40points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X

70points

Sony MDR-NC500D

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
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20 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X vs Sony MDR-NC500D

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-NC500D
40
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
70
points
Sony MDR-NC500D

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X better than Sony MDR-NC500D?

  • 21000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    45000Hzvs24000Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

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

    53mmvs40mm
  • 1.5m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.5m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-NC500D better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 70g lighter
    195gvs265g
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X

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$550.00

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-NC500D
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-NC500D
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-NC500D
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

265g

195g

5.travel bag is included
?

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-NC500D
6.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-NC500D

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

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

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.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.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-NC500D
6.driver unit size
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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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-NC500D
2.has a removable battery
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-NC500D

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-NC500D

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