63points

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9

61points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9 vs Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
63
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Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
61
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Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50x?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs15Hz
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    100dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 65g lighter
    220gvs285g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?
  • Has a removable battery
    ?

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50x better than Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs25000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 62 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    38 Ohmsvs100 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    45mmvs40mm
  • Has a coil cable
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Price comparison

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.

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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-ANC9
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
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-ANC9
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

220g

285g

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

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
6.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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-Z1R

120000Hz

25000Hz

28000Hz

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

10Hz

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

99dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
5.impedance
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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

100 Ohms

38 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
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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.

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

Power

1.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

Connectivity

1.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-ANC9
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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-ANC9
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
2.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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