48points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

46points

Focal Elear

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Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Focal Elear

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Focal Elear
48
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Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
46
points
Focal Elear

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Focal Elear?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    25000Hzvs23000Hz
  • 32 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    48 Ohmsvs80 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 215g lighter
    235gvs450g
  • 13mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs40mm

Why is Focal Elear better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    104dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Price comparison

Focal Elear

Buy used:

$229.20

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$619.00
Focal Elear AmazonFocal Elear Open-Back Over-Ear Headphone...Focal Elear Open-Back Over-Ear Headphones (Black) (Renewed)
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$379.00
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$199.00
Focal Elear AmazonFocal Clear Over-Ear High-Resolution Aud...Focal Clear Over-Ear High-Resolution Audiophile Headphones (Gray)
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$1,283.80
Focal Elear AmazonFocal Elear & Utopia Headphone Stand
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$249.00
Focal Elear AmazonSennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$499.95
Focal Elear Amazon1MORE Triple Driver In-Ear Earphones Hi-...1MORE Triple Driver In-Ear Earphones Hi-Res Headphones with High Resolution, Bass Driven Sound, MEMS Mic, In-Line Remote, High Fidelity for Smartphones/PC/Tablet - Gold
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$62.89
Focal Elear AmazonFocal Sphear S Closed Back Headphones
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$49.99

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
Focal Elear
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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
Focal Elear
3.has a detachable cable
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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
Focal Elear
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

450g

5.can be folded
?

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

For example

Beats Solo Pro

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Focal Elear
6.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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Focal Elear

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

23000Hz

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

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

104dB/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

80 Ohms

5.driver unit size
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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 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
Focal Elear

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Amazon Echo Buds

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Focal Elear
2.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
Focal Elear

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.

For example

Amazon Echo Buds

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