80points

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

66points

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

58points

Sennheiser CX 685 Sports

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Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT vs Audio-Technica ATH-M40x vs Sennheiser CX 685 Sports

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser CX 685 Sports
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser CX 685 Sports

Why is Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT better than Audio-Technica ATH-M40x & Sennheiser CX 685 Sports?

  • Lowest frequency
    5Hzvs15,18Hz
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M40x better than Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Sennheiser CX 685 Sports?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a coiled cord

Why is Sennheiser CX 685 Sports better than Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Audio-Technica ATH-M40x?

  • Weight
    100gvs310,240g
  • Impedance
    16 Ohmsvs38,35 Ohms
  • Sound pressure level
    120dB/mWvs97,98dB/mW
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Weather sealed

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser CX 685 Sports

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-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser CX 685 Sports

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.weight

310g

240g

100g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser CX 685 Sports

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

5.can be folded
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser CX 685 Sports

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has an in-ear form
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser CX 685 Sports

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

15Hz

18Hz

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

2.highest frequency

45000Hz

24000Hz

20000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser CX 685 Sports

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

4.sound pressure level

97dB/mW

98dB/mW

120dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser CX 685 Sports

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

35 Ohms

16 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser CX 685 Sports

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser CX 685 Sports

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser CX 685 Sports

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser CX 685 Sports

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser CX 685 Sports

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser CX 685 Sports

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.

2.can be used as a headset
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser CX 685 Sports

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

3.has a noise canceling microphone
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser CX 685 Sports

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

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