49points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

54points

Koss QZ5

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
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Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Koss QZ5

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Koss QZ5
49
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
54
points
Koss QZ5

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Koss QZ5?

  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    25000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 35Hz lower low-frequency
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    5Hzvs40Hz
  • 12 Ohms lower impedance
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    48 Ohmsvs60 Ohms
  • 0.6m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs2.4m

Why is Koss QZ5 better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    102dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has a coil cable
    ?

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
Koss QZ5
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
Koss QZ5
3.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

2.4m

4.Has a coil cable
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A coil cable offers more flexibility, as it can be further extended when in use, as well as retracted to take up less space when not in use.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Koss QZ5
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
Koss QZ5

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

40Hz

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

102dB/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
Koss QZ5
5.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

60 Ohms

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
Koss QZ5

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
Koss QZ5

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
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There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Koss QZ5

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