48points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

49points

Meze 99 Classics

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
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Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Meze 99 Classics

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Meze 99 Classics
48
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
49
points
Meze 99 Classics

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Meze 99 Classics?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs15Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 25g lighter
    235gvs260g
  • 13mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs40mm
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m

Why is Meze 99 Classics better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    103dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-AD500X Audiophile Ope...Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X Audiophile Open-Air Headphones
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$79.88
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAudio Technica ATH-AD900X Open-Back Audi...Audio Technica ATH-AD900X Open-Back Audiophile Headphones
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$104.00
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonPhilips SHP9500 HiFi Precision Stereo Ov...Philips SHP9500 HiFi Precision Stereo Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
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$67.00
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonSony MDR-Q55SL Lightweight, Open-Air, Cl...Sony MDR-Q55SL Lightweight, Open-Air, Clip-On Earhook Earclip SportClip Stereo with Deep-Bass Turbo Duct Headphones (Gray)
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$29.99
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonLyxPro OEH-10 Open Back Headphones Hi Fi...LyxPro OEH-10 Open Back Headphones Hi Fi Audiophile Over-Ear Comfortable Headphones, Interchangeable Cushioned foam/fabric Leather Ear Pads,Black
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$59.99
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAKG Pro Audio Professional Headphones, B...AKG Pro Audio Professional Headphones, Black, 1/4" to 1/8" (K702)
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$169.09
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAKG Pro Audio K612PRO, Black, 4.30 x 8.8...AKG Pro Audio K612PRO, Black, 4.30 x 8.80 x 9.80 inches (2458X00100)
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$139.95
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M20x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M20x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, Black
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$49.00
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M30x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M30x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, Black
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$69.00

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
Meze 99 Classics
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
Meze 99 Classics
3.has a detachable cable
?

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Meze 99 Classics
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

260g

5.travel bag is included
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Meze 99 Classics
6.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

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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

25000Hz

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

15Hz

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

103dB/mW

4.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

32 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

40mm

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
Meze 99 Classics

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Meze 99 Classics
2.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
Meze 99 Classics

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
Meze 99 Classics

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