49points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

54points

Audio-Technica ATH-M20

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
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14 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Audio-Technica ATH-M20

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
49
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
54
points
Audio-Technica ATH-M20

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Audio-Technica ATH-M20?

  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    25000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 25Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs30Hz
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    100dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • 13mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs40mm

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M20 better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

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

    40 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • 5g lighter
    230gvs235g
  • Has a coil cable
    ?

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-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
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-M20
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

230g

4.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

3m

5.Has a coil cable
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A coil cable offers more flexibility, as it can be further extended when in use, as well as retracted to take up less space when not in use.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
6.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-M20

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

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

30Hz

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

98dB/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-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
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

48 Ohms

40 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

40mm

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-M20

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