40points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X

49points

Sennheiser HD 229

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Comparison winner
Sennheiser HD 229
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13 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X vs Sennheiser HD 229

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sennheiser HD 229
40
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
49
points
Sennheiser HD 229

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X better than Sennheiser HD 229?

  • 23000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    45000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 13Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs18Hz
  • 1.6m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.4m
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is Sennheiser HD 229 better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 7dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    110dB/mWvs103dB/mW
  • 24 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • 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-AD2000X
Sennheiser HD 229
2.has an on-ear form
?

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-AD2000X
Sennheiser HD 229
3.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

1.4m

4.has a straight plug
?

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sennheiser HD 229
5.has an open-back design
?

The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sennheiser HD 229

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-Z1

120000Hz

45000Hz

22000Hz

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

18Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

103dB/mW

110dB/mW

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sennheiser HD 229
5.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

16 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sennheiser HD 229

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-AD2000X
Sennheiser HD 229

Features

1.has an in-line control panel
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sennheiser HD 229

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