54points

Audio-Technica ATH-M30x

43points

Sennheiser HD 518

Comparison winner
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Sennheiser HD 518
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16 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M30x vs Sennheiser HD 518

Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Sennheiser HD 518
54
points
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
43
points
Sennheiser HD 518

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M30x better than Sennheiser HD 518?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 3 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    47 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 35g lighter
    220gvs255g
  • Can be folded
    ?

Why is Sennheiser HD 518 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M30x?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    26000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    14Hzvs15Hz
  • 12dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    108dB/mWvs96dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

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-M30x
Sennheiser HD 518
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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-M30x
Sennheiser HD 518
3.has a detachable cable
?

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Sennheiser HD 518
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

220g

255g

5.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Sennheiser HD 518
6.cable length
?

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

3m

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

22000Hz

26000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

14Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

108dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Sennheiser HD 518
5.impedance
?

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

50 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Sennheiser HD 518

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Sennheiser HD 518
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Sennheiser HD 518

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