48points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

44points

Fostex TH-900

Comparison winner
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12 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Fostex TH-900

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Fostex TH-900
48
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
44
points
Fostex TH-900

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Fostex TH-900?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 165g lighter
    235gvs400g
  • 3mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs50mm

Why is Fostex TH-900 better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    45000Hzvs25000Hz
  • 23 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    25 Ohmsvs48 Ohms

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 AmazonAudio Technica ATH-ADG1X Open Air High-F...Audio Technica ATH-ADG1X Open Air High-Fidelity Gaming Headset
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$219.00
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 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 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 AmazonAKG Pro Audio Professional Headphones, B...AKG Pro Audio Professional Headphones, Black, 1/4" to 1/8" (K702)
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$159.00
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAudio Technica Audiophile ATH-AD2000X Op...Audio Technica Audiophile ATH-AD2000X Open-Air Headphones
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$550.00
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAudio-Technica Audiophile Open-Air Headp...Audio-Technica Audiophile Open-Air Headphones Black (ATH-AD900X) with Slappa HardBody PRO Full Sized Headphone Case Black & Universal Wood Headphone Stand
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$179.00
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X aliexpress10 Pair Replace headband pad for Audio t...10 Pair Replace headband pad for Audio technica ATH-AD500X ATH-AD700X ATH-AD900X ATH-AD1000X ATH-AD2000X headphones Maintenance
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$56.99

Fostex TH-900

Buy used:

$425.00

ProductStorePrice
Fostex TH-900 AmazonFostex TH900mk2 Premium Reference Headph...Fostex TH900mk2 Premium Reference Headphones (Limited Edition Emerald Green)
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$1,559.99
Fostex TH-900 AmazonFostex TH-900mk2 Premium 1.5 Tesla Stere...Fostex TH-900mk2 Premium 1.5 Tesla Stereo Headphones
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$1,448.51
Fostex TH-900 AmazonSennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone ...Sennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone System
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$1,599.99
Fostex TH-900 Amazonbeyerdynamic DT 990 Premium Edition 250 ...beyerdynamic DT 990 Premium Edition 250 Ohm Over-Ear-Stereo Headphones. Open design, wired, high-end, for the stereo system
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$168.00
Fostex TH-900 AmazonBowers & Wilkins P9 Signature HiFi Over ...Bowers & Wilkins P9 Signature HiFi Over Ear Headphones, Wired, Italian Leather
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$653.48
Fostex TH-900 AmazonSONY MDR-Z1R WW2 Signature, Hi-Res Headp...SONY MDR-Z1R WW2 Signature, Hi-Res Headphone, Black (International Version)
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$1,840.00
Fostex TH-900 AmazonArchgon Delicato Quality Headphones Over...Archgon Delicato Quality Headphones Over Ear High-Resolution Audio Headphones, Gun Metal Gold/Black Wired Professional Headphones with Noise Isolation
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$76.90
Fostex TH-900 AmazonFostex T50RP MK3 Professional Studio Hea...Fostex T50RP MK3 Professional Studio Headphones, Semi-Open
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$149.99
Fostex TH-900 AmazonFostex T60RP Premium Mahogany Semi-Open ...Fostex T60RP Premium Mahogany Semi-Open RP Headphones w/Polish Cloth and Extens
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$299.99
Fostex TH-900 walmartDekoni Audio Fostex TH900 Elite Sheepski...Dekoni Audio Fostex TH900 Elite Sheepskin Replacement Memory Foam Ear Pad Set
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$59.99

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
Fostex TH-900
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
Fostex TH-900
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

400g

4.cable length
?

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

3m

5.has a straight plug
?

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Fostex TH-900

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

45000Hz

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

100dB/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

25 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

50mm

6.has a neodymium magnet
?

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
Fostex TH-900

Connectivity

1.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
Fostex TH-900

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