1 vs HiFiMAN HE-500

Audeze LCD-1
HiFiMAN HE-500
66
points
Audeze LCD-1
47
points
HiFiMAN HE-500

Why is Audeze LCD-1 better than HiFiMAN HE-500?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs15Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 31dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    120dB/mWvs89dB/mW
  • 22 Ohms lower impedance
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    16 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 252g lighter
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    250gvs502g
  • Can be folded
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  • Has a tangle free cable
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Why is HiFiMAN HE-500 better than Audeze LCD-1?

  • Has included ear pads
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  • 1m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs2m

Price comparison

Audeze LCD-1

Buy used:

$699.00

ProductStorePrice
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonAudeze LCD-1 Audiophile Headphones, Over...Audeze LCD-1 Audiophile Headphones, Over Ear, Open-Back, Wired
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$399.00
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonAudeze LCD-X Over Ear Open Back Headphon...Audeze LCD-X Over Ear Open Back Headphone with New Suspension Headband Creator Package – no Travel case
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$1,199.00
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonHIFIMAN SUNDARA Over-ear Full-size Plana...HIFIMAN SUNDARA Over-ear Full-size Planar Magnetic Headphones with High Fidelity Design Easy to Drive by iPhone /Android Comfortable Headband Open-Back Design Easy Cable Swapping Black
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$349.00
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonLCDi3 in-Ear Headphones with Bluetooth 5...LCDi3 in-Ear Headphones with Bluetooth 5.0 and Lightning and Analog Cables
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$899.00
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonAudeze iSINE10 in-Ear Semi-Open Headphon...Audeze iSINE10 in-Ear Semi-Open Headphone with Analog 3.5mm Cable, Black
Amazon logo
$345.00
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonAudeze SINE DX On-Ear | Open Back Headph...Audeze SINE DX On-Ear | Open Back Headphone
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$499.00
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonAudeze LCD-3 Over Ear Open Back Headphon...Audeze LCD-3 Over Ear Open Back Headphone Zebrano Wood Rings with New Suspension Headband … Leather Free
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$1,945.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audeze LCD-1
HiFiMAN HE-500
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
Audeze LCD-1
HiFiMAN HE-500
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
Audeze LCD-1
HiFiMAN HE-500
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat-resistant
Audeze LCD-1
HiFiMAN HE-500
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

250g

502g

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)
Audeze LCD-1
HiFiMAN HE-500
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

50000Hz

50000Hz

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

10Hz

15Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3.has passive noise reduction
Audeze LCD-1
HiFiMAN HE-500
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

120dB/mW

89dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
5.has active noise-canceling (noise control)
Audeze LCD-1
HiFiMAN HE-500
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.
6.impedance

16 Ohms

38 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.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audeze LCD-1
HiFiMAN HE-500
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audeze LCD-1
HiFiMAN HE-500
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Audeze LCD-1
HiFiMAN HE-500
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
Audeze LCD-1
HiFiMAN HE-500
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Audeze LCD-1
HiFiMAN HE-500
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
Audeze LCD-1
HiFiMAN HE-500
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
Audeze LCD-1
HiFiMAN HE-500
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.
4.has an in-line control panel
Audeze LCD-1
HiFiMAN HE-500
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
5.Has voice prompts
Audeze LCD-1
HiFiMAN HE-500
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
6.has voice commands
Audeze LCD-1
HiFiMAN HE-500
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

Price comparison

Audeze LCD-1

Buy used:

$699.00

ProductStorePrice
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonAudeze LCD-1 Audiophile Headphones, Over...Audeze LCD-1 Audiophile Headphones, Over Ear, Open-Back, Wired
Amazon logo
$399.00
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonAudeze LCD-X Over Ear Open Back Headphon...Audeze LCD-X Over Ear Open Back Headphone with New Suspension Headband Creator Package – no Travel case
Amazon logo
$1,199.00
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonHIFIMAN SUNDARA Over-ear Full-size Plana...HIFIMAN SUNDARA Over-ear Full-size Planar Magnetic Headphones with High Fidelity Design Easy to Drive by iPhone /Android Comfortable Headband Open-Back Design Easy Cable Swapping Black
Amazon logo
$349.00
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonLCDi3 in-Ear Headphones with Bluetooth 5...LCDi3 in-Ear Headphones with Bluetooth 5.0 and Lightning and Analog Cables
Amazon logo
$899.00
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonAudeze iSINE10 in-Ear Semi-Open Headphon...Audeze iSINE10 in-Ear Semi-Open Headphone with Analog 3.5mm Cable, Black
Amazon logo
$345.00
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonAudeze SINE DX On-Ear | Open Back Headph...Audeze SINE DX On-Ear | Open Back Headphone
Amazon logo
$499.00
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonAudeze LCD-3 Over Ear Open Back Headphon...Audeze LCD-3 Over Ear Open Back Headphone Zebrano Wood Rings with New Suspension Headband … Leather Free
Amazon logo
$1,945.00

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