40points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X

65points

Sony MDR-Z7

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X vs Sony MDR-Z7

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-Z7
40
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
65
points
Sony MDR-Z7

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X better than Sony MDR-Z7?

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

    103dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • 30 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    40 Ohmsvs70 Ohms
  • 70g lighter
    265gvs335g
  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-Z7 better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X?

  • 55000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    100000Hzvs45000Hz
  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs5Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 17mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    70mmvs53mm
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

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-Z7

Buy used:

$189.95

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-Z7 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-Z7 AmazonSony MDR-Z7M2 Hi-Res Stereo Overhead Hea...Sony MDR-Z7M2 Hi-Res Stereo Overhead Headphones Headphone (MDRZ7M2)
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$898.00
Sony MDR-Z7 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-Z7 AmazonSONY MDR-Z1R WW2 Signature, Hi-Res Headp...SONY MDR-Z1R WW2 Signature, Hi-Res Headphone, Black (International Version)
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$1,840.00
Sony MDR-Z7 AmazonSony MDRZ1R Signature, Hi-Res Headphone,...Sony MDRZ1R Signature, Hi-Res Headphone, Black
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$1,998.00
Sony MDR-Z7 AmazonSONY XBA-Z5 Balanced Armature In-Ear Hea...SONY XBA-Z5 Balanced Armature In-Ear Headphones(International version/seller warranty)
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$399.00

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-Z7
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-Z7
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-Z7
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

265g

335g

5.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-Z7
6.cable length
?

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

3m

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

100000Hz

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

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

102dB/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-Z7
5.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

70 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

70mm

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-Z7

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