48points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

39points

Grado SR125i

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Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Grado SR125i

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Grado SR125i
48
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
39
points
Grado SR125i

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Grado SR125i?

  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    25000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs20Hz
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    100dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 13mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs40mm
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 0.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs2.2m

Why is Grado SR125i better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Price comparison

Grado SR125i

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$315.66

ProductStorePrice
Grado SR125i AmazonGRADO SR125e Prestige Series Wired Open-...GRADO SR125e Prestige Series Wired Open-Back Stereo Headphones
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$150.00
Grado SR125i walmartGrado Prestige Series SR125i Headphones ...Grado Prestige Series SR125i Headphones (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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$328.00

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
Grado SR125i
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
Grado SR125i
3.has an on-ear form
?

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Grado SR125i
4.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

2.2m

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
Grado SR125i
6.has an open-back design
?

The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Grado SR125i

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

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
?

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

32 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

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
Grado SR125i

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 SR125i

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