50points

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

43points

Koss PortaPro KTC

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15 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x vs Koss PortaPro KTC

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Koss PortaPro KTC
50
points
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
43
points
Koss PortaPro KTC

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M20x better than Koss PortaPro KTC?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 13 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    47 Ohmsvs60 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Koss PortaPro KTC better than Audio-Technica ATH-M20x?

  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    25000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    101dB/mWvs96dB/mW
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Price comparison

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.

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Koss PortaPro KTC
2.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-M20x
Koss PortaPro KTC
3.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Koss PortaPro KTC
4.travel bag is included
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Koss PortaPro KTC
5.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-M20x
Koss PortaPro KTC
6.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

1.2m

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

20000Hz

25000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

15Hz

15Hz

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

96dB/mW

101dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Koss PortaPro KTC
5.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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

47 Ohms

60 Ohms

6.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-M20x
Koss PortaPro KTC

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-M20x
Koss PortaPro KTC

Features

1.has an in-line control panel
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Koss PortaPro KTC

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