44points

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700

95points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

73points

Yamaha Pro 500

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
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Yamaha Pro 500
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Audio-Technica ATH-ES700 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Yamaha Pro 500

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-ES700 better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Yamaha Pro 500?

  • Lowest frequency
    5Hzvs20,20Hz
  • Weight
    160gvs289,369g

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Audio-Technica ATH-ES700 & Yamaha Pro 500?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has a mute function

Why is Yamaha Pro 500 better than Audio-Technica ATH-ES700 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Impedance
    23 Ohmsvs56,32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Sound pressure level
    106dB/mWvs104,93dB/mW
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Driver unit size
    50mmvs42,40mm

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

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-ES700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

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-ES700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

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

4.weight

160g

289g

369g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

20Hz

20Hz

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

30000Hz

20000Hz

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-ES700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

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

104dB/mW

93dB/mW

106dB/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-ES700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

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

56 Ohms

32 Ohms

23 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-ES700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

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

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

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.has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

3.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

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.

4.has a mute function
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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