49points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

51points

Etymotic HF3

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
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Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Etymotic HF3

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Etymotic HF3
49
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
51
points
Etymotic HF3

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Etymotic HF3?

  • 10000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    25000Hzvs15000Hz
  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs20Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Etymotic HF3 better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    105dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 32 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?

Price comparison

Etymotic HF3

Buy used:

$99.99

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Etymotic HF3 AmazonER4XR Extended Response Earphone
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Etymotic HF3 AmazonALXCD Triple Ear Tip with 2mm Hole for E...ALXCD Triple Ear Tip with 2mm Hole for Etymotic Shure Klipsch Westone Earphone, 2 Sizes (S/L) 4 Pairs Triple Flange Silicone Earbud tip, Fit for Etymotic Shure Klipsch Westone 2mm Hole[Black-4 Pair]
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Etymotic HF3 Amazonmk5 Isolator Earphone
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Design

1.has stereo speakers
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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
Etymotic HF3
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
Etymotic HF3
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
Etymotic HF3
4.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Etymotic HF3
5.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
Etymotic HF3
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

15000Hz

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
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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

105dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
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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
Etymotic HF3
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

16 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
Etymotic HF3

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
Etymotic HF3

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
Etymotic HF3
2.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
Etymotic HF3

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