48points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

36points

Beyerdynamic DT 231 PRO

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Beyerdynamic  DT 231 PRO
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10 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Beyerdynamic DT 231 PRO

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Beyerdynamic DT 231 PRO
48
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
36
points
Beyerdynamic DT 231 PRO

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Beyerdynamic DT 231 PRO?

  • 7000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    25000Hzvs18000Hz
  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs20Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    100dB/mWvs95dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?

Why is Beyerdynamic DT 231 PRO better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • 105g lighter
    130gvs235g

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
Beyerdynamic DT 231 PRO
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
Beyerdynamic DT 231 PRO
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

130g

4.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
Beyerdynamic DT 231 PRO

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

18000Hz

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

20Hz

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

95dB/mW

4.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

32 Ohms

5.has a neodymium magnet
?

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Beyerdynamic DT 231 PRO

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
Beyerdynamic DT 231 PRO

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