40points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X

63points

Sony MDR-XB30EX

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
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22 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X vs Sony MDR-XB30EX

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-XB30EX
40
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
63
points
Sony MDR-XB30EX

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X better than Sony MDR-XB30EX?

  • 21000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    45000Hzvs24000Hz
  • 39.5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs13.5mm
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-XB30EX better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs5Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    105dB/mWvs103dB/mW
  • 24 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 257g lighter
    8gvs265g
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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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-XB30EX
2.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

265g

8g

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-XB30EX
4.has a tangle free cable
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The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-XB30EX
5.has included ear pads
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Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-XB30EX
6.has an in-ear form
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The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-XB30EX

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
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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

4Hz

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

105dB/mW

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-XB30EX
5.impedance
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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
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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

13.5mm

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-XB30EX
2.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-XB30EX

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-XB30EX
2.control panel placed on a device
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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-XB30EX
3.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-XB30EX

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