Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BKPhiaton MS 400
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Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK vs Phiaton MS 400: 14 facts in comparison

1. weight

65g lighter.
120g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
185g

2. impedance

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.
34Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
32Ohms

3. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Phiaton MS 400
33% have it

4. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
103dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
98dB/mW

5. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Phiaton MS 400
71% have it

6. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Phiaton MS 400
32% have it

7. has stereo speakers

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-ES55BK
Phiaton MS 400
77% have it

8. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
40mm
Audeze LCD2 Classic: 106mm
40mm

9. has an over-the-ear form

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-ES55BK
Phiaton MS 400
42% have it

10. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Phiaton MS 400
51% have it

11. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Phiaton MS 400
63% have it

12. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Phiaton MS 400
85% have it

13. has an on-ear form

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Phiaton MS 400
22% have it

14. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

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