42points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X

37points

Grado RS2e

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Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X vs Grado RS2e

Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X
Grado RS2e
42
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X
37
points
Grado RS2e

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X better than Grado RS2e?

  • 12000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    40000Hzvs28000Hz
  • 9Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs14Hz
  • 2.2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    102dB/mWvs99.8dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 9mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs44mm
  • 1m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs2m

Why is Grado RS2e better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X?

  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • 38g lighter
    227gvs265g
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X
Grado RS2e
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X
Grado RS2e
3.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

265g

227g

4.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

2m

5.has an on-ear form
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This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X
Grado RS2e
6.has a straight plug
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A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X
Grado RS2e

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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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

40000Hz

28000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

14Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

102dB/mW

99.8dB/mW

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

40 Ohms

32 Ohms

5.driver unit size
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The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

53mm

44mm

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.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X
Grado RS2e

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