43points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

55points

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
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Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
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Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Audio-Technica ATH-M40x?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
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    5Hzvs15Hz
  • 1000Hz higher high-frequency
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    25000Hzvs24000Hz
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    100dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • 13mm bigger driver unit
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    53mmvs40mm
  • 5g lighter
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    235gvs240g

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M40x better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 13 Ohms lower impedance
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    35 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Can be folded
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  • Travel bag is included
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  • Has a coil cable
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Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

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Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-AD500X Audiophile Ope...Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X Audiophile Open-Air Headphones, Black (AUD ATHAD500X)
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$112.71
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$134.95
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$74.99
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$259.97
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$119.00
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$710.00
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-R70x Professional Ope...Audio-Technica ATH-R70x Professional Open-Back Reference Headphones
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$349.00
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluet...Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones, Black, With Exceptional Clarity, Comfort, And 40 hr Battery
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$179.00
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M30x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M30x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, Black
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$69.00
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M20x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M20x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, Black
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$52.00

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Studio Monitor Headphone, Black, With Cutting Edge Engineering, 90 Degree Swiveling Earcups, Pro-grade Earpads/Headband, Detachable Cables Included
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$99.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x aliexpress10 pair Replace cushion/Ear pad for Audi...10 pair Replace cushion/Ear pad for Audio Technica ATH-M40X ATH-35 ATH-M40 ATH-M40fs headphones(headset) Earmuff
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$59.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has an over-the-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
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.
3.has a detachable cable
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

235g

240g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

15Hz

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

25000Hz

24000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.sound pressure level

100dB/mW

98dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
5.impedance

48 Ohms

35 Ohms

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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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