48points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

45points

Grado iGi

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Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Grado iGi

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Grado iGi
48
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
45
points
Grado iGi

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Grado iGi?

  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    25000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
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    5Hzvs20Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 1.7m longer cable
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    3mvs1.3m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Grado iGi better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

  • 5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    105dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 24 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    24 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • 226g lighter
    9gvs235g
  • Has included ear pads
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  • Has an in-ear form
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  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Price comparison

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
Grado iGi
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
Grado iGi
3.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

9g

4.has included ear pads
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Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Grado iGi
5.has an in-ear form
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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
Grado iGi
6.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

1.3m

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

20000Hz

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.impedance
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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

24 Ohms

5.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
Grado iGi

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
Grado iGi

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