56points

Audio-Technica ATH-M30x

44points

Audio-Technica ATH-T400

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Audio-Technica ATH-M30x vs Audio-Technica ATH-T400

Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
56
points
44
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Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M30x better than Audio-Technica ATH-T400?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 40g lighter
    220gvs260g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Can be folded

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-T400 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M30x?

  • 1000Hz higher high-frequency
    23000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 7 Ohms lower impedance
    40 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • 9dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    105dB/mWvs96dB/mW
  • 13mm bigger driver unit
    53mmvs40mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Audio-Technica ATH-T400

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-M30x
Audio-Technica ATH-T400

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

220g

260g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Audio-Technica ATH-T400

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

5.has a straight plug
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Audio-Technica ATH-T400

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

6.cable length

3m

3m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

15Hz

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

22000Hz

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.sound pressure level

96dB/mW

105dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Audio-Technica ATH-T400

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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Audio-Technica ATH-T400

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

6.impedance

47 Ohms

40 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Audio-Technica ATH-T400

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

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