40points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X

55points

Sony MDR-MA900

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Comparison winner
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15 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X vs Sony MDR-MA900

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-MA900
40
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
55
points
Sony MDR-MA900

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X better than Sony MDR-MA900?

  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    45000Hzvs40000Hz

Why is Sony MDR-MA900 better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X?

  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    104dB/mWvs103dB/mW
  • 28 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    12 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 70g lighter
    195gvs265g
  • 17mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    70mmvs53mm

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X AmazonAudio Technica Audiophile ATH-AD2000X Op...Audio Technica Audiophile ATH-AD2000X Open-Air Headphones
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$550.00
Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X aliexpress10 Pair Replace headband pad for Audio t...10 Pair Replace headband pad for Audio technica ATH-AD500X ATH-AD700X ATH-AD900X ATH-AD1000X ATH-AD2000X headphones Maintenance
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$56.99

Sony MDR-MA900

Buy used:

$149.98

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Sony MDR-MA900 AmazonSony MDR-Z7M2 Hi-Res Stereo Overhead Hea...Sony MDR-Z7M2 Hi-Res Stereo Overhead Headphones (International Version/Seller Warranty)
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$599.00
Sony MDR-MA900 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-MA900 AmazonSony MDR-AS210/B Sport In-ear Headphones...Sony MDR-AS210/B Sport In-ear Headphones, Black
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$13.50
Sony MDR-MA900 AmazonSony RF995RK Headphone & Cable Bundle – ...Sony RF995RK Headphone & Cable Bundle – Wireless RF Headphones Feature 150-Foot Range, Noise Reduction, Volume Control, Voice Mode, 20-Hr Battery Life – 6-ft 3.5mm Stereo/2 RCA Plug Y-Adapter for TV,
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$129.99
Sony MDR-MA900 AmazonSony MDR-IF245RK Wireless Infrared Headp...Sony MDR-IF245RK Wireless Infrared Headphones
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$64.98
Sony MDR-MA900 AmazonSony WH-CH500 Wireless On-Ear Headphones...Sony WH-CH500 Wireless On-Ear Headphones, Black (WHCH500/B)
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$39.99

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-MA900
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-MA900
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

265g

195g

4.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

Audeze LCD-1

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-MA900
5.cable length
?

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

3m

6.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.

For example

Sony MDR-Z1

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-MA900

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

40000Hz

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

5Hz

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

104dB/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

12 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

70mm

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
Sony MDR-MA900

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-MA900

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