48points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

41points

HiFiMAN HE-400

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Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs HiFiMAN HE-400

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
HiFiMAN HE-400
48
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
41
points
HiFiMAN HE-400

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than HiFiMAN HE-400?

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs20Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 7.5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    100dB/mWvs92.5dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 205g lighter
    235gvs440g

Why is HiFiMAN HE-400 better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

  • 10000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    35000Hzvs25000Hz
  • 13 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    35 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-AD500X Audiophile Ope...Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X Audiophile Open-Air Headphones
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$79.88
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAudio Technica ATH-AD900X Open-Back Audi...Audio Technica ATH-AD900X Open-Back Audiophile Headphones
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$104.00
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAudio Technica ATH-ADG1X Open Air High-F...Audio Technica ATH-ADG1X Open Air High-Fidelity Gaming Headset
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$219.00
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonPhilips SHP9500 HiFi Precision Stereo Ov...Philips SHP9500 HiFi Precision Stereo Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
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$67.00
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonSony MDR-Q55SL Lightweight, Open-Air, Cl...Sony MDR-Q55SL Lightweight, Open-Air, Clip-On Earhook Earclip SportClip Stereo with Deep-Bass Turbo Duct Headphones (Gray)
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$29.99
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonLyxPro OEH-10 Open Back Headphones Hi Fi...LyxPro OEH-10 Open Back Headphones Hi Fi Audiophile Over-Ear Comfortable Headphones, Interchangeable Cushioned foam/fabric Leather Ear Pads,Black
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$59.99
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAKG Pro Audio Professional Headphones, B...AKG Pro Audio Professional Headphones, Black, 1/4" to 1/8" (K702)
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$159.00
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAudio Technica Audiophile ATH-AD2000X Op...Audio Technica Audiophile ATH-AD2000X Open-Air Headphones
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$550.00
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAudio-Technica Audiophile Open-Air Headp...Audio-Technica Audiophile Open-Air Headphones Black (ATH-AD900X) with Slappa HardBody PRO Full Sized Headphone Case Black & Universal Wood Headphone Stand
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$179.00
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X aliexpress10 Pair Replace headband pad for Audio t...10 Pair Replace headband pad for Audio technica ATH-AD500X ATH-AD700X ATH-AD900X ATH-AD1000X ATH-AD2000X headphones Maintenance
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$56.99

HiFiMAN HE-400

ProductStorePrice
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonMassdrop X HIFIMAN HE4XX Planar Magnetic...Massdrop X HIFIMAN HE4XX Planar Magnetic Over-Ear Open-Back Headphones
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$190.95
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonHIFIMAN HE-400I Over Ear Full-size Plana...HIFIMAN HE-400I Over Ear Full-size Planar Magnetic Headphones (Renewed)
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$149.00
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonHIFIMAN HE5se Full-Size Over Ear Planar ...HIFIMAN HE5se Full-Size Over Ear Planar Magnetic Audiophile Adjustable Headphone Comfortable Earpads Open-Back Design Easy Cable Swapping
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$348.83
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonHifiman HE-560 Full-Size Planar Magnetic...Hifiman HE-560 Full-Size Planar Magnetic Over-Ear Headphones (Black/Woodgrain)
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$894.73
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonHIFIMAN SUNDARA Over-ear Full-size Plana...HIFIMAN SUNDARA Over-ear Full-size Planar Magnetic Headphones with High Fidelity Design Easy to Drive by iPhone /Android Comfortable Headband Open-Back Design Easy Cable Swapping Black
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$349.00
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonHIFIMAN HE400S Over Ear Full-Size Planar...HIFIMAN HE400S Over Ear Full-Size Planar Magnetic Headphone
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$229.00
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonMassdrop x HIFIMAN Edition XX Over-Ear P...Massdrop x HIFIMAN Edition XX Over-Ear Planar Magnetic Headphones
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$650.00
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonHIFIMAN HE-560 V2 Premium Planar Magneti...HIFIMAN HE-560 V2 Premium Planar Magnetic Headphones
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$899.00
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonHIFIMAN RE400 in-Ear Monitor-Hi Fi Earph...HIFIMAN RE400 in-Ear Monitor-Hi Fi Earphone/Earbud
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$39.95
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonHIFIMAN SUSVARA Over-Ear Full-Size Plana...HIFIMAN SUSVARA Over-Ear Full-Size Planar Magnetic Headphone
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$5,999.00

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
HiFiMAN HE-400
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.

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HiFiMAN HE-400
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
HiFiMAN HE-400
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

440g

5.cable length
?

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

3m

6.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
HiFiMAN HE-400

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

35000Hz

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

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

92.5dB/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

35 Ohms

5.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
HiFiMAN HE-400

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.

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HiFiMAN HE-400

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