49points

Audio-Technica ATH-M30x

69points

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Audio-Technica ATH-M30x vs Skullcandy Method Active

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Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M30x better than Skullcandy Method Active?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
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    15Hzvs20Hz
  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
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    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    96dB/mWvs95dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • 30.8mm bigger driver unit
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    40mmvs9.2mm
  • Can be folded
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  • Travel bag is included
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Why is Skullcandy Method Active better than Audio-Technica ATH-M30x?

  • 31 Ohms lower impedance
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    16 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • Sweat resistance
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • 203g lighter
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    17gvs220g
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • Has an in-line control panel
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Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M30x

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M30x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M30x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, Black
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$69.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M30x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M30x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones (Renewed)
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$68.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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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
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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 detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

220g

17g

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.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

20Hz

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

22000Hz

20000Hz

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
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
5.sound pressure level

96dB/mW

95dB/mW

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

47 Ohms

16 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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
4.supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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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 a noise-canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
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There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
4.Has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
5.Has voice prompts
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With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
6.has a mute function
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The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M30x

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M30x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M30x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, Black
Amazon logo
$69.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M30x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M30x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones (Renewed)
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$68.00

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