48points

Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z

61points

Audio-Technica ATH-W5000

Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z
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Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z vs Audio-Technica ATH-W5000

Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
48
points
61
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Why is Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z better than Audio-Technica ATH-W5000?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 46g lighter
    294gvs340g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-W5000 better than Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z?

  • 4 Ohms lower impedance
    40 Ohmsvs44 Ohms
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    102dB/mWvs101dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Can be folded
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Travel bag is included

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000

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
Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000

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.weight

294g

340g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000

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

5.has a tangle free cable
Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

45000Hz

45000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

5Hz

5Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000

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

101dB/mW

102dB/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.impedance

44 Ohms

40 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

6.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000

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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000

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

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