48points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

68points

Focal Spirit Classic

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Comparison winner
Focal Spirit Classic
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18 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Focal Spirit Classic

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Focal Spirit Classic
48
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
68
points
Focal Spirit Classic

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Focal Spirit Classic?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    25000Hzvs22000Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 75g lighter
    235gvs310g
  • 13mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs40mm

Why is Focal Spirit Classic better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    102dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • 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
Focal Spirit Classic
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 Spirit Classic
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
Focal Spirit Classic
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

310g

5.can be folded
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Focal Spirit Classic
6.travel bag is included
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Focal Spirit Classic

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

22000Hz

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

102dB/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
Focal Spirit Classic
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

40mm

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
Focal Spirit Classic

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
Focal Spirit Classic

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