48points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

61points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
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16 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
48
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Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
61
points
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs15Hz
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    100dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • 49g lighter
    235gvs284g
  • 8mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs45mm
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs25000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 10 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    38 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a coil cable
    ?

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 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 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 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M20x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M20x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, Black
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$48.95
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

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-M50RD
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-M50RD
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

284g

4.can be folded
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
5.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-M50RD
6.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

1.2m

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

28000Hz

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

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

99dB/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-M50RD
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

38 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

45mm

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-M50RD

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