49points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

57points

Harman Kardon Soho

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
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16 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Harman Kardon Soho

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Harman Kardon Soho
49
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
57
points
Harman Kardon Soho

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

  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    25000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs20Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 23mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs30mm
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

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

  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

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
Harman Kardon Soho
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 Soho
3.has a detachable cable
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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 Soho
4.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Harman Kardon Soho
5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Harman Kardon Soho
6.has an on-ear form
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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
Harman Kardon Soho

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

100dB/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

32 Ohms

5.driver unit size
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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

30mm

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
Harman Kardon Soho

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
Harman Kardon Soho

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Harman Kardon Soho
2.has an in-line control panel
?

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Harman Kardon Soho

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