49points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

50points

Philips SHP9500S

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Philips SHP9500S
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Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X vs Philips SHP9500S

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Philips SHP9500S
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Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
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Philips SHP9500S

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X better than Philips SHP9500S?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs6Hz
  • 95g lighter
    235gvs330g
  • 3mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs50mm
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 1.5m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.5m

Why is Philips SHP9500S better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X?

  • 10000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    35000Hzvs25000Hz
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

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

    32 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

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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$97.85
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAudio Technica ATH-AD900X Open-Back Audi...Audio Technica ATH-AD900X Open-Back Audiophile Headphones
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$137.75
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonPhilips SHP9500 HiFi Precision Stereo Ov...Philips SHP9500 HiFi Precision Stereo Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
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$59.99
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonPhilips Fidelio X2HR Over-Ear Open-Air H...Philips Fidelio X2HR Over-Ear Open-Air Headphone 50mm Drivers- Black
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$119.97
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-ADG1X Open Air High-F...Audio-Technica ATH-ADG1X Open Air High-Fidelity Gaming Headset
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$219.00
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
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 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-ANC100BT QuietPoint W...Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT QuietPoint Wireless In-Ear Active Noise-Cancelling Headphones, Black
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$99.00
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-SR5BTBK Bluetooth Wir...Audio-Technica ATH-SR5BTBK Bluetooth Wireless On-Ear High-Resolution Audio Headphones with Mic & Control, Black
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$145.99
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X walmartAudio-Technica ATH M50x Professional Mon...Audio-Technica ATH M50x Professional Monitor Headphones, Available in Multiple Colors
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$149.00

Philips SHP9500S

ProductStorePrice
Philips SHP9500S AmazonPhilips SHP9500 HiFi Precision Stereo Ov...Philips SHP9500 HiFi Precision Stereo Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
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$59.99
Philips SHP9500S AmazonPhilips SHP9500S 50mm Drivers HiFi Preci...Philips SHP9500S 50mm Drivers HiFi Precision Stereo Over-Ear Headphones Open Back (Black)
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$79.99
Philips SHP9500S AmazonPhilips Fidelio X2HR Over-Ear Open-Air H...Philips Fidelio X2HR Over-Ear Open-Air Headphone 50mm Drivers- Black
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$119.96
Philips SHP9500S AmazonPhilips Hi-Fi Stereo Headphones (SHP9500...Philips Hi-Fi Stereo Headphones (SHP9500S/27)
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$69.99
Philips SHP9500S AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-AD700X Audiophile Ope...Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X Audiophile Open-Air Headphones
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$91.25
Philips SHP9500S AmazonPhilips X2HR Fidelio Over Ear Headphone,...Philips X2HR Fidelio Over Ear Headphone, Black
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$115.53
Philips SHP9500S AmazonSuperlux HD668B Dynamic Semi-Open Headph...Superlux HD668B Dynamic Semi-Open Headphones
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$36.99
Philips SHP9500S AmazonPhilips X2/27 Fidelio Over Ear Headphone...Philips X2/27 Fidelio Over Ear Headphone, Black (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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$159.99
Philips SHP9500S AmazonPhilips SHP6000 HiFi Stereo Wired Headph...Philips SHP6000 HiFi Stereo Wired Headphone with High Resolution Audio, Deep Bass and Superior Comfort Over The Ear Headphones
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$39.90

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. Show more

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Philips SHP9500S
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
Philips SHP9500S
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
Philips SHP9500S
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

330g

5.can be folded
?

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

For example

Skullcandy Crusher ANC

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Philips SHP9500S
6.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

1.5m

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

35000Hz

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

6Hz

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

50mm

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
Philips SHP9500S

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Vert

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Philips SHP9500S
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
Philips SHP9500S

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