48points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

54points

Fostex TH610

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Comparison winner
Fostex TH610
vs
vs

14 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Fostex TH610

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Fostex TH610
48
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
54
points
Fostex TH610

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Fostex TH610?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    100dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • 140g lighter
    235gvs375g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Fostex TH610 better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    45000Hzvs25000Hz
  • 23 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    25 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 2mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    55mmvs53mm
  • Travel bag is included
    ?

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
Fostex TH610
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 TH610
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
Fostex TH610
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

375g

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
Fostex TH610
6.cable length
?

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

3m

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

98dB/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

55mm

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 TH610

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 TH610

Which are the best headphones?

Show all
This page is currently only available in English.