54points

Audio-Technica ATH-M20

51points

Audio-Technica ATH-M30

Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Comparison winner
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
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14 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M20 vs Audio-Technica ATH-M30

Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
54
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Audio-Technica ATH-M20
51
points
Audio-Technica ATH-M30

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M20 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M30?

  • 25 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    40 Ohmsvs65 Ohms
  • Has a coil cable
    ?

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M30 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M20?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    20Hzvs30Hz
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    100dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • 30g lighter
    200gvs230g
  • 0.4m longer cable
    ?

    3.4mvs3m

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M20

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$16.71

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Design

1.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. Show more

Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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-M20
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

230g

200g

4.cable length
?

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

3.4m

5.Has a coil cable
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A coil cable offers more flexibility, as it can be further extended when in use, as well as retracted to take up less space when not in use.

Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
6.has a straight plug
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Audio-Technica ATH-M30

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency
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The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass. Show more

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

30Hz

20Hz

2.highest frequency
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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble. Show more

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

98dB/mW

100dB/mW

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

Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
5.impedance
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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. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

40 Ohms

65 Ohms

6.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.

Best

Monoprice Monolith M1570

106mm

40mm

40mm

Connectivity

1.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-M20
Audio-Technica ATH-M30

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