48points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

62points

Oppo PM-1

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
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16 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Oppo PM-1

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Oppo PM-1
48
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
62
points
Oppo PM-1

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Oppo PM-1?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs10Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 160g lighter
    235gvs395g
  • 2m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Oppo PM-1 better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

  • 25000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    50000Hzvs25000Hz
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    102dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 32mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    85mmvs53mm
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Price comparison

Oppo PM-1

Buy used:

$500.00

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Oppo PM-1 AmazonHoliday Special--Oppo PM-2 Planar Magnet...Holiday Special--Oppo PM-2 Planar Magnetic headphones
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Oppo PM-1 AmazonOPPO Plane magnetic field-driven Headpho...OPPO Plane magnetic field-driven Headphones (open type) PM1
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Oppo PM-1 AmazonBang & Olufsen Beoplay H4 Wireless Headp...Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4 Wireless Headphones - Charcoal grey - 1643874, Charcoal Gray
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Oppo PM-1 AmazonMonolith M560 Over Ear Planar Magnetic H...Monolith M560 Over Ear Planar Magnetic Headphones - Black/Wood With 56mm Driver, Open or Closed Back Design, Comfort Ear Pads For Studio/Professional
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$159.99
Oppo PM-1 AmazonV-MODA Crossfade M-100 Over-Ear Noise-Is...V-MODA Crossfade M-100 Over-Ear Noise-Isolating Metal Headphone (Matte Black Metal)
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$244.90
Oppo PM-1 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-MSR7 SonicPro Over-Ea...Audio-Technica ATH-MSR7 SonicPro Over-Ear Headphones - (Black)
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$229.90
Oppo PM-1 AmazonMeze 99 Classics over-ear headphones ( W...Meze 99 Classics over-ear headphones ( Walnut Silver )
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$309.00

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
Oppo PM-1
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
Oppo PM-1
3.has a detachable cable
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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
Oppo PM-1
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

395g

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
Oppo PM-1
6.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Oppo PM-1

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

50000Hz

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

102dB/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
?

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

85mm

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
Oppo PM-1

Connectivity

1.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
Oppo PM-1

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