49points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

43points

Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear

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12 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear
49
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
43
points
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 13mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs40mm
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has an on-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
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear
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
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear
3.has an on-ear form
?

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear
4.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
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear

Sound quality

1.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

40mm

2.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear
3.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
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear

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
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear
2.control panel placed on a device
?

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
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear

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