48points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

51points

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
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13 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
48
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
51
points
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Audio-Technica ATH-M20x?

  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    25000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs15Hz
  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    100dB/mWvs96dB/mW
  • 13mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs40mm

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M20x better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

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

    47 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • 45g lighter
    190gvs235g

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-AD500X Audiophile Ope...Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X Audiophile Open-Air Headphones
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$79.88
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAudio Technica ATH-AD900X Open-Back Audi...Audio Technica ATH-AD900X Open-Back Audiophile Headphones
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$104.00
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonPhilips SHP9500 HiFi Precision Stereo Ov...Philips SHP9500 HiFi Precision Stereo Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
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$67.00
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAudio Technica ATH-ADG1X Open Air High-F...Audio Technica ATH-ADG1X Open Air High-Fidelity Gaming Headset
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$215.00
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAKG Pro Audio Professional Headphones, B...AKG Pro Audio Professional Headphones, Black, 1/4" to 1/8" (K702)
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$169.10
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAudio Technica Audiophile ATH-AD2000X Op...Audio Technica Audiophile ATH-AD2000X Open-Air Headphones
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$550.00
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAudio-Technica Audiophile Open-Air Headp...Audio-Technica Audiophile Open-Air Headphones Black (ATH-AD900X) with Slappa HardBody PRO Full Sized Headphone Case Black & Universal Wood Headphone Stand
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$179.00
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAKG Pro Audio K612PRO, Black, 4.30 x 8.8...AKG Pro Audio K612PRO, Black, 4.30 x 8.80 x 9.80 inches (2458X00100)
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$139.95
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonLyxPro OEH-10 Open Back Headphones Hi Fi...LyxPro OEH-10 Open Back Headphones Hi Fi Audiophile Over-Ear Comfortable Headphones, Interchangeable Cushioned foam/fabric Leather Ear Pads,Black
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$59.99
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X 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

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M20x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M20x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, Black
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$49.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M20x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M20x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones Deluxe Bundle
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$53.90
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x walmartAudio-Technica ATH-M20x Professional Mon...Audio-Technica ATH-M20x Professional Monitor Headphones
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$49.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x aliexpressOriginal Audio Technica ATH-M20X Wired P...Original Audio Technica ATH-M20X Wired Professional Monitor Headphones Over-ear Closed-back Dynamic Deep Bass 3.5mm Jack
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$72.15

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-M20x
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-M20x
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

190g

4.cable length
?

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

3m

5.has a straight plug
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

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

20000Hz

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

15Hz

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

96dB/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-M20x
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

48 Ohms

47 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
?

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-M20x

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