51points

Audio-Technica ATH-M30

60points

Philips SHE9055

Audio-Technica ATH-M30
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Audio-Technica ATH-M30 vs Philips SHE9055

Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Philips SHE9055
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Philips SHE9055

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M30 better than Philips SHE9055?

  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Philips SHE9055 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M30?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    23000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    16Hzvs20Hz
  • 183g lighter
    17gvs200g
  • 49 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs65 Ohms
  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    106dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Philips SHE9055

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
Philips SHE9055

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

17g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has an in-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Philips SHE9055

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

5.has a tangle free cable
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Philips SHE9055

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has included ear pads
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Philips SHE9055

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

16Hz

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

20000Hz

23000Hz

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-M30
Philips SHE9055

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

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.driver unit size

40mm

9mm

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

6.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Philips SHE9055

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Philips SHE9055

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

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Philips SHE9055

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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