49points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

55points

Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Comparison winner
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19 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
49
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
55
points
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2?

  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    25000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs10Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 43.8mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs9.2mm
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m

Why is Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2 better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 15dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    115dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • 215g lighter
    20gvs235g
  • Sweat resistant
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?

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
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
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
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

20g

4.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
5.travel bag is included
?

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
6.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

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

20000Hz

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

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

115dB/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
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
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

32 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

9.2mm

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
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

Features

1.has an in-line control panel
?

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

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