49points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

69points

Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
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Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
49
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
69
points
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Klipsch Image S4i Rugged?

  • 6000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    25000Hzvs19000Hz
  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs10Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 44.5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs8.5mm

Why is Klipsch Image S4i Rugged better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 10dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    110dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 30 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    18 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • 220.3g lighter
    14.7gvs235g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Sweat resistant
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • 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
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
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 S4i Rugged
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

14.7g

4.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
5.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
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
6.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

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

19000Hz

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

10Hz

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

110dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
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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 S4i Rugged
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

8.5mm

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 S4i Rugged

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
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
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

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