49points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

44points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X

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13 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X
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Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
44
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Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 30g lighter
    235gvs265g

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

  • 10000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    35000Hzvs25000Hz
  • 10 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    38 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X

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Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X AmazonAudio Technica ATH-AD900X Open-Back Audi...Audio Technica ATH-AD900X Open-Back Audiophile Headphones
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$104.00
Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X walmartAudio Technica ATH-AD900X Open-Back Audi...Audio Technica ATH-AD900X Open-Back Audiophile Headphones
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$124.95

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-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X
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-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

265g

4.cable length
?

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

3m

5.has a straight plug
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A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X
6.has an open-back design
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The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X

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

25000Hz

35000Hz

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

100dB/mW

100dB/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

48 Ohms

38 Ohms

5.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

53mm

6.has a neodymium magnet
?

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X

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-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X

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