40points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X

58points

Sony MDR-XB400

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
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19 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X vs Sony MDR-XB400

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-XB400
40
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
58
points
Sony MDR-XB400

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X better than Sony MDR-XB400?

  • 23000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    45000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    103dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 23mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs30mm
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

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

Why is Sony MDR-XB400 better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    24 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 115g lighter
    150gvs265g
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X

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Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X AmazonAudio Technica Audiophile ATH-AD2000X Op...Audio Technica Audiophile ATH-AD2000X Open-Air Headphones
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$550.00
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$149.00
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$56.99

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-XB400
2.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.

For example

Audeze LCD-1

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-XB400
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

265g

150g

4.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-XB400
5.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-XB400
6.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

1.2m

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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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

22000Hz

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

100dB/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.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-XB400
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

24 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

30mm

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-XB400

Features

1.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

Amazon Echo Buds

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-XB400
2.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.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-XB400

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