51points

Audio-Technica ATH-M30

44points

Urbanears Medis Plus

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Audio-Technica ATH-M30 vs Urbanears Medis Plus

Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Urbanears Medis Plus
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Urbanears Medis Plus

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M30 better than Urbanears Medis Plus?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has an over-the-ear form

Why is Urbanears Medis Plus better than Audio-Technica ATH-M30?

  • 33 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs65 Ohms
  • 15dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    115dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an in-ear form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Urbanears Medis Plus

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
Urbanears Medis Plus

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.has a tangle free cable
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Urbanears Medis Plus

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

4.has an in-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Urbanears Medis Plus

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 included ear pads
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Urbanears Medis Plus

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.has a straight plug
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Urbanears Medis Plus

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

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

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

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Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

20Hz

20Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Urbanears Medis Plus

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

115dB/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

15.4mm

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
Urbanears Medis Plus

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
Urbanears Medis Plus

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
Urbanears Medis Plus

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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