54points

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27

90points

Sennheiser PXC 550

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
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Sennheiser PXC 550
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Audio Technica ATH-ANC27 vs Sennheiser PXC 550

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sennheiser PXC 550

Why is Audio Technica ATH-ANC27 better than Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • 13 Ohms lower impedance
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    33 Ohmsvs46 Ohms
  • 35g lighter
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    192gvs227g
  • Has a tangle free cable
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Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Audio Technica ATH-ANC27?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
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    17Hzvs20Hz
  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
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    23000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    110dB/mWvs106dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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Price comparison

Sennheiser PXC 550

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser PXC 550 AmazonSennheiser PXC 550 Wireless – NoiseGard ...Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless – NoiseGard Adaptive Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone with Touch Sensitive Control and 30-Hour Battery Life
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$299.95
Sennheiser PXC 550 AmazonSennheiser PXC 550 Wireless “ NoiseGard ...Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless “ NoiseGard Adaptive Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone with Touch Sensitive Control and 30-Hour Battery Life (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$217.99
Sennheiser PXC 550 aliexpressLTGEM EVA Hard Case for Sennheiser PXC 5...LTGEM EVA Hard Case for Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless NoiseGard Adaptive Noise Cancelling Bluetooth Headphone
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$16.93
Sennheiser PXC 550 aliexpressOFC Replacement Stereo Audio Cable Exten...OFC Replacement Stereo Audio Cable Extension Cord Wire for Sennheiser PXC550 PXC480 PXC 550 480 MB660 MB 660 UC MS Headphones
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$5.99
Sennheiser PXC 550 aliexpressIMTTSTR 1 Pair of Ear Pads earpads earmu...IMTTSTR 1 Pair of Ear Pads earpads earmuff cover Cushion Replacement Cups for SENNHEISER PXC550 PXC 550 Sleeve
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$11.39
Sennheiser PXC 550 aliexpressOFC Replacement Cable Extension Cord Wir...OFC Replacement Cable Extension Cord Wire for Sennheiser PXC550 PXC550-2 PXC480 MB660 PXC 550-II 480 MB 660 UC MC Headphones
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$4.49
Sennheiser PXC 550 aliexpress1 Pair Replacement foam Ear Pads pillow ...1 Pair Replacement foam Ear Pads pillow Cushion Cover for Sennheiser PXC 550 MB 660 Headphone Headset 70mm EarPads
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$3.59

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sennheiser PXC 550
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-ANC27
Sennheiser PXC 550
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-ANC27
Sennheiser PXC 550
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sennheiser PXC 550
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sennheiser PXC 550
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.weight

192g

227g

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.

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

20000Hz

23000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sennheiser PXC 550
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.
5.sound pressure level

106dB/mW

110dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sennheiser PXC 550
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.Battery life

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30h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sennheiser PXC 550
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sennheiser PXC 550
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

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3h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.battery power

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Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
6.Has USB Type-C
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sennheiser PXC 550
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sennheiser PXC 550
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

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4.2

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sennheiser PXC 550
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sennheiser PXC 550
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
5.maximum Bluetooth range

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The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
6.supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sennheiser PXC 550
Wi-Fi 6, released in 2019, is based on the IEEE 802.11ax wireless LAN standard. Designed to operate in all frequency bands between 1 and 6 GHz, it offers higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous Wi-Fi technologies.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sennheiser PXC 550
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

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3

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sennheiser PXC 550
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sennheiser PXC 550
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.warranty period

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2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Price comparison

Sennheiser PXC 550

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser PXC 550 AmazonSennheiser PXC 550 Wireless – NoiseGard ...Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless – NoiseGard Adaptive Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone with Touch Sensitive Control and 30-Hour Battery Life
Amazon logo
$299.95
Sennheiser PXC 550 AmazonSennheiser PXC 550 Wireless “ NoiseGard ...Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless “ NoiseGard Adaptive Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone with Touch Sensitive Control and 30-Hour Battery Life (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$217.99
Sennheiser PXC 550 aliexpressLTGEM EVA Hard Case for Sennheiser PXC 5...LTGEM EVA Hard Case for Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless NoiseGard Adaptive Noise Cancelling Bluetooth Headphone
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$16.93
Sennheiser PXC 550 aliexpressOFC Replacement Stereo Audio Cable Exten...OFC Replacement Stereo Audio Cable Extension Cord Wire for Sennheiser PXC550 PXC480 PXC 550 480 MB660 MB 660 UC MS Headphones
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$5.99
Sennheiser PXC 550 aliexpressIMTTSTR 1 Pair of Ear Pads earpads earmu...IMTTSTR 1 Pair of Ear Pads earpads earmuff cover Cushion Replacement Cups for SENNHEISER PXC550 PXC 550 Sleeve
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$11.39
Sennheiser PXC 550 aliexpressOFC Replacement Cable Extension Cord Wir...OFC Replacement Cable Extension Cord Wire for Sennheiser PXC550 PXC550-2 PXC480 MB660 PXC 550-II 480 MB 660 UC MC Headphones
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$4.49
Sennheiser PXC 550 aliexpress1 Pair Replacement foam Ear Pads pillow ...1 Pair Replacement foam Ear Pads pillow Cushion Cover for Sennheiser PXC 550 MB 660 Headphone Headset 70mm EarPads
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$3.59

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