48points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

71points

Denon AH-NCW500

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Denon AH-NCW500

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Denon AH-NCW500
48
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
71
points
Denon AH-NCW500

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Denon AH-NCW500?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 35g lighter
    235gvs270g
  • 13mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs40mm

Why is Denon AH-NCW500 better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

  • 12000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    37000Hzvs25000Hz
  • 10dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    110dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?

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 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 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 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 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 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
Denon AH-NCW500
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
Denon AH-NCW500
3.has a detachable cable
?

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Denon AH-NCW500
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

270g

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
Denon AH-NCW500
6.can be folded
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Denon AH-NCW500

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

37000Hz

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

5Hz

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

110dB/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.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

40mm

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Denon AH-NCW500

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Denon AH-NCW500
2.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
Denon AH-NCW500

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Denon AH-NCW500
2.control panel placed on a device
?

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Denon AH-NCW500

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