36points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X

54points

Sony MDR-NC500D

Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X
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Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X vs Sony MDR-NC500D

Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X
Sony MDR-NC500D

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X better than Sony MDR-NC500D?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 11000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    35000Hzvs24000Hz
  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    38 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • 13mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs40mm
  • 1.5m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.5m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-NC500D better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
    ?
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    102dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 70g lighter
    ?

    195gvs265g
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X
Sony MDR-NC500D
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has an over-the-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X
Sony MDR-NC500D
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.
3.has a detachable cable
Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X
Sony MDR-NC500D
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

265g

195g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X
Sony MDR-NC500D
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X
Sony MDR-NC500D
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

35000Hz

24000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X
Sony MDR-NC500D
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.
4.sound pressure level

100dB/mW

102dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
5.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X
Sony MDR-NC500D
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
6.impedance

38 Ohms

40 Ohms

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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X
Sony MDR-NC500D
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
2.has a removable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X
Sony MDR-NC500D
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X
Sony MDR-NC500D
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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