48points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

48points

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700

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Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Audio-Technica ATH-ES700

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
48
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Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
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Audio-Technica ATH-ES700

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Audio-Technica ATH-ES700?

  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    48 Ohmsvs56 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 11mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs42mm
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m
  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Audio-Technica ATH-ES700 better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    30000Hzvs25000Hz
  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    104dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 75g lighter
    160gvs235g
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

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-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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-ES700
3.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

160g

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-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
5.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

1.2m

6.has an L-shaped plug
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An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700

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

25000Hz

30000Hz

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

100dB/mW

104dB/mW

4.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

48 Ohms

56 Ohms

5.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

42mm

6.has a neodymium magnet
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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-ES700

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-ES700

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