48points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

68points

Maxell NC-IV

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
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Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Maxell NC-IV

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Maxell NC-IV
48
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
68
points
Maxell NC-IV

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Maxell NC-IV?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    25000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
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    5Hzvs10Hz
  • 19mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs34mm
  • 1.2m longer cable
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    3mvs1.8m
  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Maxell NC-IV better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

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

    38 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 86.2g lighter
    148.8gvs235g
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

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
Maxell NC-IV
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
Maxell NC-IV
3.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

148.8g

4.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
Maxell NC-IV
5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Maxell NC-IV
6.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

1.8m

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

22000Hz

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
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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.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

38 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

34mm

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
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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
Maxell NC-IV

Power

1.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Maxell NC-IV

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
Maxell NC-IV

Features

1.has a noise canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Maxell NC-IV

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