40points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X

43points

Sennheiser HD 800

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Comparison winner
Sennheiser HD 800
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14 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X vs Sennheiser HD 800

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sennheiser HD 800
40
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
43
points
Sennheiser HD 800

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X better than Sennheiser HD 800?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs6Hz
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    103dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • 260 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    40 Ohmsvs300 Ohms
  • 65g lighter
    265gvs330g

Why is Sennheiser HD 800 better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X?

  • 6000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    51000Hzvs45000Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?

Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 800

Buy used:

$690.00

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone ...Sennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone System
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$1,599.95
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 820 Closed-Back Headphone
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$2,296.61
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$499.95
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone
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$159.99
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model...Sennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
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$98.95
Sennheiser HD 800 Amazonbeyerdynamic DT 990 Pro 250 ohm Headphon...beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro 250 ohm Headphones, Gray, (459038)
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$114.00
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$299.00
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile O...Sennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile Open Back Headphone
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$499.74
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 598 Cs Closed Back Headpho...Sennheiser HD 598 Cs Closed Back Headphone
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$171.03
Sennheiser HD 800 walmartSennheiser 506845 HD 280 PRO Over-Ear He...Sennheiser 506845 HD 280 PRO Over-Ear Headphones
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$99.95

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 800
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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-AD2000X
Sennheiser HD 800
3.has a detachable cable
?

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sennheiser HD 800
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

265g

330g

5.cable length
?

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

3m

6.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 800

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

51000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

6Hz

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

102dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sennheiser HD 800
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

300 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sennheiser HD 800

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 800

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