40points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X

68points

Sony MDR-1AM2

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
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35 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X vs Sony MDR-1AM2

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-1AM2
40
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
68
points
Sony MDR-1AM2

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X better than Sony MDR-1AM2?

  • 5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    103dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • 13.13mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs39.87mm
  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-1AM2 better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X?

  • 55000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    100000Hzvs45000Hz
  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    3Hzvs5Hz
  • 24 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 77.89g lighter
    187.11gvs265g
  • Travel bag is included
    ?

Price comparison

Sony MDR-1AM2

Buy used:

$189.95

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Sony MDR-1AM2 AmazonSony MDR1AM2 Wired High Resolution Audio...Sony MDR1AM2 Wired High Resolution Audio Overhead Headphones, Black (MDR-1AM2/B)
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$298.00
Sony MDR-1AM2 AmazonSony MDR1AM2 Wired High Resolution Audio...Sony MDR1AM2 Wired High Resolution Audio Overhead Headphones, Black (MDR-1AM2/B) (Renewed)
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$129.99
Sony MDR-1AM2 AmazonSony Stereo Headphone MDR-1AM2-B (Black)...Sony Stereo Headphone MDR-1AM2-B (Black)?Japan Domestic Genuine Products? ?Ships from Japan?
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$227.02
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$898.00
Sony MDR-1AM2 AmazonSONY MDR-Z1R WW2 Signature, Hi-Res Headp...SONY MDR-Z1R WW2 Signature, Hi-Res Headphone, Black (International Version)
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$1,840.00
Sony MDR-1AM2 AmazonSony MDR-1A Headphone - Black (Internati...Sony MDR-1A Headphone - Black (International Version U.S. Warranty May not Apply)
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$249.99
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$229.99
Sony MDR-1AM2 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-MSR7 SonicPro Over-Ea...Audio-Technica ATH-MSR7 SonicPro Over-Ear Headphones - (Black)
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$228.00
Sony MDR-1AM2 AmazonSONY MDR-1AB Black High-Resolution Audio...SONY MDR-1AB Black High-Resolution Audio Headphones
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$249.99

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
Sony MDR-1AM2
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
Sony MDR-1AM2
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
Sony MDR-1AM2
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

265g

187.11g

5.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-1AM2
6.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

For example

Jabra Elite 75t

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-1AM2

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

100000Hz

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

3Hz

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

98dB/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
Sony MDR-1AM2
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.driver unit size
?

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

Best

Monoprice Monolith M1060

106mm

53mm

39.87mm

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-1AM2
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-1AM2
3.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-1AM2

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-1AM2
2.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
Sony MDR-1AM2
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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.

For example

Cleer Enduro 100

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-1AM2
4.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-1AM2

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-1AM2
2.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-1AM2
3.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
Sony MDR-1AM2
4.has a noise canceling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Jabra Elite 75t

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-1AM2

Price comparison

Sony MDR-1AM2

Buy used:

$189.95

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-1AM2 AmazonSony MDR1AM2 Wired High Resolution Audio...Sony MDR1AM2 Wired High Resolution Audio Overhead Headphones, Black (MDR-1AM2/B)
Amazon logo
$298.00
Sony MDR-1AM2 AmazonSony MDR1AM2 Wired High Resolution Audio...Sony MDR1AM2 Wired High Resolution Audio Overhead Headphones, Black (MDR-1AM2/B) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$129.99
Sony MDR-1AM2 AmazonSony Stereo Headphone MDR-1AM2-B (Black)...Sony Stereo Headphone MDR-1AM2-B (Black)?Japan Domestic Genuine Products? ?Ships from Japan?
Amazon logo
$227.02
Sony MDR-1AM2 AmazonSony MDR-Z7M2 Hi-Res Stereo Overhead Hea...Sony MDR-Z7M2 Hi-Res Stereo Overhead Headphones Headphone (MDRZ7M2)
Amazon logo
$898.00
Sony MDR-1AM2 AmazonSONY MDR-Z1R WW2 Signature, Hi-Res Headp...SONY MDR-Z1R WW2 Signature, Hi-Res Headphone, Black (International Version)
Amazon logo
$1,840.00
Sony MDR-1AM2 AmazonSony MDR-1A Headphone - Black (Internati...Sony MDR-1A Headphone - Black (International Version U.S. Warranty May not Apply)
Amazon logo
$249.99
Sony MDR-1AM2 AmazonV-MODA Crossfade M-100 Over-Ear Noise-Is...V-MODA Crossfade M-100 Over-Ear Noise-Isolating Metal Headphone (Matte Black Metal)
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$229.99
Sony MDR-1AM2 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-MSR7 SonicPro Over-Ea...Audio-Technica ATH-MSR7 SonicPro Over-Ear Headphones - (Black)
Amazon logo
$228.00
Sony MDR-1AM2 AmazonSONY MDR-1AB Black High-Resolution Audio...SONY MDR-1AB Black High-Resolution Audio Headphones
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$249.99

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