47points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

56points

Audio-Technica ATH-M30x

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Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
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Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Audio-Technica ATH-M30x

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Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Audio-Technica ATH-M30x?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    25000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

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

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

    53mmvs40mm

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M30x better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

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

    47 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • 15g lighter
    220gvs235g
  • Travel bag is included
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  • Can be folded
    ?

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

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$144.50

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Audio-Technica ATH-M30x

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Audio-Technica ATH-M30x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M30x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M30x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, Black
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$59.00
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$58.00
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$56.05
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$75.90
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$93.56

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. Show more

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
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-M30x
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

220g

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-M30x
5.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
6.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

3m

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. Show more

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

25000Hz

22000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass. Show more

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-M30x
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 M1570

106mm

53mm

40mm

6.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. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

48 Ohms

47 Ohms

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.

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Audio-Technica ATH-M30x

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