48points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

57points

Beyerdynamic DX 160 iE

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
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16 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Beyerdynamic DX 160 iE

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Beyerdynamic DX 160 iE
48
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
57
points
Beyerdynamic DX 160 iE

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Beyerdynamic DX 160 iE?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs10Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Beyerdynamic DX 160 iE better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 7dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    107dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 1 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    47 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

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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$169.09
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonSony MDR-Q55SL Lightweight, Open-Air, Cl...Sony MDR-Q55SL Lightweight, Open-Air, Clip-On Earhook Earclip SportClip Stereo with Deep-Bass Turbo Duct Headphones (Gray)
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$29.99
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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$49.00
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

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 DX 160 iE
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 DX 160 iE
3.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
Beyerdynamic DX 160 iE
4.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Beyerdynamic DX 160 iE
5.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Beyerdynamic DX 160 iE
6.has an in-ear form
?

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Beyerdynamic DX 160 iE

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

25000Hz

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

10Hz

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

107dB/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
Beyerdynamic DX 160 iE
5.impedance
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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.has a neodymium magnet
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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 DX 160 iE

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 DX 160 iE

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