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Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK

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Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK review: specs and price

Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK better than the average?

  • Highest frequency
    25000Hzvs24201.64Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs14.83Hz
  • Weight
    120gvs174.14g
  • Driver unit size
    40mmvs30.86mm

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.weight

120g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK

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

4.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK

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

5.has a straight plug
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

6.has an on-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

25000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

10Hz

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

3.sound pressure level

103dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

5.impedance

34 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

6.driver unit size

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK

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

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