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Audio-Technica ATH-M30

43points

Koss Porta Pro KTC

Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Koss Porta Pro KTC
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20 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M30 vs Koss Porta Pro KTC

Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Koss Porta Pro KTC

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M30 better than Koss Porta Pro KTC?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 2.2m longer cable
    ?

    3.4mvs1.2m

Why is Koss Porta Pro KTC better than Audio-Technica ATH-M30?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    15Hzvs20Hz
  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
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    25000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    101dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 5 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    60 Ohmsvs65 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • 4mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    44mmvs40mm
  • 133g lighter
    ?

    67gvs200g
  • Can be folded
    ?

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M30

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$119.99

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Koss Porta Pro KTC
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-M30
Koss Porta Pro KTC
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.weight

200g

67g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Koss Porta Pro KTC
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Koss Porta Pro KTC
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

15Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

20000Hz

25000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Koss Porta Pro KTC
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

100dB/mW

101dB/mW

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

65 Ohms

60 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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Koss Porta Pro KTC
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Koss Porta Pro KTC
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.Has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Koss Porta Pro KTC
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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