48points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

51points

Harman Kardon NC

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Comparison winner
Harman Kardon NC
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15 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Harman Kardon NC

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Harman Kardon NC
48
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
51
points
Harman Kardon NC

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Harman Kardon NC?

  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    25000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 11Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs16Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 87g lighter
    235gvs322g
  • 13mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs40mm
  • 1.6m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.4m

Why is Harman Kardon NC better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • 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
Harman Kardon NC
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
Harman Kardon NC
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
Harman Kardon NC
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

322g

5.can be folded
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Harman Kardon NC
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
Harman Kardon NC

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

16Hz

3.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

32 Ohms

4.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

5.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Harman Kardon NC
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
Harman Kardon NC

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
Harman Kardon NC

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