40points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X

44points

Sony MDR-MA300

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Comparison winner
Sony MDR-MA300
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14 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X vs Sony MDR-MA300

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-MA300
40
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
44
points
Sony MDR-MA300

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X better than Sony MDR-MA300?

  • 21000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    45000Hzvs24000Hz
  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs10Hz
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    103dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • 13mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs40mm
  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-MA300 better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X?

  • 20g lighter
    245gvs265g
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

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
Sony MDR-MA300
2.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

265g

245g

3.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
Sony MDR-MA300
4.cable length
?

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

3m

5.has an L-shaped plug
?

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-MA300
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
Sony MDR-MA300

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

24000Hz

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

10Hz

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.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

40 Ohms

5.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

40mm

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.

For example

Audeze LCD-1

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-MA300

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
Sony MDR-MA300

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