48points

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

47points

Shure SRH240A

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Audio-Technica ATH-M20x vs Shure SRH240A

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Shure SRH240A
48
points
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
47
points
Shure SRH240A

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M20x better than Shure SRH240A?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    15Hzvs20Hz
  • 1m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs2m

Why is Shure SRH240A better than Audio-Technica ATH-M20x?

  • 11dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    107dB/mWvs96dB/mW
  • 9 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    38 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • 9g lighter
    181gvs190g

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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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
Shure SRH240A
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-M20x
Shure SRH240A
3.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

190g

181g

4.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

2m

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

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Shure SRH240A

Sound quality

1.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.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

2.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.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

15Hz

20Hz

3.sound pressure level
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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

107dB/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-M20x
Shure SRH240A
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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

47 Ohms

38 Ohms

6.driver unit size
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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

40mm

40mm

Connectivity

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

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Shure SRH240A

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