48points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

52points

Klipsch Image S3

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Comparison winner
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16 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Klipsch Image S3

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Klipsch Image S3
48
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
52
points
Klipsch Image S3

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Klipsch Image S3?

  • 7000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    25000Hzvs18000Hz
  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs12Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 47.2mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs5.8mm

Why is Klipsch Image S3 better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    106dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 30 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    18 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • 224g lighter
    11gvs235g
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?

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
Klipsch Image S3
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
Klipsch Image S3
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

11g

4.travel bag is included
?

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Klipsch Image S3
5.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Klipsch Image S3
6.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Klipsch Image S3

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

18000Hz

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

12Hz

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

106dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Klipsch Image S3
5.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

18 Ohms

6.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

5.8mm

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
Klipsch Image S3

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