48points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

52points

JVC HA-MR55X

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
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Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs JVC HA-MR55X

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
JVC HA-MR55X
48
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
52
points
JVC HA-MR55X

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than JVC HA-MR55X?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    25000Hzvs23000Hz
  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs8Hz
  • 83g lighter
    235gvs318g
  • 3mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs50mm
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m

Why is JVC HA-MR55X better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

  • 7dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    107dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 12 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    36 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

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
JVC HA-MR55X
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
JVC HA-MR55X
3.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

318g

4.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

1.2m

5.has a straight plug
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A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
JVC HA-MR55X

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

23000Hz

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

8Hz

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

107dB/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

36 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

50mm

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
JVC HA-MR55X

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
JVC HA-MR55X

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
JVC HA-MR55X
2.has an in-line control panel
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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
JVC HA-MR55X

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