34points

Audio-Technica ATH-CKX5IS

35points

Sennheiser HD 518

Audio-Technica ATH-CKX5IS
Sennheiser HD 518
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Audio-Technica ATH-CKX5IS vs Sennheiser HD 518

Audio-Technica ATH-CKX5IS
Sennheiser HD 518

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-CKX5IS better than Sennheiser HD 518?

  • 34 Ohms lower impedance
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    16 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • 245g lighter
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    10gvs255g
  • Travel bag is included
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  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has an in-ear form
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  • Has an earbud form
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  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Why is Sennheiser HD 518 better than Audio-Technica ATH-CKX5IS?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
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    14Hzvs15Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
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    26000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    108dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 1.8m longer cable
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    3mvs1.2m
  • Has a straight plug
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Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 518

Buy used:

$149.95

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Sennheiser HD 518 AmazonSennheiser HD 559 Open Back Headphone - ...Sennheiser HD 559 Open Back Headphone - Black
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$99.95
Sennheiser HD 518 AmazonPhilips Audio Fidelio X2HR Over-Ear Open...Philips Audio Fidelio X2HR Over-Ear Open-Air Headphone 50mm Drivers- Black
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$148.99
Sennheiser HD 518 AmazonSennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, I...Sennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, Ivory
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$199.04
Sennheiser HD 518 AmazonSennheiser HD 569 Closed Back Headphone
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$149.95
Sennheiser HD 518 AmazonSennheiser HD 630VB Headphone with Varia...Sennheiser HD 630VB Headphone with Variable Bass and Call Control (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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$199.00
Sennheiser HD 518 AmazonSennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model...Sennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
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$99.95
Sennheiser HD 518 AmazonSennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile O...Sennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile Open Back Headphone
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$449.99
Sennheiser HD 518 AmazonSennheiser HD 598 Cs Closed Back Headpho...Sennheiser HD 598 Cs Closed Back Headphone
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$489.38
Sennheiser HD 518 AmazonSennheiser HD 300 Closed Back, Around Ea...Sennheiser HD 300 Closed Back, Around Ear Headphone
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$49.95

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX5IS
Sennheiser HD 518
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-CKX5IS
Sennheiser HD 518
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-CKX5IS
Sennheiser HD 518
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

10g

255g

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-CKX5IS
Sennheiser HD 518
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX5IS
Sennheiser HD 518
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

14Hz

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

22000Hz

26000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.sound pressure level

100dB/mW

108dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
4.impedance

16 Ohms

50 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.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX5IS
Sennheiser HD 518
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX5IS
Sennheiser HD 518
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.Has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX5IS
Sennheiser HD 518
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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