40points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X

67points

Sony XBA-NC85D

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
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20 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X vs Sony XBA-NC85D

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony XBA-NC85D
40
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
67
points
Sony XBA-NC85D

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X better than Sony XBA-NC85D?

  • 25000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    45000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 1.5m longer cable
    ?

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

Why is Sony XBA-NC85D better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    106dB/mWvs103dB/mW
  • 32 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    8 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 259g lighter
    6gvs265g
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

Price comparison

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 XBA-NC85D
2.has a detachable cable
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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 XBA-NC85D
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

265g

6g

4.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 XBA-NC85D
5.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony XBA-NC85D
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 XBA-NC85D

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

20000Hz

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

5Hz

3.sound pressure level
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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

106dB/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 XBA-NC85D
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

8 Ohms

6.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 XBA-NC85D

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony XBA-NC85D
2.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony XBA-NC85D

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony XBA-NC85D
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 XBA-NC85D

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